Baltasar Gracian Quotes
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
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.
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it.
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.
Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
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