"Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Miguel de Cervantes on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Miguel de Cervantes on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Miguel de Cervantes on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Miguel de Cervantes on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Miguel de Cervantes on Mark Twain
"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."