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Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616)


Spanish novelist, poet and playwright.
Miguel de Cervantes
There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.
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Take care, your worship, those things over there are not giants but windmills.
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No limits but the sky.




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Fortune leaves always some door open to come at a remedy.
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Journey over all the universe in a map, without the expense and fatigue of traveling, without suffering the inconveniences of heat, cold, hunger, and thirst.
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The fair sex.
Miguel de Cervantes
Good wits jump; a word to the wise is enough.
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There is no love lost, sir.
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The charging of his enemy was but the work of a moment.
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I never thrust my nose into other men's porridge. It is no bread and butter of mine; every man for himself, and God for us all.
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Great persons are able to do great kindnesses.




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Which I have earned with the sweat of my brows.
Miguel de Cervantes
My memory is so bad that many times I forget my own name.
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History is in a manner a sacred thing, so far as it contains truth; for where truth is, the supreme Father of it may also be said to be, at least, inasmuch as concerns truth.
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Why do you lead me a wild-goose chase?
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They can expect nothing but their labor for their pains.
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For if he like a madman lived,
At least he like a wise one died.
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Are we to mark this day with a white or a black stone?
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Raise a hue and cry.
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By a small sample we may judge of the whole piece.


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