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Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote Quotes

Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quixote was born on September 29, 1547. He was known as The Prince of Wits and in celebration to the author of what is considered the first modern novel here are a few of his quotes from that work. Many Cervantes’ quotes are befitting a writer.

Time ripens all things. No man is born wise.

You are a king by your own fireside, as much as any monarch in his throne.

There’s not the least thing can be said or done, but people will talk and find fault.

No limits but the sky.

The pen is the tongue of the soul; as are the thoughts engendered there, so will be the things written.

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

Movie Motivation

I’ve opened my eyes after the Gipsy Kings music break. Ask yourself, what is motivational?

Footnotes October 9, 2008

Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.

Miguel de Cervantes

Edgar Allan Poe – To The Lake




Path to Your Imagination

October 9 marks the birthdays of both Miguel de Cervantes (1547), novelist, Don Quixote and Bruce Catton (1899) a U.S. historian and writer, Civil War.

Path to Your Imagination

Sooner or later

you must move down an unknown road

that leads beyond the range of the imagination,

and the only certainty is that

the trip has to be made.

- Bruce Catton



is the sum of small victories

won by individual human beings.

- Bruce Catton
U.S., historian and writer, Civil War