It's not all about the money; the key to true riches Leo Tolstoy said, qNobody knows where the human race is going. The highest wisdom, then, is to know where you are going.q Yet many today chase the false rabbits of success: status, luxury, reputation and material possessions. In the quest to qhave it all, q our lives often lack real meaning and purpose. Beyond Wealth is the antidote. New York Times bestselling author Alexander Green takes things right down to brass tacks: We are here for a short time. Knowledge is limitless. Therefore, the most critical knowledge is not any particular skill but rather wisdom about qhow to live.q Fortunately, men and women have had several thousand years to think about what it means to live qthe good life.q And the answers found here, from Plato and Aristotle to Mahatma Gandhi and Stephen Hawking, will both surprise and delight you. Beyond Wealth provides insightful commentary on the most important aspects of our lives: love, work, honor, trust, freedom, death, fear, truth, beauty and other timeless issues. The book is both a thought provoking read and the ideal gift, guaranteed to ennoble, uplift and inspire.Over the past 25 years, Ia#39;ve worked as an investment adviser, research analyst, and financial writer. ... measure of financial freedom, whether you define that as being independently wealthy or just getting out from under your credit card debt.
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