Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man and Life’s Greatest Lesson 1st (first) Edition by Albom, Mitch published by Doubleday (1997) Hardcover

  • At the end of your life, do you want to withdraw or live? What about now?
  • The culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. If the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it.
  • So many people walk around with a meaningless life. The way you get meaning is to devote yourself to loving others, your community, and creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.
  • If you really believed you are going to die, you would be more involved in your life.
  • There is nothing like family. Love each other or perish.
  • Fully embrace emotions and detach.
  • People want to go back to a younger age because their life is not fulfilling. If it is, you don’t want to go back.
  • You have to find what’s good and true and beautiful in your life as it is now
  • Offering others what you have to give will give satisfaction.
  • Do the things that come from your heart
  • Be fully present. When I am talking to you, I am thinking about you.
  • In marriage you need to respect each other. Compromise. Open discussion about what is going on. Common set of values.
  • Create a community of people you genuinely love
  • Be compassionate. And take responsibility for each other.
  • Forgive yourself and forgive others.
  • What would be your perfect day?

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