If  you will take the time to read these. I promise you'll come  away with an enlightened perspective. The subjects covered  affect us all, on a daily basis:
They're  written by Andy Rooney, a man who had 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 harbor 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.
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. Share this with everyone you consider a FRIEND, even if  it means sharing it back to the person who shared it to you.  If it comes back to you, then you'll know you have a circle of friends. 

YOU ARE MY  FRIEND AND I AM HONORED! Now share this with every friend you  have!! And to your family. This was sent to me by a  friend.

Have a blessed day!