multiplies the good in life and divides its evils.
Strive to have friends, for life without friends
is like life on a desert island…
to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune;
to keep him is a blessing.”
~ Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracián y Morales (January 8th, 1601 – December 6, 1658) A Spanish Jesuit and baroque prose writer. The son of a doctor, in his childhood Gracián lived with his uncle, who was a priest. He studied at a Jesuit school in 1621 and 1623 and theology in Zaragoza. He was ordained in 1627 and took his final vows in 1635…Source | More