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Miguel De Cervantes (1547 - 1616)
Spanish adventurer, author, & poet [more author details]
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A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
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Miguel De Cervantes
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.
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Anyone who does not know how to make the most of his luck has no right to complain if it passes by him.
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Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long.
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Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
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Everyone is as God has made him, and oftentimes a great deal worse.
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Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
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Short sentences drawn from long experiences.
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The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
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Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.
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The most difficult character in comedy is that of a fool, and he must be no simpleton who plays the part.
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Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605
I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it.
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Miguel de Cervantes, Exemplary Novels (1613)
Facts are the enemy of truth.
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Miguel de Cervantes, Man of La Mancha

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