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17 Important Life Lessons From "The Princess Bride"

You should use "Inconceivable!" as much as humanly possible. Also, don't mess with Sicilians.

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Lesson 1: Fall in love with a farm boy, because they are loyal as hell.

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Another lesson: "As you wish" means "I love you."

Lesson 2: Life is not fair.

Lesson 3: Life is pain.

Lesson 4: When it comes to morons, make sure to put them in their place.

Lesson 5: Always introduce yourself before killing someone.

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Just because you're a killer doesn't mean you can't be polite!

Lesson 6: Use "Inconceivable!" as much as possible.

Lesson 7: When it's someone's first time, be gentle.

Lesson 8: You are spoiled.

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Luckily, older people will remind you of that.

Lesson 9: Spend years building up a resistance to Iocane powder.

You never know when you'll need it!
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You never know when you'll need it!

Lesson 10: BEWARE OF R.O.U.S.!

Lesson 11: Get a wingman.

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Not just because they'll help you get a girl, but they'll also do your bidding.

Lesson 12: Dunk your head in hot and cold water to stay awake.

Lesson 13: Don't mess with Sicilians.

On a related note: The Godfather series also reinforced this lesson.
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On a related note: The Godfather series also reinforced this lesson.

Lesson 14: Love is the same in every language.

Even the language of impressive clergymen.
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Even the language of impressive clergymen.

Lesson 15: Sometimes a little white lie is best.

Lesson 16: Never assume someone is left handed, or right handed.

Actually, just never assume anything about anyone. Especially the Man In Black.
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Actually, just never assume anything about anyone. Especially the Man In Black.

The Most Important Lesson Of All: Death cannot stop true love. It only delays it for a bit.