Happy Tuesday! Here’s your quote of the day…

  Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. His magnum opus Don Quixote is often considered the first modern novel.

The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water. 

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

September 8, 1883: On this day, Sigmend Freud wrote a letter to his fiancée urging her to finish Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra’s Don Quixote despite the novel’s “many coarse and in themselves nauseating passages.”

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