Miguel de Cervantes Quotes

Who is Miguel de Cervantes?

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish writer known for Don Quixote.

Born September 29, 1547
Died April 23, 1616

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Best 15 Quotes by Miguel de Cervantes

“A tooth is much more to be prized than a diamond.”

“Anyone who does not know how to make the most of his luck has no right to complain if it passes by him.”

“Everyone is as God has made him, and oftentimes a great deal worse.”

“Hunger is the best sauce in the world.”

“Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.”

“Rome was not built in a day.”

“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 journey is better than the inn.”

“The proof of the pudding is the eating.”

“The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water.”

“Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.”

“Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.”

“When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.”

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