Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
Miguel de Cervantes
The road is always better than the inn.
Your Grace is more fit to be a preacher than a knight-errant, said Sancho. Knights-errant.
Your grace, come back, Senor Don Quixote, I swear to God you're charging sheep !
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Thus we see the truth of the old saying, to the effect that the innocent must sometimes pay for the sins of the guilty.