Douglas William Jerrold Quotes

Douglas William Jerrold (London 3 January 1803 – 8 June 1857 London) was an English dramatist and writer.

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Douglas William Jerrold


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

Douglas William Jerrold

#Garden #Gardens #Growing #Grows #Happiness #Quote Of The Day #Strangers


A piece of simple goodness--a letter gushing from the heart; a beautiful unstudied vindication of the worth and untiring sweetness of human nature--a record of the invulnerability of man, armed with high purpose, sanctified by truth.

Douglas William Jerrold

#From The Heart #Letter


Slugs crawl and crawl over our cabbages, like the world's slander over a good name. You may kill them, it is true; but there is the slime.

Douglas William Jerrold


Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Peace


Self-defense is the clearest of all laws; and for this reason - the lawyers didn't make it.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Defense #Self Defense #Self-defense


After all there is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world.

Douglas William Jerrold


A man never so beautifully shows his own strength as when he respects a woman's softness.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Beautifully


Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Laughs #Tickle


If slander be a snake, it is a winged one - it flies as well as creeps.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Snake


What women would do if they could not cry, nobody knows. What poor, defenceless creatures they would be!

Douglas William Jerrold


Religion is in the heart, not in the knees.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Knees #Religion #The Heart


Humor is the harmony of the heart.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Harmony #Heart #Humor #The Heart


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

Douglas William Jerrold

#Peace And War


A blessed companion is a book--a book that, fitly chosen, is a lifelong friend...a book that, at a touch, pours its heart into your own.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Blessed


As for the brandy, "nothing extenuate"; and the water, put nought in in malice.

Douglas William Jerrold

#Brandy #Malice