Quotes of Augustine Birrell

“ An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is always possible to be happy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Libraries are not made; they grow. Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Libraries are not made; they grow. Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ History is a pageant, not a philosophy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Friendship is a word the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Friendship is a word the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ As certain as the Correggiosity of Correggio. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Libraries are not made, they grow. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ History is a pageant, not a philosophy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ As certain as the Correggiosity of Correggio. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ History is a pageant, not a philosophy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ It is the Mass the matters. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Friendship is a word the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Friendship is a word the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Friendship is a word the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ History is a pageant, not a philosophy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ As certain as the Correggiosity of Correggio. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ As certain as the Correggiosity of Correggio. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Libraries are not made, they grow. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Friendship is a word the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Libraries are not made, they grow. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ History is a pageant, not a philosophy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ Any ordinary man can…surround himself with two thousand books…and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ That great dust-heap called 'history'. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ As certain as the Correggiosity of Correggio. ”

- Augustine Birrell
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