Quotes by Spanish Novelist Miguel de Cervantes

The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise. Miguel de Cervantes
  • Share
  • #Hope

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

There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair. 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
  • Share
  • #self

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn. Miguel de Cervantes
  • Share
  • #Help

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

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

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. Miguel de Cervantes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Miguel de Cervantes's favourite quotes topics
VulgaritySwearingProfanityLoveTruth

authors similar to Miguel de Cervantes
Aldous Huxley
167 quotes
Ernest Hemingway
161 quotes
Charles Dickens
123 quotes
C.S. Lewis
105 quotes

Popular quote topics
Quote
Loading ...