Douglas William Jerrold was an acclaimed English writer and dramatist. He was also a prolific humorist. He was born to a drama actor and was introduced to the stage by his father. He joined a guard ship during the ‘War of the Waterloo’ which cultivated his love for the sea. Jerrold faced economic crisis at an early age and started working as an apprentice at a printing office. There he eventually realized his writing skills and published various articles in the sixpenny magazines. His first most notable work was the criticism of a popular opera which caught the eye of the editor and he was made a professional journalist. Apart from this he was very witty and was known for holding hilarious conversations. We have compiled some notable quotations and sayings by the celebrated writer which will give you a glimpse of his funny side. Take a look at the thoughts and quotes by Douglas William Jerrold which will enlighten you more about life.