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"Support a compatriot against a native, however the former may blunder or plunder." Richard Francis Burton
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"Wherever we halted we were surrounded by wandering troops of Bedouins." Richard Francis Burton
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"When we were growing up and saw a Ray Harryhausen movie, we were interested in how it was done. But thank God we got to go through the magic of seeing it before we knew how it was done. You were able to get this beautiful, pure, visceral response to something without knowing too much about it." Tim Burton
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"He didn't stomp his feet, cry and pout. He didn't lose it. He knew when the race was over it was time to be somebody different." Jeff Burton
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"Racing is safer today than it was five years ago, but we didn't know it. People ask me, 'Do you feel safer today in a race car than you did five years ago?' No, I don't. I felt safe five years ago. I thought we were doing all we could do. I didn't know we could do more." Jeff Burton
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"Before that, it was kind of a macho thing. It was like, 'Just get in the race car and drive.' I've never concerned myself with being very macho. I try to be smart, be educated and do the right thing. That has become more popular today than it used to be. People are willing to talk about (safety) now." Jeff Burton
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"We lost three very young, very talented drivers in a really short time and that had a lot of influence, too. Certainly Dale's death was a huge smack in the face to everybody, but all those deaths in such a short period of time was awful. It forced people to look at it and say, 'Hey, this isn't a coincidence. There's something going on'." Jeff Burton
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"The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional." Richard Burton
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"I was on Days Of Our Lives for about three months." Steve Burton
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