Don Quixote Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Don Quixote
  1. #1
    The fault lies not with the mob, who demands nonsense, but with those who do not know how to produce anything else.
  2. #2
    The wounds received in battle bestow honor, they do not take it away.
  3. #3
    It’s up to brave hearts, sir, to be patient when things are going badly, as well as being happy when they’re going well.
  4. #4
    Truly I was born to be an example of misfortune, and a target at which the arrows of adversary are aimed.
  5. #5
    He who’s down one day can be up the next, unless he really wants to stay in bed, that is.
  6. #6
    Until death it is all life.
  7. #7
    Virtue is persecuted by the wicked more than it is loved by the good.
  8. #8
    The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water.
  1. #9
    Perhaps to be too practical is madness.
  2. #10
    When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies?
  3. #11
    Hunger is the best sauce in the world.
  4. #12
    For neither good nor evil can last for ever; and so it follows that as evil has lasted a long time, good must now be close at hand.
  5. #13
    It is one thing to write as poet and another to write as a historian.
  6. #14
    The most perceptive character in a play is the fool, because the man who wishes to seem simple cannot possibly be a simpleton.
  7. #15
    Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as it is, and not as it should be!
  8. #16
    To surrender dreams — this may be madness.
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  1. #17
    The knight’s sole responsibility is to succour them as people in need, having eyes only for their sufferings, not for their misdeeds.
  2. #18
    “Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”
  3. #19
    There were no embraces, because where there is great love there is often little display of it.
  4. #20
    Take my advice and live for a long, long time. Because the maddest thing a man can do in this life is to let himself die.
  5. #21
    For hope is always born at the same time as love.
  6. #22
    Wit and humor do not reside in slow minds.
  7. #23
    Destiny guides our fortunes more favorably than we could have expected.
  8. #24
    What man can pretend to know the riddle of a woman’s mind?
  9. #25
    “There is no book so bad but it has something good in it.”
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