Douglas Jerrold

1803 - 1857

A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on divinity and ideas

Olympian bards who sung Divine ideas below, Which always find us young And always keep us so.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Ode to Beauty.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on luck and people

Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Meeting Troubles Half-way.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold

Talk to him of Jacob's ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: A Matter-of-fact Man.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on day and judgment

That fellow would vulgarize the day of judgment.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: A Comic Author.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on force, men, spirituality, and world

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force; that thoughts rule the world.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Progress of Culture. Phi Beta Kappa Address, July 18, 1867.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on nature

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He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Representative Men. Uses of Great Men.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on time

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He is one of those wise philanthropists who in a time of famine would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Douglas Jerrold's Wit.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on beauty, death, and thought

He thought it happier to be dead, To die for Beauty, than live for bread.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Beauty.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on water

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As for the brandy, "nothing extenuate;" and the water, put nought in in malice.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Shakespeare Grog.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on necessity and quotations

By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Quotation and Originality.

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