George Douglas Quotes

15 George Douglas quotes:

"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"
"You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements."
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"It's the danger of the aphorism that it states too much in trying to be small"
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"Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes."
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"Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends."
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"What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?"
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"The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying."
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"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."
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"You could put a million guys in their garages working on these cars, and it still wouldn't make a noticeable dent in the nation's fuel supply. That said, these cars are still displacing some petroleum, though a tiny amount."
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"To find a friend, one must close one eye; to keep him, two."
"What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? But the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot go far wrong"
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"Justice is too good for some people and not good enough for the rest"
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"How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality."
"One can always trust to time. Insert a wedge of time and nearly everything straightens itself out."
"We're weeding through the options that are available to select the several best to get the scientists in the industry working on these problems."
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