A quick canvass of my own matriarchal influences:
- Not to trust a man with a first name for a surname. What does that say about David Cameron?!
- Not to trust a man who dyes his hair.
- Forgive everything, forget nothing.
- Have affairs with the men you love, marry the man that loves you.
Unsolicited advice courtesy of Oscar Wilde: "Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing."