Famous Quotes from ...

Baltasar Gracian



    Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.

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    Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.

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    Know or listen to those who know.

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    The wise does at once what the fool does at last.

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    Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.

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    Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.

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    Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.

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    True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island..to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.

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    Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

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    A beautiful woman should break her mirror early

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    Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.

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    It is a great art to know how to sell wind

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    Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.

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    Beauty and folly are generally companions.

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