Oh, tenderly the haughty day Fills his blue urn with fire.
Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)
Source: Ode, Concord, July 4, 1857.
Contributed by: Zaady
Olympian bards who sung Divine ideas below, Which always find us young And always keep us so.
Source: Ode to Beauty.
Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it.
Source: Meeting Troubles Half-way.
Talk to him of Jacob's ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps.
Source: A Matter-of-fact Man.
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.
He thought it happier to be dead, To die for Beauty, than live for bread.
As for the brandy, "nothing extenuate;" and the water, put nought in in malice.
Source: Shakespeare Grog.
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