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The Book of Ancient Wisdom: Over 500 Inspiring Quotations from the Greeks and Romans

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"Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable."—Cicero

"Nowadays, flattery wins friends, truth hatred."—Terence

Memorable quotes from Socrates, Euripides, Plutarch, Sophocles, Marcus Aurelius, and other ancient poets, playwrights, statesmen, and philosophers fill the pages of this handy collection of wit and wisdom. Their subjects touch all aspects of human life: adversity, contentment, courage, death, generosity, greed, love, procrastination, self-discipline, war, and peace. An appendix provides brief biographies of the contributors and a pronunciation guide to the Greek and Roman names.

A handy aid for speech writers and public speakers, these thoughtful, sagacious words of advice from the best minds of bygone civilizations still ring true in the twenty-first century.

Original Dover (2005) publication.

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Thoughtful, sagacious advice from the best minds of bygone civilizations touch all aspects of human life — from adversity and contentment to war and peace. Author bios, plus pronunciation guide to names.

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Thoughtful, sagacious advice from the best minds of bygone civilizations: ancient poets, playwrights, statesmen, and philosophers. From Socrates and Euripides, to Virgil and Marcus Aurelius, their subjects touch all aspects of human life — adversity, contentment, courage, death, generosity, greed, love, procrastination, war, and peace. Author bios and pronunciation guide to names.

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Thoughtful, sagacious advice from the best minds of bygone civilizations: ancient poets, playwrights, statesmen, and philosophers. From Socrates and Euripides, to Virgil and Marcus Aurelius, their subjects touch all aspects of human life — adversity, contentment, courage, death, generosity, greed, love, procrastination, war, and peace. Author bios and pronunciation guide to names.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486441115
Editor:
Bradfield, Bill
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Bradfield, Bill
Author:
Bradfield, Bill
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Personal Transformation
Subject:
Inspiration & Personal Growth
Subject:
Quotations, Latin.
Subject:
Quotations, Greek.
Subject:
Religion Western-Inspirational
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.4 pd

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Thoughtful, sagacious advice from the best minds of bygone civilizations touch all aspects of human life — from adversity and contentment to war and peace. Author bios, plus pronunciation guide to names.

"Synopsis" by ,
Thoughtful, sagacious advice from the best minds of bygone civilizations: ancient poets, playwrights, statesmen, and philosophers. From Socrates and Euripides, to Virgil and Marcus Aurelius, their subjects touch all aspects of human life — adversity, contentment, courage, death, generosity, greed, love, procrastination, war, and peace. Author bios and pronunciation guide to names.

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Thoughtful, sagacious advice from the best minds of bygone civilizations: ancient poets, playwrights, statesmen, and philosophers. From Socrates and Euripides, to Virgil and Marcus Aurelius, their subjects touch all aspects of human life — adversity, contentment, courage, death, generosity, greed, love, procrastination, war, and peace. Author bios and pronunciation guide to names.

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