Miguel de Cervantes Quotes

Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

It is the part of a wise man to keep himself to-day for to-morrow, and not to venture all his eggs in one basket.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

Many count their chickens before they are hatched and where they expect bacon, meet with broken bones.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

Let us make hay while the sun shines.

~ 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

I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

Fear is sharp-sighted, and can see things under ground, and much more in the skies.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

'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.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

There are men that will make you books, and turn them loose into the world, with as much dispatch as they would do a dish of fritters.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

In the night all cats are gray.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

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