Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

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 courage, friendship, and wealth

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on danger, delay, and design

Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

All persons are not discreet enough to know how to take things by the right handle

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on experience and proverbs

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Fair and softly goes far.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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