Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to...
At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel,...
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their...
Know or listen to those who know.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but...
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being...
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Know or listen to those who know
He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to...
Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things...
I strive to be brief, and I become obscure.
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those...