“Don’t live by generalities, unless it be to act virtuously, and don’t ask desire to follow precise laws, for you will have to drink tomorrow from the water you scorn today.”
Quote Number: 1072
Source: Gracián, Baltasar. The Art of Worldly Wisdom: A Pocket Oracle. Christopher Maurer, Translator. Currency: New York. 1992. Maxim 288, Pg 162.