Miguel de Cervantes Quotes

He has an oar in every man’s boat and a finger in every pie.

Mind your own business.

The belly carries the legs, and not the legs the belly!

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.

“Do not forget, Sancho,” replied Don Quixote, “that there are two kinds of beauty, one being of the soul and the other of the body. That of the soul is revealed through intelligence, modesty, right conduct, generosity, and good breeding, all of which qualities may exist in an ugly man; and when one’s gaze is […]

I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion.

Under a bad cloak there is often a good drinker.

Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.

A woman’s advice has little value, but he who won’t take it is a fool.

Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.