Nor mourn the unalterable Days That Genius goes and Folly stays.
Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)
Contributed by: Zaady
Nor sequent centuries could hit Orbit and sum of Shakespeare's wit.
Oh, tenderly the haughty day Fills his blue urn with fire.
Source: Ode, Concord, July 4, 1857.
Olympian bards who sung Divine ideas below, Which always find us young And always keep us so.
Source: Ode to Beauty.
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There 's no god dare wrong a worm.
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
Good is a good doctor, but Bad is sometimes a better.
Source: Considerations by the Way.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force; that thoughts rule the world.
Source: Progress of Culture. Phi Beta Kappa Address, July 18, 1867.
He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others.
Source: Representative Men. Uses of Great Men.
He is one of those wise philanthropists who in a time of famine would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks.
Source: Douglas Jerrold's Wit.
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