110+ Mitch Albom Quotes On Mor, Time And Happiness

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  1. When someone is in your heart, they're never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.
  2. Accept who you are; and revel in it.
  3. Death ends a life, not a relationship.
  4. This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It's knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work.
  5. The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.
  6. Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.
  7. Don't cling to things because everything is impermanent.
  8. Nothing haunts us like the things we don't say.
  9. You have to start over. That's what they say. But life is not a board game, and losing a loved one is never really "starting over." More like "continuing without.
  10. You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean.

Mitch Albom Image Quotes

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Nothing haunts us like the things we don't say
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The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live. — Mitch Albom

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You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean. — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Short Quotes

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  • Heaven is always and forever around us and no soul remembered is ever really gone.
  • Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.
  • Death is the end of a lifetime, not the end of a relationship.
  • Death: the only true emotion felt in an apathetic world
  • It is far more comforting to think God listened and said no, than to think that nobody’s out there.
  • You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.
  • You need to keep people close. You need to give them access to your heart.
  • I seem to have very few casual readers, only passionate and appreciative ones.
  • You have peace, the old woman said, when you make it with yourself.
  • What's wrong with being number 2?

Mitch Albom Quotes On Love

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Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that's all. You can't see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it. — Mitch Albom

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. — Mitch Albom

Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone. — Mitch Albom

Have you ever lost someone you love and wanted one more conversation, one more chance to make up for the time when you thought they would be here forever? If so, then you know you can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back. — Mitch Albom

You see, you closed your eyes. That was the difference. Sometimes you cannot believe what you see, you have to believe what you feel. And if you are ever going to have other people trust you, you must feel that you can trust them, too--even when you’re in the dark. Even when you’re falling. — Mitch Albom

She loved me coming and going, at my worst and at my best. She had a bottomless well of love for me. — Mitch Albom

When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth. — Mitch Albom

One day spent with someone you love can change everything. — Mitch Albom

We are too involved in materialistic things, and they don't satisfy us. The loving relationships we have, the universe around us, we take these things for granted. — Mitch Albom

Life is a series of pulls back and forth... A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match...Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Time

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All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time. — Mitch Albom

Because one thing God gave us- and I'm afraid it's at times a little too much- is freewill. Freedom to choose. I believe he gave us everything needed to build a beautiful world, if we choose wisely. — Mitch Albom

I thought about the days i had handed over to a bottle..the nights i can't remember..the mornings i slept thru..all the time spent running from myself. — Mitch Albom

Man alone measures time. Man alone chimes the hour. And, because of this, man alone suffers a paralysing fear that no other creature endures. A fear of time running out. — Mitch Albom

I'm being made aware of my mortality all the time. — Mitch Albom

With endless time, nothing is special. With no loss or sacrifice, we can’t appreciate what we have — Mitch Albom

There is a time for hello and a time for good-bye. It's why the act of burying thing seems natural, but the act of digging them up does not. — Mitch Albom

Time is not what you think. Dying? Not the end of everything. We think it is. But what happens on earth is only the beginning. — Mitch Albom

Giving to other people makes me feel alive. Not my car or my house. Not what I look like in the mirror. When I give my time, when I can make someone smile after they were feeling sad. — Mitch Albom

What will you do with the time you have left? — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Happiness

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Happiness in a tablet. This is our world. Prozac. Daxil. Xanax. Billions are spent to advertise such drugs. And billions are spent purchasing them. You don't even need a specific trauma, just 'general depression' is enough, or anxiety, as if sadness is as treatable as the common cold. — Mitch Albom

Having more does not keep you from wanting more. And if you always want more - to be richer, more beautiful, more well known - you are missing the bigger picture, and I can tell you from experience, happiness will never come — Mitch Albom

Sticking with your family is what makes it a family. — Mitch Albom

Much of what we called "depression" was really dissatisfaction, a result of setting a bar impossibly high or expecting treasures we weren't willing to work for. — Mitch Albom

The secret to happiness...be satisfied and be grateful. — Mitch Albom

And if you don´t commit? I asked. Your choice. But you miss what´s on the other side. What´s on the other side? "Ah" he smiled. "A happiness you cannot find alone — Mitch Albom

Love is the only rational act. — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Family

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All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair. — Mitch Albom

Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know. — Mitch Albom

Invest in the human family. Invest in people. Build a little community of those you love and who love you. — Mitch Albom

All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. — Mitch Albom

This is a story about a family and, as there is a ghost involved, you might cal it a ghost story. But every family is a ghost story. The dead sit at out tables long after they have gone. — Mitch Albom

You have one family, Charley. For good or bad. You have one family. You can’t trade them in. You can’t lie to them. You can’t run two at once, substituting back and forth. “Sticking with your family is what makes it a family. — Mitch Albom

Strangers are family you haven't recognize yet — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Parents

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But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone. — Mitch Albom

I also believe that parents, if they love you, will hold you up safely, above their swirling waters, and sometimes that means you'll never know what they endured, and you may treat them unkindly, in a way you otherwise wouldn't. — Mitch Albom

Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. — Mitch Albom

It was sad, the imbalance of it all. Why do kids assume so much from one parent and hold the other to a lower, looser standard? — Mitch Albom

Sometimes, kids want you to hurt the way they hurt. — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Life

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I like myself better when I'm with you. — Mitch Albom

It is never too late or too soon. It is when it is supposed to be. — Mitch Albom

Desire sets our compass, but real life steers our course. — Mitch Albom

Every life has one true love snapshot. — Mitch Albom

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others. — Mitch Albom

Mortality means you don't have forever to work things out. You can live your life unexamined but then on the last day you're going to think: 'I've left things a little late. — Mitch Albom

You can't substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of comradeship — Mitch Albom

...You can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back. — Mitch Albom

I give myself a good cry if I need it. But then I concentrate on the good things still in my life. I don't allow myself any more self-pity than that. A little each every morning, a few tears, and that's all. — Mitch Albom

The news of life is carried via telephone. A baby's birth, a couple engaged, a tragic car accident on a late night highway - most milestones of the human journey, good or bad, are foreshadowed by the sound of a ringing. — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Inspiring

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Anger is a poison. It eats us inside. We think when we hate someone we hurt them, but hatred is a curved blade, and the harm we do to others we also do to ourselves. — Mitch Albom

Sharing tales of those we've lost is how we keep from really losing them. — Mitch Albom

The most inspirational man I knew only reached his potential by helping a child reach his. — Mitch Albom

You know what really offers you satisfaction? Offering others what you have to give. — Mitch Albom

I am in love with Hope. — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Thoughtful

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my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways" from the book of Isaiah — Mitch Albom

Once, lovers on faraway shores sat by candlelight and dipped ink to parchment, writing words that could not be erased. They took an evening to compose their thoughts, maybe the next evening as well. — Mitch Albom

I thought about all the people I knew who spent many of their waking hours feeling sorry for themselves. How useful it would be to put a daily limit on self-pity. Just a few tearful minutes, then on with the day. — Mitch Albom

He never spoke of that night again, not to your mother, not to anyone else. He was ashamed for her, for Mickey, for himself. In the hospital, he stopped speaking altogether. Silence was his escape, but silence is rarely a refuge. His thoughts still haunted him.' ~pg 139 — Mitch Albom

What do people fear most about death? I asked the reb. "Fear?" he thought for a moment. 'Well, for one thing, what happens next? Where do we go? Is it what we imagined?" That's big. "Yes. But there's something else." What else? He leaned forward. "Being forgotten," he whispered. — Mitch Albom

All that happens when your dreams come true is a slow, melting realization that it wasn't what you thought. — Mitch Albom

I took my orders, too. But if i couldn't keep you alive, I thought I could at least keep you together. In the middle of a big war, you go looking for a small idea to believe in. When you find one, you hold it the way a soldier holds his crucifix when he's praying in a foxhole. — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Moving

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In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it. — Mitch Albom

Sacrifice is a part of life. It’s supposed to be. It’s not something to regret. It’s something to aspire to. Little sacrifices. Big sacrifices. A mother works so her son can go to school. A daughter moves home to take care of her sick father. — Mitch Albom

We move through places every day that would never have been if not for those who came before us. Our workplaces, where we spend so much time--we often think they began with our arrival. That's not true. — Mitch Albom

My father moved through theys of we, singing each new leaf out of each tree, (and every child was sure that spring danced when she heard my father sing). — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Quotes On Culture

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People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does. That's what our economy does. — Mitch Albom

Well, for one thing, the culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. We're teaching the wrong things. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it. Create your own. Most people can't do it. — Mitch Albom

You have to work at creating your own culture. — Mitch Albom

You have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it. — Mitch Albom

People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does...And when you get threatened, you start looking out only for yourself. You start making money a god. It is all part of this culture. — Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom Famous Quotes And Sayings

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The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live. — Mitch Albom

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You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean. — Mitch Albom

...if you're trying to show off for people at the top, forget it. They will look down on you anyhow. And if you're trying to show off for people at the bottom, forget it. They will only envy you. Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone. — Mitch Albom

I asked myself, 'Am I going to withdraw from the world, like most people do, or am I going to live?' I decided I am going to live - or at least try to live - the way I want, with dignity, with courage, with humor, with composure. — Mitch Albom

Everyone is in such a hurry. People haven’t found meaning in their lives, so they’re running all the time looking for it. They think the next car, the next house, the next job. Then they find those things are empty, too, and they keep running. Once you start running, it’s hard to slow yourself down. — Mitch Albom

Accept what you are able to do and what you are not able to do. Accept the past as past, without denying it or discarding it. Learn to forgive yourself and to forgive others. Don't assume that it's too late to get involved. — Mitch Albom

But there's a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother's story, because hers is where yours begin. — Mitch Albom

There's a story behind everything..but behind all your stories is always your mother's story..because hers is where yours begins. — Mitch Albom

Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you're not really losing it. You're just passing it on to someone else. — Mitch Albom

If you hold back on the emotions--if you don't allow yourself to go all the way through them--you can never get to being detached, you're too busy being afraid. — Mitch Albom

Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that — Mitch Albom

If you're always battling against getting older, you're always going to be unhappy, because it's going to happen anyhow. — Mitch Albom

Scenery without solace is meaningless. — Mitch Albom

The most important elements of faith [are] believing in something bigger than yourself, taking care of those less fortunate than you. — Mitch Albom

There is a big confusion in this country over what we want verses what we need...you need food. You want a chocolate sundae. — Mitch Albom

I often find that I rock back and forth with a beat in my head constantly. If i stop rocking, it usually means I've hit a snag in my writing. — Mitch Albom

We don't see what we could be. We should be looking at our potential, stretching ourselves into everything we can become. — Mitch Albom

Love wins, love always wins. — Mitch Albom

That's what heaven is. You get to make sense of your yesterdays — Mitch Albom

What you have done to this point cannot be undone. What you do next... It is still unwritten. — Mitch Albom

As you grow, you learn more. If you stayed as ignorant as you were at twenty-two, you'd always be twenty-two. Aging is not just decay, you know. It's growth. It's more than the negative that you're going to die, it's the positive that you understand you're going to die, and that you live a better life because of it. — Mitch Albom

Belief, hard work, love–you have those things, you can do anything. — Mitch Albom

I don't know what it is about food your mother makes for you, especially when it's something that anyone can make - pancakes, meat loaf, tuna salad - but it carries a certain taste of memory. — Mitch Albom

There is no formula to relationships. They have to be negotiated in loving ways, with room for both parties, what they want and what they need, what they can do and what their life is like. — Mitch Albom

Knowing something and understanding it were not the same thing. — Mitch Albom

Have you ever really had a teacher? One who saw you as a raw but precious thing, a jewel that, with wisdom, could be polished to a proud shine? — Mitch Albom

A heart weighs more when it splits in two; it crashes in the chest like a broken plane. — Mitch Albom

but then she did. she died. no more visits, no more phone calls. And without even realizing it, I began to drift, as if my roots had been pulled, as if I were floating down some side branch of a river. — Mitch Albom

Without love we all like birds with broken wings. — Mitch Albom

Being unheard is the ground floor of giving up. — Mitch Albom

Have you found someone to share your heart with? Are you giving to your community? Are you at peace with yourself? Are you trying to be as human as you can be? — Mitch Albom

Because when the world quiets to the sound of your own breathing, we all want the same things: comfort, love, and a peaceful heart. — Mitch Albom

Life is a series of pulls back and forth. You want to do one thing, but you are bound to do something else. — Mitch Albom

And in that line now was a whiskered old man, with a linen cap and a crooked nose, who waited in a place called the Stardust Band Shell to share his part of the secret of heaven: that each affects the other and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one. — Mitch Albom

I don't mean you disregard every rule of your community. I don't go around naked, for example. I don't run through red lights. The little things, I can obey. But the big things- how we think, what we value- those you must choose yourself. You can't let anyone-or any society- determine those for you. ' -Morrie Schwartz — Mitch Albom

In the beginning of life, when we are infants, we need others to survive, right? And at the end of life, when you get like me, you need others to survive, right?’ His voice dropped to a whisper. ‘But here’s the secret: in between, we need others as well. — Mitch Albom

When you're rotten about yourself, you become rotten to everyone else, even those you love. — Mitch Albom

Did you feel guilty cursing God--you, of all people?' No,' he said. 'Because even in doing so, I was recognizing there was a greater power than me.' He paused. And that is how I began to heal. — Mitch Albom

Forgive yourself. Forgive others. Don't wait. — Mitch Albom

There is no point in keeping vengeance or stubbornness. These things" -he sighed- "these things I so regret in my life. Pride. Vanity. Why do we do the things we do? Morrie Schwartz — Mitch Albom

The more you defend a lie, the angrier you become. — Mitch Albom

Detachment doesn’t mean you don’t let the experience penetrate you. On the contrary, you let it penetrate you fully. That’s how you are able to leave it. — Mitch Albom

We're Tuesday people. — Mitch Albom

Aging is not just decay, you know, its growth. — Mitch Albom

Don't let our outside labels or how fervent we look or zealous we are or how righteous we seem; that's not how you measure yourself against other people. Everyone is a child of God; if we really believed that, we'd treat each other better. — Mitch Albom

Life Lessons by Mitch Albom

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  1. Mitch Albom teaches us to appreciate the people in our lives and to make the most of our time with them, as life is short and can be taken away in an instant.
  2. He also encourages us to be generous and to give back to our communities, as we all have something to offer.
  3. Finally, he reminds us to be kind and understanding to those around us, as we never know what they may be going through.

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