Age 6: I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing “Silent Night.”

Age 13: I’ve learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up.

Age 31: I’ve learned that brushing my child’s hair is one of life’s pleasures.

Age 41: I’ve learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don’t know how to show it.

44: I’ve learned that you can make some one’s day by simply sending them a little card.

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

Age 52: I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.

Age 53: I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you miss them terribly after they die.

Age 58: I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.

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

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

Age 65: 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 82: I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.

Age 85: I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn.

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