Synopsis: Sale edition. Written in the seventeenth century by a Spanish Jesuit, The Art of Worldly Wisdom is strikingly modern in sensibility and tone. This timeless collection of maxims addresses universal concerns such as friendship, morality and effective leadership. It is for anyone seeking to combine ethical behaviour with worldly success and is a perennialy popular book of advice.
"Absolutely unique…a book made for constant use - a companion for life." Arthur Schopenhauer.
"Europe has never produced anything finer or more complicated in matters of moral subtlety." Friedrich Nietzsche.