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  • for his novel Don Quixote, or Don Quijote de la Mancha, which is considered by many to be the first modern novel, one of the greatest works in Western literature
    25 KB (4,103 words) - 20:25, 8 October 2015
  • of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote,
    62 KB (9,564 words) - 11:41, 14 February 2016
  • Don Quixote, part ii, chapter xxxiii. Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with my salt tears: Yet, slower, yet; O faintly, gentle springs: List to
    24 KB (3,820 words) - 18:49, 2 January 2016
  • gauntness of his looks was accentuated by the deep sockets from which his eyes looked out, always rather sadly. … The resemblance to Don Quixote was appropriate
    138 KB (20,751 words) - 19:34, 27 January 2016
  • reading of stories and delighting in them made Don Quixote a gentleman: the believing them literally made him a madman who slew lambs instead of feeding
    105 KB (15,365 words) - 22:44, 31 December 2015
  • content, has no more to desire; so the matter's over. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote (1605-15), Part I, Book IV, Chapter XXIII. There was a State without
    76 KB (11,914 words) - 18:59, 29 November 2015
  • Seneca the Younger, Epistles, 107. Cleanthus, Fragment. Cervantes, Don Quixote, I. 22. Dante, Paradise, VIII, line 134. Friedrich Schiller, Wallenstein's
    176 KB (27,928 words) - 08:56, 13 February 2016
  • dislike of orthodoxy turned him into an unconsciously comic figure, like Don Quixote. p. 153-154 Crowley wanted to be a magician because he wanted power
    99 KB (16,174 words) - 16:48, 4 February 2016
  • and statistics. Diligence is the mother of good fortune. Actually from Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Don Quixote, Part I, Book IV, ch. 19. If it is not
    77 KB (12,194 words) - 08:41, 7 December 2015
  • in her nakedness and poverty, but should hope, rather, that part of her Don Quixote ideal will live on in her children so that they do not sink into philistinism
    341 KB (50,645 words) - 10:45, 30 January 2016
  • preface to Don Quixote that "even a worm when trod upon, will turn again." …Geoffrey, it seems, was correct after all - not in every detail, of course, but
    140 KB (21,997 words) - 21:38, 3 February 2016
  • great lay. Not so....Burgess thought he was Cervantes, but in fact he is Don Quixote. There is no Burgess book that gives the impression you are reading something
    109 KB (18,283 words) - 09:13, 15 January 2016
  • So does spending a lot of hours "communicating" on the Internet when one could use that time reading Cervantes' Don Quixote. "Neil Postman Ponders High
    70 KB (10,155 words) - 21:25, 13 September 2015
  • Luthor: You know, I was never quite sure which of them was more out of touch with reality — Don Quixote, jousting with imaginary enemies, or his loyal
    459 KB (74,164 words) - 18:20, 12 February 2016