Randy Pausch Quotes

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Randy Pausch Quotes

No job is beneath you.
You ought to be thrilled you got a job in the mailroom And when you get there, heres what you do: Be really great at sorting mail.
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We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.

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It's not how hard you hit. It's how hard you get hit ... and keep moving forward.

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The questions are always more important than the answers.

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An injured lion still wants to roar.

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I've said my piece. My time now is entirely focused on family.

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Do not tell people how to live their lives. Just tell them stories and they will figure out how those stories apply to them.

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I was hugely impressed ... was the ultimate example of a man who knew what he didn't know, was perfectly willing to admit it, and didn't want to leave until he understood. That's heroic to me.
I wish every grad student had that attitude.

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What is the most appropriate thing to say to a friend who was about to die. He answered:"tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Whenever he goes, you also g. He will not be alone".

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You've got to get the fundamentals down, because otherwise the fancy stuff is not going to work.

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Sometimes all you have to do is ask, and it can lead to all your dreams coming true.

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Apologies are not pass/fail.

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I understand the arguments about how the billions of dollars spent to put men on the moon could have been used to fight poverty and hunger on Earth. But, look, I'm a scientist who sees inspiration as the ultimate tool for doing good. When you use money to fight poverty, it can be of great value, but too often, you're working at the margins. When you're putting people on the moon, you're inspiring all of us to achieve the maximum of human potential, which is how our greatest problems will eventually be solved. Give yourself permission to dream.

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Though I am not a fan of TV - it's mankind's greatest time-waster, the gift was completely appropriate, since I'll be in bed so much at the end. TV will be one of my last links to the outside world.

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Tenacity is a virtue, but it's not always crucial for everyone to observe
how hard you work at something.

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You will need to find your passion. Don't give up on finding it because then all you're doing is waiting for the Reaper.

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Read at least one book a month. This is self-serving, obviously. It's a proven fact that people who read buy more books than people who don't read. In truth, I wish you'd read ten books a month, or at least buy that many.

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Call home at least once a week. It's a proven fact that we call home less the older we get. And that's wrong. It should be the other way around. As we get older, our parents get older.

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If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy?

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