Who Will Cry When You Die is a book written by Robin Sharma which teaches us life lessons and the best practices to follow for a happy and peaceful life.
The book is in the form of small stories and ‘to the point quotes’ makes the reader think if he is living a life worth living.
About Robin Sharma
Robin Sharma is a famous Canadian writer, who worked as a litigation lawyer until age 25 when he self-published a book on stress management and spirituality titled ‘MegaLiving’.
He is also the author of the bestseller ‘ The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’ and ‘The 5 AM Club‘. He is one of the world’s premier speakers on Leadership and has founded a company ‘Sharma Leadership International’.
Content of the book
The book, ‘who will cry when you die?’ is a great collection of small lessons which can bring huge changes in one’s life. It’s amazing how the author simplifies life and presents an outline of how a happy and a life full of contentment should be lived.
The life lessons taught by the author are worth learning and if you can apply those teachings in your daily life, you will have no regrets on your deathbed.
The book is filled with life experiences of the author which has transformed him through the years, and now, when he is so popular and rich, he finds bliss in the small duties like playing with his kids and going to places of natural beauty. The book is very sober and the selection of words is very specific.
Most English bestsellers contain words that require frequent use of a dictionary for complete understanding. But in this book the selection of words is lucid. The use of famous quotes in every lesson not only speaks volumes about the knowledge of the writer but also makes the readers think.
Whom should read
This book is for everyone to read. For writers, preachers, management gurus, and the students because the book is not about a particular subject.
It teaches, in his own words, that the purpose of life is a life of purpose. So, for students, why not learn the purpose of life at an age when you can make a big difference.
This is a book for writers in the sense that when you are writing down your arguments for an issue, it’s best to use quotes propounded by the greats who ever lived on Earth. In this book, he uses the quotes of famous personalities from Mahatma Gandhi to Bernard Shaw, from famous thinkers to world-renowned poets, from inventors to sports personalities, and the list is endless.