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This inspiring collection of sayings by Sir John Templeton provides a welcoming book for a person seeking deeper meaning in life. Practical and uplifting advice, based on a lifetime of experience, is gathered in an attractive package for one’s personal use or as a perfect gift.

Juxtaposed to his sayings are short essays that elaborate on the ideas and make them easier to understand and apply. The thoughts are arranged by themes such as thanksgiving, forgiveness, positive thinking, love, humility, and happiness.

For young or old, rich or poor, this wisdom will find many applications in people’s lives. Some samples of the sayings are:

An attitude of gratitude creates blessings.
Happiness comes from spiritual wealth, not material wealth.
Joy is not in things, but in you.
Happiness is always a by-product.

The timeless wisdom of Sir John Templeton presented in a beautiful gift book

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Exam copies are sent to professors who would like to review the book before deciding whether to use it in a class. To request an exam copy, you must fill out the form below. It will automatically be sent to a staff member.

In our efforts to stay green, reduce expenses, and maintain scholarly accessibility, we are sending examination copies as electronic downloads in the Adobe Digital Edition format for a 90-day review period. If you have any trouble accessing the book in this format, please contact us and we will send a traditional copy of the book instead.

If you chose to review the electronic version of the book and adopt the book for one of your courses, upon notification by you or your bookstore, a traditional bound book will be sent to you free of charge.

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Introduction / vii

Thanksgiving / 1

Forgiveness & Prayer / 9

Positive Thinking / 15

Love / 23

Humility / 35

Happiness / 45

Progress / 55

Success / 65

Useful Living / 75

About the Author / 85 

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