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Don Juan Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Don Juan
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“Seek and see all the marvels around you. You will get tired of looking at yourself alone, and that fatigue will make you deaf and blind to everything else. - Don Juan”
Carlos Castañeda
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Don Juan
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seeking
seeing
marvels
being tired
looking
fatigue
everything
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“A little curly-headed, good-for-nothing, And mischief-making monkey from his birth; His parents ne’er agreed except in doting Upon the most unquiet imp on earth”
Don Juan
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“Dying intestate, Jan was sole heir To a chancery suit, and messuages, and lands, Which, with a long minority and care, Promised to turn out well in proper hands”
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“Her sixth, to stab herself; her seventh, to sentence The lash to Baba: —but her grand resource Was to sit down again, and cry—of course”
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“So first there was a generous emulation, And then there was a general competition, To undertake the orphan’s education”
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“The Lady Adeline resolved to take Such measures as she thought might best impede The farther progress of this sad mistake.”
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“His youth and features favoured the disguise, And should you ask how she, a Sultan’s bride, Could risk or compass such strange phantasies, This I must leave sultanas to decide.”
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“It is enough that Fortune found him flush Of Youth, and Vigour, Beauty, and those things Which for an instant clip Enjoyment’s wings.”
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“The favour of the Empress was agreeable; And though the duty waxed a little hard, Young people at his time of life should be able To come off handsomely in that regard.”
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“Suwarrow, who had small regard for tears, And not much sympathy for blood ”
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“In the case our Lord the King should go to war again, He learned the arts of riding, fencing, gunnery, And how to scale a fortress—or a nunnery”
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“For a young gentleman’s fit education, Though she was far from that leap year, whose leap, In female dates, strikes Time all of a heap”
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“One monstrous diamond […] Bestowed upon him, as the public learned; And, to say truth, it had been fairly earned”

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