Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Zorro
Thoughts for life.......
by Shari Ann
Take a stand
for what you know is right, even if you are standing alone.
Be willing to
appear inadequate; what people think about you is far less important
than what you know about yourself.
friend is one who can give good advice without saying a word.
you can keep a secret from your father.
Dress for the
Be willing to
make an entrance.
for a friend. Heíll appreciate it and you might learn something of
give you away every time. A good horse is manís best friend.
Never use a
door when a window will do.
your sword polished.
Never be the
last to leave the party.
keeps his hat and sword on when entering a church cannot be trusted.
afraid to go out on a limbÖor up on a roof.
underestimate the value of surprise.
dress entirely in black without looking like you are going to a
If the one
you love canít see who you really are, let her/him go.
believe what their eyes tell them is true.
How he treats
his inferiors speaks volumes about a personís character.
to jump down from high places is worth mastering.
whistle can summon aid in seconds.
A properly aimed flowerpot can save lives.
need a confidant.
depend on only one ability. Just because you are skilled with a sword
doesnít mean a whip and a pistol wonít come in handy too.
soldiers on horseback are no match for one well-trained horse.
healthy sense of humor. Life is often filled with absurdity.
one step ahead of the competition.
friend who can take your place in a pinch may be a real lifesaver.
unexpected. It can help you succeed and it will enhance your
everything you hold dear is on the line, you will find out who your
friends really are.
really are worth risking your life for.
everything you have, but know when to retreat.
be your ally.
to details. Sometimes even a feather carries a wealth of meaning.
Make use of
the materials at hand. Chandeliers arenít just for lighting.
impressions are crucial if you want to command respect.
A sense of
mystery about you can be powerfully attractive to the opposite sex.
afraid to take risks. Careful planning can only take you so far.
about being misunderstood. Sometimes it just comes with the territory.
to have your enemies attack your motives. Eventually the truth about
why you do what you do will become clear.
healthy respect for sacred places. They can provide sanctuary in a
time of crisis.
Keep a clear
head even while pouring another glass of wine for others.
parties are a good opportunity to observe others without being
Be ready and
willing to answer a call for help.
Always leave your mark on what you do.
|As soon as I saw Shari's list, I knew
that it had to posted on a site somewhere for all to read. It is
simultaneously thoughtful, wry, insightful and filled with a delicious
good humor. And there are many truths in these sentences.
Thanks so much, Shari, for letting me post this here on my site. I feel very honored.