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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

Quote

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



Note  

Note




Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom

Wikisource - Oráculo manual y arte de la prudencia (1647) (es)

Wikisource - L’Homme de cour (La Houssaie) (fr)

Internet Archive - Balthazar Gracian's Hand-Orakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit (de)



True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.

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Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Spanish)


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

Spanish
Y el saber vivir es hoy el verdadero saber.”




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See also...



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The art of living well, is of all the arts the greatest.”
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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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Know or listen to those who know.”
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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 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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