The best Quotations


He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Even the worse of jobs has their pleasures, if i were a grave digger or a hangmen, there are some people i could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.
- Douglas William Jerrold

He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks.
- Douglas William Jerrold

He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing, but a supply of toothpicks.
- Douglas William Jerrold

In this world truth can wait; she is used to it.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Love's like the measles; all the worse when it comes late in life.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Marriage is like wine. it is not be properly judged until the second glass.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Not peace at any price! chains are worse than bayonets.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Religion is in the heart, not in the knees.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Religion's in the heart, not in the knees.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it.
- Douglas William Jerrold

The best thing i know between france and england is the sea.
- Douglas William Jerrold

The only athletic sport i ever mastered was backgammon.
- Douglas William Jerrold

The sharp employ the sharp.
- Douglas William Jerrold

The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
- Douglas William Jerrold

There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader.
- Douglas William Jerrold


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Quotation Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. - writer
Quotation It is only the ignorant who despise education. - writer
Quotation I've had smarter people around me all my life, but I haven't run into one yet that can outwork me. And if they can't outwork you, then smarts aren't going to do them much good. That's just the way it is. And if you believe that and live by it, you'd be surprised at how much fun you can have. - writer
Quotation We grow by our dreams. - writer
Quotation The first idea that the child must acquire, in order to be actively disciplined, is that of the difference between good and evil; and the task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility, and evil with activity. - writer
Quotation Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens. - writer