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In "King Henry VI, Part II," Shakespeare has Dick Butcher suggest to his fellow anti-establishment rabble-rousers, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." That action may be extreme but a similar sentiment was expressed by Thomas K. Co

D Vine


If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.

D'Hericault Charles


You first have to decide whether to use the short or the long form. The short form is what the Internal Revenue Service calls "simplified", which means it is designed for people who need the help of a Sears tax-preparation expert to distinguish betwe

Dada Idi Amin


While there's life, there's hope.

Dada Idi Amin


Go to the Scriptures... the joyful promises it contains will be a balsam to all your troubles.

Dagny Taggart


To every Ph.D. there is an equal and opposite Ph.D.

Daley Mayor


I have seen the future and it is just like the present, only longer.

Daley Mayor


Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the men are strong, the women are pretty, and the children are above-average.

Daley Richard


You don't move to Edina, you achieve Edina.

Dali Salvador


There are no manifestos like cannon and musketry.

Dam Andries van


The executioner is, I hear, very expert, and my neck is very slender.

Dane Franklin K.


Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.

Dangerfield Rodney


Use an accordion. Go to jail.

Danton G.J.


He who fears the unknown may one day flee from his own backside.

Darling Charles


October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.

Darrow Clarence


Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

Darrow Clarence


Steady movement is more important than speed, much of the time. So long as there is a regular progression of stimuli to get your mental hooks into, there is room for lateral movement. Once this begins, its rate is a matter of discretion.

Darrow Clarence


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Darrow Clarence


All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.

Darrow Clarence


Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Darrow Clarence


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Darwin Charles


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Darwin Porter


Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current what each had

Dass Baba Ram


Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

Dass Baba Ram


Don't guess

Dave


The human instinct to censor thrives, as it always will, living in irrepressible conflict with the human instinct to speak. Outrage, self-righteousness, and paranoia feed the maw of censorship. Squelching speech, however, never reduces society's net

Dave Barry


A myth is a religion in which no-one any longer believes.

David Bodanis


What one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

David Niven


The divinity of Jesus is made a convenient cover for absurdity. Nowhere in the Gospels do we find a precept for Creeds, Confessions, Oaths, Doctrines, and whole carloads of other foolish trumpery that we find in Christianity.

Davis Evan


Maryel brought her bat into Exit once and started whacking people on the dance floor. Now everyone's doing it. It's called grand slam dancing.

Davis Evan


Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember, it didn't help the rabbit.

Davis Miles


The fact that it works is immaterial.

Davisson Richard


If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost, I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding- forth old bore who expected every

Day Clarence


Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

DeBalzac Honore


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

DeGaulle Charles


Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.

Dead The Grateful


All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, beca

Dean James


I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole.

Dekker Thomas


Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Demosthenes


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

Dennett Daniel


Turn the other cheek.

Derek Bok


The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.

Descart


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.

Descartes Rene


Don't go to bed with no price on your head.

Dewar Lord Thomas


As long as there are entrenched social and political distinctions between sexes, races or classes, there will be forms of science whose main function is to rationalize and legitimize these distinctions.

Dewar Lord Thomas


Rembrandt is not to be compared in the painting of character with our extraordinarily gifted English artist, Mr. Rippingille.

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober


Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks.

Dewey John


"You can't survive by sucking the juice from a wet mitten."

Dick Philip K.


It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Dickens Charles


Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Dickens Charles


Sho' they got to have it against the law. Shoot, ever'body git high, they wouldn't be nobody git up and feed the chickens. Hee-hee.

Dickens Charles


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

Dickey James


Some performers on television appear to be horrible people, but when you finally get to know them in person, they turn out to be even worse.

Dickson Paul


Men will fuck mud.

Dictionary Webster's Unafraid


I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behin

Dictum Schumacher's


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.

Diefenbaker John


Ben, why didn't you tell me?

Dillinger John


Why does a hearse horse snicker, hauling a lawyer away?

Diogenes


There is no doubt that my lawyer is honest. For example, when he filed his income tax return last year, he declared half of his salary as 'unearned income.'

Disney Walt


Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Disney Walt


Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.

Disra Benjamin


In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

Disrael Benjamin


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Disraeli Benjamin


"What the hell are you getting so upset about? I thought you didn't believe in God." "I don't," she sobbed, bursting violently into tears, "but the God I don't believe in is a good God, a just God, a merciful God. He's not the mean and stupid Go

Disraeli Benjamin


"All snakes who wish to remain in Ireland will please raise their right hands."

Disraeli Benjamin


Imagine what we can imagine!

Disraeli Benjamin


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

Disraeli Benjamin


Human resources are human first, and resources second.

Disraeli Benjamin


What we do not understand we do not possess.

Dobbs Waldo D.R.


"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Dobson Austin


He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

Doctor The


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Dogtender The Mad


This was the most unkindest cut of all.

Dolph Sharp


The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.

Dolph Sharp


One of your most ancient writers, a historian named Herodotus, tells of a thief who was to be executed. As he was taken away he made a bargain with the king: in one year he would teach the king's favorite horse to sing hymns. The other prisoners wa

Donald N. Smith president


A kind of Batman of contemporary letters.

Donatus Aelius


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Donleavy J.P.


God instructs the heart, not by ideas, but by pains and contradictions.

Dooley Mr.


We should have a Vollyballocracy. We elect a six-pack of presidents. Each one serves until they screw up, at which point they rotate.

Dooley Mr.


We were young and our happiness dazzled us with its strength. But there was also a terrible betrayal that lay within me like a Merle Haggard song at a French restaurant. [...] I could not tell the girl about the woman of the tollway, of her milk w

Dostoyevski F.


British education is probably the best in the world, if you can survive it. If you can't there is nothing left for you but the diplomatic corps.

Doug Larson


Pauca sed matura. [Few but excellent.]

Douglas Lord Alfred


The smallest worm will turn being trodden on.

Douglas Norman


If you're like most homeowners, you're afraid that many repairs around your home are too difficult to tackle. So, when your furnace explodes, you call in a so-called professional to fix it. The "professional" arrives in a truck with lettering on t

Douglas Adams


I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.

Douglass Frederick


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

Douglass Frederick


There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get about the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer and the poor get it in the winter.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan


Well, the handwriting is on the floor.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan


The bay-trees in our country are all wither'd And meteors fright the fixed stars of heaven; The pale-faced moon looks bloody on the earth And lean-look'd prophets whisper fearful change. These signs forerun the death or fall of kings.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan


God gave man two ears and one tongue so that we listen twice as much as we speak.

Dr. Laurence J. Peter


Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Dreshfield Jerry


There is a secret person undamaged within every individual.

Droz Gustave


America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.

Drucker Peter


The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Dudley Riggs


Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Duggan B.


All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.

Duke Raoul


That's no moon...

Dumas


We have lingered long enough on the shores of the Cosmic Ocean.

Dumas Alexander


I had another dream the other day about music critics. They were small and rodent-like with padlocked ears, as if they had stepped out of a painting by Goya.

Dumas Alexandre


For courage mounteth with occasion.

Dunne Finley Peter


As failures go, attempting to recall the past is like trying to grasp the meaning of existence. Both make one feel like a baby clutching at a basketball: one's palms keep sliding off.

Durant Will


I need another lawyer like I need another hole in my head.

Durocher Leo


Goals... Plans... they're fantasies, they're part of a dream world...

Dwight Walter


Getting into trouble is easy.

Dwight Van de Vate


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

Dye W.H. Auden


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.

Dyer


In childhood a woman must be subject to her father; in youth to her husband; when her husband is dead, to her sons. A woman must never be free of subjugation.

Dyke Henry Van


The `loner' may be respected, but he is always resented by his colleagues, for he seems to be passing a critical judgment on them, when he may be simply making a limiting statement about himself.

Dykstra


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

Dylan Bob


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Dylan Bob


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

Dylan Bob


No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary for that purpose to keep awake all day.

Dyson Freeman


A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

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