Quotation Explorer - 'Baltasar Gracian'

The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated. - Baltasar Gracian
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. - Baltasar Gracian
Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light. - Baltasar Gracian
All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that. - Baltasar Gracian
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. - Baltasar Gracian
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong. - Baltasar Gracian
Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier. - Baltasar Gracian
He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold. - Baltasar Gracian
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward. - Baltasar Gracian
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. - Baltasar Gracian
Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others. - Baltasar Gracian
The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good. - Baltasar Gracian
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side. - Baltasar Gracian
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