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

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Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance

Edgar Bergen

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.

G. K. Chesterton

On with the dance! Let joy be undefined!

Lord Byron

My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.

Emo Phillips

A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.

Alfred Alder

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

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Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe »