Miguel de Cervantes

Spanish writer

Lived from: 1547-1616

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Miguel de Cervantes

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    There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
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    'Tis a dainty thing to command, though 'twere but a flock of sheep.
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    'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged.
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    'Tis the maddest trick a man can ever play in his whole life, to let his breath sneak out of his body without any more ado, and without so much as a rap o'er the pate, or a kick of the guts; to go out like the snuff of a farthing candle, and die merely of the mulligrubs, or the sullens.
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    'Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.
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    A blot in thy escutcheon to all futurity.
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    A man must eat a peck of salt with his friend, before he knows him.
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    A person dishonored is worst than dead.
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    A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.
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    A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
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    Absence, that common cure of love.
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    Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.
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    Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long.
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    Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.
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    By such innovations are languages enriched, when the words are adopted by the multitude, and naturalized by custom.
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