English Story


              I’ve Learned...
            by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 

  ( exerpted from his very popular books titled Live & Learn & Pass It On Volumes I, II, or III published by Rutledge Hill Press USA.) 

I’ve Learned...
I’ve learned that you can’t hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of milk. Age 6
I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing "Silent Night". Age 7
I’ve learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what they are doing and wave back. Age 9
I’ve learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up. Age 12
I’ve learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up. Age 13
I’ve learned that although it’s hard to admit it, I’m secretly glad my parents are strict. with me. Age 15 

I’ve Learned...
I’ve learned that silent company is often more healing than words of advice. Age 24
I’ve learned that brushing my child’s hair is one of life’s great pleasures. Age 25
I’ve learned that wherever I go, the worlds worst drivers have followed me there. Age 29
I’ve learned...that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live so that no one will believe it. Age 39
I’ve learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don’t know how to show it. Age 41
I’ve learned that you can make someone’s day by simply sending them a little card. Age 44
I’ve learned that the greater a person’s sense of guilt, the greater his need to cast blame on others. Age 45