18 Valuable Life Lessons From “Withnail & I”

Wisdom from Britain’s greatest ever cult comedy. (Warning: NFSW language ahead).

1. Beggars can’t be choosers.

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2. When under threat, never try and be a hero.

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3. Always have the right tools for the job.

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4. Cleanliness is important.

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5. Treat animals kindly.

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6. Manners don’t cost a penny.

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7. Don’t be afraid to tell people what you really think of them.

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8. Get in touch with your feelings.

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9. Learn to express yourself.

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10. Have realistic expectations.

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11. All things in moderation.

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12. Be prepared to drive a hard bargain.

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13. Project an air of confidence.

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14. Be gracious at all times (even when it hurts).

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15. Honesty is always the best policy.

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16. Don’t be afraid to ask tough questions.

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17. When you’re at your lowest ebb, quote Shakespeare.

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18. Finally - there is nothing more important in life than friendship.

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