“Tuesdays with Morrie” quotes(1999)
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“Tuesdays with Morrie” Quotes 17 quotes
“- Morrie Schwartz: My father was afraid of love. He couldn't give it and he couldn't receive it either. Maybe that's worse.
- Mitch Albom: Morrie, Morrie, we should stop.
- Morrie Schwartz: Not letting ourselves be loved because we're too afraid of giving ourselves to someone we might lose.”
“Dying is just one thing to be sad about. Living unhappily, that's another matter.”
“I'd have a lovely breakfast: Sweet rolls and tea. Then a good swim. I'd ask my friends for lunch, a great lunch. You know, but... A salad or something simple. And then we'd take a walk in a park... with trees, so we could watch the birds. And we'd talk about how much we meant to each other. And for dinner, I'd take 'em to a place that had great...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”
- Morrie Schwartz: Yes, it scares you. All this does. Everything we're talking about... death, dying.
- Mitch Albom: There is a reason why people don't talk about these things.
- Morrie Schwartz: Hmm?
- Mitch Albom: To spare people's feelings.
- Morrie Schwartz: "To spare people's feel..." I never have understood that. How can you spare... (continue)(continue reading)
“When you're in bed, you're dead.”
“Usually in the morning, you know, before everybody gets up, I get so angry, so bitter. Just, what the hell did I ever do to deserve this? Where's the fairness? I cry and I rage. I mourn. And then I detach. It's over; that's it; all over. No more. I just look back on how I've been feeling and I say, well, that's self-pity and that's enough of...” (continue)(continue reading)
Sometimes I see myself dancing, and I think... "Wow! Oh, boy! I don't have ALS after all. It's a big mistake. It's all part of a lovely fantasy". But just for a minute.
“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”
“If we accept the fact that we can die at anytime we lead our lives differently.”
“You know anything about this disease that I've got here? This Lou Gehrig's disease? It melts ya like a candle, you know? In my case, from the bottom up.”