Larry Smith

Author and Editor of "Six Words Fresh Off the Boat"

Larry Smith has written for the New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, Men’s Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and various other publications and media. He has edited nine books of Six-Word Memoirs as well as an anthology of longer essays, The Moment: Wild, Poignant, Life-Changing Stories from 125 Writers and Artists Famous & Obscure.
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What Happened When I Asked People to Sum Up Their Lives in 6 Words

by Larry Smith

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People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.

- MARCUS AURELIUS

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