The Wisdom of Baltasar Gracian: A Practical Manual for Good and Perilous Times

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More than 300 years ago, Baltasar Gracian--worldly Jesuit scholar, counselor to kings, the genius of his age--made careful study of the powerful and elite who managed to combine ethical behavior with worldly effectiveness. He wrote brief but compelling maxims offering commonsense advice for living in the highly-charged era of 17th-century Spain, but his advice is equally relevant to today.