THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING by Lin Yutang
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THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING

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An utterly fascinating book, which has all the qualities that give permanent and fundamental value to such books as The Art of Thinking, The Art of Culture and the best of the ""inspirational books."" The Chinese philosopher and author of My Country and My People shares with his readers his personal philosophy, his approach to life, the animal aspects, the human side, the importance of loafing, the home and family, enjoyment of life, of nature, of travel, of leisure, of culture, and the relationship to God. It is one of these temptingly quotable books, and he himself has fallen for the lure and quotes liberally from his own Chinese literature and philosophy. A vigorous philosophy of life today, salted with humor and understanding and tolerance.

Pub Date: Nov. 4th, 1937
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock