The 10 Commandments of Life: Unwritten Rules Everyone Should Follow


We all know the Ten Commandments, right? Thou shalt not kill. Honor thy mother and father.

But have you ever stopped to consider the Ten Unwritten Commandments of Life?

They’re much simpler rules we can choose to follow that could profoundly improve our lives – if only we’d take a moment to think about them!

The idea of Life Commandments came up in a recent Reddit thread when u/shadow_2116 asked their fellow Redditors, “What are some unwritten life rules everyone must know?”

#1. Not Everybody is Your Friend – 16.1k Votes

Psyclopsus gave the top voted contribution when they said, “Not everybody is your friend, be careful who you vent to. Many people only want juicy gossip and don’t give a s*** about you or your problems.”

OneObi agreed, “A good sign of this is where your friend brings you dirt or juicy stuff about someone else that likely was said in confidence or probably shouldn’t have been communicated out.

#2. Bad People Don’t Won’t Always Be Punished – 15.7k Votes

Sadstupidpigeon gave the second highest up voted response. They said, “Horrible people wont always be punished for hurting others and it sucks.”

#3. Beware of Some Family Members – 9.1k Votes

Lo-Fi_Kuzco’s contribution was also popular. They said, “That just because someone is family, doesn’t mean they’re a good person.”

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