Lessons Learned - by Andy Rooney

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Found 3rd Sep 2008
Written by Andy Rooney

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.
Ive 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.... Those 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 when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, that you're hooked for life.
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

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Could'nt read all of 'em but some I read are pretty nice

some lovely sentiments


youve got me crying now -
I've learned.... That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.

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holly100;2884150

some lovely sentimentsyouve got me crying now -I've learned.... That I … some lovely sentimentsyouve got me crying now -I've learned.... That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.



Hope you are ok x x

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holly100;2884150

some lovely sentimentsyouve got me crying now -I've learned.... That I … some lovely sentimentsyouve got me crying now -I've learned.... That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.



May peace replace heartache, until only warmest memories remain...

DLM;2884224

Hope you are ok x x




bin full of tissues - had me whinge - thank you:thumbsup:

just feeling shzz today - slipped on the stairs last night - scraped all down my back - pains from my neck down to my toes

i blame Wentworth Miller - running up to bathroom in the break:-D

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holly100;2884338

bin full of tissues - had me whinge - thank you:thumbsup:just feeling … bin full of tissues - had me whinge - thank you:thumbsup:just feeling shzz today - slipped on the stairs last night - scraped all down my back - pains from my neck down to my toesi blame Wentworth Miller - running up to bathroom in the break:-D



Be careful, i hope you have lots of family and friends to take care of you x x

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



Now this is my favourite, when my son (2 1/2) falls to sleep in my arms or on my chest all feels right in the world, everything is great and a feeling of bliss washes over me.

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harlzter;2884501

Now this is my favourite, when my son (2 1/2) falls to sleep in my arms … Now this is my favourite, when my son (2 1/2) falls to sleep in my arms or on my chest all feels right in the world, everything is great and a feeling of bliss washes over me.



Aw bless, harlzter has a heart x x
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