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Biography - Baltasar Gracian:

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

Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.



Note 

Note





Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le silence est le sanctuaire de la prudence.

German
Behutsames Schweigen ist das Heiligtum der Klugheit.




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See also...



Silence is often the truest wisdom.




Quotes for: silence


Quotes

Quotes about silence:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.





If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.





Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.





It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.





The rest is silence.











Quotes for: Prudence


Quotes

Quotes for: Prudence


The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.





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.





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





The cautious seldom err.





A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.





A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.











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.





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.





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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