logo
language English German French
Baltasar Gracian

Find the best quotes, maxims and aphorisms of: Baltasar Gracian

Biography : Spanish Jesuit and philosopher.
Born: 1601 - Died: 1658
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: Spain
Spain
Clear all filters

Baltasar Gracian - Quotes



Quote
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live."
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Know or listen to those who know."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
There is no higher rule than that over oneself, over one's impulses: there is the triumph of free will."
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Silence is the sanctuary of prudence."
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him."
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Hope is a great falsifier of truth. "
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one."
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Never have a companion that casts you in the shade."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune to keep him is a blessing."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
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."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
The things we remember best are those better forgotten."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Always leave something to wish for otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view


Quote
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance."
Baltasar Gracian
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail view





Tag

Filter by tag




Source

Filter by source




Translation

Find Baltasar Gracian quotes in french or in german.

Click on the translation icon.