I HAVE LEARNED

(Author Unknown)

 

 

 

 

I have learned that 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 that no matter how much you care, some people just don’t care back.

 

I have learned that it is not what you have in your life, but who you have in your life, that counts.

 

I have learned that you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you’d better know something.

 

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

 

I have learned that it is not what happens to us that is important. It is what we do about it.

 

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

 

I have learned that no matter how thin you slice it, there are always two sides.

 

I have learned that it is taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.

 

I have learned that it may be easier to react than to plan ahead, but it is much less effective.

 

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

 

I have learned that you can keep going long after you think you can’t.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

I have learned that learning to forgive takes practice.

 

I have learned that there are people who love you dearly, but just don’t know how to show it.

 

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

 

I have 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 have 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 have learned that maturity has more to do with the experiences you’ve had and what you’ve learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you’ve celebrated.

 

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

 

I have learned that no matter how badly your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.

 

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

 

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

 

I have learned that your life can be changed in a matter of seconds by people who don’t even know you.

 

I have 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 have learned that the paradigm we live in is not all that is offered to us.

 

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


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