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 love

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

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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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

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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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.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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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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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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