Quotation by Miguel De Cervantes

If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne.
Miguel De Cervantes (1547–1616), Spanish writer. Don Quixote, pt. 2, bk. 5, ch. 18, trans. by P. Motteux (1605).

"With these words," Cervantes continues, "Don Quixote seemed to have summed up the whole evidence of his madness."
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