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Sunbeams: Sages, Saints and Lovers Celebrate the Human Heart (IO)

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Here is a wealth of quotations--witty, humorous, insightful, touching--ideal for gift giving, personal reflection, bedside reading, or anytime one wants to get in touch with the beauty and wisdom of the human spirit. The authors include actors, gurus, philosophers, rock stars, film directors, baseball players, poets, sages from fifth-century China, the celebrated and the u ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published January 11th 1993 by North Atlantic Books
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Gabriel
Jun 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: miscellany
Lots of fantastic wisdom from some of the greatest thinkers, artists, and writers in history. Some quotes are familiar to the average reader, some are obscure, but at least most of them are definitely worth taking to heart. (I say "most" because I didn't agree with some of them observations made in the quotes, and rolled my eyes at them; also, some of the quotes don't make much sense out of context.)

Not too shabby for a book the library gave away for free. For a collection of quotes, it exceede
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George
Dec 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Sy Safransky has a genius for stream-of-consciousness quotations. This book is collected from The Sun magazine, which still includes a full page of quotations each month--a favorite part of the magazine.

This is a cherished part of my library, I have several books of quotations and this is one of the very best.
Melanie
Aug 31, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I love the quotes in this book. I've had it forever.
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Oct 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I keep this on my nightstand and have read it at least ten times. Nuggests of wisdom and epiphanies that let me sleep more peacefully.
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An excellent resource for pointing challenging moments in prospective.
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