23 Total Quotes

Morrie Schwartz Quotes

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator #Advice #Death

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
#American Educator

Without love, we are birds with broken wings.
Morrie Schwartz
#Love #Cute #Birds

After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and the life you have left.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

Because if you've found meaning in your life, you don't want to go back. You want to go forward.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

Dying is only one thing to be sad over... Living unhappily is something else.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

Everything that gets born dies.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

Grieve and mourn for yourself not once or twice, but again and again.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

I'd always been interested in psychology.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

It's not to late to... ask yourself if you really are the person you want to be, and if not, who you do want to be.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

It's not too late to develop new friendships or reconnect with people.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

Learn how to live and you'll know how to die; learn how to die, and you'll know how to live.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

One hundred and ten years from now no one who is here now will be alive.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

The best way to deal with that is to live in a fully conscious, compassionate, loving way. Don't wait until you're on your deathbed to recognize that this is the only way to live.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

We have a sense that we should be like the mythical cowboy... able to take on and conquer anything and live in the world without the need for other people.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

We're involved in trillions of little acts just to keep going.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

What tipped the scales was that psychology involved working with rats.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator

When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions.
Morrie Schwartz
#American Educator