Miguel de Cervantes, fully Miguel de Cervantes Saaversa

Miguel de
Cervantes, fully Miguel de Cervantes Saaversa
1547
1616

Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet and Playwright best known for his magnum opus, Don Quixote

Author Quotes

Every one is responsible for his own acts.

The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.

Fear has many eyes.

The knowledge of thyself will preserve thee from vanity.

He is best served who has no occasion to put the hand of others at the end of his arms.

The mean of true valor lies between the extremes of cowardice and rashness.

He preaches well that lives well.

The wicked are always ungrateful.

Health and cheerfulness make beauty.

There is a time for some things, and a time for all things; a time for great things, and a time for small things.

History is the depository of great actions, the witness of what is past, the example and instructor of the present, and monitor to the future.

There is no remembrance which time does not obliterate, nor pain which death does not terminate.

Honesty is the best policy, I will stick to that. The good shall have my hand and heart, but the bad neither foot nor fellowship. And in my mind, the main point of governing, is to make a good beginning.

Three things too much and three too little are pernicious to man: to speak much and know little; to spend much and have little; to presume much and be worth little.

Author Picture
First Name
Miguel de
Last Name
Cervantes, fully Miguel de Cervantes Saaversa
Birth Date
1547
Death Date
1616
Bio

Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet and Playwright best known for his magnum opus, Don Quixote