Quotes by Douglas William Jerrold

Douglas William Jerrold

British Humorist, Playwright

Alive from: 1803-1857

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    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.
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    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.
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    Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.
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    Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.
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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.
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    In this world truth can wait; she is used to it.
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    Love's like the measles; all the worse when it comes late in life.
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    Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.
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    Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.
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    Religion is in the heart, not in the knees.
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    Religion's in the heart, not in the knees.
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    Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it.
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    The best thing I know between France and England is the sea.
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    The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.
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    The sharp employ the sharp.
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