Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright (1547-1616)
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was an Early Modern Spanish writer widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists. He is best known for his novel Don Quixote, a work often cited as both the first modern novel and one of the pinnacles of world literature.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes
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.
Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Don't put too fine a point to your wit for fear it should get blunted.
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.
Take care, your worship, those things over there are not giants but windmills.
He gives twice who quickly gives. Bis dat qui cito dat
Those who will play with cats must expect to be scratched.
Tell me what company thou keepst, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion.
'Tis the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket.