Quotes by Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes

Spanish writer

Alive from: 1547-1616

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
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    Tell me what company you keep and I'll tell you what you are.
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    That which costs little is less valued.
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    The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
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    The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.
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    The eyes those silent tongues of love.
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    The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
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    The greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
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    The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
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    The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
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    The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise.
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    There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.
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    There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair.
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    Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.
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    Thou camest out of thy mother's belly without government, thou hast liv'd hitherto without government, and thou mayst be carried to thy long home without government, when it shall please the Lord. How many people in this world live without government, yet do well enough, and are well look'd upon?
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