Tuesdays With Morrie Death Quotes

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Accepting Death Will Happen at Any Moment Imagine waking up every morning thinking that this could be your last day on earth. What would you do on that day? Who would you see? The question is, why don’t we live like we are dying? In the book “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom, the author of this book reunites with his former professor who is dying of Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mitch is a man who is always on the go. He is doing five things at a time. He puts work before everything, including his wife Janine. Morrie, his former professor, looks at life a lot different than Mitch. He appreciates the simple things. He enjoys giving advice and listening to those around him. As the book goes on, Mitch learns the important things in life, which is…show more content…
We do not want to believe that this will happen to us. Death is the only thing in life that we know for certain will happen, but still we all pretend that we have so much time until that day comes. The truth is, we do not know when we will die. It could be in a couple hours or it could be in twenty years. This is what Morrie was trying to tell Mitch. Morrie said, “The culture doesn’t encourage you to think about such things until you’re about to…show more content…
On page 42 it said, “I spent so many hours on things that meant absolutely nothing to me personally: movie stars, supermodels, the latest noise out of Princess Di or Madonna or John F. Kennedy, Jr. In a strange way, I envied the quality of Morrie’s time even as I lamented its diminishing supply.” He was now looking at live differently. He didn’t care what was going on in the news, what he cared about was the ones he cared about and this included Morrie. At first, he watched as care givers moved Morrie from one spot to another or the physical therapist pounding the back of his ribs, to get the congestion loose in Morrie’s body. By the end of the book, Mitch wanted to know how to do all of these things. Mitch went from not being emotional nor a touch-feely kind of guy to crying at the end of the book and giving Morrie a kiss every time he saw him. He no longer worked many jobs. He wasn’t constantly on the phone. He could now engage in conversations instead of telling them to hold on because he needed to submit a paper before the deadline. He did not need to have his phone with him everywhere he went. Mitch could enjoy his life, without the distractions of a phone or television

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