Rules of Living with People
1. When you meet young people — INSPIRE THEM.
2. When you meet children — EDUCATE THEM.
3. When you meet older people — HELP THEM.
4. When you meet wise people — STUDY THEM.
5. When you meet leaders — HONOUR THEM.
6. When you meet foolish people — AVOID THEM.
7. When you meet humble people — TREASURE THEM.
8. When you meet arrogant people — IGNORE THEM.
9. When you meet gracious people — EMULATE THEM.
10. When you meet aspirational people — ELEVATE THEM.
11. When you meet strong people — SUPPORT THEM.
12. When you meet godly people — BLESS THEM.
13. When you meet elderly people — RESPECT THEM.
14. When you meet weak people — STRENGTHEN THEM.
15. When you meet hardworking people — ENCOURAGE THEM.
16. When you meet kind people — ESTEEM THEM.
17. When you meet Honest people — PROMOTE THEM.
18. When you meet virtuous people — REWARD THEM.
19. When you meet evil people — EVADE THEM.
20. In all situations, “Watch, Pray and wish everyone well.
1. *Dr. Ben Carson said, * “I struggled academically throughout elementary school yet became the best neurosurgeon in the world in 1987.”
Lesson: Struggling is a sign that you are on the verge of success, but don’t quit yet.
2. Bill Gates said, “I didn’t even complete my university education but became the world’s richest man.”
Lesson: School does not make you rich. School is only supposed to polish what will make you rich, not rich.
3. Christiano Ronaldo said, “I told my father that we would be wealthy, but he couldn’t believe me. I made it a reality.”
Lesson: Your words rule your life. Each word will come to pass if you mean what you have said. So you get what you say.
4. Hear Lionel Messi! “I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training and still became one of the world’s best footballers.”
Lesson: Believe in your dream, don’t let your pain tell you what your future will look like.
5. Steve Jobs penned, “I used to sleep on the floor in my friends’ rooms, return coke bottles for food, money, and get weekly free meals at a local temple; I later founded Apple Company.”
Lesson: You are small today doesn’t mean you will be small tomorrow; keep trusting God.
6. Former British PM Tony Blair said & I quote, * “My teachers used to call me a failure, but I became a Prime Minister.”
Lesson: Don’t let someone else’s opinions of you become your reality.
7. Bishop David Oyedepo said, “I started Living Faith Church from a lawn tennis court with three members only & preached prosperity. Many of my friends criticized me, but today we have the largest church auditorium in the world & two world-class universities.”
Lesson: Believe in yourself even if no one does & never think of quitting.
8. Nelson Mandela said, “I was in prison for 27 years & still became president.”
Lesson: You can be anything you want to be no matter where you have been or what you have been through.
9. REECE “I drove a taxi to finance my university education, but I’m a billionaire today.”
Lesson: Don’t let your past decide the kind of future you need to have.
10. Harland Sanders, Founder of KFC, said, “I was on the verge of suicide when an Idea of opening a restaurant hit me after I retired as a cook in the Navy.”
Lesson: Nothing is ever too late. “Too late” is a language of failures. Your future can begin at any age, and don’t ever let AGE limit you.
11. Aliko Dangote said, “I worked for my uncle since I was a small boy. People looked down on me. I, later, took a loan from my uncle to open a tiny shop. I worked hard to make ends meet. Now I am the richest man in Africa.
Lesson: Failures or limitations of the past have no control over the greatness in you. To him, he believes all things are possible.
12. Barack Hussein Obama said, I am a son of a black immigrant from Kenya. I graduated from Harvard and later became a Senator in Chicago and the President of the most powerful nation on Earth.
Lesson: Never design your life like a garden where anyone can walk in and out. Design it like the sky that everyone aspires to reach!
13. Arnold Schwarzenegger said, I travelled to America searching for financial independence when I was 15yrs old. I became the world’s strongest man seven times and Mr. Universe. I then got my Economics degree, and then I became one of Hollywood’s best actors before I was voted twice as governor of California.”
Lesson: Don’t wait for everybody to believe in your ability and dreams.
Beloved, endeavour to be good to people you meet every day, fear God, and live peacefully with all men knowing full well that if we don’t meet to part, we will meet one day.