Baltasar Gracian Quotes

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.

 
Status
Unverified

Topics
Context

None.

Citations

None.

Please contribute by supplying a citation for this quote.


Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian
  • Born: January 8, 1601
  • Died: December 6, 1658
  • Nationality: Spanish
  • Profession: Philosopher

Baltasar Gracián y Morales, SJ, better known as Baltasar Gracián, was a Spanish Jesuit and baroque prose writer and philosopher. He was born in Belmonte, near Calatayud (Aragon). His writings were lauded by Schopenhauer and Nietzsche.

Trending Quotes