sharing-things-i-have-learnt

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 I feel better about myself when
I make others feel better about themselves.

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 what we have done for ourselves
alone dies with us. What we have done
for others and the world remains and
is immortal.

I’ve learned….
that one sincere apology is worth more
than all the roses money can buy.

I’ve learned….
that words harshly spoken are as difficult
to retrieve as feathers in a gale.

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.