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I Have Learned

I've learned...
that you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.

I've learned...
that love, not time, heals all wounds.

I've learned...
that sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.

I've learned...
that it hurts to love someone and not be loved in return.

I've learned...
that love is when you take away the feeling, the passion, the romance and you find out that you still care for that person.

I've learned...
that we don't know what we've got until we lose it.

I've learned...
that there are things you love to hear but you would never hear it from the person from whom you would like to hear it,

I've learned...
that you should never say goodbye when you still want to try - never give up when you still feel you can take it - never say you don't love that person anymore when you can't let go.

I've learned...
that love comes to those who still hope even though they've been disappointed, to those who still believe even though they've been betrayed, to those who still love even though they've been hurt before.

I've learned...
that there are moments in life when you really miss someone that you want to pick them from your dreams and hug them for real.

I've learned...
that you should always put yourself in other's shoes. If you feel that it hurts you,it probably hurts the person, too.

I've learned...
that a careless word may kindle strife, a cruel word may wreck a life, a timely word may level stress, a loving word may heal and bless.

I've learned...
that The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them with our own image - otherwise, we love only the reflection of ourselves that we find in them.

I've learned...
that it takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone and a day to love someone - but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.

I've learned...
that When one door of happiness closes, another opens but often we look so long at the closed door that we don't see the one which has been opened for us.

I've learned...
the best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch, swing with, never say a word, and then walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had.

I've learned...
that paybe God wants us to meet a few wrong people before meeting the right one so that when we finally meet the right person, we should know how to be grateful for that gift.

I've learned...
that you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.

I've learned...
that under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.

I've learned...
that you can keep going long after you can't.

I've learned...
that we are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.

I've learned...
that either you control your attitude or it controls you.

I've learned...
that regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is at first, the passion fades and there had better be something else to take its place.

I've learned...
that heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.

I've learned...
that money is a lousy way of keeping score.

I've learned...
that my best friend and I can do anything or nothing and have the best time.

I've learned...
that sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down will be the ones to help you get back up.

I've learned...
that sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn't give me the right to be cruel.

I've learned...
that true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance.
Same goes for true love.

I've learned...
that just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

I've learned...
that sometimes I just need to be held.

I've learned...
that maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had and what you've learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated.

I've learned...
that your family won't always be there for you. It may seem funny, but people you aren't related to can take care of you and love you and teach you to trust people again. Families aren't biological.

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 the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.

I've learned...
that no matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.

I've learned...
that it isn't always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.

I've learned...
that no matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn't stop for your grief.

I've learned...
that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.

I've learned...
that just because two people argue, it doesn't mean they don't love each other. And just because they don't argue, it doesn't mean they do.

I've learned...
that we don't have to change friends if we understand that friends change.

I've learned...
that you shouldn't be so eager to find out a secret. It could change your life forever.

I've learned...
that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.

I've learned...
that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don't even know you.

I've learned...
that even when you think you have no more to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help.

I've learned...
that you shouldn't compare yourself to the best others can do, but to the best you can do.

I've learned...
that it's not what happens to people that's important. It's what they do about it.

I've learned...
that It's a lot easier to react than it is to think.

I've learned...
that credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.

I've learned...
that it's taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.

I've learned...
that the people you care about most in life are taken from you too soon.

Others Ö

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 you should never say no to a gift from a child.

I've learned...
that being kind is more important than being right.

I've learned...
that I can always pray for someone when I don't have the strength to help him in some other way.

Iíve learned...
that no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.

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 we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we ask for.

Iíve 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 the Lord didn't do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?

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 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 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 one should keep their words both soft and tender, because tomorrow they 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 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 it is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when it is requested and when it is a life-threatening situation.

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

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