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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

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Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
Baltasar Gracian




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Philosophy is good advice; and no one can give advice at the top of his lungs.”
Seneca

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What forbids me from telling the truth with a laugh?”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus

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With a smile we should instruct our youth.”
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière




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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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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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