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nearly 500 years ago today, Spanish author and novelist Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born.
to commemorate his birth anniversary, here are some quotes from his masterpiece The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha:
|Retrato de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra |
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- Volume 1, Chapter 1
“To tell you the truth...you've told one of the most novel tales ... anyone in the world has ever thought of, and the way you told it, and then ended it, is something never to be seen, and never ever seen, in the course of a lifetime, though I expected nothing less from your remarkable powers of reasoning."
- Volume 1, Chapter 20
- Volume 2, Chapter 74