Philip Gibbs Quote
“But do you know, I shall not be sorry to die. I shall be glad, Monsieur. And why glad, you ask? Because I love France and hate the Germans who have put this war on us.”
The Pageant of the Years: An Autobiography (1946 edition), London, W. Heinemann Limited
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
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.