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Like a trusted friend, the quality that sets this book apart is an intangible: the heartwarming power of Richard Torregrossa's artwork. More than 250 black-and-white illustrations portray...
Like a trusted friend, the quality that sets this book apart is an intangible: the heartwarming power of Richard Torregrossa's artwork. More than 250 black-and-white illustrations portray timeless wisdom in a contemporary setting. These serendipitous portraits capture, then further illuminate truths present in the text. Some are whimsical; some are downright hilarious. All will increase your understanding and enjoyment of life.
If you need a lift, want a better understanding of yourself, or just like to start each day with a smile, you'll enjoy spending time with this little treasure.
Where there is great love there are always miracles.
Death Comes for the Archbishop Much better to do your own work, even if you have to do it imperfectly, then to do other people's work perfectly.
The Master doesn't seek fulfillment. Not seeking, not expecting. She is present, and can welcome all things.
—Tao Te Ching
Translated by Stephen Mitchell We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Works of art are indeed always products of having-been-in-danger, of having-gone-to-the-very end in an experience, to where man can go no further.
—R. M. Rilke
Letters He who wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Self-loving is not so vile a sin, my liege, as self-neglecting.
Inside every human being is a God in embryo. It has only one desire—it wants to be born.
If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own
©2008. Richard Torregrossa. All rights reserved. Reprinted from The Little Book of Wisdom. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the written permission of the publisher. Publisher: Health Communications, Inc., 3201 SW 15th Street, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442