DeeKnows Homepage

Main menu:

DeeKnow’s Grotto

More Things Learned

Some words of wisdom, and things learned (not by me) as someone grows from a child to an adult to old age

See Also: Other Things Learned | I Am God

I've learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing "Silent Night".
Age 6

I've learned that our dog doesn't want to eat my broccoli either.
Age 7

I've learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop whatthey are doing and wave back.
Age 9

I've learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes meclean it up again.
Age 12

I've learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should trycheering someone else up.
Age 14

I've learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm secretly glad myparents are strict with me.
Age 15

I've learned that silent company is often more healing than words ofadvice.
Age 24

I've learned that brushing my child's hair is one of life's greatpleasures.
Age 26

I've learned that wherever I go, the world's worst drivers have followedme there.
Age 29

I've learned that children spell love T-I-M-E.
Age 32

I've learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must liveso that no one will believe it.
Age 39

I've learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don't knowhow to show it.
Age 42

I've learned that you can make some one's day by simply sending them alittle note.
Age 44

I've learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the greater hisor her need to cast blame on others.
Age 46

I've learned that children and grandparents are natural allies.
Age 47

I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, lifedoes go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Age 48

I've learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my spirits for hours.
Age 49

I've learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from thephone.
Age 50

I've learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handlesthese three things: a rainy day, lost lugg
Age, and tangled Christmas treelights.
Age 52

I've learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine cabinetfull of pills.
Age 53

I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, youmiss 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,work to improve your marri
Age 61

I've learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.
Age 62

I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers mitt onboth hands. You need to be able to throw something back.
Age 64

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 usuallymake the right decision.
Age 66

I've learned that everyone can use a prayer.
Age 72

I've learned that it pays to believe in miracles. And to tell you thetruth,

I've seen several.
Age 75

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 paton the back.
Age 85

I've learned that I still have a lot to learn.
Age 92

I've learned that you should pass this on to someone you care about. Sometimes they just need a little something to make them smile.