"Surprises about people"

"People get bored with childhood,
they rush to grow up, and then
long to be children again."

"People lose their health to make money...
and then lose their money to restore their health."

"By thinking anxiously about the future,
people forget the present,
such that they live in neither
the present nor the future."

"People live as if they will never die,
and die as though they had never lived."


What are some of life’s lessons
That need people need to learn?"


"To learn they cannot make anyone
love them. All they can do
is let themselves be loved."

"To learn that it is not good
to compare themselves to others."

"To learn to forgive
by practicing forgiveness."

"To learn that it only takes a few seconds
to open profound wounds in those they love,
and it can take many years to heal them."

"To learn that a rich person
is not one who has the most,
but is one who needs the least."

"To learn that there are people
who love them dearly,
but simply have not yet learned
how to express or show their feelings."

"To learn that two people can
look at the same thing
and see it differently."

"To learn that it is not enough that they
forgive one another, but they must also forgive themselves."

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