Meditations

Meditations Author Marcus Aurelius
ISBN-10 9780486111025
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 112
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Stirring reflections on the human condition provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman warrior and emperor of the 2nd century.



Meditations

Meditations Author Marcus Aurelius
ISBN-10 9781402179006
Release 2000-12
Pages 251
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The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121--180) embodied in his person that deeply cherished, ideal figure of antiquity, the philosopher-king. His "Meditations "are not only one of the most important expressions of the Stoic philosophy of his time but also an enduringly inspiring guide to living a good and just life. Written in moments snatched from military campaigns and the rigors of politics, these ethical and spiritual reflections reveal a mind of exceptional clarity and originality, and a spirit attuned to both the particulars of human destiny and the vast patterns that underlie it. A. S. L. Farquharson (1871--1942) spent a lifetime on his edition of the "Meditations," which is one of the outstanding twentieth-century achievements of classical scholarship. All the notes to the Farquharson translation, ampli-fying the twelve books of the "Meditations," are included in this volume.



Meditations

Meditations Author Marcus Aurelius
ISBN-10 1853264865
Release 1997
Pages 200
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Vampires, those dark children of the night, who rise from their coffins to suck the blood of the living, continue to hold a strange fascination and dread. In this unique collection of vampire stories you will find some of the earliest depictions of these



The Daily Stoic

The Daily Stoic Author Ryan Holiday
ISBN-10 9780735211742
Release 2016-10-18
Pages 416
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From the team that brought you The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, a beautiful daily devotional of Stoic meditations—an instant Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestseller. Why have history's greatest minds—from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with today's top performers from Super Bowl-winning football coaches to CEOs and celebrities—embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is timeless and that philosophy is for living a better life, not a classroom exercise. The Daily Stoic offers 366 days of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring all-new translations from the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the playwright Seneca, or slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus, as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Every day of the year you'll find one of their pithy, powerful quotations, as well as historical anecdotes, provocative commentary, and a helpful glossary of Greek terms. By following these teachings over the course of a year (and, indeed, for years to come) you'll find the serenity, self-knowledge, and resilience you need to live well. From the Hardcover edition.



The Imitation of Christ

The Imitation of Christ Author Thomas (à Kempis)
ISBN-10 0486431851
Release 2003
Pages 139
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This classic, second only to the Bible for religious instruction and inspiration, has brought understanding and comfort to millions for centuries. Written in a candid and conversational style, the topics include liberation from worldly inclinations, preparation and consolations of prayer, and the place of eucharistic communion in a devout life.



The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain Author Mark Twain
ISBN-10 9780486111322
Release 2012-05-23
Pages 64
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Includes hundreds of Twain's most memorable quips and comments on life, love, history, culture, travel, and diverse other topics, among them "He is now fast rising from affluence to poverty."



Happiness

Happiness Author Marcus Aurelius
ISBN-10 1861973675
Release 2001-10-01
Pages 95
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Happiness has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Happiness also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Happiness book for free.



Letters from a Stoic

Letters from a Stoic Author Seneca
ISBN-10 9780141914527
Release 2004-08-26
Pages 256
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A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', Stoicism called for the restraint of animal instincts and the severing of emotional ties. These beliefs were formulated by the Athenian followers of Zeno in the fourth century BC, but it was in Seneca (c. 4 BC- AD 65) that the Stoics found their most eloquent advocate. Stoicism, as expressed in the Letters, helped ease pagan Rome's transition to Christianity, for it upholds upright ethical ideals and extols virtuous living, as well as expressing disgust for the harsh treatment of slaves and the inhumane slaughters witnessed in the Roman arenas. Seneca's major contribution to a seemingly unsympathetic creed was to transform it into a powerfully moving and inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind.



To My Husband and Other Poems

To My Husband and Other Poems Author Anne Bradstreet
ISBN-10 9780486159003
Release 2012-07-06
Pages 80
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From America’s first poet, a splendid selection of poems whose themes encompass love, home life, religious meditations, dialogues and lamentations, and formal elegies.



8 Minute Meditation

8 Minute Meditation Author Victor Davich
ISBN-10 9781101203170
Release 2004-07-06
Pages 208
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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA



Lyric Poems

Lyric Poems Author John Keats
ISBN-10 9780486113302
Release 2012-03-05
Pages 80
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Treasury of 30 favorites: "On first looking into Chapman's Homer," "Ode to a Nightingale," "Ode on a Grecian Urn," "To Autumn," 26 more. Reprinted from standard text. Alphabetical List of Opening Lines.



Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings

Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings Author Rene Descartes
ISBN-10 9780141936062
Release 2003-08-28
Pages 256
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Of all the works of the man claimed by many as the father of modern philosophy, the MEDITATIONS, first published in 1641, must surely be Rene Descartes' masterpiece. This volume consists of not only a new translation of the original Latin text and the expanded objections and replies, but also includes selected correspondence and other metaphysical writings from the period 1641-49.



How to Meditate with Your Dog

How to Meditate with Your Dog Author James Jacobson
ISBN-10 9780975263112
Release 2005
Pages 174
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Explains the author's meditation technique designed to relieve stress and enhance well-being, improve focus and cultivate compassion, all while deepening the connection between pack leaders and their pooches.



Great Sonnets

Great Sonnets Author Paul Negri
ISBN-10 9780486280523
Release 1994-08-23
Pages 96
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Offers a compilation of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than seventy poets from the Renaissance to the twentieth century.



The Essential Marcus Aurelius

The Essential Marcus Aurelius Author Jacob Needleman
ISBN-10 9781101216118
Release 2008-01-10
Pages 144
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This inaugural-and all new-Tarcher Cornerstone Edition presents a stunningly relevant and reliable translation of the thoughts and aphorisms of the Stoic philosopher and Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, properly placing the philosopher-king's writings within the vein of the world's great religious and ethical traditions. The late antique world possessed no voice like that of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (121-180 CE). His private meditations on what constitutes a good life have withstood the centuries and reach us today with the same penetrating clarity and shining light as the words of Shakespeare, Emerson, or Thoreau. In this remarkable new translation, bestselling religious philosopher Jacob Needleman and classics scholar John P. Piazza have retained the depth of Marcus's perspective on life. They have carefully selected and faithfully rendered those passages that clarify Marcus's role as someone who stood within the great religious and ethical traditions that extend throughout every culture in human history. The voice that emerges from their translation is a universal one, equally recognizable to students of Christ, Buddha, the Vedas, the Talmud, and to anyone who sincerely searches for a way of meaning in contemporary life.



The Bhagavadgita

The Bhagavadgita Author S. Radhakrishnan
ISBN-10 9351774376
Release 2015-08-04
Pages 480
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A classic rendering of one of the world's greatest epics The Bhagavadgita, or 'Sacred Song', holds an assured place among the world's great scriptures. In fourteen hundred lines of verse, the relationship of man with God and the intense joy of divine love are celebrated in a language that is precise and beautiful. This edition of the Bhagavadgita offers the Sanskrit text as well as S. Radhakrishnan's English translation and a commentary that has become a classic.



C S Lewis

C S  Lewis Author C. S. Lewis
ISBN-10 9780060652852
Release 1996-01-05
Pages 176
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Known throughout the world as the intellect behind The Chronicles of Narnia and as the twentieth century's most influential Christian writer, C. S. Lewis has stirred millions of readers through his probing insights, passionate arguments, and provocative questions about God, love, life, and death. Gathered from the mass of his published works -- including The Screwtape Letters, Mere Christianity, The Four Loves, and God in the Dock -- as well as from letters, essays, and less familiar writings, this compendium contains a cross section of Lewis's finest work.