George Henry Borrow Famous Quotes & Sayings

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8 George Henry Borrow Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

George Henry Borrow Sayings: If you must commit suicide ... always contrive to do it as decorously as possible; 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.
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George Henry Borrow Sayings: I have always been a friend to hero-worship; it is the only rational one, and I have always been a friend to hero-worship; it is the only rational one, and has always been in use amongst civilized people - the worship of spirits is synonymous with barbarism - it is mere fetish ... There is something philosophic in the worship of the heroes of the human race.
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George Henry Borrow Sayings: We must walk before we run. We must walk before we run.
George Henry Borrow Sayings: The Germans are the most philosophic people in the world, and the greatest smokers: now 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 Henry Borrow Sayings: There is a peculiarity in the countenance, as everybody knows, which, though it cannot be There is a peculiarity in the countenance, as everybody knows, which, though it cannot be described, is sure to betray the Englishman.
George Henry Borrow Sayings: Good ale, the true and proper drink of Englishmen. He is not deserving of the Good ale, the true and proper drink of Englishmen. He is not deserving of the name of Englishman who speaketh against ale, that is good ale.
George Henry Borrow Sayings: Never ride your horse more than five-and-thirty miles a day, always taking more care of Never ride your horse more than five-and-thirty miles a day, always taking more care of him than of yourself; which is right and reasonable, seeing as how the horse is the best animal of the two.
George Henry Borrow Sayings: Sherry ... a silly, sickly compound, the use of which will transform a nation, however Sherry ... a silly, 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.