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Miguel De Cervantes Quotes


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Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
 

Put you in this pickle.
 

Ready to split his sides with laughing.
 

Remember the old saying, "Faint heart ne'er won fair lady."
 

Said the pot to die kettle, "Get away, blackface."
[Criticism]
 

Short sentences drawn from long experiences.
 

Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles.
[Sleep]
 

Sloth never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
[Sloth]
 

Sorrow was made for man, not for beasts; yet if men encourage melancholy too much, they become no better thar beasts.
[Sorrow]
 

Soul of fibre and heart of oak.
[Heart]
 

Spick and span new.
 

Take away the cause, and the effect ceases.
[Motivation]
 

Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
[Companionship]
 

That which costs little is less valued.
 

That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.
 

The ass will carry his load, but not a double load; ride not a free horse to death.
 

The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
 

The bow cannot possibly always stand bent, nor can human nature or human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
 

The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the sum of his own works.
[Self Reliance]
 

The eyes those silent tongues of love.
 


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