These Things I've Learned

by Unknown Author

I've learned…that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.

I've learned…that when you're in love, it shows.

I've learned…that just one person saying to me, "You've made my day!" makes my day.

I've learned…that I feel better about myself when I make others feel better about themselves.

I've learned…that having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

I've learned…that what we have done for ourselves alone dies with us. What we have done for others and the world remains.

I've learned…that one sincere apology is worth more than all the roses money can buy.

I've learned…that words harshly spoken are as difficult to retrieve as feathers in a gale.

I've learned…that being kind is more important than being right.

I've learned…that you should never say no to a gift from a child.

I've learned…that I can always pray for someone when I don't have the strength to help him in some other way.

I've learned…that no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a pal to act goofy with.

I've learned…that sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.

I've learned…that simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.

I've learned…that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.

I've learned…that we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we ask for.

I've learned…that money doesn't buy class.

I've learned…that it's those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.

I've learned…that under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.

I've learned…never to humiliate another person; always give him an honorable way to back down or out of something and still save face.

I've learned…that the Lord didn't do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?

I've learned…that if you are still talking about what you did yesterday, you haven't done much today.

I've learned…that to ignore the facts does not change the facts.

I've learned…that when you plan to get even with someone, you are only lettin g that person continue to hurt you.

I've learned…that it is best to give advice in only two circumstances: when it is requested and when it is a life-threatening situation.

I've learned…that a good friend is the one who tells you how you really look in your jeans.

I've learned…that the less time I have to work with the more things I get done.

Peace and Prayers!