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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If somebody asks me to give away all my books but one, this book will be the one I will keep forever with me. A path guider, it did help me to come out of my difficult times when I had nothing. this book is a journey which is still ON. Read full review

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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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