“You cannot write if you do not read,” the blind man said. “You cannot eat if you do not chew. And you cannot play if you do not”—he grabbed for the boy’s hand—“listen.” ― Mitch Albom
The Broke and the Bookish Top Ten Tuesday is:
November 17: Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So
Now that I’ve got a copy and I am two chapters close to wrapping it up, (I intentionally slowed in reading because I just don’t want it to end) I have a lot of wise words that I would love to share with you. (UPDATE: I’m finished! :))
Here are the Top Ten Quotes I Loved From The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom.
Don’t be sorry. You’re alive
What you do not say can haunt you.
That is often why you come to music. To feel that you are not alone.
Time, like music, is indelible.
What is played from the heart can be played anywhere. On anything.
Man searches for courage in drink, but it is not courage he finds, it is fear that he loses.
You cannot change your past, no matter how you craft your future.
All humans are musical. Why else would the Lord give you a beating heart?
When you listen, you learn. Remember that. In music and in life.
Everyone joins a band in this life.
Photo credits: Mitch albom’s Facebook page
It is such a bliss to share these wise words with you.
I hope these quotes touched your hearts as much as they touched mine.
I have shared another quote from this book here: Monday Musings: Why humans kill each other?
You can find more Mitch Albom quotes here: Writing 101: 10 Things I Learned from Mitch Albom