Tao Te Ching

The Power of Goodness, the Wisdom Beyond Words
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Muhammad محمد‎;

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  1. Shan Dao
    "Here, perhaps, is the true litany of saints; these are the names that should adorn our calendars, with those that gave new beauty to the world, or counseled it to gentler humanity... but no list could exhaust the treasure of man's heritage or equal its infinite variety.... let us have many lists and many heroes we cannot honor them too much , or commemorate them excessively."—Will Durant