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George Borrow
(1803-1881) born on
Jul 05
English traveler, linguist. He was one of the most imaginative prose writers of the 19th century.
Two great talkers will not travel far together.

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.
Youth will be served, every dog has his day, and mine has been a fine one.
A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
I have always been a friend to hero-worship; it is the only rational one, and has always been in use amongst civilized people . . .
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
R: "Lavengro."
A: "Lavengro," Ch. 92.
N: Lavengro, Ch. 30
K: An "elderly individual," in Lavengro, ch. 23, 1851.

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