Sunday, March 13, 2011

The Rule of 3

In the stock market: We talk of Fear, Greed and Hope.
Buy, hold and monitor. Warren Buffett said, "Don't lose money."

At road junctions, we can see the sign: Stop, Look, Go.

For health advice, we have: Be wise, Be healthy, Be a non-smoker.

When it comes to investment in property, it's Location, Location, Location.

In priorities. Tony Blair said, Education, Education, Education.

For survival, you can live only 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water, and 3 weeks without food.

In school, we have 3 terms,

In a day we have morning, afternoon, and night.

In meals, we have breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

In sports, competitors are given 3 attempts.

In fables and movies, we have the 3 Musketeers; the 3 Stooges; and the 3 Blind Mice.

At CNN, we have: Go Beyond Boarders.

In religion, Jesus rises on the third day.

In hard time: Pull up your socks; Roll up your sleeve, and Let your hairs down.

When you forget your password, you are only given 3 attempts to get it right.

Popular phrases in threes include the following:

I came, I saw, I conquered.
I speak, the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
Fathers, sons, and holy spirits
Friends, Romans, Countrymen
Blood, Sweat and Tears
Lock, Stock and Barrel
Line, Hook and Sinker
Drink, Eat, and be Merry
Do no evil, Think no evil, Speak no evil
The Government of the people, by the people, and for the people

Three simply has its magic. So if you failed twice, don't give up.
You could be third time lucky.