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    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. 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
    Sharing tales of those we've lost is how we keep from really losing them.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: lost  sharing 
     
    Everyone knows they re going to die,' he said again, 'but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: believe  die 
     
    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
    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 Levin said it right. He said, "Love is the only rational act.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: men  right  wise  learn 
     
    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
    tags: alone  fight  die  parent 
     
    Learn this from me. 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 harm we do, we do to ourselves.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: people  anger  hatred  learn 
     
    It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives.
    — Mitch Albom
    Holding on to things only breaks your heart.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: heart 
     
    Life has to end. Love doesn't.
    — Mitch Albom
    There is a reason God limits our days.''Why?'' To make each one precious.
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    tags: god 
     
    Sentiment is wherever you go.
    — Mitch Albom
    People who don't normally read make an exception for my books, possibly because they're short.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: people  book  read 
     
    If you are fully alive to the prospect of dying, you really start reprioritising your life.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: dying 
     
    I've always said I have one skill. That skill - if I have it at all - is storytelling.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: storytelling 
     
    It's such a shame to waste time. We always think we have so much of it.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: time  shame 
     
    All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: time 
     
    Holding anger is a poison...It eats you from inside...We think that by hating someone we hurt them...But hatred is a curved blade...and the harm we do to others...we also do to ourselves.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: hurt  anger  hatred 
     
    Nothing haunts us like the things we don't say.
    — 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
    tags: chance  time  thoughts  lost  wishes 
     
    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.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: games 
     
    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
    tags: desires  real 
     
    The most important elements of faith [are] believing in something bigger than yourself, taking care of those less fortunate than you.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: care  faith 
     
    Don't let go too soon, but don't hold on too long.
    — 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
    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
    tags: world  stories 
     
    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
    tags: live 
     
    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.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: work  knowing  fame  money 
     
    Don't cling to things because everything is impermanent.
    — Mitch Albom
    We all yearn for what we have lost. But sometimes, we forget what we have.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: lost 
     
    The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: truth  live  die  learn 
     
    Accept who you are; and revel in it.
    — Mitch Albom
    When someone is in your heart, they're never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: time  heart  gone 
     
    We're Tuesday people.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: people 
     
    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
    tags: people  trust  believe  dark  eyes 
     
    The fact is, there is no foundation, no secure ground, upon which people may stand today if it isn't the family. If you don't have the support and love and caring and concern that you get from a family, you don't have much at all. Love is so supremely important. As our great poet Auden said, "Love each other or perish'.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: people  facts  poet 
     
    I believe that you live on inside the hearts and minds of everyone you've touched while you were here on earth.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: heart  live  believe  earth  mind 
     
    You have peace," the old woman said, "when you make it with yourself.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: women 
     
    You have to find what's good and true and beautiful in your life as it is now. Looking back makes you competitive. And, age is not a competitive issue.
    — Mitch Albom
    tags: beautiful  age  true 
     
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    mitch albom
    Birth    : May 23, 1958
    Occupation  : Author