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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

Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le silence est le sanctuaire de la prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - L'Homme de cour

German
Behutsames Schweigen ist das Heiligtum der Klugheit.”
Baltasar Gracian - Das Handorakel und Kunst der Weltklugheit




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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar




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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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The rest is silence.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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In time of war the laws are silent.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Quotes for: Prudence

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The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.”
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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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The cautious seldom err.”
Confucius
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A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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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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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
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Know or listen to those who know.”
Baltasar Gracian
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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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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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