Douglas William Jerrold — English Dramatist born on January 03, 1803, died on June 08, 1857

Douglas William Jerrold was an English dramatist and writer... (wikipedia)

He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
Love's like the measles - all the worse when it comes late in life.
Some people are so fond of ill luck that they run halfway to meet it.
There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body.