Douglas Jerrold

1803 - 1857

A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on individuality, laws, energy, manners, and yielding

There is nothing settled in manners, but the laws of behaviour yield to the energy of the individual.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Essays. Second Series. Manners.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on wedding and world

There is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: A Wedding-gown.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on thought

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Thought is the property of him who can entertain it, and of him who can adequately place it.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Shakespeare.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on death and fear

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Too busy with the crowded hour to fear to live or die.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Quatrains. Nature.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold

We do not count a man's years until he has nothing else to count.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Old Age.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on authors, death, debt, life, and originality

When Shakespeare is charged with debts to his authors, Landor replies, "Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life."

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Quotation and Originality.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on fighting and justice

Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Voluntaries.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on debt and god

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Wilt thou seal up the avenues of ill? Pay every debt, as if God wrote the bill!

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Suum Cuique.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on growth

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Dogmatism is puppyism come to its full growth.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on body, life, love, peace, and war

We love peace, but not peace at any price. There is a peace more destructive of the manhood of living man, than war is destructive to his body. Chains are worse than bayonets.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

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