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Biography - Baltasar Gracian:

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

Hope is a great falsifier of truth.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German, Spanish)



French
L'espérance falsifie toujours la vérité.

German
Die Hoffnung ist eine große Verfälscherin der Wahrheit.

Spanish
La esperança es gran falsificadora de la verdad.




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Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Conformity of the intellect to the things.











Quotes for: hope


Quotes

Quotes about hope:


In all things it is better to hope than to despair.





Hope stole into my heart against my will.





Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.





Don't despair.





Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.





Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love.











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.





Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.












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