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  • Lionel Giles

    A prose translation of the Tao that focuses on bringing out the subtlety and depth of the classic Way. Translations of the famous Way and Virtue (Dao De Jing/Tao Te Ching) focus on the poetics and depth of the original. In contrast, Giles’ translation focuses on telling stories with the text, drawing out the nuances in a way that is more familiar to Western audiences from philosophical and religious texts. “Few can help being struck by the similarity of tone between the sayings of Lao Tzu and the Gospel enunciated six centuries later by the Prince of Peace. There are two famous utterances in particular which secure to Lao Tzu the glory of having anticipated the lofty morality of...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    We have selected for you 100 great quotes of Lao Tzu perfect for meditation. Lao-Tzu was a philosopher and poet of ancient China. He is known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism, and as a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. A central figure in Chinese culture, Lao Tzu is claimed by both the emperors of the Tang dynasty and modern people. Some of his great quotes are : "When goodness is lost, it is replaced by morality." "Without Darkness, there can be no Light." "The usefulness of a pot comes from its emptiness." "The best people are like water, which benefits all things and does not compete with them. It stays in lowly...read more

  • Lao-Tzu

    We have selected for you 100 great quotes of Lao Tzu perfect for meditation. Lao-Tzu was a philosopher and poet of ancient China. He is known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism, and as a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. A central figure in Chinese culture, Lao Tzu is claimed by both the emperors of the Tang dynasty and modern people. Some of his great quotes are: "When goodness is lost, it is replaced by morality." "Without Darkness, there can be no Light." "The usefulness of a pot comes from its emptiness." "The best people are like water, which benefits all things and does not compete with them. It stays in lowly...read more

  • Thomas More

    Why Political Science Classics Collection is so important? In today's world, providing quality training for the younger generation at colleges and universities is of primary importance. But higher education is not enough. Any graduate is first and foremost a citizen of his nation. He has the right to be an actor in the political life of his society. The political changes taking place today in the modern world are dependent on the civic stance of each person. In this way, a serious challenge facing the world system of higher education is to educate citizens who are capable of navigating and influencing the modern political processes in his country. Youth today actively participate in...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    The Tao Te Ching is a Taoist philosophical treatise. Lao Tzu, a great Ancient Chinese philosopher and teacher, is considered to be the author of this book. We owe this book to an unnamed guardian who kept safe the far western borders of a country, Zhou in the fifth century BC. The legend says that exhausted from misunderstanding Teacher with a tired heart went on his last journey – to die in a dessert. The guardian recognized great Lao Tzu, called him by name and, nobody knows how, persuaded the wise man to tell a world about Dao and De. 'When you said Dao, you said nothing', the teacher replied. And you were wrong: five thousand words, that contains this book, have been existing for two...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    The name of this Chinese sage is considered to be synonymous with wisdom and greatness. Lao Tzu is best known as the founder of Taoism. However, his statements, collected in one of the greatest literary works of antiquity "Tao Te Ching", can serve as a useful lesson not only for followers of mystical teachings. This guide to a calm, but happy life in harmony with yourself. This book contains the most famous and profound statements of the sage. Listen and...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    Lao Tsu, also known as Lao Tzu or Laozi, is an ancient Chinese philosopher and sage, and an absolutely central figure in Asiatic culture. He is known as the author of the Tao Te Ching or Daodejing and the founder of Taoism. In traditional China, Taoism is a way of living in harmony with the Tao, "way", "path", or "principle", something that is both the source of, and the force behind, everything that exists. Throughout history, Laozi's work has been embraced by various anti-authoritarian movements, because his style is designed to elicit critical thinking through ambiguousness. We have selected for you 500 of his most profound quotes, to guide you through meditation, and help you approach...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    Lao Tsu, also known as Lao Tzu or Laozi, is an ancient Chinese philosopher and sage, and an absolutely central figure in Asiatic culture. He is known as the author of the Tao Te Ching or Daodejing and the founder of Taoism. In traditional China, Taoism is a way of living in harmony with the Tao, "way", "path", or "principle", something that is both the source of, and the force behind, everything that exists. Throughout history, Laozi's work has been embraced by various anti-authoritarian movements, because his style is designed to elicit critical thinking through ambiguousness. We have selected for you 500 of his most profound quotes, to guide you through meditation, and help you approach...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    Like many other philosophical writings, the Tao Te Ching is a timeless Chinese treasure. The ancient writings are credited to Lao Tzu, although some believe them to be authored by a number of persons writing under the Lao Tzu pen name. Nevertheless, this abridged audio version gives the listener, a taste of the wisdom of age, and the important values of human existence. Even though the text is over 2500 years old, it is still fresh, alive and relevant to our own current...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    Like many other philosophical writings, the Tao Te Ching is a timeless Chinese treasure. These ancient writings are credited to Lao Tzu, although some believe them to be authored by a number of persons writing under the Lao Tzu pen name. Nevertheless, this audio gives the listener a taste of the wisdom of age and the important values of human...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    Victor Hugo is one of the best-known French writers, and is part of the greatest literary figures of all time. His poetry made him famous very early, cementing his reputation as one of the greatest lyric poets when he was only 20 years old. He was also a novelist and a dramatist, and furthered the cause of Romanticism, this exalted artistic movement which toyed with Sublime and soared on the winds of emotion. Hugo was also actively involved in politics, defending the poor until his last breath; he was even forced into exile, from which he kept on writing, beloved by the masses he stood up for. When he died, it was an intense day of mourning in France, and more than two million people joined...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    The original mindfulness book, in a landmark new translation by the award-winning translator of the I Ching and The Art of War   The most translated book in the world after the Bible, the Tao Te Ching, or “Book of the Tao,” is a guide to cultivating a life of peace, serenity, and compassion. Through aphorisms and parable, it leads readers toward the Tao, or the “Way”: harmony with the life force of the universe. Traditionally attributed to Lao-tzu, a Chinese philosopher thought to have been a contemporary of Confucius, it is the essential text of Taoism, one of the three major religions of ancient China. As one of the world’s great works of wisdom...read more

  • D.H. Lawrence

    01. F.Scott Fitzgerald - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 02. O.Henry - The Gift of the Magi 03. Mark Twain - On The Decay of the Art of Lying 04. Sun Tzu - The Art of War 05. E.A. Poe - The Raven 06. Kahlil Gibran - The Madman 07. W.W. Jacobs - The Monkey's Paw 08. Anonymous - Aladdin 09. The Founding Fathers - The Declaration of Independence 10. Plato - The Apology of Socrates 11. Lord Alfred Tennyson - Charge of the Light Brigade 12. T.S. Eliot - The Waste Land 13. William Dean Howells - Wild Flowers of the Asphalt 14. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels - The Communist Manifesto 15. E.A. Poe - The Pit and the Pendulum 16. F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Offshore Pirate 17. Leo...read more

  • Napoleon Hill

    This Audiobook contains the following works : 1. Think and Grow Rich [Napoleon Hill] Starts at Chapter 1 2. The Art of Money Getting: Golden Rules for Making Money [P.T. Barnum] Starts at Chapter 19 3. As a Man Thinketh [James Allen] Starts at Chapter 40 4. The Science of Getting Rich [Wallace D. Wattles] Starts at Chapter 49 5. Morning and Evening Thoughts [James Allen] Starts at Chapter 67 6. The prophet [Khalil Gibran] Starts at Chapter 131 7. Dollars Want Me: The New Road To Opulence [Henry Harrison Brown] Starts at Chapter 159 8. The Art Of War [Sun Tzu] Starts at Chapter 166 9. The Tao Te Ching [Lao Tzu] Starts at Chapter 179 10. The Way to Wealth [Benjamin Franklin]...read more

  • Napoleon Hill

    This Audiobook contains the following works : Think and Grow Rich [Napoleon Hill ] Starts at Chapter 1 The Art of Money Getting: Golden Rules for Making Money [P.T. Barnum] Starts at Chapter 19 As a Man Thinketh [James Allen] Starts at Chapter 40 The Science of Getting Rich [Wallace D. Wattles] Starts at Chapter 49 Morning and Evening Thoughts [James Allen] Starts at Chapter 67 The prophet [Khalil Gibran] Starts at Chapter 131 Dollars Want Me: The New Road To Opulence[Henry Harrison Brown] Starts at Chapter 159 The Art Of War [Sun Tzu] Starts at Chapter 166 The Tao Te Ching [Lao Tzu] Starts at Chapter 179 The Way to Wealth [Benjamin Franklin] Starts at Chapter...read more

  • Jane Austen

    Seleccionámos para si 100 grandes citações sobre o amor. O leque de autores dessas 100 citações sobre o amor é muito vasto: de Marilyn Monroe a William Shakespeare, de Lao Tzu, claro, a Jane Austen, Mahatma Gandhi, Charlotte Brontë, Oscar Wilde, de Madre Teresa a Victor Hugo ou Charles Dickens. Uma grande citação é muito semelhante a um grande pensamento e a um pequeno poema. Pode encapsular uma grande teia de ideias, pensamentos, reflexões, emoções em poucas palavras. O leitor de uma grande citação é forçado a pensar sobre o que acabou de ouvir. Ele tem de pensar sobre essas palavras e o que elas significam. Uma excelente citação exige que o leitor faça uma pausa para...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    Seleccionámos para si 100 grandes citações de lições de vida. O leque de autores dessas 100 citações é muito vasto: de Marilyn Monroe a Rudyard Kipling, de Lao Tzu, claro, a Platão, Mahatma Gandhi, Steve Jobs, Gautama Buddha, Charlotte Brontë, Friedrich Nietzsche, de George S. Patton Jr. a Dale Carnegie ou Martin Luther King Jr. Uma grande citação é muito semelhante a um grande pensamento e um pequeno poema. Pode encapsular uma grande teia de ideias, pensamentos, reflexões, emoções em poucas palavras. O leitor de uma grande citação é forçado a pensar sobre o que acabou de ouvir. Ele tem de pensar sobre essas palavras e o que elas significam. Uma excelente citação exige...read more

  • Lao Tzu

    Arsene Lupin: one of the most famous and intriguing figures of French detective literature. He was created by Maurice Leblanc, a brilliant journalist, writer and storyteller, and is the hero of a total of 24 books, novels and short stories alike. The fictional gentleman thief is a master of disguise, a criminal genius and a moral figure well-set in righting a few wrongs himself when Justice can't be bothered. This gripping tale begins with a mysterious message: 'From the moment you open this letter, whatever happens, whatever you may hear, do not move, do not utter one cry. Otherwise you are doomed.' This is the beginning of a very strange tale, in which Arsene Lupin will have to prove...read more

  • Stephen Mitchell

    In 81 brief chapters, Lao-Tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao—the basic principle of the universe. Stephen Mitchell's bestselling version has been widely acclaimed as a gift to contemporary...read more

  • Lao-Tzu

    James Legge was one of the first great popularisers of Eastern ideas and religion in the West. In this foundational work, he provides a translation of the Dao De Jing/ Tao Te Ching that stands up well today, over a hundred years later. Book versions illustrated with historical images of Lao Tzu's various legends from Chinese...read more