Great people in history never fail to serve as a source of inspiration to those who read about them. This book brings you sketches of the lives of fifteen such great men and Women in history. Some of them are still alive, inspiring the world by their very lives! Included in this book are people like Joan of Arc, Abraham Lincoln, Louis Pasteur, Alfred Nobel, Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama, to name but a few. They are people who hail from varied walks of life — from the world of religion to the world of politics, medicine to music and from social service to science and technology. These sketches not only enlighten but also educate and challenge, giving the reader much food for inspiring thought.