Maxims are universal ethical rules of conduct that guide us when we encounter unexpected or difficult situations in life.
It was asked on Quora:
If you could write a rulebook for being a man, what “Man Law” would you write?
Don’t feel limited by anything. Think about what you would want to see in an ideal man. What are the qualities of a good husband, father, brother? What one thing would you want to see in your daughter’s boyfriend or husband?
Here is the wise list of guiding maxims espoused by Dr. Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto and clinical psychologist: