Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
The things we remember best are those better forgotten.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
To oblige persons often costs little and helps much.
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.
Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
Let the first impulse pass, wait for the second.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to...
A single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but...
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends,...
Chance has something to say in everything, even how to write a good letter
Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement.
The more merit, the less affection
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.
At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel,...