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Baltasar Gracian
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A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
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All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.
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Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
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Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others.
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Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
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It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
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Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.
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Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
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The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated.
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The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
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Baltasar Gracian, The Art of Worldly Wisdom, 1647

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