Randy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2006 and lost his battle with this most brutal of cancers in 2008 at the young age of 47. He became famous when he delivered his “Last Lecture” at Carnegie Mellon University on September 18, 2007. Randy titled his lecture “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams” where he spoke about his lessons learned and shared his wisdom with students and how to apply experience to life and personal goals. What an inspiration he became and his legacy will forever continue to inspire millions on how to live and love life.

As a man dying of pancreatic cancer, he taught the world how to live each day to the fullest and most joyful extent possible. If you had only six months to live, how would you live it?”. And while you do, never lose your compassionate child-like wonder. It is what drives us to help others in their time of need.”

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Randy’s Most Inspiring Quotes On How To Live Life

“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.”

“Follow your passions, believe in karma, and you won’t have to chase your dreams, they will come to you.”

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

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

“Its important to have specific dreams. Dream Big. Dream without fear.”

“Go out and do for others what somebody did for you.”

Time is all you have. And you may find one day that you have less than you think.”

“Never lose the child like wonder. It’s just too important. It’s what drives us. Help others.”

“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted .”

“As you get older, you may find that enabling the dreams of others is even more fun.”

“Walls aren’t put in our life to stop us, they are there to test how much we really want something.”

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

“Luck is indeed where preparation meets opportunity.”

“It make no sense to talk about rights without also talking about responsibilities”

“If you lead your life the right way, the dreams will come to you.”

“You’re only as good as your word,” and there’s no better way to say it.”

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

“Brick walls are there only to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough.”

“Now matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse”