110+ Miguel de Cervantes Quotes (Funny, Epic And Iconic)

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  1. He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
  2. Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
  3. The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise.
  4. He who loses wealth loses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he who loses courage loses all.
  5. In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
  6. Three things too much, and three too little are pernicious to man; to speak much, and know little; to spend much, and have little; to presume much, and be worth little.
  7. Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
  8. Absence -- that common cure of love.
  9. Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.
  10. Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.

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In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Time ripens all things; no man is born wise. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Absence -- that common cure of love. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
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Spare your breath to cool your porridge. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. — Miguel de Cervantes

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I must speak the truth, and nothing but the truth. — Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel De Cervantes Short Quotes

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  • The wicked are always ungrateful.
  • Spare your breath to cool your porridge.
  • Great persons are able to do great kindnesses.
  • Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.
  • I must speak the truth, and nothing but the truth.
  • A stout heart breaks bad luck.
  • Give the devil his due.
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
  • Make yourself honey and the flies will devour you.
  • Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
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Miguel de Cervantes Famous Quotes And Sayings

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In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. — Miguel de Cervantes

In every case, the remedy is to take action. Get clear about exactly what it is that you need to learn and exactly what you need to do to learn it. BEING CLEAR KILLS FEAR. Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Time ripens all things; no man is born wise. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Absence -- that common cure of love. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water. — Miguel de Cervantes

Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other. — Miguel de Cervantes

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Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. — Miguel de Cervantes

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I must speak the truth, and nothing but the truth. — Miguel de Cervantes

I never thrust my nose into other men's porridge. It is no bread and butter of mine; every man for himself, and God for us all. — Miguel de Cervantes

The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part. — Miguel de Cervantes

'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. — Miguel de Cervantes

You must look at who you are and make an effort to know yourself, which is the most difficult knowledge one can imagine. — Miguel de Cervantes

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes. — Miguel de Cervantes

The pen is the tongue of the mind. — Miguel de Cervantes

Tell me what company thou keepest and I'll tell thee what thou art. — Miguel de Cervantes

Let us make hay while the sun shines. — Miguel de Cervantes

The proof of the pudding is the eating. — Miguel de Cervantes

Wit and humor belong to genius alone. — Miguel de Cervantes

He who sings frightens away his ills. — Miguel de Cervantes

There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair. — Miguel de Cervantes

Never look for birds of this year in the nests of the last. — Miguel de Cervantes

Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds. — Miguel de Cervantes

It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not to venture all his eggs in one basket. — Miguel de Cervantes

The virtuous woman must be treated like a relic - adored, but not handled; she should be guarded and prized, like a fine flower-garden, the beauty and fragrance of which the owner allows others to enjoy only at a distance, and through iron walls. — Miguel de Cervantes

Take away the cause, and the effect ceases. — Miguel de Cervantes

What man can pretend to know the riddle of a woman's mind? — Miguel de Cervantes

The man who is prepared has his battle half fought. — Miguel de Cervantes

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. — Miguel de Cervantes

The eyes those silent tongues of love. — Miguel de Cervantes

Delay always breeds danger. — Miguel de Cervantes

The greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within. — Miguel de Cervantes

All sorrows are less with bread. — Miguel de Cervantes

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. — Miguel de Cervantes

Let every man mind his own business. — Miguel de Cervantes

Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds. — Miguel de Cervantes

Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one. — Miguel de Cervantes

Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched. — Miguel de Cervantes

I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion. — Miguel de Cervantes

Be slow of tongue and quick of eye. — Miguel de Cervantes

Since we have a good loaf, let us not look for cheesecakes. — Miguel de Cervantes

There's no sauce in the world like hunger. — Miguel de Cervantes

When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? — Miguel de Cervantes

You cannot eat your cake and have your cake. — Miguel de Cervantes

I'll turn over a new leaf. — Miguel de Cervantes

Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water. — Miguel de Cervantes

Wit and humor do not reside in slow minds. — Miguel de Cervantes

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity. — Miguel de Cervantes

Thou hast seen nothing yet. — Miguel de Cervantes

Many go out for wool, and come home shorn themselves. — Miguel de Cervantes

Fair and softly goes far. — Miguel de Cervantes

From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment. — Miguel de Cervantes

Great expectations are better than a poor possession. — Miguel de Cervantes

Comparisons are odious. — Miguel de Cervantes

The worst reconciliation is better than the best divorce. — Miguel de Cervantes

Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune. — Miguel de Cervantes

There is no remembrance which time does not obliterate, nor pain which death does not terminate. — Miguel de Cervantes

There is no jewel in the world so valuable as a chaste and virtuous woman. — Miguel de Cervantes

Do you see over yonder, friend Sancho, thirty or forty hulking giants? I intend to do battle with them and slay them. — Miguel de Cervantes

The cleverest character in comedy is the clown, for he who would make people take him for a fool, must not be one. — Miguel de Cervantes

Patience and shuffle the cards. — Miguel de Cervantes

He who gives early gives twice. — Miguel de Cervantes

Every man is the son of his own works. — Miguel de Cervantes

An honest man's word is as good as his bond. — Miguel de Cervantes

That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not. — Miguel de Cervantes

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

The pen is the tongue of the soul; as are the thoughts engendered there, so will be the things written. — Miguel de Cervantes

To be prepared is half the victory. — Miguel de Cervantes

Treason pleases, but not the traitor. — Miguel de Cervantes

One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this. — Miguel de Cervantes

Among the attributes of God, although they are equal, mercy shines with even more brilliance than justice. — Miguel de Cervantes

Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish. — Miguel de Cervantes

Where envy reigns virtue can't exist, and generosity doesn't go with meanness. — Miguel de Cervantes

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. — Miguel de Cervantes

Every tooth in a man's head is more valuable than a diamond. — Miguel de Cervantes

Too much sanity may be madness! — Miguel de Cervantes

'Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes. — Miguel de Cervantes

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

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. — Miguel de Cervantes

Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world. — Miguel de Cervantes

Hunger is the best sauce in the world. — Miguel de Cervantes

Since Don Quixote de la Mancha is a crazy fool and a madman, and since Sancho Panza, his squire, knows it, yet, for all that, serves and follows him, and hangs on these empty promises of his, there can be no doubt that he is more of a madman and a fool than his master. — Miguel de Cervantes

Never meddle with play-actors, for they're a favoured race. — Miguel de Cervantes

No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly. — Miguel de Cervantes

It is good to live and learn. — Miguel de Cervantes

To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope. — Miguel de Cervantes

I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea. — Miguel de Cervantes

Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice. — Miguel de Cervantes

A man must eat a peck of salt with his friend, before he knows him. — Miguel de Cervantes

The poet may say or sing, not as things were, but as they ought to have been; but the historian must pen them, not as they ought to have been, but as they really were. — Miguel de Cervantes

Jealousy sees things always with magnifying glasses which make little things large, of dwarfs giants, of suspicions truths. — Miguel de Cervantes

Mere flimflam stories, and nothing but shams and lies. — Miguel de Cervantes

There are only two families in the world, my old grandmother used to say, the Haves and the Have-nots. — Miguel de Cervantes

Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles. — Miguel de Cervantes

He preaches well that lives well. — Miguel de Cervantes

Can we ever have too much of a good thing? — Miguel de Cervantes

Where one door shuts another opens. — Miguel de Cervantes

Life Lessons by Miguel de Cervantes

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  1. Miguel de Cervantes teaches us the importance of resilience, perseverance, and determination in the face of adversity. He wrote Don Quixote despite being imprisoned and facing financial hardship, showing us that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.
  2. He also emphasizes the power of imagination and creativity, reminding us to use our minds to dream big and never give up on our goals.
  3. Finally, Cervantes reminds us to find joy and humor in life, even in the face of difficult times. His works are full of wit and satire, showing us that laughter is the best medicine.

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