Facts about Hilaire Belloc

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Hilaire Belloc was a famous Poet from England, who lived between July 27, 1870 and July 16, 1953.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 25 quotes who is written / told by Hilaire, under the main topic Men.

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Famous quotes by Hilaire Belloc (25)


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"The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie"
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"Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades, the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing"
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"Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography"
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"Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else"
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"When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly"
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"The grace of God is courtesy"
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"It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation"
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"I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it"
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"From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends"
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"Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death"
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"Money gives me pleasure all the time"
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"It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them"
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"Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone"
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"Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring"
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"An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight"
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"The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all"
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"I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure all the time"
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"I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment"
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"Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea, Are all human frame requires"
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"Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out"
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"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read"
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"Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language"
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"We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment"
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"Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun"
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"All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men"


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