Douglas Jerrold Quotes

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Religion's in the heart, not in the knee.

religion

Troubles are like babies, and grow with nursing.

trouble

The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.

kneeling

Love's like the measles, all the worse when it comes late in life.
— Douglas Jerrold
Love's like the measles - all the worse when it comes late in life.
— Douglas Jerrold

love

Honest bread is very well—it's the butter that makes the temptation.

witty greed

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
— Douglas Jerrold
Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.

earth

A conservative is a man who will not look at the new moon out of respect for that ancient institution the old one.
— Douglas Jerrold

conservatives

He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
— Douglas Jerrold

kindness