Quotes by Miguel De Cervantes

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

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

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.

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.

Well, there's a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other.

Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.

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.