Miguel De Cervantes
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
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The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
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.
He who loses wealth loses much he who loses a friend loses more but he that loses his courage loses all.
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
I believe there's no proverb but what is true they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game.
American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
I'm not particularly a feminist, but if you get women off the animal cycle of reproduction and give them some say in how many children they'll have, immediately the floor will rise.
I played by the rules of politics as I found them.
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.
The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
God can help man solve all man's problems except man.
God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.