Big Wisdom (Little Book): 1,001 Proverbs, Adages, and Precepts to Help You Live a Better Life

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Jun 18, 2005 - Religion - 400 pages
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Saying-or hearing-just the right words can bring life to tired spirits, reignite fiery minds, and mend broken hearts. Nowhere can readers find a more inspiring collection of words to stir their souls than in Big Wisdom (Little Book). Featuring 1,001 thoughts, sayings, and nuggets of wisdom, this charming book gleans insight from ancient biblical proverbs as well as contemporary writings, providing direction for living each day, such as:

  • Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. --Winston Churchill
  • You're blessed when you feel content with just who you are-no more, no less. That's the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can be bought. --Jesus, Gospel ofMatthew
  • Oppurtunity is miss by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. --Thomas Edison
  • I can do no great things, only small things with great love. --Mother Teresa
  • When you realize you've made a mistake, make amends immediately. It's easier to eat crow while it's still warm. --Dan Heist

Offering the perfect words for any occasion, Big Wisdom (Little Book) makes a timeless gift for someone special or a cherished bedside reader for yourself.

 

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Contents

Section 1
12
Section 2
16
Section 3
27
Section 4
40
Section 5
51
Section 6
56
Section 7
64
Section 8
68
Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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Section 42
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Section 43
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