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"Think with the few and speak with the many," "Friends are a second existence," and "Be able to forget" are among this volume's 300 thought-provoking maxims on politics, professional life, and personal development. Published in 1637, it was an instant success throughout Europe. The Jesuit author's timeless advice, focusing on honesty and kindness, remains ever popular. A perfect browsing book of mental and spiritual refreshment, it can be opened at random and appreciated either for a few moments or for an extended period.

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“ Think with the few and speak with the many, ” “ Friends are a second existence, ” and “ Be able to forget” are among this volume’ s 300 pithy maxims on politics, professional life, and personal development. Published in 1637 by Baltasar Gracian, a Spanish Jesuit scholar,   this book of  timeless advice, focusing on honesty and kindness, remains ever popular.

Synopsis:

"Think with the few and speak with the many," "Friends are a second existence," and "Be able to forget" are among this volume's 300 pithy maxims on politics, professional life, and personal development. Published in 1637 by Baltasar Gracian, a Spanish Jesuit scholar, this book of timeless advice, focusing on honesty and kindness, remains ever popular.

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ISBN:
9780486440347
Translator:
Jacobs, Joseph
Publisher:
Dover Publications
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Jacobs, Joseph
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Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Maxims
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
Personal Growth - Self-Esteem
Subject:
Esteem
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Western Philosophy
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.32 pd

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"Synopsis" by , “ Think with the few and speak with the many, ” “ Friends are a second existence, ” and “ Be able to forget” are among this volume’ s 300 pithy maxims on politics, professional life, and personal development. Published in 1637 by Baltasar Gracian, a Spanish Jesuit scholar,   this book of  timeless advice, focusing on honesty and kindness, remains ever popular.
"Synopsis" by ,
"Think with the few and speak with the many," "Friends are a second existence," and "Be able to forget" are among this volume's 300 pithy maxims on politics, professional life, and personal development. Published in 1637 by Baltasar Gracian, a Spanish Jesuit scholar, this book of timeless advice, focusing on honesty and kindness, remains ever popular.
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