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Quotes By Miguel de Cervantes

Nationality
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DOB
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29-09-1547
DOD
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23-04-1616

Novelist Miguel de Cervantes was born on 29th September 1547 AD. A Spanish citizen, Miguel de Cervantes was born in Spain. He was also called Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was 69 years old when he died on 23th April 1616 AD. In his life Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

There are only two families in the world, as a grandmother of mine used to say: the haves and the have-nots.

- Miguel de Cervantes

Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.

- Miguel de Cervantes

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.

- 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

God bears with the wicked, but not forever.

- Miguel de Cervantes

He had a face like a blessing.

- 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

I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.

- Miguel de Cervantes

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.

- Miguel de Cervantes

It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

- 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

Modesty, is a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.

- Miguel de Cervantes

No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.

- 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

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.

- Miguel de Cervantes

Nor has his death the world deceived than his wondrous life surprise d; if he like a madman liv'd least he like a wise one dy'd.

- Miguel de Cervantes

He preaches well that lives well.

- Miguel de Cervantes

True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.

- Miguel de Cervantes

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