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Dancing Star: Inspirations to Guide and Heal
by Eileen Campbell (Goodreads Author)
This anthology of quotes from the world's great religious teachers, poets, writers, and philosophers provides inspiration and guidance for meditation and renewal. Includes quotes from Spinoza, Carl Jung, Kierkegaard, Cervantes, Confucius, William Blake, Kahlil Gibran, and others.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 15th 1997 by Thorsons
(first published March 25th 1995)
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In Also Sprach Zarathustra Nietzsche said: "I say to you: 'One must have chaos in oneself in order to give birth to a dancing star.'" In this collection Eileen Campbell has gathered quotations from both East and West to speak to people whose lives are constantly subject to change, and frequently chaotic as a result. She relies on the premise that our problems are not unique; likely to be part of the human condition. The result is that there are times we need inspiration. For most readers there a ...more
I loved this little book. The Nietzsche quote that has been sampled for the title is one of my all time faves. My favourite quote in the book would have to be: "In every corner of my soul there is an altar to a different God." Fernando Pessoa