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Baltasar Gracian

Quote of Baltasar Gracian - Fortune is weary to carry one...


Biography - Baltasar Gracian:

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

Fortune is weary to carry one and the same man always upon her shoulders.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La fortune se lasse de porter toujours un même homme sur son dos.

German
Das Glück wird es müde, einen so lange auf den Schultern zu tragen.




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See also...



Fortune only changes for those who do not know how to conform to their times.

Man can climb to the highest summits; but he cannot dwell there long.




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