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Wisdom of the Koran (The Wisdom Series)The Koran, the sacred text at the heart of the second-largest religion in the world, is regarded by Muslims as the exact word of God as revealed to the prophet Muhammad. Representing the ultimate authority on almost every issue related to Muslim life, the Koran’s lessons and parables offer the faithful moral and spiritual guidance. In The Wisdom of the Koran, listeners will discover a selection of key chapters such as “The Night Journey” and “The Cave”, footnotes to convey context and …

Wisdom Of The GeneralsFrom Alexander the Great to Colin Powell, outstanding military leaders have inspired troops to victory not by action alone, but by words of courage and conviction. William A. Cohen, author of the newly revised management classic, The New Art of the Leader, brings together 150 resounding pronouncements and reflections from the world’s most celebrated military leaders, from ancient times to recent history. Cohen then illustrates the practical lessons learned from these leaders which can be applied…

The Wisdom Of Leo Tolstoy (Wisdom Library)Citadel Press is proud to announce the newest titles in the Wisdom Library, a collection of books showcasing the thoughts and writings of diverse literary, philosophical, political, and scientific immortals. These books deserve a place on every home bookshelf and in every student’s basic library.A giant of modern literature, Tolstoy was born an aristocrat and by the age of 26 had been both a landed noble and a bloodied soldier. Disenchanted by both lives, he became a writer. The theme of this vo…

Open Your Mind, Open Your Life: A Little Book of Eastern WisdomOpen Your Mind, Open Your Life encourages and uplifts readers with more than 300 inspiring guideposts based on the timeless wisdom of Eastern thought. It’s filled with sage advice on opening life to its inherent joy, including:* Master your past in the present, or the past will master your future.* Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in theirs.* True happiness in life is found always within.* As water carves through stone, those who persevere will win.* Turn your face to the s…

The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return“A fascinating new perspective on modern finance,” –Oliver Hart, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Economics”Lucid, witty and delightfully erudite…From the French revolution to film noir, from the history of probability to Jane Austen and The Simpsons, this is an astonishing intellectual feast.” –Sebastian Mallaby, author of The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan In 1688, essayist Josef de la Vega described finance as both “the fairest and most deceitful business . . . the noblest an…

Country Wisdom & Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the LandReminiscent in both spirit and design of the beloved Whole Earth Catalog, Country Wisdom & Know-How is an unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living. Compiled from the information in Storey Publishing’s landmark series of “Country Wisdom Bulletins,” this book is the most thorough and reliable volume of its kind.This new edition, with a smaller trim, includes all the must-have information from the original edition including topics …

Wisdom to Consider - A Channeled TextWisdom to Consider speaks to the human condition, its connection to the Divine and the ways in which these two may be forged to bring about a greater sense of peace, fulfillment and alignment with the true self….

The Wisdom of Moms: Love and Lessons From the Animal KingdomThere is so much we can learn about motherhood from the animal kingdom. We can learn how to be the strong role model your child needs, like the snow leopard that teaches her children to survive and thrive on dangerous mountain slopes; to be as resilient as the hardworking sea otter mom; and to serve your community like the pika. This is a beautiful tribute to Mom, full of adorable animal photographs and touching anecdotes that show your appreciation for all the wisdom and care Mom provides….

Wisdom for Winners Volume One: A Millionaire Mindset (An Official Publication of the Napoleon Hill Foundation)On the heels of the New York Times bestseller The Ultimate Gift and the major motion picture from 20th Century Fox based on that book Jim Stovall brings you Wisdom for Winners: A Millionaire Mindset.For more than a decade, Jim Stovall’s Winner’s Wisdom syndicated columns have been read and studied by highly successful people around the globe. Now, that same wit, wisdom and millionaire experience is available for you in this book.  Wisdom for Winners contains a unique combination of guidance fo…

Wisdom For The Way Wise Words For Busy PeopleFew know the topic of wisdom as well as best-selling author and pastor Charles Swindoll. For years, he has been sharing his “insights for living” with millions of listeners to his daily radio show of the same name. Wisdom for the Way collects some of Swindoll’s most classic insights into daily bite-size readings. Gleaned from the book of Proverbs, here are wise words for busy people on topics such as contentment, character, work, and worship….