2011 Reprint of 1904 edition. Facsimile of the original edition, t reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. 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 This perennially popular book of advice on how to achieve personal and professional success is valued for its timeless insights on how to make one's way in the world. Written in the seventeenth century by a Spanish Jesuit scholar, the teachings are strikingly modern in tone and address universal concerns such as friendship, morality, effective leadership, and how to manage one's emotions. The Art of Worldly Wisdom is for anyone seeking to combine ethical behavior with worldly success.