What is the last line of Don Quixote?

What is the last line of Don Quixote?

As nothing that is man’s can last for ever, but all tends ever downwards from its beginning to its end, and above all man’s life, and as Don Quixote’s enjoyed no special dispensation from heaven to stay its course, its end and close came when he least looked for it.

Who was Don Quixote’s love?

Aldonza Lorenzo, a sturdy Spanish peasant girl, is renamed Dulcinea by the crazed knight-errant Don Quixote when he selects her to be his lady. Don Quixote perceives Dulcinea as a golden-haired highborn young woman of incomparable loveliness for whom he will perform brave deeds as her paladin.

What are some quotes from Miguel de Cervantes?

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra quotes Showing 1-30 of 1,195 “Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.” “The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water.” “The proof of the pudding is the eating.”

What are some quotes from Don Quixote de La Mancha?

“The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha”, p.61 In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be. How will he who does not know how to govern himself know how to govern others? Miguel de Cervantes, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (2006).

Why was Miguel de Cervantes a terror to the butchers?

Miguel de Cervantes Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason. Miguel de Cervantes Fair and softly goes far.

What did Sancho Panza say at the end of Don Quixote?

Look there, Sancho Panza, my friend, and see those thirty or so wild giants, with whom I intend to do battle and kill each and all of them, so with their stolen booty we can begin to enrich ourselves. This is nobel, righteous warfare, for it is wonderfully useful to God to have such an evil race wiped from the face of the earth.”