26 Total Quotes

Mitch Albom Quotes

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
#American Writer #Community

Mitch Albom
Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is aweapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. Andthe harms we do, we do to ourselves.
Mitch Albom
#Anger

Mitch Albom
You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean.
Mitch Albom
#American Writer

Mitch Albom
when all this started, 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
#Courage

Mitch Albom
Since everyone was going to die, he could be of great value, right? ... He could be research. A human textbook. 'Study me in my slow and patient demise. Watch what happens to me. Learn with me.'
Mitch Albom
#Research

Mitch Albom
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
#Children

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
#American Writer

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

Mitch Albom
People come down for baseball or football or hockey and drive by the refurbished Fox and State theaters, they see the new Hard Rock Cafe, the Borders bookstore, the bars and restaurants, the loft conversions. You can't drive around and not see what's happening down here.
Mitch Albom
#Baseball

Mitch Albom
You have to work at creating your own culture.
Mitch Albom
#American Writer

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

Mitch Albom
Young men go to war. Sometimes because they have to, sometimes because they want to. Always, they feel they are supposed to. This comes from the sad, layered stories of life, which over the centuries have seen courage confused with picking up arms, and cowardice confused with laying them down.
Mitch Albom
#Men

Mitch Albom
I traded lots of dreams for a bigger paycheck, and I never realized I was doing it,
Mitch Albom
#Dreams

Mitch Albom
This is a story about a man named Eddie and it begins at the end, with Eddie dying in the sun.
Mitch Albom
#American Writer #Man

Mitch Albom
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 youre in the dark. Even when youre falling.
Mitch Albom
#Trust

Mitch Albom
Love lost is still love. It takes a different form, thats all. You cant 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. Life has to end. Love doesnt.
Mitch Albom
#Love

Mitch Albom
Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harms we do, we do to ourselves.
Mitch Albom
#Anger

Mitch Albom
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. "Let it come in. We think we don't deserve love, we think if we let it in we'll become too soft. But a wise man named Levine said it right. He said, 'Love is the only rational act.'"
Mitch Albom
#Love #Wise Man