Douglas Jerrold

1803 - 1857

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 creativity and economics

A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Aristocracy.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on world

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A man is a bundle of relations, a knot of roots, whose flower and fruitage is the world.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: History.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on uncertainty and world

A ruddy drop of manly blood The surging sea outweighs; The world uncertain comes and goes, The lover rooted stays.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Epigraph to Friendship.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on fate, love, and pride

And every man, in love or pride, Of his fate is never wide.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Nemesis.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold

And striving to be man, the worm Mounts through all the spires of form.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: May-Day.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on army

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And with Cæsar to take in his hand the army, the empire, and Cleopatra, and say, "All these will I relinquish if you will show me the fountain of the Nile."

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: New England Reformers.

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