Baltasar Gracian

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

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than through grave teaching."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you can't make knowledge your servant, make it your friend."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't express your ideas too clearly. Most people think little of what they understand, and venerate what they do not."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Wisdom does not trust to probabilities; it always marches in the midday light of reason."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)