Mitch Albom, fully Mitchell David "Mitch" Albom

Mitch
Albom, fully Mitchell David "Mitch" Albom
1958

American Author, Journalist, Screenwriter, Dramatist, Radio and Television Broadcaster and Musician

Author Quotes

Sentiment is wherever you go.

So consumed with escaping her own misery, she hadn?t considered the misery she might inflict.

Sometimes, they say, the moon is so busy with the new souls of the world that it disappears from the sky. That is why we have moonless nights. But in the end, the moon always returns, as do we all.

Tell you what. After I'm dead, you talk. And I'll listen.

The eighties happened. The nineties happened. Death and sickness and getting fat and going bald happened. i traded lots of dreams for a bigger paycheck, and I never even realized i was doing it.

The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.

The very thought of you and I forget to do the little ordinary things that everyone ought to do?

Now that child he said reminds me something our sages thought. When a baby comes into the world, his hands are clenched right? Like this? He made a fist. Why? Because a baby, not knowing any better, wants to grab everything to say, 'The whole world is mine.' But when an old person dies, how does he do so? with his hands open. why? because he has learned the lesson. What lesson? I asked. He stretched open his empty fingers. We can take nothing with us.

People often belittle the place where they were born. But heaven can be found in the most unlikely corners.

She cared. She gave a crap. When I lacked even the self-respect to keep myself alive, she dabbed my cuts and I fell back into being a son; I fell as easily as you fall into your pillow at night. And I didn?t want it to end. That?s the best way I can explain it. I knew it was impossible. But I didn?t want it to end.

So many times I feel I'm using the same words over and over, like a woman wearing the same dress every day. So boring!

Sometimes, when you are not getting the love you want, giving makes you think you will

Tension of opposites.

The End is coming. What will you do with the time you have left?

The pain we suffer is a way to make us appreciate what comes next.

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.

Now you know how badly someone wanted you, Charley. Children forget that sometimes. They think of themselves as a burden instead of a wish granted.

People who don?t normally read make an exception for my books, possibly because they?re short.

She explains that lost love is still love. Life has to end but love doesn't

So many times, I had chosen not to be with her. Too busy. Too tires. Don't feel like dealing with it. Church? No thanks. Sinner? Sorry. Come down to visit? Can't do it, maybe next week.

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

That each affects the other and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one.

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?.

The pain you go through in life doesn't really touch you... not the real you... you are so much lighter than you think.

The word dying is not synonymous with the word useless.

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First Name
Mitch
Last Name
Albom, fully Mitchell David "Mitch" Albom
Birth Date
1958
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American Author, Journalist, Screenwriter, Dramatist, Radio and Television Broadcaster and Musician