Quotes of the Day for 29 September 2001 – CervantesIt was on this day in 1547 that the great Spanish novelist, poet, soldier, and tax collector Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born at Alcála de Henares, Spain.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.
Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Fear is sharp-sighted, and can see things under ground, and much more in the skies.
It is the part of a wise man to keep himself to-day for to-morrow, and not to venture all his eggs in one basket.
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!
All from Miguel de Cervantes
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