Thursday Thirteen #38: The Great Threes

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The Great Threes

  1. Three things in life that, once gone, never come back -
    Time, Words and Opportunity
  2. Three things in life that may never be lost -
    Peace, Hope and Honesty
  3. Three things in life that are most valuable -
    Love, Self-confidence and Friends
  4. Three things in life that are never certain -
    Dreams, Success and Fortune
  5. Three things that make a man/woman -
    Hard work, Sincerity and Commitment
  6. Three things in life that can destroy a man/woman -
    Alcohol, Pride and Anger
  7. Three things in life that, once lost, hard to build-up -
    Respect, Trust and Friendship
  8. Three things in life that never fail -
    True Love, Determination and Belief
  9. Three things to be -
    Pure, Just and Honest
  10. Three things to govern -
    Temper, Tongue and Conduct
  11. Three things to have -
    Courage, Affection and Gentleness
  12. Three things to give -
    Alms to the needy, comfort to the sad and appreciation to the worthy
  13. Three things to love -
    The wise, the virtuous and the innocent

More:
  • Three things to despise -
    Cruelty, arrogance and ingratitude
  • Three things to attain -
    Goodness of heart, integrity of purpose and cheerfulness

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18 comments:

Mica said...

Hey,nice list!I totally agree with #2.

Chelle Y. said...

That was a great list!

Hey, before you know it, you'll be at #94 too!

tasha said...

Nice list -- I despise arrogance as well; it's far too rampant these days. Happy TT!

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

That's an awesome list. It made me smile, and I never get tired of doing that.

Happy TT!

Open Grove Claudia said...

That's a great list. I've never thought of these things quite in the same way. Great way to ponder some of the important value questions - well done!

Happy TT!

JO said...

Hi Chelle,
I wish I am still blogging by the time I reached my 94th TT list.

Hi Mica, Tasha, Susan and Claudia,
Thanks!

Alasandra said...

What a lovely TT.

Thank you for visiting mine.

Ann said...

Great list. Happy TT.

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Lori said...

What a great list and oh so true. Love it!! Happy TT and thanks for stopping by.

Gattina said...

Very nice list and very true too !

Junnie said...

three things about this post:
intriguing, interesting, and inspiring

Robin said...

Great list!

pussreboots said...

Wise words. Happy TT.

Mitchypoo said...

Very sweet list!

JO said...

Hi Alasandra, Ann, Lori, Gattina, Junnie, Robin, Pussreboots and Mitchypoo,

Thanks! Glad you liked this list.

I printed this list and put one in each of my kids' room so that they can see and read it everyday.

Heart of Rachel said...

This is a great list. It's nice that you printed copies for your children's room. A wonderful reminder.

JO said...

Hi Rach,
I just hope they take time to read them from time to time...

ghee said...

Happy Lunar New Year,Jo!

ang cute nga naman ng star fish.wow!beach time nyo na?

i like the pink sign pala,Jo,ngayon ko lang napansin :)