Thou art a cat and a rat and a coward.
Miguel de Cervantes
Now, tell me which is the greater deed, raising a dead man or killing a giant? The answer is self-evident, responded Don Quixote. It is greater to raise a dead man.
Three things too much, and three too little are pernicious to man; to speak much, and know little; to spend much, and have little; to presume much, and be worth little.
Bear in mind, Sancho, that one man is no more than another, unless he does more than another.
Wit and humor do not reside in slow minds.
Thy enterprises speed, Didst thou the light mid Libya's sands Or Jaca's rocks first see?