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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
Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom

Quote

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom



Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Savoir vivre est aujourd’hui le vrai savoir.”
Baltasar Gracian - L'Homme de cour

German
Zu leben verstehen, ist heutzutage das wahre Wissen.”
Baltasar Gracian - Das Handorakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit



See also  

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Without the art of living knowledge nought avails.”
Voltaire

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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy



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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Quotes for: knowledge:


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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.”
John Locke
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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.”
Bertrand Russell
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Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.”
John Locke
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Baltasar Gracian also said...


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Know or listen to those who know.”
Baltasar Gracian
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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.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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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.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
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