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Wise words on the good life

Wise words on the good life

an anthology of quotations

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conduct of life -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Country life -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Simplicity -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Quotations, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementgathered by Helen Nearing.
    ContributionsNearing, Helen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .W52
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4100390M
    LC Control Number80014809


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50 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life. By Peter Economy, The Leadership Guy @: Peter Economy.

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With a new introduction by Annie Sheble, member of The Good Life Center’s Group of Stewards. Life is a gift. When we embrace all that life has to offer, we can achieve success both personally and professionally. One way to do this is to surround ourselves with love.

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Wise words - quotations to live by, from The Quote Garden. Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.

~Henry David Thoreau (–), My Little Book of Life, When "Why not do it?" barely outweighs "Why do it?" — don't do it. ~Mignon.

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Ernest Miller Hemingway (J – July 2, ) was an American writer and journalist. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mids and the mids, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in Words Can Create or Alleviate a Conflict.

1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. 18 A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. 23 A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it.

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In his final and perhaps greatest work, the Annals, he covers the history of Roman emperors from. LIVING A WISE LIFE [Proverbs 17] behavior.

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11 The words of the wise are like goads, and the anthologies of the masters are like firmly embedded nails driven by a single Shepherd. 12 And by these, my son, be further warned: There is no end to the making of many books, and much study wearies the body.