Baltasar Gracian Quotes
Brief author info: Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658) Spanish prose writer and Jesuit priest.
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Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
Man is born a barbarian, and only raises himself above the beast by culture.
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. Tis the sole remedy against misfortune, the very ventilation of the soul.
A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
It is profound philosophy to sound the depths of feeling and distinguish traits of character. Men must be studied as deeply as books.
The wise are always impatient, for he that increases knowledge increases impatience of folly.
Exaggeration is a branch of lying.
Most do violence to their natural aptitude, and thus attain superiority in nothing.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong. Sometimes it's letting go.
Everything is clearer when you're in love.
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.