Sunday, June 21, 2009


Please Read all the way to the bottom:

They're by Andy Rooney , a man who has the gift of saying so much with so few words. Enjoy . .. .

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 having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world..

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 friend 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 . . . 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 letting that person continue to hurt you.

I've learned . . . That love, not time, heals all wounds.

I've learned . . .. That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.

I've learned . . . That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

I've learned . . . That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

I've learned . . . That life is tough, but I'm tougher.

I've learned . . . That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.

I've learned . . . That when you harbour bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.

I've learned . . . That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.

I've learned . . . That one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.

I've learned . . . That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

I've learned . . . That everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.

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

To all of you . . .. Make sure you read all the way down to the last sentence.

It's National Friendship Week. Show your friends how much you care. Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to the person who sent it to you. If it comes back to you, then you'll know you have a circle of friends. HAPPY FRIENDSHIP WEEK TO YOU! YOU ARE MY FRIEND AND I AM HONOURED!