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16 Times “Shrek” Taught Us All We Need To Know

Don't judge a book, or an ogre, by its cover.

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1. Don't assume that others don't like you. They're probably just as insecure as you are.

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2. People will respect you if you follow your own path.

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3. No one likes to feel alone in this world...

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4. ... so why not reach out a friendly hand in a time of need?

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5. Kindness goes a long way.

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6. Everyone has layers. Everyone is an onion.

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7. ... and those onions often have a story to tell if you just take a moment to listen.

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8. Don't judge a book, or an ogre, by its cover.

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9. Don't turn your back on people too soon, because feelings and attitudes can change.

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10. You don't have to conform to the needs and wants of others to be a good person.

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11. Being there for a friend is often the best present you can give someone.

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12. Being an awful person who's mean to others won't get you very far in life.

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13. What we deem as attractive is different for everyone, and that’s more than OK.

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14. Love comes in all shapes and sizes.

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15. Everyone deserves a happy ending.

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16. And, finally, all that glitters is gold, but only shooting stars break the mold.

Thank you, Shrek (and Smash Mouth).
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Thank you, Shrek (and Smash Mouth).

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