Facts about Augustine Birrell

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Augustine Birrell was a famous Author from England, who lived between January 19, 1850 and November 20, 1933. He/she became 83 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 7 quotes who is written / told by Augustine, under the main topic History.

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Famous quotes by Augustine Birrell (7)


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"Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world"
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"Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm"
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"An 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"
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"A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators"
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"Libraries are not made, they grow"
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"That great dust-heap called 'history'"
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"History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy"


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