Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish: [miˈɣel de θeɾˈβantes saaˈβeðɾa]; 29 September 1547 (assumed) – 22 April 1616 NS) was an Early Modern Spanish writer widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists. He is best known for his novel Don Quixote,...
Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long.
In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it.
The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them.
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
Never face facts; if you do, you'll never get up in the morning.
Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, the only fact we have.
Be joyful / though you have considered all the facts.