He had gone on to such projects as a 28-foot marionette for the 1965 Balanchine production of Don Quixote.
She reportedly also had a book collection worth more than €20 million, including a first edition of Don Quixote from 1605.
They portrayed the Secretary as a kind of well-meaning but naïve Don Quixote flailing vainly against windmills.
When he dreams his own impossible dream, Jack Abramoff is not so much Don Quixote as Don Corleone.
Like Don Quixote's tailor, he works for nothin' and finds thread.
I was just going to start back to the city in search of you, when up comes Don Quixote.
There is probably no more thrilling or exact an account of the Algerine slavery than he has given in "Don Quixote."
And the Don Quixote of which we coloured the engravings together?
At the head of each variation Strauss has marked on the score the chapter of "Don Quixote" that he is interpreting.
I am going through Don Quixote again, and admire it more than ever.
an enthusiastic but impractical and idealistic person; also written Quixote
for Don Quixote of Cervantes' novel
(1605–1615) A novel by Miguel de Cervantes. The hero, Don Quixote (don is a Spanish title of honor), loses his wits from reading too many romances and comes to believe that he is a knight destined to revive the golden age of chivalry. A tall, gaunt man in armor, he has many comical adventures with his fat squire, Sancho Panza.
Note: A person who is both idealistic and impractical is often said to be “quixotic.”