Tagged: Don Quixote

Core Texts on Leadership

Here are samples from the Odyssey, the Aeneid, and Don Quixote on the topic of leadership: My child, what strange remarks you let escape you. Could I forget that kingly man, Odysseus? There is no mortal half so wise; no mortal gave so much to the lords of open sky. ~ The Odyssey, Book I, […]

Analects of the Core: Cervantes on sleep

Dedicated to all sleep-deprived Core students and faculty preparing their battlements for the approaching finals’ week, and relating to the work of CC201, here is today’s analect from Cervantes’ Don Quixote: All I know is that while I’m asleep, I’m never afraid, and I have no hopes, no struggles, no glories — and bless the man […]

Analects of the Core: Cervantes on reaching the unreachable

One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world was better for this. – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

The Don takes up his lance again

An allusion to Cervantes, noted by Core alumna Fabiana Cabral (CAS ’10). From the website of the XKCD webcomic, by artist Randall Munroe.