what books inspire you?

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  1. Drew Breezzy profile image62
    Drew Breezzyposted 15 years ago

    what books inspire you to be a better person?

    1. Paper Moon profile image78
      Paper Moonposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      The way I see it, all of the books that I read do.  No matter the type.  Learn more, think more, become a more educated well rounded person.

    2. spiderpam profile image72
      spiderpamposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      Besides The Bible, The Giving Tree

    3. mohitmisra profile image60
      mohitmisraposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      Bhagwat Gita
      "The Book Of Mirdad" Mikhael Naimy,
      The Glass Bead Game-Hermann Hesse,
      Patanjalis Yoga Sutras,
      The Alchemist - Paulo Coehlo
      Kural- Tiruvalluvar

  2. 1weddingsource profile image60
    1weddingsourceposted 15 years ago

    I use to read Grisham's book way back when I was a bit frustrated in proceeding to Law school but eventually I changed my mind and now weddings inspire me. Funny though... my interests are far way related..

  3. Capable Woman profile image61
    Capable Womanposted 15 years ago

    History (non-fiction). Like about great civilizations and how certain individuals shaped the course of history.

    I learned Latin form Caesar's Gallic Wars. This is the one that's standing out in my mind tonight, for some reason.

  4. my-success-guru profile image55
    my-success-guruposted 15 years ago

    Tony Robbins Awaken The Giant Within and seriously about 100 other books I read on Health Wealth and happiness!

  5. charlemont profile image75
    charlemontposted 15 years ago

    Richard Bach - Jonathan Livingston Seagull.
    I read half of it right near the shelf until the shop was about to close.

    1. Colebabie profile image60
      Colebabieposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      That is my mom's favorite book smile

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    Ghost32posted 15 years ago

    I'd have to agree with Richard Bach, but more recently (the late) Robert Jordan's fantasy series, The Wheel of Time.  I read all 11 volumes (don't count the prequel), then start over.

  7. enderw1ggins profile image60
    enderw1gginsposted 15 years ago

    Christian in complete armor! I dont normally read Christian books aside from my text books and apologetics stuff but man...every Christian needs to read this fo show!

  8. Davinagirl3 profile image60
    Davinagirl3posted 15 years ago

    The Secret Life of Bees
    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

  9. onthewriteside profile image59
    onthewritesideposted 15 years ago

    Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" and "The Fountainhead"

    The Fountainhead is all about a guy who can not be bought, at any price, no matter what.

    Atlas Shrugged has seen a recent resurgence of interest lately, (probably due to the political times we live in), and is a fictional experiment testing her Objectivist theories.  It's a long read and can seem a bit winded in places, but the ideas presented make muddling through it well worth the effort.

    1. Davinagirl3 profile image60
      Davinagirl3posted 15 years agoin reply to this

      While I don't agree with Rand's personal beliefs, these books are amazing.

  10. My Inner Jew profile image61
    My Inner Jewposted 15 years ago

    Well I am doing Torah studies now, and it is very inspiring and eye opening...How little Christians know about Christianity is amazing.
    Also, my all time favorite book hands down is "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexander Dumas.  Its genius and mastermind way.  Boys would love this book...it is about revenge and pirates and treasure and love...its fantastic...also 1,000 pages long

  11. usmanali81 profile image61
    usmanali81posted 15 years ago

    Q U R 'A N

    H A D I T H

    (Traditions of Prophet Muhammad and his companions (peace be upon them all)

  12. kmackey32 profile image63
    kmackey32posted 15 years ago


    1. my-success-guru profile image55
      my-success-guruposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry that's a magazine- Judges what do you think should we allow that answer??? LOL

      1. Drew Breezzy profile image62
        Drew Breezzyposted 15 years agoin reply to this

        of course haha kmackey32 how does it inspire you?

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    fierycjposted 15 years ago

    Bible. Stories about Elijah. How the guy just calls down fire from heaven anytime he feels like gets me everytime. If I was a prophet I would be like that dude. No kidding.

    1. Drew Breezzy profile image62
      Drew Breezzyposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      haha are you a pyro?

  14. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 15 years ago

    I like reading memoirs, usually there is tragedy and a lot of life lessons. It can definitely show you how to be a better person when you feel you've been let in to someone else's life. I just read The Glass Castle, it taught me that while your personal happiness is important once you have children there is nothing else more important than their happiness.


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