Synopses & Reviews
In carefully selected and arranged quotations 2500 Years of Wisdom combines classic insights from writers and thinkers like Plato and Confucius, with aphorisms from the likes of Montaigne and Goethe. Both poetic and immensely practical, it provides inspiration, solace, and a deeper understanding of the human condition. 2500 Years of Wisdom is a magnificent and harmonious symphony of humanitys deepest convictions, crossing the boundaries of culture and time.
The wisdom from the greatest minds on earth... all in one place. This book of carefully selected and arranged quotations, each elevating and expanding upon the last, represents the greatest philosophical thoughts mankind has produced in its attempt to come to a deeper understanding of the human condition. Combining classic expressions from giants, such as Plato and Confucius, with aphorisms of accepted masters, such as Montaigne and Goethe, this book also blends the genius of lesser known lights, such as Baltazar Gracien and Simone Weil. The result is a magnificent and harmonious symphony of humanity’s deepest convictions, crossing the boundaries of culture and time.
About the Author
D.W. Brown teaches acting at The Joanne Baron/DW Brown Studio (www.baronbrown.com) in Santa Monica, California. His book You Can Act! A Complete Guide for Actors is a definitive publication on acting published by Michael Wiese Productions. He is a writer and director of theater and film (On The Inside), loves dogs, scuba dives, has a purple belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, and sculpts.
Table of Contents
No Table of Contents ...a single flow of quotes beginning with...
Do your work.
Know yourself and nothing too much.
Sustain and abstain.
See golden days, fruitful of golden deeds, With joy and love triumphing.
~ John Milton
You are younger today than you will ever be again.
You’ll break the worry habit the day you decide you can meet and master the worse that can happen to you.
~ Arnold Glasow
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.