The Importance of Living

The Importance of Living

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The Importance of Living is a wry, witty antidote to the dizzying pace of the modern world. Lin Yutang's prescription is the classic Chinese philosophy of life: Revere inaction as much as action, invoke humor to maintain a healthy attitude, and never forget that there will always be plenty of fools around who are willing-indeed, eager-to be busy, to make themselves useful, and to exercise power while you bask in the simple joy of existence.At a time when we're overwhelmed with wake-up calls, here is a refreshing, playful reminder to savor life's simple pleasures.
Publisher: Cutchogue, N.Y. : Buccaneer Books, c1976
ISBN: 9780899667669
Branch Call Number: 181/.11/Lin 4901 01
Characteristics: xvi, 459 p


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nyno2010 Sep 09, 2013

Great book

Feb 29, 2012

Philosophy of living from a upper class genteel Chinese point of view. This class was overthrown by the Communist Chinese.

an excellent reading

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nyno2010 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 16 and 75


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