Wednesday November 17th 2010

wednesday-november-17th-2010 Ability

Thought for the Day

“Great ability develops and reveals itself
increasingly with every new assignment.”

~ Baltasar Gracian

*Baltasar Gracián y Morales

Born: January 8th, 1601 Belmonte, Spain
Died: Decembre 6, 1658 Tarazona, Spain

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.

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