The Pocket Oracle and Art of Prudence

The Pocket Oracle and Art of Prudence
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Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages : 193
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ISBN-13 : 9780141442457
ISBN-10 : 014144245X
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Book Synopsis The Pocket Oracle and Art of Prudence by : Baltasar Gracián y Morales

Download or read book The Pocket Oracle and Art of Prudence written by Baltasar Gracián y Morales and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2011-01-27 with total page 193 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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 of complaining and the wisdom of controlling one�s passions. Baltasar Gracian intended that these ingenious aphorisms would encourage each reader to challenge themselves both in understanding and applying each axiom.


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