Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on art and company

Tell me what company thou keepst, and I'll tell thee what thou art.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: Don Quixote, pt. II, ch. 23.

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on good, imitation, and nature

Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: "El Licenciado Vidriera."

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on honesty

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Honesty's the best policy.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

Source: see Franklin

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on hunger and world

Hunger is the best sauce in the world.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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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

The road is always better than the Inn.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on absence and love

Absence - that common cure of love.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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A Quote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra on observation, promises, and secrets

Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

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