Norman Douglas Quotes

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Born: December 8, 1868, Thüringen, Austria
Birth Country: Austria
Died: Capri, Italy, February 7, 1952
Occupation: Author

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

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

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

What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?
- 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

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