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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

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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




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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
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What beauty is, I know not.”
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
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The language of truth is simple.”
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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Know or listen to those who know.”
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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.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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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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