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Baltasar Gracian

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Biography - Baltasar Gracian:

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

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.




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Quotes for: beauty


Quotes

Quotes about beauty:


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.





Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.





What beauty is, I know not.





I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.





Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.





I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Conformity of the intellect to the things.











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Baltasar Gracian also said...


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.





Know or listen to those who know.





When in doubt, follow the suit of the wise and prudent.





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.





There is no higher rule than that over oneself, over one's impulses: there is the triumph of free will.





Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.












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