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Wisdom of the Pagan Philosophers

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The Wisdom of the Masters series is a treasure house of ancient knowledge, with beautiful illustrations and paintings to accompany the texts.

Each title contains an extensive introduction to the spiritual values of a particular tradition, highlighting the unique gift of wisdom each has to offer. The introduction is followed by a chronological selection of inspiring and prof

Hardcover, 64 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by Journey Editions (first published 1998)
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Aug 10, 2016 Mahdi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
کتاب مختصریه و گفتاوردهای فلاسفه ی "کافر" (یعنی فلاسفه ی پیشامسیحی) رو در موضوعات کلی (مثل خدا، جهان، عقل و...) نقل کرده.
من بیشتر برای تقویت زبان انگلیسی خوندمش، ولی چون نقل قول ها معمولاً ساده و قشنگن، از خود کتاب هم لذت بردم.
Apr 20, 2014 Jackie rated it liked it
My three favorite quotes come from Epictetus; I'll have to read more of him.

"Although we cannot choose what happens to us, we can choose how we respond."

"Do not afflict others with anything that you yourself would not wish to suffer. If you would not like to be a slave, make sure no one is your slave, for just as freedom is incompatible with slavery, so goodness is incompatible with hypocrisy."

"Small-minded people blame others. Average people blame themselves. The wise see all blame as foolis
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Apr 25, 2011 Michael Roop rated it really liked it
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This little bitty book may not be much, but it's one heck of a little desk or drawer reference book for when you need that one line to deliver the perfect punch in a paper. I've been using this little book now for two years in writing papers for college and it really helps accent a point that I'm trying to make in a paper. It is nothing more than a small quote book. There is no real meat to the book, but it's got quotes from philosophers throughout history that were consider pagan or even satani ...more
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Timothy Freke has an honors degree in philosophy and is the author of more than twenty books on world spirituality. He lectures and runs experiential seminars throughout the world exploring gnosis. For information, see Both Freke and Gandy live in England and are the authors of five previous books, including The Jesus Mysteries and Jesus and the Lost Goddess.
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