Baltasar Gracian Quotes

Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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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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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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Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
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Baltasar gracian - let him that hath no power of patience retire...
Baltasar gracian - the wise man does at once what the fool does...

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
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Baltasar gracian - it is good to vary in order that you may...
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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There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.
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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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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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Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
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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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Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others.
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Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
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Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.
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Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
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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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All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.
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Friendship multiplies the good in life and divides the evil.
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All that really belongs to us is time even he who has nothing else has that.
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