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Baltasar Gracian

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Biography - Baltasar Gracian:

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

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.



True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.

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(French, German, Spanish)

Savoir vivre est aujourd'hui le vrai savoir.

Zu leben verstehen, ist heutzutage das wahre Wissen.

Y el saber vivir es hoy el verdadero saber.

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See also...

Without the art of living knowledge nought avails.

My trade and art is to live.

It takes the whole of life to learn how to live.

The art of living well, is of all the arts the greatest.

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

Quotes for: to live


Quotes for: to live

To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.

To live means to love, but above all, to love life.

A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.

You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."

While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.

Quotes for: knowledge


Quotes for: knowledge

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.

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.


Baltasar Gracian also said...

Know or listen to those who know.

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

Hope is a great falsifier of truth.

Fortune is weary to carry one and the same man always upon her shoulders.

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.

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