Light From Many Lamps
A classic treasury of inspiration featuring hundreds of passages and quotations—selected from the wisdom of the ages—offering invaluable insight and guidance on the challenges of daily life.
Here are not only the best of the world’s most inspiring thoughts and ideas, but the stories behind them: how they came to be written and what their impact has been on others. A storehouse of inspired and inspiring reading, it is a collection of brief, stimulating biographies as well. There are selections from John Burroughs, Alfred Tennyson, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, William Cullen Bryant, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Shakespeare, Hippocrates, Confucius, and many others. A distillation of the greatest thoughts, ideas, and philosophies that have been handed down to us through the ages, this is a book to turn to over and over again—a book of moral, spiritual, and ethical guidance—an unfailing source of comfort and inspiration for all.
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What an excellent collection to uplift and dip into at any time. One of my all time favourites that, when I come across at the second hand bookshops, I buy and give away. Read full review
Exceptional collection! It shows how to hope in spite of continuous failures. Many of us give up in middle up of path towards success but this book teaches you to hold on, mend your soul, face challenges and many more things eventually leading to destiny. Lillian watson's hard work can make us hard working. The lamps are brightest stars of history.
The secret of happiness is something to do
Let me live by the side of the road
To find happiness we must seek for it in
How essential it is to be able to live
Lead kindly Light The night
So by my woes to
My faith in God is complete so I
SelfDiscipline The Development of Character
The divinity that shapes our ends is in our
I will lead my life and practice my art in uprightness
Faith hope and love these threeand the greatest
What you do not wish done to yourself do not do
With malice toward none with charity
You want to gain emotional poise?
Thejourneyisdone O thou soul of
Without Divine assistance I cannot succeed
This too shall pass away
I am the master of my fate
I would no longer resist and struggle I
Goodbye Iam not at all afraid
tained and soothed by an unfaltering trust
I wish to take from every grave its fear
You wake up in the morning and lo your
We must do the best we can with
I rave no more gainst Time or Fate
At the end only two things really matter to
Old age is the consummation of life
The shadows of evening lengthen about
The age in which we live can become
Our thinking in the future must be world
The only limit to our realization