Randy Pausch Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Randy Pausch quotes, Randy Pausch sayings, and Randy Pausch proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I am going to keep having fun every day I have left, because there is no other way of life. You just have to decide whether you are a Tigger or an Eeyore. Randy Pausch
Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun. Randy Pausch
I don't know how to not have fun. I'm dying and I'm having fun, and I'm going to keep having fun every day I've got left. Randy Pausch
Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want something Randy Pausch
Its important to have specific dreams. Dream Big. Dream without fear. Randy Pausch
No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse. Randy Pausch
Proper apologies have three parts: 1) What I did was wrong. 2) I feel badly that I hurt you. 3) How do I make this better? Randy Pausch
Until you got ice cream spilled on you, you're not doing field work. Randy Pausch
The best way to teach somebody something is to have them think they're learning something else. Randy Pausch
When there's an elephant in the room introduce him. Randy Pausch
Anything is possible, and that's something we should not lose sight of. The inspiration and the permission to dream is huge. Randy Pausch
No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse. Randy Pausch
Wait long enough, and people will surprise and impress you. Randy Pausch
Your patience will be both appreciated and rewarded. Randy Pausch
Just because you're in the driver's seat, doesn't mean you have to run people over. Randy Pausch
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. Randy Pausch
A good apology is like antibiotic, a bad apology is like rubbing salt in the wound. Randy Pausch
Brick walls let us prove how badly we want our dream and they stop those who don't want it enough. Brick walls let us show our dedication. Randy Pausch
Respect authority while questioning it. Randy Pausch
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
It's a thrill to fulfill your own childhood dreams, but as you get older, you may find that enabling the dreams of others is even more fun. Randy Pausch
Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls aren't there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show us how badly we want things. Randy Pausch
A lot of people want a shortcut. I find the best shortcut is the long way, which is basically two words: work hard. Randy Pausch
Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun. Randy Pausch
Never lose the childlike wonder. Show gratitude... Don't complain; just work harder... Never give up. Randy Pausch
I will take an earnest person over a hip person every day, because hip is short-term, earnest is long-term. Randy Pausch
One key factor in the downward spiral in our educational system is that there is too much stroking and too little real feedback. Randy Pausch
Fuel your kids' dreams. Sometimes, that means letting them stay up past their bedtimes. Randy Pausch
We all stand on the dart board and very few of us catch the darts. Do not think it is unfair. It is fair but you are unlucky Randy Pausch
Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other. Randy Pausch