Following Tuesdays with Morrie quotes have been taken from memoir of Mitch Albom. He was an American writer. Later, the book was recreated as a TV movie of the same name.



“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Accept who you are; and revel in it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I like myself better when I’m with you.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
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“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, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Don’t let go too soon, but don’t hold on too long.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Don’t cling to things because everything is impermanent.”
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“Well, for one thing, the culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. We’re teaching the wrong things. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it. Create your own. Most people can’t do it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
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“Love wins, love always wins.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I give myself a good cry if I need it, but then I concentrate on all good things still in my life.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“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, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes
tuesdays with morrie quotes“If you’re trying to show off for people at the top, forget it. They will look down on you anyhow. And if you’re trying to show off for people at the bottom, forget it. They will only envy you. Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Life is a series of pulls back and forth. You want to do one thing, but you are bound to do something else. Something hurts you, yet you know it shouldn’t. You take certain things for granted, even when you know you should never take anything for granted.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”
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“Be compassionate,” Morrie whispered. And take responsibility for each other. If we only learned those lessons, this world would be so much better a place.”

“He took a breath, then added his mantra: “Love each other or die.”
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“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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“As you grow, you learn more. If you stayed as ignorant as you were at twenty-two, you’d always be twenty-two. Aging is not just decay, you know. It’s growth. It’s more than the negative that you’re going to die, it’s the positive that you understand you’re going to die, and that you live a better life because of it.”
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“People are only mean when they are threatened.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I thought about all the people I knew who spent many of their waking hours feeling sorry for themselves. How useful it would be to put a daily limit on self-pity. Just a few tearful minutes, then on with the day.”
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“There is no such thing as ‘too late’ in life.”
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“I give myself a good cry if I need it. But then I concentrate on the good things still in my life. I don’t allow myself any more self-pity than that. A little each every morning, a few tears, and that’s all.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“There is a big confusion in this country over what we want verses what we need…you need food. You want a chocolate sundae.”
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“Giving to other people makes me feel alive. Not my car or my house. Not what I look like in the mirror. When I give my time, when I can make someone smile after they were feeling sad…”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Because if you’ve found meaning in your life, you don’t want to go back. You want to go forward.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“We need to forgive ourselves. For all the things we didn’t do. All the things we should have done. You can’t get stuck on the regrets of what should have happened.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“It’s not contagious, you know. Death is as natural as life. It’s part of the deal we made.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
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“Without love we all like birds with broken wings.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Forgive yourself before you die. Then forgive others.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Learn how to live and you’ll know how to die; learn how to die, and you’ll know how to live.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Dying is only one thing to be sad over. Living unhappily is something else.”
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“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
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“All I was afraid of is saying good-bye.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“It’s not just other people we need to forgive. We also need to forgive ourselves. For all the things we didn’t do. All the things we should have done.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“We all have same beginning (BIRTH), and we will have same ending (DEATH). So how different can we be?”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“The little things, I can obey. The big things—how we think, what we value—those you must choose yourself. You can’t let anyone—or any society—determine those for you.”
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“Accept what you are able to do and what you are not able to do. Accept the past as past, without denying it or discarding it. Learn to forgive yourself and to forgive others. Don’t assume that it’s too late to get involved.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“There is no point in keeping vengeance or stubbornness. These things” -he sighed- “these things I so regret in my life. Pride. Vanity. Why do we do the things we do?
Morrie Schwartz”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“Be compassionate … and take responsibility for each other. If we only learned those lessons, this world would be a better place.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“We are too involved in materialistic things, and they don’t satisfy us. The loving relationships we have, the universe around us, we take these things for granted.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
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“Love is the only rational act.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Embrace aging.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“If you hold back on the emotions–if you don’t allow yourself to go all the way through them–you can never get to being detached, you’re too busy being afraid. ”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Detachment doesn’t mean you don’t let the experience penetrate you. On the contrary, you let it penetrate you fully. That’s how you are able to leave it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Do I wither up and disappear, or do I make the best of my time left?”
Mitch Albom, Quotes From Tuesdays with Morrie

“Don’t assume that it’s too late to get involved.”
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“The culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it. Create your own.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“But I do know we’re deficient in some way. We are too involved in materialistic things, and they don’t satisfy us. The loving relationships we have, the universe around us, we take these things for granted.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“What she mostly wanted, he learned, was the same thing many people want–someone to notice she was there.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“The things you spend so much time on–all this work you do–might not seem as important. You might have to make room for some more spiritual things.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Here’s the thing,” he said. “People see me as a bridge. I’m not as alive as I used to be, but I’m not yet dead. I’m sort of…in-between”
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“You’re afraid of the pain, you’re afraid of the grief. You’re afraid of the vulnerability that loving entails.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“It’s very simple. As you grow, you learn more. If you stayed at twenty-two, you’d always be as ignorant as you were at twenty-two. Aging is not just decay, you know. It’s growth. It’s more than the negative that you’re going to die, it’s also the positive that you understand you’re going to die, and that you live a better life because of it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Why are we embarrassed by silence? What comfort do we find in all the noise?”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Most of us all walk around as if we’re sleepwalking. We really don’t experience the world fully, because we’re half-asleep, doing things we automatically think we have to do.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“There is no formula to relationships.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“The problem is that we don’t believe that we are much alike as we are. Whites and blacks, Catholic and Protestants, men and women. If we saw each other as more alike, we might be very eager to join in one human family in this world, and to care about that family the way we care about our own.”
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“Maybe death is the great equalizer, the one big thing that can finally make strangers shed a tear for one another.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“Tell you what. After I’m dead, you talk. And I’ll listen.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“When he smiles it’s as if you’d just told him the first joke on earth.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“What’s wrong with being number 2?”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Love each other or perish.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“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.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I traded lots of dreams for a bigger paycheck, and I never even realized I was doing it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“You can’t get stuck on the regrets of what should have happened.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I didn’t want to forget him. Maybe I didn’t want him to forget me.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“If you hold back on the emotions—if you don’t allow yourself to go all the way through them—you can never get to being detached, you’re too busy being afraid. You’re afraid of the pain, you’re afraid of the grief. You’re afraid of the vulnerability that loving entails.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“There is no experience like having children.’ That’s all. There is no substitute for it. You cannot do it with a friend. You cannot do it with a lover. If you want the experience of having complete responsibility for another human being, and to learn how to love and bond in the deepest way, then you should have children.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“You know what the Buddhists say?
Don’t cling to things, because everything is impermanent.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“I know I cannot undo this. None of us can undo what we’ve done, or relive a life already recorded.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I am every age, up to my own.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“You can’t substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of comradeship.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Have you found someone to share your heart with? Are you giving to your community? Are you at peace with yourself? Are you trying to be as human as you can be?”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“You live on – in the hearts of everyone you have touched and nurtured while you were here…Death ends life, not a relationship.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“This is how you start to get respect, by offering something that you have.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Invest in the human family. Invest in people. Build a little community of those you love and who love you.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“It’s like going back to being a child again. Someone to bathe you. Someone to lift you. Someone to wipe you. We all know how to be a child. It’s inside all of us. For me, It’s just remembering how to enjoy it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“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, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Every day, have a little bird on your shoulder that asks, ‘Is today the day? Am I ready? Am I doing all I need to do? Am I being the person i want to be? Is today the day I die?”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“You don’t know how to live until you learn how to die.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“For many of us, the curtain had just come down on childhood.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“To know you’re going to die, and to be prepared for it at any time.
That’s better. That way you can actually be more involved in your life
while you’re living.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“There is no formula to relationships. They have to be negotiated in loving ways, with room for both parties, what they want and what they need, what they can do and what their life is like.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“You can’t substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of comradeship. Money is not a substitute for tenderness, and power is not a substitute for tenderness.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“We all know how to be a child. It’s inside all of us. For me, it’s just remembering how to enjoy it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Aging is not just decay, you know, its growth.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“It’s not just other people we need to forgive, Mitch. ” He finally whispered, “We also need to forgive ourselves.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“If you’re always battling against getting older, you’re always going to be unhappy, because it will happen anyhow.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“And I suppose tapes are a desperate attempt to steal something from Death’s suitcase.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Accept what you are able to do and what you are not able to do.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“I worked because I could control it.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“People are only mean when they’re threatened, and that’s what our culture does…And when you get threatened, you start looking out only for yourself. You start making money a god. It is all part of this culture.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Money is not a substitute for tenderness, and power is not a substitute for tenderness.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“We really don’t experience the world fully, because we’re half-asleep, doing things we automatically think we have to do.”
And facing death changes that?
“Oh, yes. You strip away all that stuff and you focus on the essentials.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“How can I be envious of where you are when I’ve been there myself?”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“This is part of what a family is about, not just love, but letting others know there’s someone who is watching out for them. It’s what I missed so much when my mother died—what I call your ‘spiritual security’—knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“When you’re in bed, you’re dead”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“None of us can undo what we’ve done, or relive a life already recorded. But, … there is no such thing as “too late” in life.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“If you’ve found meaning in your life, you don’t want to go back. You want to go forward. You want to see more, do more.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Sometimes when you’re losing someone, you hang on to whatever tradition you can.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Life is a series of pulls back and forth. You want to do one thing, but you are bound to do something else.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“You need someone to probe you in that direction. It won’t just happen automatically.”
I knew what he was saying. We all need teachers in our lives.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Shouldn’t the world stop? Don’t they know what has happened to me?”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“Same for loneliness: you let go, let the tears flow, feel it completely–but eventually be able to say, ” All right, that was my moment of loneliness. I’m not afraid of feeling lonely, but now I’m going to put loneliness aside and know that there are other emotions in the world, and I’m going to experience them all.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
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“You know what that reflects? Unsatisfied lives. Unfulfilled lives. Lives that haven’t found meaning . Because if you’ve found meaning in your life, you don’t want to go back. You want to go forward. You want to see more, do more. You can’t wait until sixty-five.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“The universe is too grand and harmonious to believe it’s all an accident.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

“The years after graduation hardened me into someone quite different from the strutting graduate who left campus that day headed for New York city, ready to offer the world his talent. The world, I discovered. was not all that interested.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie Quotes

“Tension of opposites.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
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