A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

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What does not change risks extinction.

by Layne on April 21, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The very last sentence of my 967 page AP world history textbook that I've had to read this year. It's amazing how the entire textbook can be summed up in that one sentence so perfectly, and how, when put into the terms of the student reading it, shows why it may have been worth it to read. Woah.


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