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Nationality
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DOB
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8-01-1601
DOD
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6-12-1658

Philosopher Baltasar Gracian was born on 8th January 1601 AD. A Spanish citizen, Baltasar Gracian was born in Spain. Baltasar Gracian was 57 years old when he died on 6th December 1658 AD. In his life Baltasar Gracian was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

- Baltasar Gracian

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 Gracian

A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.

- Baltasar Gracian

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

- Baltasar Gracian

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

- Baltasar Gracian

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

- 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

Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.

- Baltasar Gracian

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.

- Baltasar Gracian

Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.

- Baltasar Gracian

When desire dies, fear is born.

- Baltasar Gracian

Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.

- Baltasar Gracian

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

- Baltasar Gracian

He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.

- Baltasar Gracian

To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.

- Baltasar Gracian

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