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Norman Douglas – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Norman Douglas

 

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.

– Norman Douglas


Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.

– Norman Douglas


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.

– Norman Douglas


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.

– Norman Douglas


The pine stays green in winter… wisdom in hardship.

– Norman Douglas


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

– Norman Douglas


What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?

– Norman Douglas


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

– Norman Douglas