Norman Douglas - Quotes

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The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship. ---->>>

To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two.

To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two.

Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.

Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner. ---->>>

Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty. ---->>>

There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.

There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.

It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest. ---->>>

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying. ---->>>

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes. ---->>>

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

They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves. ---->>>

What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? ---->>>

Shall I give you my recipe for happiness? I find everything useful and nothing indispensable. I find everything wonderful and nothing miraculous. I reverence the body. I avoid first causes like the plague. ---->>>

You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do. ---->>>

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising. ---->>>

The longer one lives, the more one realizes that nothing is a dish for every day. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: December 8, 1868
Birthplace:
Die: 02-07, 1952
Occupation: Writer
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George Norman Douglas (8 December 1868 – 7 February 1952) was a British writer, now best known for his 1917 novel South Wind. His travel books such as his 1915 Old Calabria were also appreciated for the quality of their writing.(wikipedia)