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The Gift of Great Chinese Wisdom
Edited by Helen Exley
ISBN: 9781573247252
Book (Hardcover)
Red Wheel
6 x 6
144 pages
Watercolor imagery throughout
September 1, 2017


This charming book pairs the essence of Chinese philosophy with original watercolors by Angela Kerr. This full-color package is an ideal gift for any occasion, an attractive art object that provides wisdom and inspiration for times when a little spiritual pick-me-up is required. Included are over 100 felicitous selections from Chuang Tzu, Lao Tzu, Li Po, Confucius, and many others.

“The one who knows does not speak. The one who speaks does not know.” —Lao Tzu

“When my heart is at peace, the world is at peace.” —Zen poem

“If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone.” —Chinese proverb

Helen Exley has been creating beautiful, thoughtful gift books since 1976. Her books, gifts, and stationery are available in 70 countries, in 49 different languages. She lives in London.
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