Paulo Coelho's Stories for Parents, Children and Grandchildren - Volume 1 PDF

By Paulo Coelho

ISBN-10: 0557012953

ISBN-13: 9780557012954

Tales are one of many oldest methods we have now of passing on wisdom. they're literature at its purest and will be pleased, humorous, tragic or dramatic.
Stories for fogeys, young ones and Grandchildren is an anthology divided into self sustaining volumes, that are shared from iteration to iteration, encouraging us to mirror on each degree of our lives.
Wherever attainable, Paulo has given the resource of the tales, yet so much belong to the key records of the human heart.
So, allow us to opt for a walk during the traditions and legends of the area, drawn in through the facility of the 4 magic phrases we heard as young ones and feature by no means forgotten:
as soon as upon a timeā€¦

This book contains illustrations by means of Christina Oiticica, in addition to a thesaurus of a few of the folk and topics mentioned.

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It's when, standing some way away, you can tell a sheep from a dog,' said one boy. The Rabbi was not content with the answer. ' asked the boys.

The disciples left feeling greatly impressed by the boy's wisdom, and as they journeyed 51 towards the next town, one of them commented that all children should be like that. Confucius said: 'I've known many children who, instead of playing and doing the things appropriate to their age, were busy trying to understand the world. ' 'What nonsense! ' 'A man cannot hope to receive help from what he does not know,' replied Confucius. 'If he does not understand Nature, he will not understand God. In just the same way, if he does not know who is at his side, he will have no friends.

Yes, but no one uses it,' the man would reply tetchily. ' 'Now, however much we may respect your work, we have to say that the river is not yours. We could wade, swim or row across it, but if people prefer to use the bridge, why not respect their wishes? ' (Based on a story by Silvio Paulo Albino) 42 On my way to a book fair I was flying from New York to Chicago to attend the book fair held by the American Booksellers Association. ' Several people raised their hands. I did too, but I wasn't chosen.

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