Spanish poet, arch-priest of
Hita. He was a vagabond for several years before entering
the Church. In 1337 he was imprisoned for13 years by the Archbishop
ofToledo, Don Gil de Ardonoz.
Read Juan Ruiz biography
c.1330 Libro de Buen Amor, stanza161.
Por las verdades se pierden los amigos, e per las non dezir
se fazen desamigos. Telling the truth
loses you friends; not telling it
gains you enemies.
Por, pierden, amigos, Telling, truth, loses, you, friends, gains
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