“….Words of WISDOM….through the Ages…”

Words of Wisdom through the Ages…..

I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing “Silent Night.”…..Age 5

I’ve learned that our dog doesn’t want to eat my broccoli either. …… 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 again. …Age 12

I’ve learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up. …  Age 14

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 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 26

I’ve learned that wherever I go, the world’s 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 30

I’ve learned that there are people, who love you dearly; but just don’t know how to show it. …Age 42

I’ve learned that you can make someone’s day by simply sending them a little note. …Age 44

I’ve learned that the greater a person’s sense of guilt, the greater their need to cast blame on others. …Age 46

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

I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on and it will be better tomorrow. …Age 48

I’ve learned that singing “Amazing Grace” can lift my spirits for hours. …Age 49

I’ve learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from the phone. … Age 50

I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles these four things: a rainy day, lost luggage, tangled Christmas tree lights, and how he treats his Mother-in-law.  … Age 51

I’ve learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine cabinet full  of pills. …Age 52

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

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

I’ve learned that if you want to do something positive for your children, work to improve your marriage. …Age 61

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

I’ve learned that if you pursue happiness, it will elude you. …Age 65

I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually make the right decision. … Age 66

I’ve learned that everyone can use a prayer. …Age 72

I’ve learned that we might not be anything to everybody, but we might be everything to someone. ….Age 75

I’ve learned that life still have meaning, if we still mean well.  …Age 76

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

I’ve learned that things aren’t as good as they used to be, but they’re as good as I’m used to. …Age 85

I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone.  People love that human touch — holding hands, a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back. …Age 90

I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn.  …Age 92

I’ve learned that life is like a roll of toilet paper, you can tell when you’re about to run out. …Age 95

I’ve learned that life is still full of surprises, when you have a son who is 80, and a wife that is 99.  …Age 100

I’ve learned that I let more gas that I buy. …Age 101



About Charles Brooks

who is originally from Miami, Fla., moved to SC, holds two degrees from the University of SC. His business background is primarily in Real Estate Development (Motels, Hotel, Office Buildings, Restaurants, Residential) and Business Consulting. He currently is Managing Director of Brooks, Baker, Lehman & Kohlhepp - Investors in Real Estate and Mining, and has other business interests under the umbrella of Brooks Properties. FULL-TIME-MINISTRY: Fully engaged in spreading the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with an emphasis on the Business Community.


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