Fernando de Rojas

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Fernando de Rojas (c. 1465 – April 1541) was a Spanish author and playwright.


La Celestina[edit]

  • Goods which are not shared are not goods.
    • Act I
  • The use of riches is better than their possession.
    • Act II
  • The first step towards madness is to think oneself wise.
    • Act II
  • Riches do not make one rich but busy.
    • Act IV
  • No one is so old that he cannot live yet another year, nor so young that he cannot die today.
    • Act IV
  • When God wounds from on high he will follow with the remedy.
    • Act X
  • When one door closes, fortune will usually open another.
    • Act XV


  • It is the enemy whom we do not suspect who is the most dangerous.

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