15 People With Good Fathers Reveal The Best Lessons Learned From Him

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15 People Reveal The Greatest Life Lessons They Learned From Their Father

“You can’t control how lucky you are. But 90% of what people think is luck is actually hard work paying off.” — persontryingtobegood

Done is better than perfect. I deal with anxiety and procrastination caused by fear of failure. My dad taught me this saying and I say it in my head whenever I’m doing a task that makes me freeze up with anxiety.” — weirdnewwhere

“Life is not about success, attaining things, status, etc. Those things have a place, but they shouldn’t be your main focus. Instead, concentrate on being a better version of yourself. Grow, learn, be honest with people and be honest with yourself (which is harder in my opinion). Cultivate real relationships with people. Take care of and be grateful for the ones you love. It’s okay to fail, but it’s not okay to not try.” — Obsidiantic

“You are the only person you have to live with for the rest of your life. In other words, take responsibility for what you do, learn how to move past your mistakes, and realize that your actions have consequences.” — gaynazifurry4bernie

“My dad taught me to always be kind. Kindness isn’t loud, it doesn’t need to be stated. It should just be inherent in everything you do. You don’t have to like everyone or treat them well if they don’t treat you well, but you should try to approach everyone with the same kindness you’d wish they’d give you.” — panicked228

“You’re going to disappoint/offend someone no matter what you do. So if you know you’re doing the right thing, don’t let these people get to you.” — Bizmythe

“Hard work pays off. This doesn’t always means the hard work will pay off with immediate success. It may take years and years. Maybe it will never result in the dream you were looking for. I certainly increases your chances, though. Ultimately, at the end of the day, even when unsuccessful, at least you know you didn’t spare an ounce of effort.” — ejs5494

“Words don’t need to wasted. Don’t talk for the sake of hearing your own voice. Speech has power, use it responsibly. Especially if it involves a good pun.” — reddit-less

“Never make important decisions based upon emotion. Don’t let emotions run your life, or they will ruin your life.” — NicNoletree

“If it was easy, everyone would do it. This is what I have to remind myself when my job gets real tough. Everyone in my family loves to quit when the going gets tough and it’s something I’ve really had to work hard to fight against.” — 3ebfan

“If you don’t know how to make things better, just listen.” — char1112

“Every person deserves your respect unless they show that they don’t.” — Zbignich

“He taught me to appreciate nature. The power of sitting in silence and looking at the night sky.” — regretchen

“Curiosity. Just being eager to learn how stuff works, in general. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy, I just like to observe things and wonder things about them (might sound banal but a lot of people seem to lack this).” — Gabstra678

“To kids, time equals love.” — headdna