The World is our Classroom – I’ve Learned That…

Today at an Orthotics appoint for my son, this was on a plaque in the room we were in.  Thought I’d share it with you.



I’ve learned that most of the things I worry about never happened. -age 64
I’ve learned that every great achievement was once considered impossible. -age 47
I’ve learned that you can’t hide a broccoli in a glass of milk. -age 7
I’ve learned that if there were no problems, there would be no opportunities. -age 19
I’ve learned that it doesn’t cost anything to be nice. -age 66
I’ve learned that the important thing is me. -age 38
I’ve learned that even the simplest task can be meaningful if I do it in the right spirit. -age 72
I’ve learned that in every face-to-face encounter, regardless of how brief, we leave something behind. -age 45
I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with kindness. I usually make the right decision. -age 66
I’ve learned that if you spread the peas out on your plate, it looks as if you ate more. -age 6
I’ve learned that regardless of colour or age, we all need about the same amount of love. -age 37
I’ve learned that education, experience, and memories are three things that no one can take away from you. -age 67
I’ve learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from the phone. -age 50
I’ve learned that the simple things are often the most satisfying. -age 63
I’ve learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering up someone else. -age 13
I’ve learned that successful living is like playing the violin – it must be practices daily. -age 70
I’ve learned that I’ve learned that if you laugh and drink soda pop at the same time, it will come out of your nose. -age 7
I’ve learned that a sunroof is worth the extra cost. -age 29
I’ve learned that optimists live longer than pessimists. That’s why I’m an optimist. -age 84
I’ve learned that happiness is like perfume; you can’t give it away without getting a little on yourself. -age 59
I’ve learned that when someone hurts your feelings, it’s unimportant unless you persist in remembering it. -age 68
I’ve learned that that there’s no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs. -age 48
I’ve learned that if you smile at people, they will almost always smile back. -age 81
I’ve learned that homemade Toll House cookies should be eaten while still warm. -age 29
I’ve learned that we grow only when we push ourselves beyond what we already know. -age 53
I’ve learned never to underestimate the potential and power of the human spirit. -age 82
I’ve learned that everyone has something to teach. -age 51



2 thoughts on “The World is our Classroom – I’ve Learned That…

    • Hi David,

      Just to clarify, we do not sell these posters. I’m not sure where you could find one. I was just sharing it when we saw it at one of my son’s appointments. Good luck to you! Thank you for your comment. 🙂

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