Thursday, October 6, 2011

What I Have Learned

I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when she sings “silent night” ... Age 6

I’ve learned that you can’t hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of milk ... Age 7

I’ve learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up ... Age 13

I’ve learned that although it’s hard to admit it, I ‘m secretly glad my parents are strict with me ... Age 15

I’ve learned that silent company is often more healing than words of advice ... Age 24

I’ve learned that everyone has their own opinion; I think I am right but that doesn’t mean you are wrong ... Age27

I’ve learned that wherever I go, the world’s worst drivers have followed me there ... Age 29

I’ve learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live so that no one will believe it ... Age 39

I’ve learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don’t know how to show it ... Age 41

I’ve learned that you can make someone’s day by simply sending him or her a little card ... Age 43

I’ve learned that hotel mattresses are better on the side away from the phone ... Age 50

I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights ... Age 52

I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life ... Age 58

I’ve learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance ... Age 62

I’ve learned that if you pursue happiness, it will elude you. But if you focus on your family, the needs of others, your work, meeting new people, and doing the very best you can, happiness will find you ... Age 64

I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually make the right decision ... Age 69

I’ve learned that when I have pains, I don’t have to be one ... Age 74

I’ve learned that everyday you should reach out and touch someone. People love those human touch-holding hands, a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back ... Age 81

I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn ... Age 87

-- Author Unknown

2 comments:

pinky said...

these are true. It reminds me of my granfather who died last september 5, 2011. he died at the age of 87.. i miss him dearly. he got also alot of learnings in life. Godspeed.

diamond eyes said...

n you learn that when you are learning, you are actually living :-)

So brilliantly!