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Larry Gelbart: A few lessons learned as they say in the Pentagon, where incidentally they don't seem to learn anything at all.

REGRETS: Regrets are fattening. Just think how we stuff our faces, because we are so unhappy about them. Given your life to live all over again chances are you just have a different set of regrets.

MARRIAGE: If you're married, I think there's nothing wrong with going to bed angry, what you must avoid is waking up that way.

NEIGHBOR: It's not truly essential that you love your neighbor the fact is if you live in Los Angeles you probably never even met them.

SUCCESS: Try to find yourself in a company of people who don't find it difficult to forgive you for your success.

OPTIMISM: Unwarranted optimism is foreplay for denial.

WISDOM: Never mistake longevity for wisdom.