Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

William Milne

Second Protestant Missionary to China, Translated the Ming-hsin pao-chien meaning 'The Precious Mirror of the Soul' or 'The Precious Mirror that Enlightens and Diffuses a Brightness into the Heart'

"Contentment furnishes constant joy; much covetousness, constant grief. To the contented, even poverty is joy; to the discontented, even wealth is a vexation."