Sage Advice

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Wood Lake Publishing Inc., 1996 - Religion - 256 pages
Need some good advice? Sage Advice contains wisdom and advice from some of history's greatest minds, both past and present, and from many different cultures. In this book you will understand how wisdom is the antidote to the attitude that knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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Page 34 - It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Page 22 - I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.
Page 35 - If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Page 18 - Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.
Page 221 - All things are full of labour; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
Page 93 - All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts.
Page 32 - Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.
Page 100 - For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh; for these are opposed to each other, to prevent you from doing what you would.
Page 209 - Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it. For the gate is narrow and the road is hard that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

About the author (1996)

Lois Kerr continues her career in journalism and creative writing. She has gathered the material in Sage Advice over many years, through her readings of scripture, philosophy, essays, and poetry. Lois Kerr lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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