To be a little wiser. To know what we want from life, and to get it. To find happiness. These ordinary, honest aspirations often remain unfulfilled - usually because we don't know which path to follow, which cards to play, but also because we don't truly believe in ourselves. So which thread should we follow to lead us out of the labyrinth? For Jean-Pierre Maurice, the answer is to draw inspiration from those who came before us - the words and ideas they left behind, those truths that have come down to us through the ages.
From Epicurus to Abraham Lincoln, from Socrates to Aimé Césaire, you will find here many words that have the power to transform your life, to redefine the way you look at the world. Accompanied by the author, this book will teach you the nine fundamental rules that will enable you to find serenity.