Norman Douglas Biography | Inspiration Quotations | Motivation Quotes

Norman Douglas
Norman Douglas

Norman Douglas Motivational Quotations:

  • Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.”

  • “It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.”

  •  “The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.”

  • “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.”

  •  “You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising.”

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  • “Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.”
  •  “The longer one lives, the more one realizes that nothing is a dish for every day.”

  •  “Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.”

  •  “Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty.”

  •  “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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  •  “They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves.”

  •  “What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?”

  •  “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.”

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

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

  •  “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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