With one exception, there is always someone worse off than yourself.
Women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.
If you can't beat them, that doesn't mean you have to join them. Just accept each person's right to self determination.
Honesty is the best policy, but tact is useful too.
Sometimes, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Other times out of sight out of mind. It depends.
When was the last time you did something for the first time? I know it's too long since I did.