George Norman Douglas

1868 - 1952

A Quote by George Norman Douglas on idealism and nations

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

George Norman Douglas (1868 - 1952)

Source: South Wind, 1917, ch. 7

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A Quote by George Norman Douglas on business and life

The business of life is to enjoy oneself; everything else is a mockery.

George Norman Douglas (1868 - 1952)

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A Quote by George Norman Douglas on majorities and motives

No one can expect a majority to be stirred by motives other than ignoble.

George Norman Douglas (1868 - 1952)

Source: South Wind, 1917, ch. 10

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A Quote by George Norman Douglas on neighbors and sharing

A man who has reformed himself has contributed his full share towards the reformation of his neighbor.

George Norman Douglas (1868 - 1952)

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A Quote by George Norman Douglas on friendship and home

Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.

George Norman Douglas (1868 - 1952)

Source: South Wind, 1917, ch. 24

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A Quote by George Norman Douglas

No great man is ever born too soon or too late.

George Norman Douglas (1868 - 1952)

Source: South Wind, 1917, ch. 13

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