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quotation: Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) on Balance


From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.

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Quotation: Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) on retiring, for preservation


To retire is not to flee, and there is no wisdom in waiting when danger outweighs hope, and it is the part of wise men to preserve themselves to-day for to-morrow, and not risk all in one day.

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Who Said What (and sometimes why- not a promisse): Miguel de Cervantes on friend or foe – salt know it)


It is a true saying that a man must eat a peck of salt with his friend before he knows him.

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