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Baltasar Gracian Quotes
Showing: 21 - 30 Baltasar Gracian Quotes of 82
If to talk to oneself when alone is folly, it must be doubly unwise to listen to oneself in the presence of others.
Courtesy is the politic witchery of great personages.
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Exaggeration is a prodigality of the judgment which shows the narrowness of one's knowledge or one's taste.
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
Everything foreign is respected, partly because it comes from afar, partly because it is ready made and perfect.
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
When you find Fortune favorable, stride boldly forward, for she favors the bold, and being a woman, the young.
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