Philip Gibbs Quotes (29 quotes)
“We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth - dead.”
The Soul Of The War (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419183072
“When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living.”
The Pageant of the Years: An Autobiography (1946 edition), London, W. Heinemann Limited
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPhilip Gibbs
Born: May 1, 1877
Died: March 10, 1962 (aged 84)
Occupation: Journalist, novelist
Bio: Sir Philip Gibbs was an English journalist and novelist who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. Two of his siblings were also writers, A. Hamilton Gibbs and Cosmo Hamilton, as was his son Anthony Gibbs.
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