Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things, — old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
As quoted in Apothegms (1624) by Francis Bacon, 97.
Si hubiera estado presente en la Creación, habría dado algunas indicaciones útiles.Alfonso X Of Castile
If the Lord Almighty had consulted me before embarking on creation thus, I should have recommended something simpler.Alfonso X Of Castile
Los que dejan al rey errar a sabiendas, merecen pena como traidores.Alfonso X Of Castile
Quemad viejos leños, leed viejos libros, bebed viejos vinos, tened viejos amigos.Alfonso X Of Castile
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