All persons are not discreet enough to know how to take things by the right handle
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)
Contributed by: Zaady
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
Fair and softly goes far.
Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
Tell me what company you keep and I'll tell you what you are.
Tell me what company thou keepst, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
Source: Don Quixote, pt. II, ch. 23.
Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up.
Source: "El Licenciado Vidriera."
Absence - that common cure of love.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.
I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion.
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