Douglas Jerrold

1803 - 1857

A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on wit

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Nor sequent centuries could hit Orbit and sum of Shakespeare's wit.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Solution.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on day

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Oh, tenderly the haughty day Fills his blue urn with fire.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Ode, Concord, July 4, 1857.

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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 on manners, needs, and support

Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Behaviour.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on doctors and good

Good is a good doctor, but Bad is sometimes a better.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Considerations by the Way.

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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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