A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a 'No,' sweetens truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel,...
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Never participate in the secrets of those above you; you think you share the fruit,...
Never open the door to the lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even...
To oblige persons often costs little and helps much.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends,...
The more merit, the less affection
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others...
Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Until you lose your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what...
The universal object and idol of men of letters is reputation
Better to die than to live on with a bad reputation.
May you - Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been...