I’ve learned that you can’t hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of milk.
– Age 7
I’ve learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up.
– Age 13
I’ve learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up.
– Age 13
I’ve learned that although it’s hard to admit it, I’m secretly glad my parents are strict with me.
– Age 15
I’ve learned that silent company is often more healing than words of advice.
– Age 24
I’ve learned that brushing my child’s hair is one of life’s great pleasures.
– Age 29
I’ve learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don’t know how to show it.
– Age 41
I’ve learned that you can make someone’s day by simply sending them a little card.
– Age 44
I’ve learned that children and grandparents are natural allies.
– Age 46
I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you miss them terribly after they die.
– Age 53
I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.
– Age 58
I’ve learned that if you want to do something positive for your children, try to improve your marriage.
– Age 61
I’ve learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.
– Age 62
I’ve learned that if you pursue happiness, it will elude you. But if you focus on your family, the needs of others, your work, meeting new people, and doing the very best you can, happiness will find you.
– Age 65
I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually make the right decision.
– Age 66
I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.
– Age 82
I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love that human touch, holding hands, a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.
– Age 85
I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn.
– Age 92