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Why are you doing this to me? Because knowledge is torture, and there must be awareness before there is change.

D Vine

What we do not understand we do not possess.

D'Hericault Charles

As you grow older, you will still do foolish things, but you will do them with much more enthusiasm.

Dada Idi Amin

Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

Dada Idi Amin

Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.

Dagny Taggart

VI: A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better. VII: Decreased business base increases overhead. So does increased business base. VIII: The most unsuccessful four years in the education of a cost-estimator is fifth grade ari

Daley Mayor

You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.

Daley Mayor

Solipsists of the World... you are already united.

Daley Richard

Veni, vidi, vici. [I came, I saw, I conquered].

Dali Salvador

Intellect annuls Fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.

Dam Andries van

I go the way that Providence dictates.

Dane Franklin K.

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Dangerfield Rodney

Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.

Danton G.J.

The Least Successful Defrosting Device The all-time record here is held by Mr. Peter Rowlands of Lancaster whose lips became frozen to his lock in 1979 while blowing warm air on it. "I got down on my knees to breathe into the lock. Somehow my lips

Darling Charles

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.

Darrow Clarence

Work Hard. Rock Hard. Eat Hard. Sleep Hard. Grow Big. Wear Glasses If You Need 'Em.

Darrow Clarence

What is good? Everything that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? Everything that is born of weakness. Not contentedness but more power; not peace but war; not virtue but fitness. The weak and the

Darrow Clarence

There is a good deal of solemn cant about the common interests of capital and labour. As matters stand, their only common interest is that of cutting each other's throat.

Darrow Clarence

Nobody shot me.

Darrow Clarence

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

Darrow Clarence

Long ago I proposed that unsuccessful candidates for the Presidency be quietly hanged, as a matter of public sanitation and decorum. The sight of their grief must have a very evil effect upon the young.

Darwin Charles

You k'n hide de fier, but w'at you gwine do wid de smoke?

Darwin Porter

The meek shall inherit the earth, but *not* its mineral rights.

Dass Baba Ram

"Cable is not a luxury, since many areas have poor TV reception."

Dass Baba Ram

Inglish Spocken Hier: some mangled translations Sign on a cathedral in Spain: It is forbidden to enter a woman, even a foreigner if dressed as a man. Above the enterance to a Cairo bar: Unaccompanied ladies not admitted unless with husb


So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good: so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist.

Dave Barry

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

David Bodanis

I always choose my friends for their good looks and my enemies for their good intellects. Man cannot be too careful in his choice of enemies.

David Niven

Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Davis Evan

How is the world ruled, and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists, and they believe what they read.

Davis Evan

Nasrudin returned to his village from the imperial capital, and the villagers gathered around to hear what had passed. "At this time," said Nasrudin, "I only want to say that the King spoke to me." All the villagers but the stupidest ran off to spr

Davis Miles

I am a deeply superficial person.

Davisson Richard

The mosquito is the state bird of New Jersey.

Day Clarence

The Poems, all three hundred of them, may be summed up in one of their phrases: "Let our thoughts be correct".

DeBalzac Honore

What we wish, that we readily believe.

DeGaulle Charles

I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.

Dead The Grateful

I'm not sure I've even got the brains to be President.

Dean James

You can't cheat an honest man. Never give a sucker an even break or smarten up a chump.

Dekker Thomas

A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.


Perhaps the remembrance of these things will prove a source of future pleasure.

Dennett Daniel

America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?

Derek Bok

A woman who is unfaithful deserves to be shot.


Anything is possible on paper.

Descartes Rene

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we would all be millionaires.

Dewar Lord Thomas

Monterey... is decidedly the pleasantest and most civilized-looking place in California ... [it] is also a great place for cock-fighting, gambling of all sorts, fandangos, and various kinds of amusements and knavery.

Dewar Lord Thomas

They will only cause the lower classes to move about needlessly.

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober

The primary cause of failure in electrical appliances is an expired warranty. Often, you can get an appliance running again simply by changing the warranty expiration date with a 15/64-inch felt-tipped marker.

Dewey John

... difference of opinion is advantagious in religion. The several sects perform the office of a common censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity,

Dick Philip K.

The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

Dickens Charles

Sometimes a man who deserves to be looked down upon because he is a fool is despised only because he is a lawyer.

Dickens Charles

The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is a constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read.

Dickens Charles

For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.

Dickey James

If you've seen one redwood, you've seen them all.

Dickson Paul

Vote early and vote often.

Dictionary Webster's Unafraid

A prediction is worth twenty explanations.

Dictum Schumacher's

"MacDonald has the gift on compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts."

Diefenbaker John

"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

Dillinger John

Old age is the most unexpected of things that can happen to a man.


History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

Disney Walt

"The Army is a place where you get up early in the morning to be yelled at by people with short haircuts and tiny brains."

Disney Walt

If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.

Disra Benjamin

I don't mind arguing with myself. It's when I lose that it bothers me.

Disrael Benjamin

Success is in the minds of Fools.

Disraeli Benjamin

Forgive and forget.

Disraeli Benjamin

"I've seen, I SAY, I've seen better heads on a mug of beer"

Disraeli Benjamin

It is not the critic who counts, or how the strong man stumbled, or whether the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives vali

Disraeli Benjamin

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Disraeli Benjamin

Plastic... Aluminum... These are the inheritors of the Universe! Flesh and Blood have had their day... and that day is past!

Disraeli Benjamin

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.

Dobbs Waldo D.R.

I can't stand squealers; hit that guy.

Dobson Austin

According to the Rand McNally Places-Rated Almanac, the best place to live in America is the city of Pittsburgh. The city of New York came in twenty-fifth. Here in New York we really don't care too much. Because we know that we could beat up their

Doctor The

Age before beauty; and pearls before swine.

Dogtender The Mad

Confucius say too much.

Dolph Sharp

A lot of people I know believe in positive thinking, and so do I. I believe everything positively stinks.

Dolph Sharp

Somehow I reached excess without ever noticing when I was passing through satisfaction.

Donald N. Smith president

Hollywood is where if you don't have happiness you send out for it.

Donatus Aelius

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

Donleavy J.P.

In the olden days in England, you could be hung for stealing a sheep or a loaf of bread. However, if a sheep stole a loaf of bread and gave it to you, you would only be tried for receiving, a crime punishable by forty lashes with the cat or the dog,

Dooley Mr.

No-one would remember the Good Samaritan if he had only had good intentions. He had money as well.

Dooley Mr.

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.

Dostoyevski F.

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Doug Larson

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.

Douglas Lord Alfred

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Douglas Norman

There is no fool to the old fool.

Douglas Adams

Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.

Douglass Frederick

of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emissions standards from man-made sources."

Douglass Frederick

What makes you think graduate school is supposed to be satisfying?

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

One thing I have no worry about is whether God exists. But it has occurred to me that God has Alzheimer's and has forgotten we exist.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

We know all about the habits of the ant, we know all about the habits of the bee, but we know nothing at all about the habits of the oyster. It seems almost certain that we have been choosing the wrong time for studying the oyster.

Dreshfield Jerry

The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.

Droz Gustave

For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.

Drucker Peter

Many a man that can't direct you to a corner drugstore will get a respectful hearing when age has further impaired his mind.

Dudley Riggs

I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs.

Duggan B.

Once, I read that a man be never stronger than when he truly realizes how weak he is.

Duke Raoul

Never promise more than you can perform.


Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.

Dumas Alexander

There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Dumas Alexandre

The future is a race between education and catastrophe.

Dunne Finley Peter

In a country where the sole employer is the State, opposition means death by slow starvation. The old principle: Who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced by a new one: Who does not obey shall not eat.

Durant Will

Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Durocher Leo

I'm not a lovable man.

Dwight Walter

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use.

Dwight Van de Vate

If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it.

Dye W.H. Auden

I never trust a man unless I've got his pecker in my pocket.


It is necessary for the welfare of society that genius should be privileged to utter sedition, to blaspheme, to outrage good taste, to corrupt the youthful mind, and generally to scandalize one's uncles.

Dyke Henry Van

Be nice to people on the way up, because you'll meet them on your way down.


If man is only a little lower than the angels, the angels should reform.

Dylan Bob

For every credibility gap, there is a gullibility fill.

Dylan Bob

If I'm over the hill, why is it I don't recall ever being on top?

Dylan Bob

There's such a thing as too much point on a pencil.

Dyson Freeman

It doesn't matter whether you win or lose

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Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

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The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.
Wells H.G.

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