I've learned - That it's not what you have in your life, but whom you have in your life that counts.
I've learned - That you don’t have to compare yourself to the best others can do. To be yourself is enough.
I've learned - That you can do some things in an instant that will give you heartache for life.
I've learned - That it's taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.
I've learned - That we are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.
I've learned - That heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.
I've learned - That sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down. Are the ones to help you get back up.
I've learned - That sometimes when I'm angry, I have the right to be angry. But that doesn't give me the right to be cruel.
I've learned - That maturity has more to do with the types of experiences you have had, and what you have learned from them. Not how many birthdays you have had.
I've learned - That no matter how good a friend is, they will hurt you once in a while. You must forgive them for that.
I've learned – Sometimes its not enough to be forgiven. You also need to forgive yourself.
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 two people can look at the exact same thing and each can see something totally different.
I've learned – That your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people you don't even know.
I've learned - That credentials on the wall, does not make a decent person.
I've learned - That no matter how much I care. Some people just don't care back.
I've learned - That it can take years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.
I've learned - That money is a lousy way of keeping score.
I've learned - That once a relationship is over, if you experienced more smiles than tears, then it wasn't a waste of time.
I've learned - That I must never humiliate another person. Always give him an honorable way to back out of something and still save face.
I've learned - That to ignore the facts does not change the facts.
I've learned - That it is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when it is requested and when it is a life-threatening situation.
I've learned - That the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.
I've learned - It's sometimes easier to talk and look stupid, than to remain silent and suffer. Yet my guardian deity is the plant of silence. Secrets must remain secret.
I've learned - Inside every older person is a younger person wondering: "So what the fuck happened to me?"
Got yahAs always Hier stehe ich, ich kann nicht anders. - Here I stand, I cannot do otherwise.