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Genius is pain.

D Vine

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.

D'Hericault Charles

The flush toilet is the basis of Western civilization.

Dada Idi Amin

The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack."

Dada Idi Amin

Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Dagny Taggart

Look before you leap.

Daley Mayor

Whatever occurs from love is always beyond good and evil.

Daley Mayor

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

Daley Richard

Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Dali Salvador

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are good at heart.

Dam Andries van

Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.

Dane Franklin K.

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Dangerfield Rodney

If there is no wind, row.

Danton G.J.

The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Darling Charles

Just remember, wherever you go, there you are.

Darrow Clarence

If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius

Darrow Clarence

Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honor, make him pay cash.

Darrow Clarence

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Darrow Clarence

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Darrow Clarence

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Darrow Clarence

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hopes for the human condition is a fool.

Darwin Charles

Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Darwin Porter

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Dass Baba Ram

A dead man cannot bite.

Dass Baba Ram

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Dave Barry

Faith is under the left nipple.

David Bodanis

When the sun shineth, make hay.

David Niven

Necessity has no law.

Davis Evan

Mundus vult decipi decipiatur ergo.

Davis Evan

He thought of Musashi, the Sword Saint, standing in his garden more than three hundred years ago. "What is the 'Body of a rock'?" he was asked. In answer, Musashi summoned a pupil of his and bid him kill himself by slashing his abdomen with a knife.

Davis Miles

Life is one long struggle in the dark.

Davisson Richard

Good salesmen and good repairmen will never go hungry.

Day Clarence

We were so poor we couldn't afford a watchdog. If we heard a noise at night, we'd bark ourselves.

DeBalzac Honore

He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.

DeGaulle Charles

Money doesn't talk, it swears.

Dead The Grateful

Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Dean James

Dekker Thomas

The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.


The farther you go, the less you know.

Dennett Daniel

It is better to have loved and lost

Derek Bok

The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.


Better late than never.

Descartes Rene

He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Dewar Lord Thomas


Dewar Lord Thomas

Odets, where is thy sting?

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober

Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.

Dewey John

The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Dick Philip K.

But the greatest Electrical Pioneer of them all was Thomas Edison, who was a brilliant inventor despite the fact that he had little formal education and lived in New Jersey. Edison's first major invention in 1877, was the phonograph, which could soo

Dickens Charles

What you don't know won't help you much either.

Dickens Charles

Never buy from a rich salesman.

Dickens Charles

Maternity pay? Now every Tom, Dick and Harry will get pregnant.

Dickey James

Now, you might ask, "How do I get one of those complete home tool sets for under $4?" An excellent question. Go to one of those really cheap discount stores where they sell plastic furniture in colors visible from the planet Neptune and where they

Dickson Paul

We're all in this alone.

Dictionary Webster's Unafraid

None love the bearer of bad news.

Dictum Schumacher's

The fact that it works is immaterial.

Diefenbaker John

If you want divine justice, die.

Dillinger John

If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.


The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.

Disney Walt

Well, we'll really have a party, but we've gotta post a guard outside.

Disney Walt

The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Disra Benjamin

Plumbing is one of the easier of do-it-yourself activities, requiring only a few simple tools and a willingness to stick your arm into a clogged toilet. In fact, you can solve many home plumbing problems, such as annoying faucet drip, merely by tur

Disrael Benjamin

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

Disraeli Benjamin

All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.

Disraeli Benjamin

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

Disraeli Benjamin

There has been a little distress selling on the stock exchange.

Disraeli Benjamin

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

Disraeli Benjamin

The course of true anything never does run smooth.

Disraeli Benjamin

Coincidences are spiritual puns.

Dobbs Waldo D.R.


Dobson Austin

Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.

Doctor The

God help those who do not help themselves.

Dogtender The Mad

Words have a longer life than deeds.

Dolph Sharp

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

Dolph Sharp

The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Donald N. Smith president

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Donatus Aelius

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

Donleavy J.P.

There is always something new out of Africa.

Dooley Mr.

"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Dooley Mr.

Given a choice between grief and nothing, I'd choose grief.

Dostoyevski F.

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them WHAT to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Doug Larson

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.

Douglas Lord Alfred

It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.

Douglas Norman

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

Douglas Adams

God helps them that help themselves.

Douglass Frederick

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

Douglass Frederick

Love may laugh at locksmiths, but he has a profound respect for money bags.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools.

Dreshfield Jerry

Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Droz Gustave

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.

Drucker Peter

A woman occasionally is quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

Dudley Riggs

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

Duggan B.

Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.

Duke Raoul

The best you get is an even break.


Only those who leisurely approach that which the masses are busy about can be busy about that which the masses take leisurely.

Dumas Alexander

Nice guys finish last.

Dumas Alexandre

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Dunne Finley Peter

The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means.

Durant Will

Getting into trouble is easy.

Durocher Leo

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Dwight Walter

XI: If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off. XII: I

Dwight Van de Vate

He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Dye W.H. Auden

Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing.


I BET WHAT HAPPENED was they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then that night, they burned the wheel.

Dyke Henry Van

What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.


Non-Determinism is not meant to be reasonable.

Dylan Bob

Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

Dylan Bob

The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Dylan Bob

Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. Youre two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number.

Dyson Freeman

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

de Dave Johnson on

Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

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