Less Is More

An Anthology of Ancient & Modern Voices Raised in Praise of Simplicity
Less Is More
An Anthology of Ancient & Modern Voices Raised in Praise of Simplicity

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Pages : 334

Book Size : 6 x 9

ISBN-13 : 9780892815548

Imprint : Inner Traditions

On Sale Date : September 01, 1996

Format : Paperback Book

This engaging anthology offers words of wisdom from the world's greatest thinkers on the virtues of simplicity. Included are writings from Ovid, Patañjali, St. Matthew, Milarepa, Rumi, Eckhart, Basho, Rousseau, Tagore, Suzuki, Illich, and many others.
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About Less Is More

This timely anthology brings together thought-provoking maxims on the art of conscious living, inspired by the ancient tradition of the Golden Mean and the natural laws of economy and conservation. Less Is More draws us into the company of men and women from many eras and cultures whose writings explore the virtues of simplicity and moderation in living.

Confucious, Patañjali, Ovid, St. Matthew, Milarepa, Rumi, Eckhart, da Vinci, St. Teresa of Avila, Basho, Thoreau, Tagore, Suzuki, Illich, and many others share profound thoughts on our wants and needs, lifestyles and lifeworks. Here is a book to be savored in quiet moments when we reflect on our hectic pace of life; when we wonder if the race to riches is worth the struggle; or when we wonder if the earth can sustain our greed for many more generations.

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Book Praise

"Straight-line logic and Western materialism tell us that having more is the right path to success. Goldian Vandenbroeck's collection takes us into the company of men and women who discovered the elusive path to satisfaction through simplicity."

Rik Roberts, New Age Retailer

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