I’ve Learned That-Andy Rooney

The Words of Andy Rooney

Only the Names Change, So Leave Some Footprints 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.
  • That when you're in love, it shows.
  • That just one person saying to me, 'You've made my day!' makes my day.
  • That having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.
  • That being kind is more important than being right.
  • That you should never say no to a gift from a child.
  • That I can always pray for someone when I don't have the strength to help him in some other way.
  • That no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.
  • That sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.
  • That simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.
  • That life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.

 

Andy Rooney

I've Learned ……..

  • That we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we ask for.
  • That money doesn't buy class.
  • That it's those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.
  • That under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.
  • That to ignore the facts does not change the facts.
  • That when you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting that person continue to hurt you.
  • That love, not time, heals all wounds.
  • That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.
  • That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.
  • That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

I've Learned ……..

  • That life is tough, but I'm tougher.
  • That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.
  • That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.
  • That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.
  • That one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.
  • That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
  • That when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, that you're hooked for life.
  • That everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing  it.
  • That the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.
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