ABC: the World's Greatest Words of Wisdom

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Silverback Books, Feb 15, 2006 - Philosophy - 95 pages
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An exceptional anthology of the most compelling quotations from the greatest philosophers of all time. Includes over 100 words of wisdom from Oriental, Western, Hindu, African or American Indian, from Antiquity up to modern times.

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Page 91 - Now what is a thing that thinks? It is a thing that doubts, understands, conceives, affirms, denies, wills and refuses; also that imagines and perceives.
Page 35 - Everyone knows the usefulness of the useful, but no one knows the usefulness of the useless.
Page 51 - It was enough to read six lines of Stalin to understand that the revolution could not be that, Cornelius Castoriadis I teach the art of turning anguish into delight.
Page 85 - Man is absurd for what he seeks; great for what he finds.

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