that you can do something in an instant
that will give you heartache for life.
that its taken me a long time to
become the person I want to be.
that you should always leave loved ones
with loving words,
It may be the last time you see them.
that you can keep going long after you can't.
that we are responsible for what we do
no matter how we feel.
that either you control your
attitude or it controls you.
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.
that heroes are the people who do what has to
regardless of the consequences.
that money is a lousy way of keeping
that my best friend and I can do anything
and have the best time ever.
that sometimes the people you expect to kick you
when you're down
will be the ones to help you get back up.
that sometimes when I'm
angry I have the right to be angry
doesn't give me the right to be cruel.
that true friendship continues to grow
even over the longest
that just because someone doesn't love
you the way you want
doesn't mean they don't
love you with all they have.
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
many birthdays you've celebrated.
that your family won't always
be there for you.
It may seem funny
but people you aren't related to
can take care of you
and love you
and teach you to trust people again.
Families aren't biological.
that no matter how good a friend is
to hurt you every once
in a while and
you must forgive them for that.
that it isn't always enough to be forgiven
sometimes you have to learn
to forgive yourself.
that our backyards and circumstances may
have influenced who we are
but we are
responsible for who we become.
that just because two people argue
mean they don't love each other
And just because they don't argue
doesn't mean they do.
I've learned -
that you shouldn't be so eager to find out a secret. It could change your life forever.
that your life can be changed in a matter of
minutes, by people who don't even know you.
that credentials on the wall do not make
you a decent human being