I’ve learned that everyone wants to live on top of a mountain, but I found that all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

The witty and sometimes controversial Andy Rooney was well known for his 33 year long CBS News segment on 60 minutes called “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney.” In 1949, he joined the CBS team as a radio and television writer and spent his entire life writing and hosting shows for the American public. He recently passed away in November 2011 at the age of 92. See more of Andy Rooney’s inspiring video commentaries on the CBS site.