For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
Miguel de Cervantes
Fair and softly goes far.
That's the nature of women, not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not.
The Panza is here," said Sancho, before anyone could reply, "and Don Quixotissimus too; and so, most distressedest Duenissima, you may say what you willissimus, for we are all readissimus to do you any servissimus.
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
What is more dangerous than to become a poet? which is, as some say, an incurable and infectious disease.