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Miguel De Cervantes Quotes

(1547-1616), Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Thou hast seen nothing yet.

Category: Possibilities

A blot in thy escutcheon to all futurity.

Category: Posterity

He preaches well that lives well.

Category: Preachers And Preaching

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.

Category: Procrastination

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

Category: Proverbs

I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.

Category: Proverbs

I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.

Category: Proverbs

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.

Category: Proverbs

Hold you there, neither a strange hand nor my own, neither heavy nor light shall touch my bum.

Category: Punishment

The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.

Category: Recreation

Well, now there's a remedy for everything except death.

Category: Remedies

The greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.

Category: Self-Conflict

One of the most considerable advantages the great have over their inferiors is to have servants as good as themselves.

Category: Servants

No man is more than another unless he does more than another.

Category: Service

A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.

Category: Sin