Light From Many Lamps

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Touchstone, Jan 15, 1988 - Religion - 352 pages
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A classic treasury of inspiration featuring hundreds of passages and quotations—selected from the wisdom of the ages—offering invaluable insight and guidance on the challenges of daily life.

Here are not only the best of the world’s most inspiring thoughts and ideas, but the stories behind them: how they came to be written and what their impact has been on others. A storehouse of inspired and inspiring reading, it is a collection of brief, stimulating biographies as well. There are selections from John Burroughs, Alfred Tennyson, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, William Cullen Bryant, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Shakespeare, Hippocrates, Confucius, and many others. A distillation of the greatest thoughts, ideas, and philosophies that have been handed down to us through the ages, this is a book to turn to over and over again—a book of moral, spiritual, and ethical guidance—an unfailing source of comfort and inspiration for all.

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It has the elixir of life

User Review  - Animesh Uniyal - Flipkart

This book should be in every home. It has the elixir of every religious book.Different topics ranging from love, happiness, inner peace, etc, are eloquently written. Anyone who do not wish to read any religious book can buy this and keep it by his side at the time of adversities. Read full review

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User Review  - Anupam - Flipkart

Very Inspirational,leaves us to ponder about the same situation great leaders were in as are we but how well they tackled it. Read full review

Contents

Happiness The Enjoyment of Living
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JOHN BURROUGHS The secret of happiness is something to do
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SENECA True happiness is to rest satisfied with what we have
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Watson was a well-known writer with many years of experience in helping people help themselves. She is one of the most widely read authorities on social usage in the world.

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