Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

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 action, business, clarity, difficulty, fear, learning, needs, remedies, and world

In every case, the remedy is to take action. Get clear about exactly what it is that you need to learn and exactly what you need to do to learn it. BEING CLEAR KILLS FEAR. Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on courage and world

One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: The Impossible Dream

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Jests that give pains are no jests.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on judgment and proof

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. By a small sample we may judge of the whole piece.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Labour for their pains.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: Don Quixote. The Author's Preface.

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

Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: Don Quixote de la Mancha, 1615

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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.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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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.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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