While ‘600 Mystical and Spiritual Quotations’ is a superb book for dipping in and out of, it also offers practical spiritual advice from six of the most forward-thinking minds of all time. Ideal for self-reflection and personal improvement, these are more than just quotes they can be tools through which to better yourself. A welcome addition to any library or coffee table.Mahatma Gandhi (1931 - 1948) was an Indian lawyer, who became a pioneer of non-violent resistance to civil oppression. Gautama Buddha (480 BCE - 400 BCE) was an aristocrat who eschewed materialism, in favour of spiritual reflection. He is the founder of Buddhism. Born in Tibet, the first Dalai Lama (1391 - 1474) started life as a shepherd, before studying as a monk and receiving a vision during meditation. Confucius (551 BCE - 479 BCE) was born in China. His profound teachings established Confucianism, which promotes personal and societal morality. Martin Luther King (1929 - 1969) was a Baptist minister, who became the most important figure in the American Civil Rights movement. Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997) was an Albanian-Indian Catholic nun, who was canonised for her missionary work.