10.07.2018

Life lessons from Netflix's 'Quincy': You only live 26,000 days — wear them out

Life lessons from Netflix's 'Quincy': You only live 26,000 days — wear them out Getty Images

"QUINCY," a new Netflix documentary about the life of music legend Quincy Jones, is an inspiring portrait of the artist lovingly, directed, written and produced in part by his daughter, Rashida. His meteoric rise — from a poor child looking for a way out of the South side of Chicago, to producer of the best-selling album and single of all time — was the direct result of a tireless work ethic, rigid determination, a relentless thirst for knowledge and a big love of life. During the trajectory of his 85-years on earth, the achievements he’s amassed, musical and otherwise, are almost impossible to enumerate. Here’s what we learned about how to age like a legend, from watching the real live legend on TV.

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