"Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best for that we must have recourse to art."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Baltasar Gracian on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Baltasar Gracian on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Baltasar Gracian on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Baltasar Gracian on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Baltasar Gracian on Abraham Lincoln
"A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself."
"He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything."
"Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone."
"Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong."
"Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."