Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

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!

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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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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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on divinity, life, and understanding

"He preaches well that lives well," quoth Sancho, "that's all the divinity I can understand."

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on earth, gifts, heaven, honor, liberty, and life

Liberty is one of the choicest gifts that heaven hath bestowed upon man, and exceeds in volume all the treasures which the earth contains within its bosom or the sea covers. Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life for without it, life is insupportable.

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on love

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Love not what you are, but what you may become.

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on luck

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As ill luck would have it.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: Don Quixote, pt. i. bk. i ch. ii.

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on past

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He is mad past recovery, but yet he has lucid intervals

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on music and soul

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All music jars when the soul's out of tune.

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on worship

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Take care, your worship, those things over there are not giants but windmills.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: Don Quixote, pt. I, ch. 8.

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Where one door shuts another opens.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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