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

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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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on action and sentimentality

Every action is measured by the depth of the sentiment from which it proceeds.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Spiritual Laws.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on men

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I find the Englishman to be him of all men who stands firmest in his shoes.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Manners.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on difficulty and facts

In fact, it is as difficult to appropriate the thoughts of others as it is to invent.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Quotation and Originality.

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on books, companions, friendship, and life

A blessed companion is a book,-a book that fitly chosen is a life-long friend.

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: Books.

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