Enlightened Perspective

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  1. Arunarc

    Arunarc Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    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 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.

    <SCRIPT><!--D(["mb","I \'ve learned.... That when you plan to get even with someone, you are\u003cbr /\>only letting that person continue to hurt you.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That love, not time, heals all wounds.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to\u003cbr /\>surround myself with people smarter than I am.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned... That life is tough, but I\'m tougher.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That opportunities are never lost; someone will take\u003cbr /\>the ones you miss.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock\u003cbr /\>elsewhere.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her\u003cbr /\>one more time before she passed away.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That one should keep his words both soft and tender,\u003cbr /\>because tomorrow he may have to eat them.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That when your newly born grandchild holds your\u003cbr /\>little finger in his little fist, that you\'re hooked for life.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That everyone wants to live on top of the mountain,\u003cbr /\>but all the happiness and growth occurs while you\'re climbing it.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>I\'ve learned.... That the less time I have to work with, the more\u003cbr /\>things I get done.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>To all of you.... Make sure you read all the way down to the last sentence.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>Show your friends how much you care. Send this to everyone you\u003cbr /\>consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to the person who\u003cbr /\>sent it to you. If it comes back to you, then you\'ll know you have a\u003cbr /\>circle of friends.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>YOU ARE MY FRIEND AND I AM HONORED! Now send this to every friend you\u003cbr /\>have!! And to your family. This was sent to me.\u003cbr /\>\u003cbr /\>______________________________\u003cwbr /\>__\u003cbr /\>Search from any Web page with powerful protection. Get the FREE\u003cbr /\>Windows Live Toolbar Today! Try it now!\u003cbr /\>\u003c/div\>",0]);//--></SCRIPT>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.
     
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  2. vidyasundar

    vidyasundar Bronze IL'ite

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    gr8 words....... thanks for sharing
     

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