The ten pieces of good advice that never leave you

Monday 06 October 2014 09:30
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A poll has revealed the most popular words of wisdom that Britons picked up in childhood and continue to use later in life.

The research was conducted by the NSPCC children’s charity and marks the launch of a campaign highlighting the role that good advice can play in shaping a child’s life.

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There’s no time like the present

9

Never say never

8

It’s not the winning, it’s the taking part that counts

7

Two wrongs don’t make a right

6

Good things come to those who wait

5

You can’t judge a book by its cover

4

Manners cost nothing

3

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try again

2

Treat others how you’d like to be treated

1

Practice makes perfect

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