Sir Richard Burton

1821 - 1890

A Quote by Sir Richard Francis Burton

Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to un-know.

Sir Richard Burton (1821 - 1890)

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A Quote by Sir Richard Francis Burton on religion and study

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.

Sir Richard Burton (1821 - 1890)

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A Quote by Sir Richard Francis Burton on laws and life

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Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause: He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws.

Sir Richard Burton (1821 - 1890)

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A Quote by Sir Richard Francis Burton on art and slavery

Conquer thyself, till thou has done this, thou art but a slave; for it is almost as well to be subjected to another's appetite as to thine own.

Sir Richard Burton (1821 - 1890)

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A Quote by Sir Richard Francis Burton on decisions and doctors

When doctors differ who decides amid the milliard-headed throng?

Sir Richard Burton (1821 - 1890)

Source: The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yazdi

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