What the sages say about... the most important things in life; good deeds; making friends; standing up to the crowd; telling the truth; keeping laws and rules; good manners; pride and humility; bridling the tongue; anger; the mind; getting an education; sexual passions; marriage; the relationship between parents and their children; work; wealth and material possessions; stealing; drinking; leaders; the wise and the foolish, about wisdom and folly; superior and inferior people; beauty, creativity and excellence; impermanence; eternal values and the pleasures of this world; The Golden Rule.
Lois Kerr continues her career in journalism and creative writing. She has gathered the material in Sage Advice over many years, through her readings of scripture, philosophy, essays, and poetry. Lois Kerr lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
In addition to providing an interesting and informative read, these snippets of wisdom can serve as gems to enliven mundane correspondence and highlight public speeches. -- Michael Heintzman, The North Shore Sentinel -- 20101117