Let the first impulse pass, wait for the second.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian Quotes
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to...
Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not...
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds...
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those...
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the...
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
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.
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early
No man's abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a...
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to...
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
God bestows upon one man genius without patience and upon another man patience without genius....
Patience makes a women beautiful in middle age
You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.