Best Quotes by Baltasar Gracian (Top 10)

  1. At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all.
  2. Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
  3. A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
  4. Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
  5. He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
  6. Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
  7. Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
  8. Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
  9. It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you.
  10. Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.

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