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 Jorge Borges - “Death (or its allusion) makes men precious and pathetic. They are moving because of their phantom condition every act they execute may be their last there is not a face that is not on the verge of dissolving like a face in a dream.”
 Jorge 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 Borges - “Through the years, a man peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, tools, stars, horses and people. Shortly before his death, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his own face.”
 Lisa Borges - “In any police agency, we've had times where an officer leaves. We subpoena them and have them testify about their investigation in court.”
 Jorge Borges - “In general, every country has the language it deserves.”
 Al Borges - “It's a concern, but in a way it isn't. We have ways to facilitate not having a pure fullback. We have ways of using a second tight end, or using a second tailback, which we've done a lot in the last couple years anyway.”
 Al Borges - “It's a concern, but in a way it isn't. We have ways to facilitate not having a pure fullback.”
 Marcelo Borges - “The 1999 figures came in at the higher end of expectations. The impact of the devaluation had not been as traumatic as had been feared. This is a clear sign of the economy's steady recovery.”
 Al Borges - “The last few practices, he looks like the CT (Taylor) of old. This is an unfortunate season for him because he has never gained a lot of inertia. I hope to be able to use him in this bowl game like we've used him in the past and hopefully get that kind of carry-over where a year from now he can have a phenomenal season, because he's certainly capable of doing that.”
 Julio Borges - “Mr. President, you're busy with things that aren't a priority for Venezuelans.”
 Jorge Borges - “Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. A book is not an isolated entity it is a narration, an axis of innumerable narrations. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read.”
 Jorge Borges - “I am almost sure to be blotted out by death, but sometimes I think it is not impossible that I may continue to live in some other manner after my physical death.... Or, as Hamlet wonders, what dreams will come when we leave this body”
 Al Borges - “I think we put too much pressure on Brandon, you know I take full blame for that. I think we probably could have run it a little better than I gave us credit for. In the second half I think we showed some signs of running the football. When you only have (23) rushes for 50 yards, that's partly play-calling, too.”
 Julio Borges - “I think this marks a clear turning point that will mean the separation of the old opposition and the birth of a new generation of leadership. No one can say that we emerged as winners, but the government didn't win either. The low turnout sent a message that the people don't have confidence in the country's institutions and its leadership.”
 Jorge Borges - “The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb.”
 Mark Borges - “The final rule will have to weigh a fine balance between giving people metrics and not disclosing proprietary information.”
 Jorge Borges - “Democracy is an abuse of statistics.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “Life itself is a quotation.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “Every writer creates his own precursors. His work modifies our conception of the past, as it will modify the future.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “What a writer wants to do is not what he does.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “The original is unfaithful to the translation.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
 Jorge Luis Borges - “I have known uncertainty a state unknown to the Greeks.”

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