Andy Rooney Quotes

Who was Andy Rooney?

Andy Rooney was an American radio and television writer known for his many aphorisms.

Born January 14, 1919
Died November 4, 2011
Aged 92 years old

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“Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.”

“Don’t rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.”

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.”

“Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.”

“I believe that if all the truth in the world was known the world would be a better place.”

“I didn’t get old on purpose, it just happened. If you’re lucky, it could happen to you.”

“I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting.”

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“I’m always on the lookout for something good about people. Often months go by.”

“I’ve learned… that a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.”

“I’ve learned… that being kind is more important than being right.”

“I’ve learned… that everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.”

“I’ve learned… that having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.”

“I’ve learned… that I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.”

“I’ve learned… that it’s those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.”

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“I’ve learned… that just one person saying to me, “You’ve made my day,” makes my day.”

“I’ve learned… that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.”

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“I’ve learned… that life is tough, but I’m tougher.”

“I’ve learned… that love, not time, heals all wounds.”

“I’ve learned… that money doesn’t buy class.”

“I’ve learned… that no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.”

“I’ve learned… that one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.”

“I’ve learned… that opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.”

“I’ve learned… that the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.”

“I’ve learned… that the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.”

“I’ve learned… that to ignore the facts does not change the facts.”

“I’ve learned… that under everyone’s hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.”

“I’ve learned… that we should be glad God doesn’t give us everything we ask for.”

“I’ve learned… that when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.”

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“I’ve learned… that when you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting that person continue to hurt you.”

“I’ve learned… that you should never say no to a gift from a child.”

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