Written by Andy Rooney, of CBS-TV 60 minutes
He was a man who had the gift of saying
so much with so few words!

This words are like darts let them sink down

“I have learned…. That the best classroom in the
world is at the feet of an elderly person.
I have learned…. That when you are in love, it
I have learned…. That being kind is more
important than being right.
I have learned…. That you should never say no
to a gift from a child.
I have learned…. That I can always pray for
someone when I do not have the strength to help
him in some other way.
I have learned…. That no matter how serious
your life requires you to be, everyone needs a
friend to act goofy with.
I have learned…. That sometimes all a person
needs is a hand to hold and a heart to
I have learned…. That simple walks with my
father around our compound when I was a child
did wonders for me as an adult.
I have learned…. That life is like a roll of toilet
paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it
I have learned… . That we should be glad GOD
does not give us everything we ask for.
I have learned…. That money does not buy class.
I have learned…. That it is those small daily
happenings that make life so spectacular.
I have learned… That under everyone’s hard shell
is someone who wants to be appreciated and
I have learned…. That to ignore the facts does
not change the facts.
I have learned…. That when you plan to get even
with someone, you are only letting that person
continue to hurt you.
I have learned…. That love, not time, heals all
I have learned…. That the easiest way for me to
grow as a person is to surround myself with
people smarter than I am.
I have learned…. That everyone you meet
deserves to be greeted with a smile.
I have learned.. That no one is perfect until you
fall in love with them.
I have learned… That life is tough, but I am
I have learned…. That opportunities are never
lost; someone will take the ones you miss.
I have learned…. That when you harbour
bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.
I have learned…. That I wish I could have told
my Mom that I love her one more time before
she passed away (so if your Mom is still around,
take time out to express your love to her more).
I have learned…. That you should keep your
words both soft and tender, because tomorrow
you may have to eat them.
I have learned…. That a smile is an inexpensive
way to improve your looks.
I have learned…. That when your newly born
grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist,
then you are hooked for life.
I have learned…. That everyone wants to live on
top of the mountain, but all the happiness and
growth occurs while you’re climbing it.
I have learned …. That the less time I have to
work with, the more things I get done.


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