Mohamed Smahi

  • I learned that we learn lessons and then face exams, but in life, we face exams then we learn lessons.
  • I learned that it’s not important where you are now, but the most important is where are leading now.
  • I learned that it’s better for anyone to be a turtle on the right way rather than being a deer on the wrong way.
  • I learned that the key of failing is trying to please everybody you know.
  • I learned that it’s better for someone to regret something rather than being sad for that something.
  • I learned that people forget how fast you’ve accomplished your task and remember the type of what you accomplished.
  • I learned that there are many people who get advices and only a few benefit from those advices.
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I asked God

I asked God to take away my pain. God said, No. It’s not for me to take away, but for you to give it up.

I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said, No. Her spirit was whole, her body was only temporary.

I asked God to grant me patience. God said, No. Patience is a product of tribulations; it is not granted, it is learned.

I asked God to give me happiness. God said, No. I give you blessings. Happiness is up to you.

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Omer B. Washington

  • I’ve learned that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.
  • I’ve learned that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back.
  • I’ve learned that it takes years to build up trust and only seconds to destroy it.
  • I’ve learned that it’s not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts.
  • I’ve learned that you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you’d better know something.
  • I’ve learned that you shouldn’t compare yourself to the best others can do, but to the best you can do.
  • I’ve learned that it’s not what happens to people. It’s what they do about it.

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