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  • The Pocket Oracle and Art of Prudenceby Baltasar Gracián

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.98

    Written over 350 years ago, The Pocket Oracle and the Art of Prudence is a charming collection of 300 witty and thought-provoking aphorisms. From the art of being lucky to the healthy use of caution, these elegant maxims were created as a guide to life, with further suggestions given on cultivating good taste, knowing how to refuse, the foolishness... more...

  • How to Use Your Enemiesby Baltasar Gracián

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 1.28

    'Better mad with the crowd than sane all alone' In these witty, Machiavellian aphorisms, unlikely Spanish priest Baltasar Gracián shows us how to exploit friends and enemies alike to thrive in a world of deception and illusion. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate... more...

  • El políticoby Baltasar Gracián

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    Baltasar Gracián  was educated in Toledo by his uncle, a cleric. At 18 he entered the Society of Jesus, was later a professor of moral theology and philosophy in schools in Valencia, Lleida, Gandia, and Huesca.  Then he held a professorship in Scripture, but was dismissed for publishing  El criticón. more...

  • Oráculo manual y arte de prudenciaby Baltasar Gracián

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Baltasar Gracián  was educated in Toledo by his uncle, a cleric. At 18 he entered the Society of Jesus, was later a professor of moral theology and philosophy in schools in Valencia, Lérida, Gandía and Huesca. Then he held a professorship in Scripture, but was dismissed for publishing  El criticón. more...

  • El políticoby Baltasar Gracián

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.73

    Baltasar Gracián (Belmonte, Zaragoza, 1601-Tarazona, Zaragoza, 1658). España. Se educó en Toledo con un tío clérigo. A los dieciocho años ingresó en la Compañía de Jesús, más tarde fue profesor de teología moral y filosofía en colegios de Valencia, Lérida, Gandía y Huesca. En Zaragoza fue confesor del virrey de Aragón y luego predicador en Madrid y... more...

  • Oráculo manual y arte de prudenciaby Baltasar Gracián

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.56

    Oráculo manual y arte de prudencia (1647) es un tratado práctico, concebido para que el pensamiento y los principios abstractos se supediten a la situaciones de la vida en una mezcla equilibrada entre ingenio cotidiano y saber filosófico. Gracián y Quevedo son las figuras más relevantes del conceptismo. Las definiciones de Gracián al respecto afirman... more...

  • The Art of Worldly Wisdomby Baltasar Gracian; Christopher Maurer

    The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.99

    The remarkable best-seller -- a long-lost, 300-year-old book of wisdom on how to live successfully yet responsibly in a society governed by self-interest -- as acute as Machiavelli yet as humanistic and scrupulously moral as Marcus Aurelius. From the Hardcover edition. more...

  • A Pocket Mirror for Heroesby Baltasar Gracian; Christopher Maurer

    The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    A Pocket Mirror for Heroes is a mirror because it reflects "the person you are or the one you ought to be." It is a pocket mirror because its author took the time to be brief.  And it is a mirror for heroes because it provides a vivid image of ethical and moral perfection to which all can aspire.   The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracian was... more...

  • The Art of Worldly Wisdomby Baltasar Gracián; Joseph Jacobs

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95

    "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,... more...

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