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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

One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.



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Translation

Translation

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French
Il faut traverser la vaste carrière du temps pour arriver au centre de l'occasion.

German
Nur durch die weiten Räume der Zeit gelangt man zum Mittelpunkte der Gelegenheit.

Spanish
Hase de caminar por los espacios del tiempo al centro de la ocasión.




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Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost with ease.

Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.




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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.
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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
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The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
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Know or listen to those who know.
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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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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.
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