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Baltasar Gracian

Quote of Baltasar Gracian - Friendship multiplies the good of life...


Biography - Baltasar Gracian:

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

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'amitié multiplie les biens et partage les maux.

German
Freundschaft vermehrt das Gute und verteilt das Schlimme.




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See also...






Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





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





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: good


Quotes

Quotes for: good


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.





Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.





The best is the enemy of good.





How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.





To do good needs no consideration.





The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.











Quotes for: friendship


Quotes

Quotes about friendship:


Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.





If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.





Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.





It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.





The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.











Quotes

Baltasar Gracian also said...


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.





Know or listen to those who know.





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





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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