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The Quantum and the Lotus by Matthieu Ricard
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Why Can't We Be Good? by Jacob Needleman
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The Heart of Islam by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
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Wabi Sabi by Diane Durston
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Wonderful little book. It's primarily quotes, interspersed with brief character sketches of people she met in Japan. It's a very fast read, but one to continually re-read parts of.
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The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
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Excellent book, but it has to be read slowly and thought about.
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In Search of the Lost Feminine by Craig S. Barnes
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Excellent! He makes many of the same arguments I've made, but he goes much further than I did and supports his points very well.
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Boone by Robert Morgan
Boone: A Biography
by Robert Morgan
read in August, 2009
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So far, a very interesting biography. It compiles information from many sources and gives greater insight into Boone's character.
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
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Didn't finish it because I couldn't get into it.
2012 by Daniel Pinchbeck
" I read a different book by him -- about 2012. He has interesting ideas, but by the time I finished it I felt that he hadn't really made his case. "
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Louis Armstrong
“What we play is life.”
Louis Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, in His Own Words: Selected Writings

Robert Louis Stevenson
“To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.”
Robert Louis Stevenson, An Inland Voyage

“How often – even before we began – have we declared a task “impossible”? And how often have we construed a picture of ourselves as being inadequate? . . . A great deal depends upon the thought patterns we choose and on the persistence with which we affirm them.”
Piero Ferrucci

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Read at every wait; read at all hours; read within leisure; read in times of labor; read as one goes in; read as one goest out. The task of the educated mind is simply put: read to lead.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

William Blake
“Mercy is the golden chain by which society is bound together.”
William Blake

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