Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra is famously known for writing Don Quixote, often considered the first modern European novel. What you may not know is that Cervantes was a great lover of proverbs, claiming "Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience". He scatters these words of wisdom throughout his book, and many of them are still highly relevant today. Here are 11 of our favorite quotes.
Drunk people are completely oblivious and can't stop the word vomit from pouring out. So, if you want to keep any secrets or know what's going on around you, don't drink too much.
We can forgive the sexism of this quote [I mean, come on, it was written 400 years ago. Times have changed a bit.] and apply it to bothe men and women. Cervantes is telling us that playing hard to get is the right way to get someone to love us.
Cervantes recommends being realistic about yourself. You can always tell when someone thinks they are the 'bee's knees' or the 'cat's meow', but no one else really agrees. Don't be this person, get to know yourself and keep it real.
When you're visiting traveling the world and meeting new people, try to embrace the local customs. It will help you fit in and really experience life as a different group of people do.
If you make a great plan, but then you wait to implement it, your plan will not be as great as when you created it. Plan, then act fast, and you'll be successful according to Cervantes,