Youre here: Home » Famous Quotes » George Borrow Quotes


» Famous Quotes Home

» Quote Topics

» Author Nationalities

» Author Types

» Popular Searches

 Browse authors:

George Borrow Quotes

Page 1 of 1
George Borrow
1803 - 1881
Nationality: British
Category: Author
Subcategory: British Author

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.


A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.


Two great talkers will not travel far together.


Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.


I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep.


Translation is at best an echo.


Youth will be served, every dog has his day, and mine has been a fine one.


There are no countries in the world less known by the British than those selfsame British Islands.


Privacy Policy
Copyright © 1999-2008 All rights reserved.