Facts about Norman Douglas

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Norman Douglas was a famous Writer from United Kingdom, who lived between December 8, 1868 and February 7, 1952.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Norman.

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Famous quotes by Norman Douglas (16)


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"You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising"
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"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"
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"What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?"
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"To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two"
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"They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves"
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"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"
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"The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying"
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"The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship"
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"The longer one lives, the more one realizes that nothing is a dish for every day"
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"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"
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"Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it"
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"Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends"
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"It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest"
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"Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes"
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"Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty"
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"A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner"


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