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Words of Wisdom: a Thinker's Palette

by Scott Gallagher

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Words of Wisdom: a Thinker's Palette First released by Harper Collins, this book has, I am grateful to say, found an enthusiastic readership. Based on anecdotal evidence from readers, the reason for its popularity is owed, I infer, to the awareness that it is not a "Self-Help" book, per se. Rather, it is a handbook of inquiry. With a unique insight for each calendar day of the year, the reader will discover in this book nuggets of wisdom from such luminaries as Henry David Thoreau, Einstein, Buddha, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Carl Jung, Mark Twain, Confucius, Martin Luther King, Jr., Virginia Woolf, David Gilbert, Cicero, Montaigne, Plato, Goethe, and many more.My reflections on the quotations in these pages are simply that: my particular interpretations of the ideas and insights presented, which the reader may or may not find useful.In the end, my aspiration for those that read this book is that its content will (as indeed happened to me during its composition) stimulate contemplation and introspection or; in a word, thought."All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience." --Goethe… (more)



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