Baltasar Gracian

Baltasar Gracian Quotes and Sayings

Baltasar Gracian

Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others. ~Baltasar Gracian

He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold. ~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

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. ~Baltasar Gracian

Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light. ~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

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

The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good. ~Baltasar Gracian