Filename: meditations.pdf
ISBN: 9780486111025
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Number of pages: 112
Author: Marcus Aurelius
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Meditations in PDF and EPUB 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.


Filename: meditations.pdf
ISBN: 9781402179006
Release Date: 2000-12
Number of pages: 251
Author: Marcus Aurelius
Publisher: Elibron Classics

Download and read online Meditations in PDF and EPUB 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.


Filename: meditations.pdf
ISBN: 1853264865
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 200
Author: Marcus Aurelius
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

Download and read online Meditations in PDF and EPUB 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

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ISBN: 9780735211742
Release Date: 2016-10-18
Number of pages: 416
Author: Ryan Holiday
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Daily Stoic in PDF and EPUB 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

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ISBN: 0486431851
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 139
Author: Thomas (à Kempis)
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online The Imitation of Christ in PDF and EPUB 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.


Filename: happiness.pdf
ISBN: 1861973675
Release Date: 2001-10-01
Number of pages: 95
Author: Marcus Aurelius

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To My Husband and Other Poems

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ISBN: 9780486159003
Release Date: 2012-07-06
Number of pages: 80
Author: Anne Bradstreet
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online To My Husband and Other Poems in PDF and EPUB From America’s first poet, a splendid selection of poems whose themes encompass love, home life, religious meditations, dialogues and lamentations, and formal elegies.

The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

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ISBN: 9780486111322
Release Date: 2012-05-23
Number of pages: 64
Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain in PDF and EPUB 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."

Letters from a Stoic

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ISBN: 9780141914527
Release Date: 2004-08-26
Number of pages: 256
Author: Seneca
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Letters from a Stoic in PDF and EPUB 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.

The Essential Marcus Aurelius

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ISBN: 9781101216118
Release Date: 2008-01-10
Number of pages: 144
Author: Jacob Needleman
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Essential Marcus Aurelius in PDF and EPUB 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.

Lyric Poems

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ISBN: 9780486113302
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Number of pages: 80
Author: John Keats
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Lyric Poems in PDF and EPUB 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.

8 Minute Meditation

Filename: 8-minute-meditation.pdf
ISBN: 9781101203170
Release Date: 2004-07-06
Number of pages: 208
Author: Victor Davich
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online 8 Minute Meditation in PDF and EPUB More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA

Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings

Filename: meditations-and-other-metaphysical-writings.pdf
ISBN: 9780141936062
Release Date: 2003-08-28
Number of pages: 256
Author: Rene Descartes
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings in PDF and EPUB 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.

Great Poems by American Women

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ISBN: 9780486112657
Release Date: 2012-05-14
Number of pages: 256
Author: Susan L. Rattiner
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Great Poems by American Women in PDF and EPUB Superb, inexpensive anthology spans four centuries to include more than 200 inspiring poems by Emily Dickinson, Hilda Doolittle, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Amy Lowell, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. Includes four selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Great Sonnets

Filename: great-sonnets.pdf
ISBN: 9780486280523
Release Date: 1994-08-23
Number of pages: 96
Author: Paul Negri
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Great Sonnets in PDF and EPUB Offers a compilation of over 170 English and American sonnets by more than seventy poets from the Renaissance to the twentieth century.