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CERVANTES (MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA)
Spanish author
(1547 - 1616)
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There is no remembrance which time does not obliterate, nor pain which death does not put an end to.
  [Sp., No ay memoria a quien el tiempo no acabe, ni dolor que nuerte no le consuma.]
      - Don Quixote (III, 1) [Time]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Fear has many eyes.
  [Sp., El miedo tiene muchos ojos.]
      - Don Quixote (III, 6) [Fear]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Earned with the sweat of my brows.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. I, ch. 4) [Work]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

As ill-luck would have it.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. I, ch. II) [Luck]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Can one desire too much of a good thing?
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. I, ch. VI)
        [Goodness]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Make hay while the sun shines.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. 11)
        [Proverbs : Sun]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Leap out of the frying pan into the fire.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. IV)
        [Proverbial Phrases]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

I am almost frightened out of my seven senses.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. IX)
        [Senses]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Within a stone's throw of it.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. IX)
        [Proverbial Phrases]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

I find my familiarity with thee has bred contempt.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. VI)
        [Familiarity]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Thank you for nothing.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. VIII)
        [Proverbs : Thankfulness]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Thou art a cat, and rat, and a coward to boot.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. VIII)
        [Character]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

I never thrust my nose into other men's porridge. It is no bread and butter of mine: Every man for himself and God for us all.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. XI)
        [Independence]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

You are a devil at everything, and there is no kind of thing in the 'versal world but what you can turn your hand into.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. III, ch. XI)
        [Ability]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

More knave than fool.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. IV, ch. 2) [Folly]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

I will take my corporal oath on it.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. IV, ch. X) [Oaths]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

Every one is the son of his own works.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. IV, ch. XX)
        [Character]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

And the first thing I would do in my government, I would have nobody to control me, I would be absolute; and who but I: now, he that is absolute, can do what he likes; he that can do what he likes, can take his pleasure; he that can take his pleasure, can be content; and he that can be content, has no more to desire; so the matter's over.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. IV, ch. XXIII)
        [Government]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

I would do what I pleased, and doing what I pleased, I should have my will, and having my will, I should be contented; and when one is contented, there is no more to be desired; and when there is no more to be desired, there is an end of it.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, bk. IV, ch. XXIII)
        [Contentment]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

I can tell where my own shoe pinches me.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, ch. IV) [Shoemaking]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

You must not think, sir, to catch old birds with chaff.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, ch. IV) [Birds]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

One swallow alone does not make the summer.
  [Sp., Una golondrina sola no hace verano.]
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, ch. XIII) [Swallows]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

"For all that let me tell thee, brother Panza," said Don Quixote, "that there is no recollection which time does not put an end to, and no pain which death does not remove."
  "And what greater misfortune can there be," replied Panza, "than the one that waits for time to put an end to it and death to remove it?"
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, ch. XV) [Death]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

He had scarcely gone a short league, when Fortune, that was conducting his affairs from good to better, discovered to him the road, where he also espied an Inn. Sancho positively maintained it was an Inn, and his master that it was a castle; and the dispute lasted so long that they arrived there before it was determined.
      - Don Quixote (pt. I, ch. XV) [Inns]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  

God helps everyone with what is his own.
  [Sp., Ayude Dios con lo suyo a cada uno.]
      - Don Quixote (pt. II, 26) [Help]   BUY VARYING HARE USED BOOK  


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