I never thrust my nose into other men's porridge. It is no bread and butter of mine. Every man for himself and God for us all.
Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote (1605-15), Part I, Book III, Chapter XI.
You're leaping over the hedge before you come to the stile.Miguel De Cervantes
You cannot eat your cake and have your cake; 48 and store 's no sore.Miguel De Cervantes
Who dares this pair of boots displace, Must meet Bombastes face to face.Miguel De Cervantes
La mejor salsa del mundo es el hambre. Hunger is the best sauce in the world.Miguel De Cervantes
I would have nobody to control me; I would be absolute: and who but I? Now, he that is absolute can do what he likes; he that can do what he likes can take his pleasure; he that can take his pleasure can be content; and he that can be content has no more to desire. So the matter 's over; and come what will come, I am satisfied.Miguel De Cervantes
The ass will carry his load, but not a double load; ride not a free horse to death.Miguel De Cervantes
Cervantes, Don Quixote — I read that every year, as some do the Bible.Miguel De Cervantes
Cada uno es come Dios le hijo, y aun peor muchas vezes.Miguel De Cervantes
They had best not stir the rice, though it sticks to the pot.Miguel De Cervantes
Every tooth in a man's head is more valuable than a diamond.Miguel De Cervantes
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