Create Yours

Baltasar Gracián Quotes
Page 4 of 5

224 wallpapers

Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Never participate in the secrets of those above you; you think you share the fruit, and you share the stones – the confidence of a prince is not a grant, but a tax.”

Never participate in the secrets of those above you; you think you share the fruit, and you share the stones – the confidence of a prince is not a grant, but a tax.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “The happy are an exception who enjoy innocently their simple happiness.”

The happy are an exception who enjoy innocently their simple happiness.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “The truest wild beasts live in the most populous places.”

The truest wild beasts live in the most populous places.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “The worthless usually live long.”

The worthless usually live long.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “To be at ease is better than to be at business.”

To be at ease is better than to be at business.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “The passions are the humors of the mind, and the least excess sickens our judgment. If the disease spreads to the mouth, your reputation will be in danger.”

The passions are the humors of the mind, and the least excess sickens our judgment. If the disease spreads to the mouth, your reputation will be in danger.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.”

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

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Nature often lets us down when we most need her; let us turn to art.”

Nature often lets us down when we most need her; let us turn to art.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “The heaven of the envied is hell for the envious.”

The heaven of the envied is hell for the envious.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “All victories breed, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal.”

All victories breed, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “You may be obliged to wage war, but not to use poisoned arrows.”

You may be obliged to wage war, but not to use poisoned arrows.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Chance has something to say in everything, even how to write a good letter.”

Chance has something to say in everything, even how to write a good letter.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Politeness and a sense of honor have this advantage: we bestow them on others without losing a thing.”

Politeness and a sense of honor have this advantage: we bestow them on others without losing a thing.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.”

He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Leave your luck while still winning.”

Leave your luck while still winning.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “The best remedy for disturbances is to let them run their course, for so they quiet down.”

The best remedy for disturbances is to let them run their course, for so they quiet down.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Deceit comes in through the ears, but usually leaves through the eyes.”

Deceit comes in through the ears, but usually leaves through the eyes.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.”

Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “A prudent man will think more important what fate has conceded to him, than what it has denied.”

A prudent man will think more important what fate has conceded to him, than what it has denied.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “It is a great deed to leave nothing for tomorrow.”

It is a great deed to leave nothing for tomorrow.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “One who was adored by all in prosperity is abhorred by all in adversity.”

One who was adored by all in prosperity is abhorred by all in adversity.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “There is no revenge like oblivion, for it is the entombment of the unworthy in the dust of their own nothingness.”

There is no revenge like oblivion, for it is the entombment of the unworthy in the dust of their own nothingness.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.”

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice.”

It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Know how to choose well. Most of life depends thereon. It needs good taste and correct judgment, for which neither intellect nor study suffices.”

Know how to choose well. Most of life depends thereon. It needs good taste and correct judgment, for which neither intellect nor study suffices.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Make your friends your teachers and mingle the pleasures of conversation with the advantages of instruction.”

Make your friends your teachers and mingle the pleasures of conversation with the advantages of instruction.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “It takes more to make one sage today than it did to make the seven of Greece. And you need more resources to deal with a single person these days than with an entire nation in times past.”

It takes more to make one sage today than it did to make the seven of Greece. And you need more resources to deal with a single person these days than with an entire nation in times past.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Don’t express your ideas too clearly. Most people think little of what they understand, and venerate what they do not.”

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

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets.”

Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “We have more days to live through than pleasures. Be slow in enjoyment, quick at work, for men see work ended with pleasure, pleasure ended with regret.”

We have more days to live through than pleasures. Be slow in enjoyment, quick at work, for men see work ended with pleasure, pleasure ended with regret.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “There is no beauty unaided, no excellence that does not sink to the barbarous, unless saved by art.”

There is no beauty unaided, no excellence that does not sink to the barbarous, unless saved by art.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.”

A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.”

He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “No one demands more caution than a spy, and when someone has the skeleton key to minds, counter him by leaving the key of caution inside, on the other side of the keyhole.”

No one demands more caution than a spy, and when someone has the skeleton key to minds, counter him by leaving the key of caution inside, on the other side of the keyhole.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Two kinds of people are good at foreseeing danger: those who have learned at their own expense, and the clever people who learn a great deal at the expense of others.”

Two kinds of people are good at foreseeing danger: those who have learned at their own expense, and the clever people who learn a great deal at the expense of others.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Sometimes it proves the highest understanding not to understand.”

Sometimes it proves the highest understanding not to understand.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Every fool stands convinced; and everyone convinced is a fool. The faultier a person’s judgement the firmer their convictions.”

Every fool stands convinced; and everyone convinced is a fool. The faultier a person’s judgement the firmer their convictions.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Few are the friends of a mans self, most those of his circumstances.”

Few are the friends of a mans self, most those of his circumstances.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “If there is nothing left to desire, there is everything to fear, an unhappy state of happiness.”

If there is nothing left to desire, there is everything to fear, an unhappy state of happiness.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “What is not seen is as if it was not. Even the Right does not receive proper consideration if it does not seem right.”

What is not seen is as if it was not. Even the Right does not receive proper consideration if it does not seem right.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Censure is like the lightning which strikes the highest mountains.”

Censure is like the lightning which strikes the highest mountains.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “The true way is the middle one, halfway between deserving a place and pushing oneself into it.”

The true way is the middle one, halfway between deserving a place and pushing oneself into it.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Tis much to gain universal admiration; more, universal love.”

Tis much to gain universal admiration; more, universal love.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.”

Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.”

Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Display startling novelty-rise afresh like the sun every day. Change too the scene on which you shine, so that you rloss may be felt in the old scenes of your triumph, while the novelty of your powers wins applause in the new.”

Display startling novelty-rise afresh like the sun every day. Change too the scene on which you shine, so that you rloss may be felt in the old scenes of your triumph, while the novelty of your powers wins applause in the new.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.”

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

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.”

Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “Tis by no means the least of life’s rules: To let things alone.”

Tis by no means the least of life’s rules: To let things alone.

— Baltasar Gracián


Baltasar Gracián Quote: “There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.”

There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.

— Baltasar Gracián

PREV 1 2 3 4 5 NEXT
Procrastination Quotes
Self Improvement Quotes
Anxiety Quotes
Intelligence Quotes
School Quotes
Motivational Quotes
Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes
Positive Quotes
Startup Quotes
Albert Einstein Quotes
Success Quotes
Steve Jobs Quotes

Get Inspired. Get Motivated.

We're on a mission of turning inspiring quotes into beautiful wallpapers. Start your week with a motivational kick. Don't miss out on our next weekly batch.

Join 48,000+ other people and subscribe to Quotefancy Weekly Digest.

Subscribe