List Of New Year’s Resolution From A Famous Person

I know what you are thinking. Isn’t it a little late to introduce a New Year’s resolution list ? – Well, I reply to you, ‘Not if it’s an awesome list’.

Published in Boing Boing, this is a list of New Year’s resolution from legendary musician, singer-songwriter Woodie Guthrie who has inspired a generation of artists including Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. A few of the items in the list are pretty specific (# 16 and # 30) but there are also many terrific ones like #2, #15, #18, #20 and #32. Here is the hand written list with Guthrie’s original doodles accompanying the list.

  1. Work more and better
  2. Work by a schedule
  3. Wash teeth if any
  4. Shave
  5. Take bath
  6. Eat good — fruit — vegetables — milk
  7. Drink very scant if any
  8. Write a song a day
  9. Wear clean clothes — look good
  10. Shine shoes
  11. Change socks
  12. Change bed cloths often
  13. Read lots good books
  14. Listen to radio a lot
  15. Learn people better
  16. Keep rancho clean
  17. Don’t get lonesome
  18. Stay glad
  19. Keep hoping machine running
  20. Dream good
  21. Bank all extra money
  22. Save dough
  23. Have company but don’t waste time
  24. Send Mary and kids money
  25. Play and sing good
  26. Dance better
  27. Help win war — beat fascism
  28. Love mama
  29. Love papa
  30. Love Pete
  31. Love everybody
  32. Make up your mind
  33. Wake up and fight

No matter which stage of your life you are in now, there is something in this list you can use. And its free.


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