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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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Know or listen to those who know.
Baltasar Gracian




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Savoir ou écouter ceux qui savent.”
Baltasar Gracian

German
Einsicht haben, oder den anhören, der sie hat.”
Baltasar Gracian




See also  

See also...



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Trust one who has tried.”
Publius Vergilius Maro

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Examine men's ruling principles, even those of the wise, what kind of things they avoid, and what kind they pursue.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations

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A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince




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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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I know that I know nothing.”
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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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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Baltasar Gracian also said...


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