Miguel de Cervantes Quotes

Who the Heck is Miguel de Cervantes?

Spanish writer known for Don Quixote

Born September 29, 1547
Died April 23, 1616

Books by Miguel de Cervantes


Best 15 Quotes by Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

“Hunger is the best sauce in the world.”

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

“Rome was not built in a day.”

Miguel de Cervantes

“That which costs little is less valued.”

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

“The journey is better than the inn.”

Miguel de Cervantes

“The proof of the pudding is the eating.”

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

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

Miguel de Cervantes

“Where a door is closed, another is opened”

Miguel de Cervantes