Tuesdays With Morrie
An Old Man, A Young Man, and Life's Greatest LessonBook - 1997
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After many years a man reconnects with his favourite professor- Morrie Schwartz- who is now in his final days. Morrie reflects on his life, sharing heart-warming nuggets of wisdom. (Check out the movie starring Jack Lemon)
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A teacher who is near the end of his life imparts his wisdom to his former student. Full of inspiration and warmth.
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Death ends a life, not a relationship.
Money is not a substitute for tenderness, and power is not a substitute for tenderness. i can tell you, as I'm sitting here dying, when you most need it, neither money nor power will give you the feeling you're looking for, no matter how much of them you have.
Love each other or perish.
Learn how to die, and you learn how to live.
I studied him in his chair, unable to stand, to was, to pull on his own pants. Lucky? Did he really say lucky?
I give myself a good cry if I need it. But then I concentrate on all the good things still in my life.
"ALS is like a lit candle: it melts your nerves and leaves your body a pile of wax."
“The truth is, when our mothers held us, rocked us, stroked our heads -none of us ever got enough of that. We all yearn in some way to return to those days when we were completely taken care of - unconditional love, unconditional attention. Most of us didn't get enough.”
“Everyone knows they re going to die,' he said again, 'but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently.”
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