I have learned -you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.
I have learned -no matter how much I care, some people just do not care back.
I have learned -it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.
I have learned -its not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts.
I have learned -you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you had better know something.
I have learned -you should not compare yourself to the best others can do.
I have learned -you can do something in an instant which will give you heartache for life.
I have learned -it is taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.
I have learned -you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.
I have learned -you can keep going long after you think you can not.
I have learned -we are responsible for what we do,no matter how we feel.
I have learned -either you control your attitudeor it controls you.
I have learned -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 have learned – heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.
I have learned – money is a lousy way of keeping score.
I have learned – my best friend and I can do anything or nothing and have the best time.
I have learned – sometimes, the people you expect to kick you when you are down will be the ones to help you get back up.
I have learned – when I have the right to be angry, it does not give me the right to be cruel.
I have learned – true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance. The same is true for true love.
I have learned – just because someone does not love you the way you want them to does not mean they do not love you with all they have.
I have learned – maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you have had and what you have learned from them
and less to do with how many birthdays you have celebrated.
I have learned – you should never tell a child their dreams are unlikely or outlandish. Few things are more humiliating, and what a tragedy it would be if the child believed it.
I have learned – your family will not always be there for you. It may seem funny, but people you are not related to can take care of you and love you and teach you to trust people again. [Families are not biological.]
I have learned – no matter how good a friend is, they are going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.
I have learned – it is not always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.
I have learned – no matter how bad your heart is broken the world does not stop for your grief.
I have learned – our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
I have learned – just because two people argue, it does not mean they do not love each other; and just because they do not argue,
it does not mean they do love each other.
I have learned – we do not have to change friends if we understand that friends change.
I have learned – you should not be so eager to find out a secret. It could change your life forever.
I have learned – two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.
I have learned – no matter how you try to protect your children, they will eventually get hurt, and you will hurt in the process.
I have learned – your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who do not even know you.
I have learned – 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 have learned – credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.
I have learned – the people you care most about in life are taken from you too soon.
I have learned – it is hard to determine where to draw the line between being nice and not hurting people’s feelings and standing up for what you believe.
“Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one’s head.”