Borrow Proverbs

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"Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime." George Borrow
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"Sherry . . . a sickly compound, the use of which will transform a nation, however bold and warlike by nature, into a race of sketchers, scribblers and punsters, in fact into what Englishmen are at the present day." George Borrow
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"If you must commit suicide... always contrive to do it as decorously as possible; the decencies, whether of life or of death, should never be lost sight of." George Borrow
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"It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness" George Borrow
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"It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness" George Borrow
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"It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness." George Borrow
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"Translation is at best an echo." George Borrow
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"There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?" George Borrow
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"There are no countries in the world less known by the British than those selfsame British Islands." George Borrow
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"The genuine spirit of localism." George Borrow
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"Youth will be served, every dog has his day, and mine has been a fine one" George Borrow
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"I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep." George Borrow
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"A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug." George Borrow
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"Two great talkers will not travel far together." George Borrow
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"I have always been a friend to hero-worship; it is the only rational one, and has always been in use amongst civilized people . . ." George Borrow
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"The author of `Amelia' [Fielding], the most singular genius which their island ever produced, whose works it has long been the fashion to abuse in public and to read in secret." George Borrow
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"The Germans are the most philosophic people in the world, and the greatest smokers: now I trace their philosophy to their smoking. Smoking has a sedative effect upon the nerves, and enables a man to bear the sorrows of this life (of which every one has his share) not only decently, but dignifiedly." George Borrow
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"Youth will be served, every dog has his day, and mine has been a fine one." George Borrow
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