Norman Douglas quotes

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What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings--they are so trite, so threadbare ...
You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.
He talks about the Scylla of Atheism and the Charybdis of Christianity--a state of mind which, by the way, is not conducive to bol ...
Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.
Nobody can misunderstand a boy like his own mother.... Mothers at present can bring children into the world, but this performance ...
Shall I give you my recipe for happiness? I find everything useful and nothing indispensable. I find everything wonderful and noth ...
I wish the English still possessed a shred of the old sense of humour which Puritanism, and dyspepsia, and newspaper reading, and ...
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