Overview

"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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The Art of Worldly Wisdom

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420940114
  • Publisher: Neeland Media LLC
  • Publication date: 5/19/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 737,562
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2011

    Thanks Dad!

    My father gave me this raggity old book a few years ago. I love it so much that I carry it with me just about everywhere wrapped in a hanky. Gracian says what so many of us can't connect from our brains to our tongues!

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