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CERVANTES (MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA)
Spanish author
(1547 - 1616)
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He had a face like a benediction (blessing).
      - Don Quixote (bk. II, pt. I, ch. IV) [Face]

Let the worst come to the worst.
      - Don Quixote (bk. III, ch. V) [Proverbs]

The more thou stir it the worse it will be.
      - Don Quixote (bk. III, ch. VIII) [Proverbs]

There's no love lost between us.
      - Don Quixote (bk. IV, ch. 13) [Love]

Delay always heeds danger.
      - Don Quixote (bk. IV, ch. III) [Delay]

Here is the devil-and-all to pay.
      - Don Quixote (bk. IV, pt. I, ch. X) [Devil]

All sorrows are good (or are less) with bread.
  [Sp., Todos los duelos con pan son buenos (or son menos).]
      - Don Quixote (ch. II, 13) [Eating]

The stomach carries the heart, and not the heart the stomach.
  [Sp., Tripas llevan corazon, que no corazon tripas.]
      - Don Quixote (ch. II, 47) [Eating]

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
      - Don Quixote (ch. XXIV) [Eating : Proverbs]

For the army is a school in which the miser becomes generous, and the generous prodigal; miserly soldiers are like monsters, but very rarely seen.
      - Don Quixote (ch. XXXIX) [Soldiers]

All will come out in the washing.
  [Sp., Todo saldra en al colada.]
      - Don Quixote (I, 20) [Cleanliness]

He who sings frightens away his ills.
  [Sp., Quien canta, sus males espanta.]
      - Don Quixote (I, 22) [Singing]

In hell there is no retention.
  [Sp., Quien ha infierene nula es retencio.]
      - Don Quixote (I, 25),
        Sancho Panza, misquoting the saying
        [Hell]

The pitcher goes so often to the fountain (that if gets broken).
  [Sp., Tantas veces va el cantarillo a la fuente.]
      - Don Quixote (I, 30) [Results]

It will be seen in the frying of the eggs.
  [Sp., Al freir de los huevos lo vera.]
      - Don Quixote (I, 37) [Results]

Not with whom you are born, but with whom you are bred.
  [Sp., No con quien naces, sino con quien paces.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 10) [Education]

Folly is wont to have more followers and comrades than discretion.
  [Sp., Mas acompanados y paniguados debe di tener la locura que la discrecion.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 13) [Folly]

God who sends the wound sends the medicine.
  [Sp., Dios que da la llaga, da la medicina.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 19) [Medicine]

Patience and shuffle the cards.
  [Sp., Paciencia y barajar.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 23) [Cards : Patience]

Make yourself honey and the flies will devour you.
  [Sp., Haceos miel, y paparos han moscas.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 43) [Flies]

The foolish sayings of the rich pass for wise saws in society.
  [Sp., Las necedades del rico por sentencias pasan en el mundo.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 43) [Wealth]

All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections.
  [Sp., No todas hermosuras enamoran, que algunas alegran la vista, y no rinden la voluntad.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 6) [Beauty]

Said the pot to the kettle, "Get away, blackface."
  [Sp., Dijo la sarten a la caldera, quitate alla ojinegra.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 67) [Criticism]

Soul of fibre and heart of oak.
  [Sp., Alma de esparto y corazon de encina.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 70) [Heart]

Let us not throw the rope after the bucket.
  [Sp., No arrojemos la soga tras el caldero.]
      - Don Quixote (II, 9) [Prudence]


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