Words of Wisdom

Author Unknown

I've 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've learned-
    that no matter how much I care,
    some people just don't care back.

I've learned-
    that it takes years to build up trust,
    and only seconds to destroy it.

I've learned-
    that it's not what you have in life
    but who you have in your life that counts.

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

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

I've learned-
    that regardless of how hot and steamy
    a relationship is at first, the passion fades
    and there had better be something else to take
    its place.

I've learned-
    that my best friend and I can do anything
    or nothing and have the best time.

I've learned-
    that true friendship continues to grow,
    even over the longest distance.
    Same goes for true love.

I've 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've learned-
    that maturity has more to do with
    what types of experiences you've had
    and what you've learned from them
    and less to do with how many
    birthdays you've celebrated.

I've learned-
    that you should never tell a child
    their dreams are unlikely or outlandish.
    Few things are more humiliating, and what
    a tragedy it would be if they believed it.

I've 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've learned-
    that no matter how bad your heart is broken
    the world doesn't stop for your grief.

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

I've 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've learned-
    that we don't have to change friends
    if we understand that friends change.

I've learned-
    that you shouldn't be so eager to find out a
    secret.  It could change your life forever.

I've learned-
    that two people can look at the exact same thing
    and see something totally different.

I've learned-
    that your life can be changed in a matter of
    hours by people who don't even know you.

I've 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've learned-
    that the people you care about most in life
    are taken from you too soon.

I've learned-
    that it's hard to determine where to draw
    the line between being nice and not hurting
    people's feelings and standing up
    for what you believe.