Miguel De Cervantes Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old miguel de cervantes quotes, miguel de cervantes sayings, and miguel de cervantes proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Get out of harms way.      

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The proof is in the pudding.      

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Sing away sorrow, cast away care.      

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A closed mouth catches no flies.      

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The best sauce in the world is hunger.      

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Don't put all your eggs in one basket.      

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Give up the ghost.      

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Give the devil his due.      

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The sky's the limit.      

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The brave man carves out his fortune and every man is the son of his own works.      

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A closed mouth catches no flies.     

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Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.     

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He who sings frightens away his ills.     

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Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.     

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Great persons are able to do great kindnesses.     

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Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one.     

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Mere flimflam stories, and nothing but shams and lies.     

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'Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes.     

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God bears with the wicked, but not forever.     

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No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.     

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Well, there's a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other.     

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The wicked are always ungrateful.     

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Faint heart never won fair lady.     

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A shy face is better than a forward heart.     

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

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Love is invisible and comes and goes where it wants, without anyone asking about it.     

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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.     

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When the severity of the law is to be softened, let pity, not bribes, be the motive.     

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

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Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.     

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