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Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: It is by rugged paths like these they go That scale the heights of immortality, Unreached by those that falter here below. It is by rugged paths like these they go That scale the heights of immortality, Unreached by those that falter here below.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: By the one God, Sancho, no more proverbs. By the one God, Sancho, no more proverbs.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: There is no recollection which time does not put an end to, and no pain which death does not remove. There is no recollection which time does not put an end to, and no pain which death does not remove.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: I will take my corporal oath that we move no faster than a snail can gallop, or an ant can trot. I will take my corporal oath that we move no faster than a snail can gallop, or an ant can trot.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Let each look to himself and not try to make out white black, and black white; for each of us is as God made him, aye, and often worse. Let each look to himself and not try to make out white black, and black white; for each of us is as God made him, aye, and often worse.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Not with whom you are born, but with whom you are bred. Not with whom you are born, but with whom you are bred.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Art does not surpass nature but perfects it. Art does not surpass nature but perfects it.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: With these meager scraps of Latin and the like, you may perhaps be taken for a scholar, which is honorable and profitable these days. With these meager scraps of Latin and the like, you may perhaps be taken for a scholar, which is honorable and profitable these days.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: [reading a work in translation] is like viewing a piece of Flemish tapestry on the wrong side. [reading a work in translation] is like viewing a piece of Flemish tapestry on the wrong side.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind. Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Maybe the greatest madness is to see life as it is rather than what it could be. Maybe the greatest madness is to see life as it is rather than what it could be.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: ( ... ) and it will be easier, remember, to bend thy will to love one who adores thee, than to lead one to love thee who abhors thee now. ( ... ) and it will be easier, remember, to bend thy will to love one who adores thee, than to lead one to love thee who abhors thee now.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: In the shadow of feigned cripples and false wounds come the strong arms of thieves and very healthy drunkards. In the shadow of feigned cripples and false wounds come the strong arms of thieves and very healthy drunkards.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: She wanted, with her fickleness, to make my destruction constant; I want, by trying to destroy myself, to satisfy her desire. She wanted, with her fickleness, to make my destruction constant; I want, by trying to destroy myself, to satisfy her desire.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: I've always heard the old folks say that if you don't know how to enjoy good luck when it comes, you shouldn't complain if it passes you by. I've always heard the old folks say that if you don't know how to enjoy good luck when it comes, you shouldn't complain if it passes you by.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Your grace, come back, Senor Don Quixote, I swear to God you're charging sheep ! Your grace, come back, Senor Don Quixote, I swear to God you're charging sheep !
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: The fault lies not with the mob, who demands nonsense, but with those who do not know how to produce anything else. The fault lies not with the mob, who demands nonsense, but with those who do not know how to produce anything else.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: There were no embraces, because where there is great love there is often little display of it. There were no embraces, because where there is great love there is often little display of it.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: A Man Without Honoris Worse than Dead. A Man Without Honor
is Worse than Dead.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: After the gratifications of brutish appetites are past, the greatest pleasure then is to get rid of that which entertained it. After the gratifications of brutish appetites are past, the greatest pleasure then is to get rid of that which entertained it.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: But one of shallow wit, somewhat like a saltshaker with very little salt. In But one of shallow wit, somewhat like a saltshaker with very little salt. In
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Perceived a cart covered with royal flags coming along the road they were travelling; and persuaded that this must be some new adventure, Perceived a cart covered with royal flags coming along the road they were travelling; and persuaded that this must be some new adventure,
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Heaven send us better times! There is nothing but plotting and counter-plotting, undermining and counter-mining in this world. Heaven send us better times! There is nothing but plotting and counter-plotting, undermining and counter-mining in this world.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: I do not insist," answered Don Quixote, "that this is a full adventure, but it is the beginning of one, for this is the way adventures begin. I do not insist," answered Don Quixote, "that this is a full adventure, but it is the beginning of one, for this is the way adventures begin.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: This fierce basilisk, this ungrateful, cruel, supercilious wretch, will neither seek, serve, own, nor follow you in any shape whatever. This fierce basilisk, this ungrateful, cruel, supercilious wretch, will neither seek, serve, own, nor follow you in any shape whatever.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Thy enterprises speed, Didst thou the light mid Libya's sands Or Jaca's rocks first see? Thy enterprises speed, Didst thou the light mid Libya's sands Or Jaca's rocks first see?
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: So it isn't the masses who are to blame for demanding rubbish, but rather those who aren't capable of providing them with anything else. So it isn't the masses who are to blame for demanding rubbish, but rather those who aren't capable of providing them with anything else.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Honesty's the best policy. Honesty's the best policy.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: What intelligent things you say sometimes ! One would think you had studied. What intelligent things you say sometimes ! One would think you had studied.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the sum of his own works. The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the sum of his own works.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: [W]omen are born with the obligation to obey their husbands even if they're fools. [W]omen are born with the obligation to obey their husbands even if they're fools.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Only make yourself honey and the flies will suck you. Only make yourself honey and the flies will suck you.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: I have always heard it said, Sancho, that to do good to boors is to throw water into the sea. I have always heard it said, Sancho, that to do good to boors is to throw water into the sea.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: My heart is wax molded as she pleases, but enduring as marble to retain. My heart is wax molded as she pleases, but enduring as marble to retain.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: A tooth is much more to be prized than a diamond. A tooth is much more to be prized than a diamond.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: He who's down one day can be up the next, unless he really wants to stay in bed, that is ... He who's down one day can be up the next, unless he really wants to stay in bed, that is ...
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Take care, Sancho," said Samson; "honours change manners, and perhaps when you find yourself a governor you won't know the mother that bore you. Take care, Sancho," said Samson; "honours change manners, and perhaps when you find yourself a governor you won't know the mother that bore you.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: He who sings scares away his woes. He who sings scares away his woes.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Never mind what some will say, for then thou wilt never have done. One may as soon tie up the winds, as the tongues of slanderers. Never mind what some will say, for then thou wilt never have done. One may as soon tie up the winds, as the tongues of slanderers.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: We have come to the church, Sancho. We have come to the church, Sancho.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Nay, what is even worse, he may become a poet, which they say is an incurable and infectious disease." "This Nay, what is even worse, he may become a poet, which they say is an incurable and infectious disease." "This
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: A bad year and a bad month to all the backbiting bitches in the world! ... A bad year and a bad month to all the backbiting bitches in the world! ...
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Could see you all strung by the gills, like sardines on a twig! Could see you all strung by the gills, like sardines on a twig!
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Vagabond knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, otherwise called 'The Knight of the Rueful Countenance. Vagabond knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, otherwise called 'The Knight of the Rueful Countenance.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Be slow of tongue and quick of eye. Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Virtue is persecuted by the wicked more than it is loved by the good. Virtue is persecuted by the wicked more than it is loved by the good.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: The eyes those silent tongues of love. The eyes those silent tongues of love.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: There's no taking trout with dry breeches. There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: at times the just must pay for sinners. at times the just must pay for sinners.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: What is more dangerous than to become a poet? which is, as some say, an incurable and infectious disease. What is more dangerous than to become a poet? which is, as some say, an incurable and infectious disease.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: What I can tell your grace is that it deals with truths, and they are truths so appealing and elegant that no lies can equal them. What I can tell your grace is that it deals with truths, and they are truths so appealing and elegant that no lies can equal them.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: When a rich man is hurt, his wail goeth heavens high. (Sancho Panza) When a rich man is hurt, his wail goeth heavens high. (Sancho Panza)
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Casildea de Vandalia, the rawest and best Casildea de Vandalia, the rawest and best
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: When a man knows not how to read, or is left-handed, it When a man knows not how to read, or is left-handed, it
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Path of knight-errantry, and in pursuit of that calling I despise wealth, but not honour. I Path of knight-errantry, and in pursuit of that calling I despise wealth, but not honour. I
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Windmills were giants, and the monks' mules dromedaries, flocks of sheep armies of enemies, Windmills were giants, and the monks' mules dromedaries, flocks of sheep armies of enemies,
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections. All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: [He] is not going to exit to applause, even if the entire human race should favor him. [He] is not going to exit to applause, even if the entire human race should favor him.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: It is the privilege and charm of beauty to win the heart and secure good-will, It is the privilege and charm of beauty to win the heart and secure good-will,
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: He'd just fallen off a rock and got a little bit spifflicated in the ribs. He'd just fallen off a rock and got a little bit spifflicated in the ribs.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: For hope is always born at the same time as love ... For hope is always born at the same time as love ...
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Scholarship without virtue is like pearls pearls Scholarship without virtue is like pearls pearls
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Sancho tried to amuse him and cheer him up by chatting to him, and said, among other things, what is recorded in the next chapter. Sancho tried to amuse him and cheer him up by chatting to him, and said, among other things, what is recorded in the next chapter.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: The wounds received in battle bestow honor, they do not take it away ... The wounds received in battle bestow honor, they do not take it away ...
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: He is most blessed who loves the most, the freest who is most enslaved by love, He is most blessed who loves the most, the freest who is most enslaved by love,
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: An escape from penalty is better than petitioning the judges. An escape from penalty is better than petitioning the judges.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Didn't i tell you they were only windmills? And someone with windmills on the brain could have failed to see that! Didn't i tell you they were only windmills? And someone with windmills on the brain could have failed to see that!
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: The landlord replied he had no chickens, for the kites had stolen them. The landlord replied he had no chickens, for the kites had stolen them.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Where one door shuts, another opens. Where one door shuts, another opens.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: For neither good nor evil can last for ever; and so it follows that as evil has lasted a long time, good must now be close at hand. For neither good nor evil can last for ever; and so it follows that as evil has lasted a long time, good must now be close at hand.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Anyone who is ignorant, even a lord and prince, can and should be counted as one of the mob. Anyone who is ignorant, even a lord and prince, can and should be counted as one of the mob.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: There is no book so bad ... that it does not have something good in it. There is no book so bad ... that it does not have something good in it.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: for a knight-errant without love was like a tree without leaves or fruit, or a body without a soul. for a knight-errant without love was like a tree without leaves or fruit, or a body without a soul.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: All human efforts to communicate - even in the same language - are equally utopian, equally luminous with value, and equally worth the doing. All human efforts to communicate - even in the same language - are equally utopian, equally luminous with value, and equally worth the doing.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Knight of the Ill-Favored Face. Knight of the Ill-Favored Face.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: That which costs little is less valued. That which costs little is less valued.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: It is never my custom to plunder those I over come. It is never my custom to plunder those I over come.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: Let his sin be his punishment, let him eat it with his bread, and let that be an end to it. Let his sin be his punishment, let him eat it with his bread, and let that be an end to it.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: This, however, is of but little importance to our tale; it will be enough not to stray a hair's breadth from the truth in the telling of it. This, however, is of but little importance to our tale; it will be enough not to stray a hair's breadth from the truth in the telling of it.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: The sadness of the heart rises to the face, and in the eyes may be read the history of that which passes in the soul. The sadness of the heart rises to the face, and in the eyes may be read the history of that which passes in the soul.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: There are many hours and minutes between now and tomorrowand in any one of them-even in a minute,the house falls There are many hours and minutes between now and tomorrowand in any one of them-even in a minute,the house falls
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra quotes: A closed mouth catches no flies. A closed mouth catches no flies.