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Baltasar Gracian

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Biography : Spanish Jesuit and philosopher.
Born: 1601 - Died: 1658
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: Spain
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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.

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When in doubt, follow the suit of the wise and prudent.
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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.
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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.

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There is no higher rule than that over oneself, over one's impulses: there is the triumph of free will.
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.
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It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.
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There are mirrors for the face, but none for the mind.
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Hope is a great falsifier of truth.
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Fortune is weary to carry one and the same man always upon her shoulders.
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Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
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And how great soever a Man's Talents may be, unless they be cultivated, they are but half-talents.
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