Inspirational Quotes by George Borrow

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

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

George Borrow

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

George Borrow

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

George Borrow

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

George Borrow

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

George Borrow

Two great talkers will not travel far together.

George Borrow

Translation is at best an echo.

George Borrow

Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?

George Borrow