George Norman Douglas Quotes

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The families of one's friends are always a disappointment.
— George Norman Douglas

family

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

advertising

Perhaps, one should not think so much of oneself, though it is an interesting subject.
— George Norman Douglas

egotism

Shall I give you my recipe for happiness?  I find everything useful and nothing indispensable.  I find everything wonderful and nothing miraculous.

happiness

People have lost sight of distant horizons. Nobody writes for humanity, for civilization; they write for their country, their sect; to amuse their friends or annoy their enemies.
— George Norman Douglas
The true cook...is the perfect blend, the only perfect blend, of artist and philosopher. He knows his worth: he holds in his  palm the happiness of mankind, the welfare of generations yet unborn.

cooking