"For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Miguel de Cervantes on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Miguel de Cervantes on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Miguel de Cervantes on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Miguel de Cervantes on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Miguel de Cervantes on T. S. Eliot
"When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome."
"Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art."
"Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes."
"One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars and the world will be better for this."
"He who loses wealth loses much he who loses a friend loses more but he that loses his courage loses all."