Quotation Explorer - 'Norman Douglas'

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. - Norman Douglas
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? But the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot go far wrong. - Norman Douglas
How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality. - 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
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
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes. - Norman Douglas
Bouillabaisse is only good because cooked by the French, who, if they cared to try, could produce an excellent and nutritious substitute out of cigar stumps and empty matchboxes. - Norman Douglas
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things. - Norman Douglas
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