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Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long read more

Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Fortune Quotes,
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Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader.

Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Treason Quotes,
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A sermon on a hat: "'The hat, my boy, the hat, whatever it may
be, is in itself nothing--makes read more

A sermon on a hat: "'The hat, my boy, the hat, whatever it may
be, is in itself nothing--makes nothing, goes for nothing; but,
be sure of it, everything is life depends upon the cock of the
hat.' For how many men--we put it to your own experience,
reader--have made their way through the thronging crowds that
beset fortune, not by the innate worth and excellence of their
hats, but simply, as Sampson Piebald has it, by 'the cock of
their hats'? The cock's all."

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Hatters Quotes,
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As for the brandy, "nothing extenuate"; and the water, put nought
in in malice.

As for the brandy, "nothing extenuate"; and the water, put nought
in in malice.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Liquor Quotes,
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Love's like the measles, all the worse when it comes late.

Love's like the measles, all the worse when it comes late.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Love Quotes,
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If slander be a snake, it is a winged one--it flies as well as
creeps.

If slander be a snake, it is a winged one--it flies as well as
creeps.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Slander Quotes,
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Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to
meet it.

Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to
meet it.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Luck Quotes,
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The ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. Now, if I
were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, read more

The ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. Now, if I
were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I
could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Occupations Quotes,
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He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine,
would vote for nothing but a read more

He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine,
would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks.

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Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader

Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Betrayal Quotes,
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