Quotes by 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

Other Great Authors


In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.

John Masefield

But search the land of living men, Wher wilst thou find their like again.

Walter Scott

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.

Christopher Columbus

Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.

James Dean

There is no way to peace peace is the way.

A. J. Muste

Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.

Langston Coleman »

Children whose curiosity survives parental discipline and who manage to grow up before they blow up are invited to join the Yale faculty. Within the university they go on asking their questions and trying to find the answers ... it is a place where the world's hostility to curiosity can be defied.

Edmund S. Morgan »