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Baltasar Gracian

Always set to work without misgivings on the score of imprudence. Fear of failure in the mind of a performer is, for an onlooker, already evidence of failure… Actions are dangerous when there is doubt as to their wisdom; it would be safer to do nothing. Baltasar Gracian

Baltasar Gracian

Men of great abilities are slow to act, for it is easier to avoid occasions for committing yourself than to come well out of a commitment. Such occasions test your judgment; it is safer to avoid them than to emerge victorious from them. One obligation leads to a greater one, and you come very near… Read More »

Baltasar Gracian

Do not be held a cheat, even though it is impossible to live today without being one. Let your greates cunning lie in covering up what looks like cunning. Baltasar Gracian