Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
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Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Always leave something to wish for otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune to keep him is a blessing.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
We know there is no such thing as freedom without the risk of failure.
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
My message to anyone who's afraid that they can't write music when they're happy is 'Just trust the passion.' The passion can write a lot of things.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
I definitely love women. They are more attractive to the naked eye.
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Where a smoke is seen, there was once there, an advent of fire
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.