I've learned...

Real Estate Broker/Owner

I thought this was interesting. I'd like to share this with everyone. 

They're written by our friend from "60 Minutes", 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

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

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 harbor bitterness, happiness will dock

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 I can't choose how I feel, but I can choose what I do
about it.

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

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

Bill Gillhespy
16 Sunview Blvd - Fort Myers Beach, FL
Fort Myers Beach Realtor, Fort Myers Beach Agent - Homes & Condos
Johnny,   Thanks for sharing these thoughts.  Excellent !
Feb 13, 2008 04:24 AM