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2021.08.18 21:40

Excerpt from The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián.


lxix Do not give way to every common Impulse.

He is a great man who never allows himself to be influenced by the impressions of others. Self-reflection is the school of wisdom. To know one's disposition and to allow for it, even going to the other extreme so as to find the juste milieu between nature and art. Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement. There be some whose humours are so monstrous that they are always under the influence of one or other of them, and put them in place of their real inclinations. They are torn asunder by such disharmony and get involved in contradictory obligations. Such excesses not only destroy firmness of will; all power of judgment gets lost, desire and knowledge pulling in opposite directions.
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  • Shamus 2021.08.18 21:41

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    Thank you for listening. If you enjoyed this, you might also enjoy my new reading of What a tangled web we weave by Walter Scott. 🕸️ https://youtu.be/odWgcxuBf08
  • Cristina 2021.08.18 22:02

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    Great channel 🙌🏻✨💪🏻
  • ꦥꦢ꧀ꦩꦤlotus flowers 2021.08.18 22:52

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    He is legend Poets use words as their swords, strings of words like prayers and sometimes even blasphemy, knowledge as their lamp and kindness as their umbrella of life, they see the world with his 3rd eyes, because they understand the essence of life. Life is sailing the ocean, writing on white paper, sipping a glass of water, Finding and knowing yourself from listen people's voices is expected when you still in process learn the meaning of " accepted and don't be resistant " , after knowing who you are, Walk don't look back anymore , close your ears. people who already understand who you are is easy to appreciate others more. Thank you
  • ꦥꦢ꧀ꦩꦤlotus flowers 2021.08.18 23:01

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    May I give advice, have you ever read about jalaluddin Rumi? Please read and apply it in your life, then you will become the most wisdom man in your family tree. God know best 🙏
  • Shamus 2021.08.19 07:48

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    @ꦥꦢ꧀ꦩꦤlotus flowers Thanks a lot for your in depth comment. ☺, I haven't read much from Rumi but hope to in the future. ✨
  • ꦥꦢ꧀ꦩꦤlotus flowers 2021.08.19 10:21

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    @Shamus ہیلو میرے پیارے بھائی آپ مستقبل میں سیکھ سکتے ہیں ، خدا بہتر جانتا ہے۔
  • May星空 2021.08.20 00:34

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