Selected Pearls of Wisdom, and Buddhism – Tehyi Hsieh (1946) (signed)

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Selected Pearls of Wisdom, and Buddhism – Tehyi Hsieh (1946) (signed)

S$69.00

Title: Selected Pearls of Wisdom and Buddhism

Author: Tehyi Hsieh

Publisher: China Service Bureau, 1946. Fourth printing.

Condition: Hardcover, with dust jacket. Very good. Signed and inscribed by author on ffep. Tiny tears to dust jacket. A small book, 6.5″ by 4″, 96pp.

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Description

A book of quotes dedicated to Mrs Chiang Kai-shek, including a section on Buddhism, by the author of the better-known book “Confucius Said it First”.

Quotes include:

All beings desire happiness; therefore to all extend your benevolence. – Mahavamsa

There is no such thing as secrecy in wrong-doing. – Jataka

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to beat unhappiness with courage. – Seneca