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Biography - Baltasar Gracian:

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

Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il est aussi ordinaire à la reconnaissance d'oublier, qu'à l'espérance de se souvenir.

German
Die Hoffnung erinnert sich, die Dankbarkeit ist vergesslich.




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Quotes for: Gratitude


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Quotes for: Gratitude


In all intense joy there is a feeling of gratitude.
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The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
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O Lord, that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
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A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.
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Happy is he who can forget what cannot be anymore changed.
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The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.
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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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