Light from Many Lamps

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Simon & Schuster, Jan 15, 1988 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Since its original publication in 1951, Light from Many Lamps has established itself as a classic work of inspiration. Now available for the first time in paperback, Lillian Eichler Watson's treasury can be shared with new generations. 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. Light from Many Lamps is not only 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, Mary Pickford, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Shakespeare, Hippocrates, Saint Paul, Confucius, Henry David Thoreau, plus many others.

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A positive reference guide, full of real advice. - Goodreads
The introduction of this book is very apt. - Flipkart
Have used for reference for many years. - Goodreads

beautiful book

User Review  - Souvik Atha - Flipkart

it is impossible to express how amazing this book is the matter is divided in different sections prior to the difficulties we face in life and the truth that we deny us excellent read with loads of inspiration and advise a counselor converted into a book flipkart delivery was awesome Read full review

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User Review  - Er.kirtesh jailia - Flipkart

This book is good ......any single line can change your life...and it has so many. go for it....if you wish to see the magic of words. 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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