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{Download E-pub} é Tending the Roots of Wisdom (Chinese/English Edition) (Chinese Edition) á A wealth of quotations and elegantly phrased profound truths in simple terms, providing much food for thought An absorbing way of studying China s culture and language Illustrated, Chinese English edition This book is mostly a list of life lessons, ranging from studying habits, to Buddhist teachings, to public life What I liked most about this book are the vivid metaphors and relevant parables What I least liked about the book which may be because of my reading background is that it was all over the place People generally regard the things that please them as pleasure But a mind besotted with pleasure will in the end plunge into an abyss of misery The enlightened man regards the things which do not please him as pleasures Eventually bitterness changes into felicity Number 204, page 207