Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

To withdraw is not to run away.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on worth

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Three things too much, and three too little are pernicious to man; to speak much, and know little; to spend much, and have little; to presume much, and be worth little.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

By the street of by and by, one arrives at the house of never.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on conversation, proverbs, and vulgarity

I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

He gives twice who quickly gives. Bis dat qui cito dat

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: Don Quixote de la Mancha, 1615

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on preparation and victory

Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: Don Quixote de la Mancha, 1615

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on bravery, fortune, and sons

The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on life, madness, and sanity

Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on sons

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Everyone is the son of his own works.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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