Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to...
To oblige persons often costs little and helps much.
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation
At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel,...
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but...
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to...
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
Know or listen to those who know
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel,...
Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy;...
Know or listen to those who know.