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George Borrow Quotes and Sayings

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

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

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

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

Translation is at best an echo.
- George Borrow

Two great talkers will not travel far together.
- George Borrow

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

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill PHOTO
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

It's not about winning or losing, but love and respect.
- Max Lucado

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing.
You don't win once in a while,
you don't do things right once in a while,
you do them right all the time.
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

There is no evil and there are
no evil forces in the world.
There are only people of awareness,
and there are people who are fast asleep -
and sleep has no force.
The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people.
And one awakened person can awaken the whole world.
One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted
without losing it's light.
- Osho

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a tie is like kissing your sister,
losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out.
- George Brett

The rite of the rings appeals yet appalls:
a cutting, a joining, a losing, a gaining.
One becomes half, as two become one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Winning is habit.
Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything
without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
- Robert Frost

It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad
that we don't have a system where the losing team has
to pay the winning team's lawyers.
- Carol Burnett

I was just tired of losing...
Life was passing me by.
- Serena Williams

If you are losing your leisure, look out;
you may be losing your soul.
- Logan P. Smith

The first Monopoly game I played with my brothers,
I hated losing so much, I just had to beat them.
- Drew Carey

A good balance of winning and losing is important.
If you just win all the time, you won't get anything out of it;
having some tough losses can be really important.
- Andrew Shue

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age,
which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
- Aldous Huxley

I think the hardest thing is losing weight.
That's the hardest thing more than anything else.
- Aretha Franklin

If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs,
its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
- Rose Kennedy

I'm sure Alex will be having to get the masseurs in to work on those legs.
You feel tired when you're losing but when you are
winning it gives you that bit of an edge.
- Graham Roberts

Loss means losing what was We want to change but we don't want to lose.
Without time for loss, we don't have time for soul.
- James Hillman

Losing streaks are funny.
If you lose at the beginning you got off to a bad start.
If you lose in the middle of the season,
you're in a slump.
If you lose at the end, you're choking.
- Gene Mauch

I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class,
and I don't blame them.
- Adnan Pachachi

Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend.
- Phil Ochs

If you're afraid of losing, then you daren't win.
- Bjorn Borg

As I said, I began losing confidence in my instincts,
which is tough and very bad for an instinctive person.
- Kim Novak

Two things scare me.
The first is getting hurt.
But that's not nearly as scary as the second,
which is losing.
- Lance Armstrong

One of the symptoms of a losing streak is a turnover of top executives.
It's a revolving door.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The eruption of lived pleasure is such that in losing myself I find myself;
forgetting that I exist,
I realize myself.
- Raoul Vaneigem

Nate Robinson has a lot of jumping ability,
but I don't see Josh losing.
- Dominique Wilkins

I don't mind losing, but I don't like losing to cheats.
- Pete Waterman

Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
- Margaret Mitchell

Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore;
only the life I have lived.
The pain now is part of the happiness then.
- Anthony Hopkins

We're going to have to look very seriously at what
we're doing right or wrong because we just keep losing.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

The ability to change one's views without losing one's
seat is the mark of a great politician.
- Mo Udall

I'm in competition with myself and I'm losing.
- Roger Waters

This whole thing about winning and losing is muddy waters.
But I can remember, as a young actor,
just walking around this city and not being able to get arrested.
- Jeffrey Tambor

I've worked with leading men so worried about losing
their charm that they were always winking to the audience.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Like everyone else, I've had moments when I've felt
that I've been losing my grip.
- Russell Crowe

Every time you lose an animal, it's like losing a brick from the house.
Pretty soon the house just falls down,
you know?
- Bindi Irwin

The key, of course, is to stay away from the losing years.
- Vince McMahon

Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom,
I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
- Peter Conrad

If you can accept losing, you can't win.
- Vince Lombardi

When I play poker, I don't like losing the pot.
- Drew Carey

I try to do the right thing at the right time.
They may just be little things, but usually they make
the difference between winning and losing.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

You need to play with supreme confidence,
or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
- Joe Paterno

Oh yes, technique has definitely advanced.
But you never advance without losing something en passant,
and you lose it because you're paying so much attention to the new thing.
- Ninette de Valois

Sport and life is about losing.
It's about understanding how to lose.
- Lynn Davies

The blues is losing someone you love and not having
enough money to immerse yourself in drink.
- Henry Rollins

Nobody feels any worse than I do about losing.
- Art Rooney

Western society has many flaws, and it is good for
an educated person to have thought some of these through,
even at the expense of losing a lecture or two to tear gas.
- Robert B. Laughlin

I really enjoy myself in Norway.
Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do.
But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting
and trying to prove yourself.
- Ike Turner

Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

There are far more important things in life than making
a putt or missing a putt or winning a championship
or losing a championship.
- Bernhard Langer

Losing my parents was probably the hardest and deepest
blow from which I've had to recover.
- Marlo Thomas

My biggest loss was the Olympics.
I just can't forget losing.
I never will.
- Mark Spitz

If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs,
and blaming you.
The world will be yours and everything in it,
what's more, you'll be a man, my son.
- Rudyard Kipling

Jim played - he had a great stretch in the middle of the round there,
and Chad made that long putt on 16.
Almost got that match.
We ended up losing, but we almost won it,
too.
- Hal Sutton


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