Stop hiding who you really are.
â€œAlways be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.â€
– Judy Garland
Start being intensely selfish.
â€œWhen you come right down to it all you have is yourself. The sun is a thousand rays in your belly. All the rest is nothing.â€
– Pablo Picasso
Stop following the rules.
â€œIf you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.â€
– Katharine Hepburn
Start scaring yourself.
“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.”
– Ernest Shackleton
Stop taking it all so damn seriously.
“Don’t take life too seriously; you’ll never get out of it alive.”
– Elbert Hubbard
Start getting rid of the crap.
â€œKnowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.â€
– Martin H. Fischer
Stop being busy.
â€œWe’re lost, but we’re making good timeâ€
– Yogi Berra
â€œAfter all is said and done, more is said than done.â€
Begged, Borrowed, and Stolen from Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun. Good stuff, but I feel this isn’t so much about having fun, as it is about being happy. They also wrongly attributed some of the quotes.. but who’s keeping track, right? 😉