Douglas Jerrold

1803 - 1857

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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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on silence

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The silent organ loudest chants The master's requiem.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Dirge.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on aim, heart, and women

The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Douglas Jerrold's Wit.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on people, pleasure, and work

The ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. Now, if I were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Ugly Trades.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on conformity, love, names, self-reliance, and virtue

The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Self-Reliance.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on charm, insanity, and power

The alleged power to charm down insanity, or ferocity in beasts, is a power behind the eye.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Behaviour.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold

The best thing I know between France and England is the sea.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: The Anglo-French Alliance.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold

The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: English Traits. Race.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on earth, heaven, and life

The life of the husbandman,-a life fed by the bounty of earth and sweetened by the airs of heaven.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: The Husbandman's Life.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold

The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: The Conduct of Life. Wealth.

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