My Favorite Quotes
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 Baltasar Gracian - “Do not carry a spirit of contradiction, for it is to be freighted with stupidity and with peevishness, and your intelligence should plot against it though it may well be the mark of mental genius to see objection, a wrangler about everything cannot”
 Baltasar Gracian - “Yes and No are soon said, but give much to think over”
 Baltasar Gracian - “One deceit needs many others, and so the whole house is built in the air and must soon come to the ground”
 Baltasar Gracian - “A single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity”
 Baltasar Gracian - “At twenty the will rules, At thirty the intellect, At forty the judgment”
 Baltasar Gracian - “Work is the price which is paid for reputation.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “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 Gracian - “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.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterwards.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “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 - “Have friends. 'Tis a second existence.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “To oblige persons often costs little and helps much.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “Time and I against any two”
 Baltasar Gracian - “God Himself chasteneth not with a rod but with time.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “It is a great deed to leave nothing for tomorrow.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “It requires as much caution to tell the truth as to conceal it.”
 Baltasar Gracian - “Truth always lags last, limping along on the arm of Time”
 Baltasar Gracian - “Sometimes it proves the highest understanding not to understand”

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