"We all lose somebody we care about and want to find some comforting way of dealing with it, something that will give us a little closure, a little peace."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Mitch Albom on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Mitch Albom on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Mitch Albom on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Mitch Albom on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Mitch Albom on John Lennon
"I used to be a classic workaholic, and after seeing how little work and career really mean when you reach the end of your life, I put a new emphasis on things I believe count more. These things include: family, friends, being part of a community, and appreciating the little joys of the average day."
"I find interesting characters or lessons that resonate with people and sometimes I write about them in the sports pages, sometimes I write them in a column, sometimes in a novel, sometimes a play or sometimes in nonfiction. But at the core I always say to myself, 'Is there a story here? Is this something people want to read?'"