Miguel de Cervantes Quotes
Variant: Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.
Variant: Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
Variant: Tell me what company thou keenest, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
Who was so very brave
He went to lengths untold,
And on the brink of the gave
Death had on him no hold.
By the world he set small store
He frightened it to the core
Yet somehow, by Fate's plan,
Though he'd lived a crazy man,
When he died he was sane once more.
Variant: From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.
Variant: The pen is the tongue of the mind.