. . . that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.
. . . that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back.
. . . that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.
. . . that it’s not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts.
. . . that you can get by on charm for about 15 minutes; after that, you’d better know something.
There are MANY more to follow. (I’ve been saving the document, from which the above were taken, since April 1999, compliments of the Home Network.)