Baltasar Gracian Quotes

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
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It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
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The great art of giving consists in this the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated.
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At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing.
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Baltasar gracian - it is good to vary in order that you may...
Baltasar gracian - attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and...

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
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Baltasar gracian - friendship multiplies the good in life and...
All that really belongs to us is time even he who has nothing else has that.
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Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
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All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.
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The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated.
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He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
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He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold.
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Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
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Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
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Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
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The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
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There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.
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Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.
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Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.
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Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others.
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