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Douglas William Jerrold Quotes and Sayings

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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.
- Douglas William Jerrold

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

We love peace, but not peace at any price.
- Douglas William Jerrold

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

 

The sharp employ the sharp.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Give a boy address and accomplishments
and you give him the mastery
of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate
its past cannot understand its present fortunes and
adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world.
- Ibrahim Babangida

What prudent merchant will hazard his fortunes in any
new branch of commerce when he knows not that his plans
may be rendered unlawful before they can be executed?
- James Madison

Then all the foreigners started coming over.
I don't mind that but a lot of teams are laying out
fortunes for ordinary players and that's no good for
our youngsters coming through.
- Paul Gascoigne

In early 1993, a hostile observer might have had grounds
for thinking that the Unix story was almost played out,
and with it the fortunes of the hacker tribe.
- Eric S. Raymond

There are many facts showing that Putin's people enriched
themselves by using power mechanisms so that's why
for them losing power means losing their fortunes.
- Garry Kasparov

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays;
men have to work and women to marry for money.
It's a dreadfully unjust world.
- Louisa May Alcott

Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body,
my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes,
for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime.
- Margaret Cavendish

There are heads of royal families who control hereditary
fortunes that defy comprehension.
- Paul Getty

The aggregation of large fortunes is not at all a thing to be regretted.
- William Graham Sumner

Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land,
or lending or the taxation of labor.
- John Ruskin

Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.
- Napoleon Hill

The question of armaments, whether on land or sea,
is the most immediately and intensely practical question
connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
- Woodrow Wilson

Seek not to know what must not be reveal,
for joy only flows where fate is most concealed.
A busy person would find their sorrows much more;
if future fortunes were known before!
- John Dryden

She told fortunes for a living.
It's a wacky book and was great fun to write.
It is very much a look at what life was like for women
in Australia in the 1960's.
- Colleen McCullough

The fortunes of the entire world may well ride on the
ability of young Americans to face the responsibilities
of an old America gone mad.
- Phil Ochs

Many have been ruined by their fortunes,
and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune.
To obtain it the great have become little,
and the little great.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning
suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
- Herodotus

This ship was a league from us, and some of the men would have taken her,
and I would not consent to it, and this Moore said
I always hindered them making their fortunes.
Was that not the reason I struck him? Was there a mutiny on board?
- William Kidd

We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our
fortunes out of ourselves,
whose worth is independent of accidents in life,
or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money,
and hearts to spend it.
- George Farquhar

Fortunes are made, and disappear, over the lifetime of a single generation.
Today, a person in essence takes his wealth from society
just for the duration of his or her lifetime.
The next generation has to create it anew.
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky

There is a power in public opinion in this country -
and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers -
which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy
man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and
fortunes of his fellow-citizens.
- Martin Van Buren

I was just very interested in the American frontier
and the growth of capitalism -
those enormous fortunes that were being made,
more often than not, on the blood of poor people,
black people, Indian people.
They were the ones who paid very dearly for those great fortunes.
- Peter Matthiessen

The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical,
prudent economics to the electorate -
which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily
being resurrected from the grave.
- Camille Paglia

Seeking fortunes in America led to Germany losing people,
and the American continent received many people whose
contributions are particularly clear in the agricultural and technical fields.
- Julius Streicher

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad
20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood
at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy
and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
- Walt Disney

Because we fear the responsibility for our actions,
we have allowed ourselves to develop the mentality of slaves.
Contrary to the stirring sentiments of the Declaration of Independence,
we now pledge "our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor"
not to one another for our mutual protection, but to the state,
whose actions continue to exploit, despoil, and destroy us.
- Butler D. Shaffer

There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country,
a place where the skies, the disasters,
the diamonds, the politicians, the women,
the fortunes, the football players and the murders
are all bigger than anywhere else.
- Pete Hamill

My submission to you is we're fighting the war on terror
not overseas but in our own streets,
and we'd be spending vast more fortunes to try to be
a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than
an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it.
- Johnny Isakson

What is most important for democracy is not that great
fortunes should not exist,
but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands.
In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

President Bush will come here and there will be new
"friends" of America to open a new relationship with the world,
new economic fortunes for those who "liberated" them.
- Robert Fisk

The most superficial student of Roman history must
be struck by the extraordinary degree in which the
fortunes of the republic were affected by the presence of foreigners,
under different names, on her soil.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

I now proceed to demonstrate that the Mexicans are
wholly incapable of self-government,
and that our liberties, our fortunes and our lives
are insecure so long as we are connected with them.
- William H. Wharton

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give thanks for both my bloom and my thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From what we get, we can make a living:
what we give, however makes a life.
- Arthur Ashe

Never, never, never give up.
- Winston Churchill

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

Never give up.
- Anonymous

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give yourself the gift of forgiving
everyone you are angry with -
for every action you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes


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