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The Last Lecture Quotes by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow

The Last Lecture Quotes by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow

The Last Lecture is a New York Times bestseller and was published in 2008. This book is written by Jeffrey Zaslow and Randy Pausch. This book is based on a lecture which Randy Pausch gave in 2007 on the topic of “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams”. 

We have compiled a list of the best quotes from “The Last Lecture” Book:-

List of best from “The Last Lecture” book:- 

1. “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

2. “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

3. “When it comes to men who are romantically interested in you, it’s really simple. Just ignore everything they say and only pay attention to what they do.”

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― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

4. “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

5. “The key question to keep asking is, Are you spending your time on the right things? Because time is all you have. ”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

6. “No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

7. “It’s not about how to achieve your dreams, it’s about how to lead your life, … If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself, the dreams will come to you.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

8. “Look, I’m going to find a way to be happy, and I’d really love to be happy with you, but if I can’t be happy with you, then I’ll find a way to be happy without you.”

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― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

9. “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

10. “Luck is where preparation meets opportunity. ”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

11. “Time is all you have and you may find one day that you have less than you think.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

12. “Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won’t make us happier.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

13. “It’s not how hard you hit. It’s how hard you get hit…and keep moving forward.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

14. “Too many people go through life complaining about their problems. I’ve always believed that if you took one-tenth the energy you put into complaining and applied it to solving the problem, you’d be surprised by how well things can work out.”

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― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

15. “A lot of people want a shortcut. I find the best shortcut is a long way, which is basically two words: work hard.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

16. “Find the best in everybody. Just keep waiting no matter how long it takes. No one is all evil. Everybody has a good side, just keep waiting, it will come out.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

17. “When we’re connected to others, we become better people.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

18. “When we’re connected to others, we become better people.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

19. “The questions are always more important than the answers.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

20. “People are more important than things.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture
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21. “A good apology is like an antibiotic, a bad apology is like rubbing salt in the wound.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

22. “You can always change your plan, but only if you have one.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

23.“The person who failed often knows how to avoid future failures. The person who knows only success can be more oblivious to all the pitfalls.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

24. “All my adult life I’ve felt drawn to ask long-married couples how they were able to stay together. All of them said the same thing: “We worked hard at it.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

25. “Give yourself permission to dream. Fuel your kids’ dreams too. Once in a while, that might even mean letting them stay up past their bedtimes.”

― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

Wrapping Up

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