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.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian Quotes
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.
Know or listen to those who know
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is...
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the...
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their...
He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
I strive to be brief, and I become obscure.
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends,...
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Never participate in the secrets of those above you; you think you share the fruit,...
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
The things we remember best are those better forgotten.