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The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.

D Vine

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

D'Hericault Charles

Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.

Dada Idi Amin

Sometimes, at the end of the day, when I'm smiling and shaking their hands, I want to kick them.

Dada Idi Amin

When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.

Dagny Taggart

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that balances are correct.

Daley Mayor

There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.

Daley Mayor

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

Daley Richard

Only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.

Dali Salvador

Water, taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

Dam Andries van

The Worst Car Hire Service When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck as a joke. Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California. He put on a cap and lo

Dane Franklin K.

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Dangerfield Rodney

I don't give a shit what happens. I want you all to stonewall it. Let them plead the Fifth Amendment, cover up, or anything else if it'll save the plan.

Danton G.J.

The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.

Darling Charles

There is no act of treachery or mean-ness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.

Darrow Clarence

Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult.

Darrow Clarence

There are a lot of lies going around.... and half of them are true.

Darrow Clarence

What does education often do? It makes a straight cut ditch of a free meandering brook.

Darrow Clarence

This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

Darrow Clarence

Has the great art and mystery of politics no apparent utility? Does it appear to be unqualifiedly ratty, raffish, sordid, obscene and low down, and its salient virtuosi a gang of umitigated scoundrels? Then let us not forget its high capacity to soo

Darrow Clarence

I have a very strange feeling about this...

Darwin Charles

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.

Darwin Porter

Look ere ye leap.

Dass Baba Ram

Talkers are no good doers.

Dass Baba Ram

There appears to be irrefutable evidence that the mere fact of overcrowding induces violence.


There are two kinds of pedestrians... the quick and the dead.

Dave Barry

Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

David Bodanis

Delay not, Caesar. Read it instantly.

David Niven

Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?

Davis Evan

American cars are made shoddily... Cars made overseas are far superior.

Davis Evan

It shall be unlawful for any suspicious person to be within the municipality.

Davis Miles

I have made mistakes but I have never made the mistake of claiming that I have never made one.

Davisson Richard

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.

Day Clarence

The faster I go, the behinder I get.

DeBalzac Honore

They're giving bank robbing a bad name.

DeGaulle Charles

Harp not on that string.

Dead The Grateful

Concerning the war in Vietnam, Senator George Aiken of Vermount noted in January, 1966, "I'm not very keen for doves or hawks. I think we need more owls."

Dean James

I am America's child, a spastic slogging on demented limbs drooling I'll trade my PhD for a telephone voice.

Dekker Thomas

Don't guess


It is bad luck to be superstitious.

Dennett Daniel

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Derek Bok

Life sucks, but death doesn't put out at all.


Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.

Descartes Rene

A little bit of rape is good for a man's soul.

Dewar Lord Thomas

If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Dewar Lord Thomas

I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.

Dewey John

Adhere to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age.

Dick Philip K.

Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.

Dickens Charles

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Dickens Charles

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.

Dickens Charles

Small things make base men proud.

Dickey James

When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.

Dickson Paul

I call them as I see them. If I can't see them, I make them up.

Dictionary Webster's Unafraid

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.

Dictum Schumacher's

I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes. I hope they do get 'em lowered down enough so people can afford to pay 'em.

Diefenbaker John

L'hazard ne favorise que l'esprit prepare.

Dillinger John

If you look good and dress well, you don't need a purpose in life.


Don't get mad, get even.

Disney Walt

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money?

Disney Walt

There is only one word for aid that is genuinely without strings, and that word is blackmail.

Disra Benjamin

Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.

Disrael Benjamin

Either I'm dead or my watch has stopped.

Disraeli Benjamin

Likewise, the national appetizer, brine-cured herring with raw onions, wins few friends, Germans excepted.

Disraeli Benjamin

per year.

Disraeli Benjamin

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

Disraeli Benjamin

For some reason a glaze passes over people's faces when you say "Canada". Maybe we should invade South Dakota or something.

Disraeli Benjamin

Words have a longer life than deeds.

Disraeli Benjamin

Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow.

Dobbs Waldo D.R.

I realize that the MX missile is none of our concern. I realize that the whole point of living in a democracy is that we pay professional congresspersons to concern themselves with things like the MX missile so we can be free to concern ourselves wi

Dobson Austin

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.

Doctor The

Faith is under the left nipple.

Dogtender The Mad

"Whom are you?" said he, for he had been to night school.

Dolph Sharp

When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.

Dolph Sharp

Liberty don't work as good in practice as it does in speeches.

Donald N. Smith president

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Donatus Aelius

You know it's going to be a long day when you get up, shave and shower, start to get dressed and your shoes are still warm.

Donleavy J.P.

Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Dooley Mr.

You're never too old to become younger.

Dooley Mr.

"You and I as individuals can, by borrowing, live beyond our means, but only for a limited period of time. Why should we think that collectively, as a nation, we are not bound by that same limitation?"

Dostoyevski F.

I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

Doug Larson

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Douglas Lord Alfred

Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Douglas Norman

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

Douglas Adams

The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself.

Douglass Frederick

He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

Douglass Frederick

"That boy's about as sharp as a pound of wet liver"

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

To be or not to be.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

Crucifixes are sexy because there's a naked man on them.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

The language of politics is poetry, not prose. Jackson is poetry. Cuomo is poetry. Dukakis is a word processor.

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful.

Dreshfield Jerry

Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.

Droz Gustave

Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize it in order to protect themselves.

Drucker Peter

Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.

Dudley Riggs

"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"

Duggan B.

The best you get is an even break.

Duke Raoul

[The French Riviera is] a sunny place for shady people.


A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Dumas Alexander

We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.

Dumas Alexandre

Nothing recedes like success.

Dunne Finley Peter

He who walks on burning coals is sure to get burned.

Durant Will

I always say beauty is only sin deep.

Durocher Leo

I wish a robot would get elected president. That way, when he came to town, we could all take a shot at him and not feel too bad.

Dwight Walter

"Why are we importing all these highbrow plays like `Amadeus'? I could have told you Mozart was a jerk for nothing."

Dwight Van de Vate

It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.

Dye W.H. Auden

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.


Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.

Dyke Henry Van

Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch a cold on overexposure.


The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.

Dylan Bob

Washington [D.C.] is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.

Dylan Bob

If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.

Dylan Bob

One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.

Dyson Freeman

I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing...

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If you want to understand your government, don't begin by reading the Constitution. It conveys precious little of the flavor of today's statecraft. Instead, read selected portions of the Washington telephone directory containing listings for all th

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