"An Intelligent Organization For The Mindless"

"From One Friend To Another"


Andy Rooney

*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:*

*Written by Andy Rooney, a man who had 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.*

*I've learned .... That when you're in love, it shows.*
*I've learned .... That just one person saying to me, 'You've made my day!'
  makes my day*
*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 being kind is more important than being right.*
*I've learned .... That you should never say no to a gift from a child.*

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

*I've learned .... That no matter how serious your life requires you to be,
  everyone needs a friend to act goofy  with.*

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

*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 life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it
   gets to the end, the faster it goes.*

*I've learned .... That we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we
  ask for.*

*I've learned .... That money doesn't buy class.*

*I've learned .... That it's those small daily happenings that make life so

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

*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 love, not time, heals all wounds.*

*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 everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a

*I've  learned .... That no one is perfect until you fall in love with

*I've learned ... That life is tough, but I'm tougher.*

 *I've learned .... That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the
   ones you miss.*

*I've learned .... That when you harbour bitterness, happiness will dock

 *I've learned .... That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one
   more time before she passed away.*

*I've learned .... That one should keep his words both soft and tender,
  because tomorrow he may have to eat them.*

 *I've learned .... That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your

 *I've learned .... That when your newly born grandchild holds your little
   finger in his  little fist, that you're hooked for life.*

  *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 the less time I have to work with, the more
    things I get done.*