When someone is in your heart, they're never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.— Mitch Albom
The most strong Mitch Albom quotes that will transform you to a better person
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.
Accept who you are; and revel in it.
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
Nothing haunts us like the things we don't say
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.
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.
The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.
Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.
Don't cling to things because everything is impermanent.
Nothing haunts us like the things we don't say.
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.
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.
You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean.
...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.
In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.
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.
I like myself better when I'm with you.
Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.
Heaven is always and forever around us and no soul remembered is ever really gone.
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.
Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.
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.
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.
Death is the end of a lifetime, not the end of a relationship.
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.
She loved me coming and going, at my worst and at my best. She had a bottomless well of love for me.
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.
When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.
All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time.
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.
It is never too late or too soon. It is when it is supposed to be.
One day spent with someone you love can change everything.
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
Desire sets our compass, but real life steers our course.
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.
People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does. That's what our economy does.
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others.
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.
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.
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.
Every life has one true love snapshot.
my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways" from the book of Isaiah
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
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.
You need to keep people close. You need to give them access to your heart.
There's a story behind everything..but behind all your stories is always your mother's story..because hers is where yours begins.
You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.
You have peace, the old woman said, when you make it with yourself.
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