Wisdom of the Pagan Philosophers
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...more
من بیشتر برای تقویت زبان انگلیسی خوندمش، ولی چون نقل قول ها معمولاً ساده و قشنگن، از خود کتاب هم لذت بردم.
"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 ...more