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Friday, 22 September 2017
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"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living." (Phillips, Wendell - Education)

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Browse Quotations by Gracian, Baltasar

 
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Action)
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At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Age and Aging)
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Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Anger)
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A beautiful woman should break her mirror early. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Beauty)
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Good things, when short, are twice as good. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Brevity)
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It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Courtesy)
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Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Danger)
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When desire dies, fear is born. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Desire)
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A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Enemies)
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The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Envy)
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Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other ones invariably slink in after it. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Evil)
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There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Excellence)
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Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Fights and Fighting)
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Never have a companion that casts you in the shade. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Friends and Friendship)
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Have friends. 'Tis a second existence. - (Gracian, Baltasar - Friends and Friendship)
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