Favorite Quotations ~† Miguel de Cervantes Don Quijote

"Are we to mark this day with a white or a black stone?" ~ Miguel de Cervantes


Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.

Those who play with cats must expect to get scratched.

He who loves wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he who loses his courage loses all.

Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.

Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!

Honestyís the best policy.

In my profession, friend Sancho, one must know everything.

Until death, it is all life.

Many at time we look for one thing, and light on another.

Love not what you are, but what you may become.

All music jars when the soul's out of tune.

A jest that gives pain is no jest.

Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.

That which cost little is less valued.

The pen is the tongue of the mind.

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