Miguel de Cervantes Quotes


15 Miguel de Cervantes quotes:



"Absence -- that common cure of love."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Absence Quotes British Poet Quotes
"No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly."
"For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences."
"Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Design Quotes
"'Tis said of love that it sometimes goes, sometimes flies; runs with one, walks gravely with another; turns a third into ice, and sets a fourth in a flame: it wounds one, another it kills: like lightning it begins and ends in the same moment: it makes that fort yield at night which it besieged but in the morning; for there is no force able to resist it."
"Faint heart never won fair lady."
"Be slow of tongue and quick of eye."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Caution Quotes
"For historians ought to be precise, truthful, and quite unprejudiced, and neither interest nor fear, hatred nor affection, should cause them to swerve from the path of truth, whose mother is history, the rival of time, the depository of great actions, the witness of what is past, the example and instruction of the present, the monitor of the future."
"Liberty is one of the most precious gifts which heaven has bestowed on man; with it we cannot compare the treasures which the earth contains or the sea conceals; for liberty, as for honor, we can and ought to risk our lives; and, on for the other hand, captivity is the greatest evil that can befall man."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Miracle me no miracles."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Miracles Quotes
"One who has not only the four S's, which are required in every good lover, but even the whole alphabet; as for example... Agreeable, Bountiful, Constant, Dutiful, Easy, Faithful, Gallant, Honorable, Ingenious, Kind, Loyal, Mild, Noble, Officious, Prudent, Quiet, Rich, Secret, True, Valiant, Wise; the X indeed, is too harsh a letter to agree with him, but he is Young and Zealous."
"No man is more than another unless he does more than another."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"Now blessings light on him that first invented this same sleep: it covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak; 'Tis meat for the hungry, drink for the thirsty, heat for the cold, and cold for the hot. 'Tis the current coin that purchases all the pleasures of the world cheap; and the balance that sets the king and the shepherd, the fool and the wise-man even. There is only one thing that I dislike in sleep; 'Tis that it resembles death; there's very little difference between a man in his first sleep, and a man in his last sleep."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Sleep Quotes
"That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art."
Author: Cervantes Quotes Category: Company Quotes Spanish Writer Quotes



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