Quotes by Baltasar Gracian

Baltasar Gracian

Baltasar Gracian

Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher

Alive from: 1601-1658

Category: Philosophers | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes 61 till 75 of 82.

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    Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
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    Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
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    The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
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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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    The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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    The things we remember best are those better forgotten.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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    The true way is the middle one, halfway between deserving a place and pushing oneself into it.
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    The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
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    The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
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    There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
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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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    Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets.
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    Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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    Tis much to gain universal admiration; more, universal love.
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    To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.
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