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Quotes By Jorge Luis Borges

Nationality
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DOB
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24-08-1899
DOD
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14-06-1986

Poet Jorge Luis Borges was born on 24th August 1899 AD. An Argentines citizen, Jorge Luis Borges was born in Argentina. He was also called Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo. Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo was 87 years old when he died on 14th June 1986 AD. In his life Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.

- Jorge Luis Borges

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory.

- Jorge Luis Borges

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Life itself is a quotation.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Like all those possessing a library, Aurelian was aware that he was guilty of not knowing his in its entirety.

- Jorge Luis Borges

My undertaking is not difficult, essentially. I should only have to be immortal to carry it out.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.

- Jorge Luis Borges

One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Poetry remembers that it was an oral art before it was a written art.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.

- Jorge Luis Borges

To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.

- Jorge Luis Borges

To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.

- Jorge Luis Borges

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.

- Jorge Luis Borges

The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Poetry is adolescence fermented and thus preserved

- Jorge Luis Borges

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