Notes & Quotes: For One More Day by Mitch Albom

The following are my favorite quotes from Mitch Albom's book, For One More Day.  If you enjoy these quotes, consider picking up a copy for yourself!
  1. There's only your life, how you mess it up, and who is there to save you.  Or who isn't.
  2. One day can bend your life.
  3. When you're rotten about yourself, you become rotten to everyone else, even those you love.
  4. Being unheard is the ground floor of giving up, and giving up is the ground floor of doing yourself in.
  5. If my family was a democracy, my father's vote counted twice.
  6. You can be a mama's boy or a daddy's boy, but you can't be both.  So you cling to the one you think you might lose.
  7. Trees spend all day looking up at God.
  8. Children forget that sometimes.  They think of themselves as a burden instead of a wish granted.
  9. A child embarrassed by his mother is just a child who hasn't lived long enough.
  10. Why should we pay for bad food?
  11. It's such a lucky thing you have, to be taught and to be learning and not have to be working in a shop somewhere.
  12. Going back to something is harder than you think.
  13. You do what you gotta do to hold your family together.
  14. Three things you have to love about your marriage: each other, your children, your marriage.
  15. The backside of a mountain is a fight against human nature.  You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the way up.
  16. When someone is in your heart, they're never truly gone.  They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.
  17. It's such a shame to waste time.  We always think we have so much of it.
  18. Belief, hard work, love -- you have those things, you can do anything.
  19. When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.
  20. Secrets will tear you apart.
  21. You can find something truly important in an ordinary moment.
  22. You need to keep people close.  You need to give them access to your heart.