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
Contributed by: Zaady
Jests that give pains are no jests.
The proof of the pudding is in the eating. By a small sample we may judge of the whole piece.
Labour for their pains.
Source: Don Quixote. The Author's Preface.
Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
Source: Don Quixote de la Mancha, 1615
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
All persons are not discreet enough to know how to take things by the right handle
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
Fair and softly goes far.
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