Quotes Of Confucius And Their Interpretations, A Words of Wisdom Collection Book
This fascinating collection of 120 Confucius quotes and their interpretations relating to the modern world gives valuable insight into the wisdom of the man himself, as well as providing a system for living a virtuous life that can be achieved by anyone.
Confucius (551 - 479 BC) was a Chinese politician and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn time period. He is known for his words of wisdom on subjects involving morality, correctness, justice and sincerity.
The thoughts of Confucius have influenced societies and their leaders for over two thousand years, and they are just as relevant today as they ever were.
"Study the past, if you would define the future"
Quotes Of Mahatma Gandhi, A Words of Wisdom Collection Book
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) was born and raised in a Hindu family in Western India. The honorific title 'Mahatma', meaning 'great-souled' and 'venerable', was applied to him in 1914.
Mahatma Gandhi became an Indian lawyer, and was an anti-colonialist and political ethicist. He led a nonviolent resistance movement, successfully campaigning for India's independence from British Rule. As a result, he inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.
In 1921, he adopted the loin cloth, with a shawl to wear in the winter to identify with the poor of India.
Known for his campaigns to ease poverty, expand women's rights, building bridges across races and religions and peacefully achieving Swaraj ('self-rule'), he earned worldwide respect and admiration.
Revered for his wisdom, this extensive collection of over 400 quotes made by the great man during his lifetime inspires, endures and evokes a depth of insight that few great men can match.
George Washington (1732 – 1799) was a military general, statesman, and American political leader. He led the Patriot forces to victory in the American War for Independence. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, where the U.S. Constitution was established, and he served as the first president of the United States from 1789 – 1797.
This extensive collection of quotes made by George Washington during his life time, span from before, during and after the War of Independence as well as during his time as American President. Also included are the delightful 110 'Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour In Company and Conversation', which he copied when he was sixteen as a handwriting exercise. They were originally derived from a list of ideals compiled by French Jesuits in 1590, and translated into English in 1640 by Francis Hawkins.
“Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” - Abraham Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865) is generally considered to be the greatest U. S. President.
He was born in poverty, self-educated, and went on to become a lawyer, Whig Party leader, state legislator and U.S. Congressman. In 1854, he became leader of the new Republican Party.
He led the North in the American Civil War against the rebellion in the South and their practice of slavery. During this time, in 1863, he gave the most famous speech in American history, the Gettysburg Address, which called for nationalism, republicanism, equal rights, liberty, and democracy for all.
He was assassinated just a few days after the end of the war.
He was President of the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Inspiration, Nuggets of Wisdom and Motivational Mantras
This delightful little book is packed full of brand new original nuggets of wisdom and motivational mantras to put a sparkle in your day! This collection is written so that everyone can take encouragement and enjoyment from these pages, with a little nudge to our motivation to spark every day. Enjoy, take comfort, and of course, be inspired.