Life's Little Instruction Book
Remember that just the moment you say, "I give up!", someone else seeing the same situation is saying, "My, what a great opportunity!"
Never give anybody a fondue set or anything painted avocado green.
Carry your own alarm when travelling as hotel wake-up calls are sometimes unreliable.
Take along a small gift for the host when you are a dinner guest. A book is a good choice.
Source: H. Jackson Brown, Jr Life's Little Instruction Book