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Baltasar Gracián

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Baltasar Gracián

Baltasar Gracián y Morales, SJ (8 January 1601 - 6 December 1658), formerly Anglicized as Baltazar Gracian, was a Spanish Jesuit and baroque prose writer and philosopher. He was born in Belmonte, near Calatayud (Aragon). His proto-existentialist writings were lauded by Nietzsche and Schopenhauer.

Tuesday Jan 12, 2021

Baltasar Gracian: Listen!

Know or listen to those who know.

Monday Dec 2, 2019

Baltasar Gracián: Advice

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.

Thursday Jun 21, 2018

Baltasar Gracian: Your story

The only thing keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself about why you can't have it.