Suzanne Weyn wrote one of my favorite quotes in the book Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium. Dustin Hoffman says the words in the movie Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium: “Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.”
Some thoughts are simply mind boggling, mind expanding. That quote is one of them. It makes me contemplate what I should be doing to properly celebrate and honor my life. Am I truly living life to the fullest? Am I making a difference in the world?
“Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.” What a great thought for both athletes and non-athletes. It really puts things into perspective, doesn’t it?
Dustin Hoffman says the words in this scene from the movie:
This video captures the essence of the quote. It’s a 12-year-old pianist who learned to play “Night Time” by ear after watching Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium four times.