Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

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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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 cats and play

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Those who will play with cats must expect to be scratched.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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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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