• 1. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
    • 27
  • 2. Which is worse, failing or never trying?
    • never trying
  • 3. If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do?
    • There are often things we must do but not like in order to get to or do those things that we DO like.
  • 4. When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?
    • I am my mother's daughter so while I am doing (hopefully a lot) I will be talking all the while haha multitasking!!
  • 5. What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world?
    • its priorities
  • 6. If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
    • being with Eric and family.....
  • 7. Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing?
    • I can finally say yes, I am doing what I am believing, and it feels really good.
  • 8. If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?
    • I would get married sooner, and travel more.
  • 9. To what degree have you actually controlled the course your life has taken?
    • do they want a number?? ....I believe I have controlled my course with caution and forethought while at the same time understanding that I am not in control at all.
  • 10. Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things?
    • Doing things right is doing the right thing in my book.
  • 11. You’re having lunch with three people you respect and admire. They all start criticizing a close friend of yours, not knowing she is your friend. The criticism is distasteful and unjustified. What do you do?
  • 12. If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be?
  • 13. Would you break the law to save a loved one?
  • 14. Have you ever seen insanity where you later saw creativity?
  • 15. What’s something you know you do differently than most people?
  • 16. How come the things that make you happy don’t make everyone happy?
  • 17. What one thing have you not done that you really want to do? What’s holding you back?
  • 18. Are you holding onto something you need to let go of?
  • 19. If you had to move to a state or country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move and why?
  • 20. Do you push the elevator button more than once? Do you really believe it makes the elevator faster?
  • 21. Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton?
  • 22. Why are you, you?
  • 23. Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend?
  • 24. Which is worse, when a good friend moves away, or losing touch with a good friend who lives right near you?
  • 25. What are you most grateful for?
  • 26. Would you rather lose all of your old memories, or never be able to make new ones?
  • 27. Is is possible to know the truth without challenging it first?
  • 28. Has your greatest fear ever come true?
  • 29. Do you remember that time 5 years ago when you were extremely upset? Does it really matter now?
  • What is your happiest childhood memory? What makes it so special?
  • 31. At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive?
  • 32. If not now, then when?
  • 33. If you haven’t achieved it yet, what do you have to lose?
  • 34. Have you ever been with someone, said nothing, and walked away feeling like you just had the best conversation ever?
  • 35. Why do religions that support love cause so many wars?
  • 36. Is it possible to know, without a doubt, what is good and what is evil?
  • 37. If you just won a million dollars, would you quit your job?
  • 38. Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing?
  • 39. Do you feel like you’ve lived this day a hundred times before?
  • 40. When was the last time you marched into the dark with only the soft glow of an idea you strongly believed in?
  • 41. If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today?
  • 42. Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by 10 years to become extremely attractive or famous?
  • 43. What is the difference between being alive and truly living?
  • 44. When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards, and just go ahead and do what you know is right?
  • 45. If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?
  • 46. What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?
  • 47. When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing?
  • 48. What do you love? Have any of your recent actions openly expressed this love?
  • 49. In 5 years from now, will you remember what you did yesterday? What about the day before that? Or the day before that?
  • 50. Decisions are being made right now. The question is: Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you?
may 23 2010 ∞
mar 6 2011 +
user picture Elianna Sharp: Best List ever!:) jan 3 2013