James Bond returns to our screens very soon in 'Spectre', so there's no better time to look back at the ways the suave spy has influenced us. Allow us to ponder on the fundamental life lessons we've absorbed from watching the man of mystery. We're not sure how well these apply to real life, but they seem to be working a charm for ol' 007...
16 lessons we learned about life from watching James Bond movies
Sure, he taught us that shaken, not stirred is the only way, but what other valuable life lessons have we learned from watching 007 do his thing?
There's no such thing as overdressed
But you can totally rock a onesie to the beach
Privacy is overrated
There's nothing like a bit of healthy competition
It's all about the pussy
Kissing like a pro takes practice
...It's all in the timing, really
Always brush your teeth
But if you do go to the dentist... be brave
Never underestimate a geek
Show no mercy
Always make a dramatic entrance
Read the instruction manual first
Drinking on your own can actually look cool
Just keep both hands on the steering wheel after
More James Bond fun
The race to be the next James Bond is hotting up. Daniel Craig is contracted for one more movie following ‘Spectre’, but the assumption is that the film after that – Bond 25 – will be his last. But who’s got the size 12 clodhoppers to fill his mighty Italian leather boots?