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D Vine

A man's house is his castle.

D'Hericault Charles

Harp not on that string.

Dada Idi Amin

A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.

Dada Idi Amin

Illusion is the first of all pleasures.

Dagny Taggart

What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Daley Mayor

For courage mounteth with occasion.

Daley Mayor

Justice is incidental to law and order.

Daley Richard

When in doubt, use brute force.

Dali Salvador

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

Dam Andries van

Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work ... I did not, when a slave, understand the deep meanings of those rude, and apparently incoherent songs. I was myself within the circle, so that I neither saw nor heard as those without might

Dane Franklin K.

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.

Dangerfield Rodney

Patch griefs with proverbs.

Danton G.J.

Take the folks at Coca-Cola. For many years, they were content to sit back and make the same old carbonated beverage. It was a good beverage, no question about it; generations of people had grown up drinking it and doing the experiment in sixth gr

Darling Charles

It took a while to surface, but it appears that a long-distance credit card may have saved a U.S. Army unit from heavy casualties during the Grenada military rescue/invasion. Major General David Nichols, Air Force ... said the Army unit was in a hous

Darrow Clarence

Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.

Darrow Clarence

To be great is to be misunderstood.

Darrow Clarence

You can't learn too soon that the most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.

Darrow Clarence

Let him choose out of my files, his projects to accomplish.

Darrow Clarence

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.

Darrow Clarence

Must I hold a candle to my shames?

Darwin Charles

Prizes are for children.

Darwin Porter

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

Dass Baba Ram

A man gazing at the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.

Dass Baba Ram

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


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Dave Barry

Star Wars is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters is obscurantist drivel; Star Trek can turn your brains to puree of bat guano; and the greatest science fiction series of all time is Doctor Who! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one or all in a bunc

David Bodanis

If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

David Niven

This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.

Davis Evan

By protracting life, we do not deduct one jot from the duration of death.

Davis Evan

May you live in uninteresting times.

Davis Miles

Life is too short to be taken seriously.

Davisson Richard

Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.

Day Clarence

You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.

DeBalzac Honore

As to Jesus of Nazareth... I think the system of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, the best the World ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting Changes, and I have, with most of the present Dissent

DeGaulle Charles

If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Dead The Grateful

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.

Dean James

Men freely believe that what they wish to desire.

Dekker Thomas

He didn't run for reelection. "Politics brings you into contact with all the people you'd give anything to avoid," he said. "I'm staying home."


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

Dennett Daniel

An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country.

Derek Bok

Playing an unamplified electric guitar is like strumming on a picnic table.


At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Descartes Rene

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.

Dewar Lord Thomas

I'm sorry I missed.

Dewar Lord Thomas

We could do that, but it would be wrong, that's for sure.

Dewar Lord Thomas Rober

Long were the days of pain I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness; and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?

Dewey John

Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.

Dick Philip K.

Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

Dickens Charles

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

Dickens Charles

The fact that it works is immaterial.

Dickens Charles

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

Dickey James

An old Jewish man reads about Einstein's theory of relativity in the newspaper and asks his scientist grandson to explain it to him. "Well, zayda, it's sort of like this. Einstein says that if you're having your teeth drilled without Novocain, a mi

Dickson Paul

To teach is to learn twice.

Dictionary Webster's Unafraid

If you have seen one city slum you have seen them all.

Dictum Schumacher's

What we wish, that we readily believe.

Diefenbaker John

You men out there probably think you already know how to dress for success. You know, for example, that you should not wear leisure suits or white plastic belts and shoes, unless you are going to a costume party disguised as a pig farmer vacationing

Dillinger John

A kind of Batman of contemporary letters.


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Disney Walt

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

Disney Walt

Work is the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Disra Benjamin

A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

Disrael Benjamin

IV. The time required for an object to fall twenty stories is greater than or equal to the time it takes for whoever knocked it off the ledge to spiral down twenty flights to attempt to capture it unbroken. Such an object is inevitably price

Disraeli Benjamin

The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

Disraeli Benjamin

The only two things that motivate me and that matter to me are revenge and guilt.

Disraeli Benjamin

If there were a school for, say, sheet metal workers, that after three years left its graduates as unprepared for their careers as does law school, it would be closed down in a minute, and no doubt by lawyers.

Disraeli Benjamin

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

Disraeli Benjamin

The last thing one knows in constructing a work is what to put first.

Disraeli Benjamin

An elderly man stands in line for hours at a Warsaw meat store (meat is severely rationed). When the butcher comes out at the end of the day and announces that there is no meat left, the man flies into a rage. "What is this?" he shouts. "I fought

Dobbs Waldo D.R.

There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has not yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.

Dobson Austin

Democrats buy most of the books that have been banned somewhere. Republicans form censorship committees and read them as a group. Republicans consume three-fourths of the rutabaga produced in the USA. The remainder is thrown out. Republicans usu

Doctor The

A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you.

Dogtender The Mad

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

Dolph Sharp

The worst part of having success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.

Dolph Sharp

If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Donald N. Smith president

Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers and cheating on your income tax.

Donatus Aelius

Ain't no right way to do a wrong thing.

Donleavy J.P.

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Dooley Mr.

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

Dooley Mr.

I just got off the phone with Sonny Barger [President of the Hell's Angels]. He wants me to appear as a character witness for him at his murder trial and said he'd be glad to appear as a character witness on my behalf if I ever needed one. Needless

Dostoyevski F.

There is a certain impertinence in allowing oneself to be burned for an opinion.

Doug Larson

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

Douglas Lord Alfred

If Christianity was morality, Socrates would be the Saviour.

Douglas Norman

From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Douglas Adams

The government [is] extremely fond of amassing great quantities of statistics. These are raised to the nth degree, the cube roots are extracted, and the results are arranged into elaborate and impressive displays. What must be kept ever in mind, how

Douglass Frederick

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

Douglass Frederick

"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

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

So little time, so little to do.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

She hates testicles, thus limiting the men she can admire to Democratic candidates for president.

Doyle Sir Arthur Conan

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.

Dreshfield Jerry

I knew her before she was a virgin.

Droz Gustave

If you wish to be happy for one hour, get drunk. If you wish to be happy for three days, get married. If you wish to be happy for a month, kill your pig and eat it. If you wish to be happy forever, learn to fish.

Drucker Peter

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Dudley Riggs

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Duggan B.

You don't have to be nice to people on the way up if you're not planning on coming back down.

Duke Raoul

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.


The worst cliques are those which consist of one man.

Dumas Alexander

Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Dumas Alexandre

You can never do just one thing.

Dunne Finley Peter

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.

Durant Will

Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.

Durocher Leo

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Dwight Walter

We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.

Dwight Van de Vate

Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!

Dye W.H. Auden

Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.


A public debt is a kind of anchor in the storm; but if the anchor be too heavy for the vessel, she will be sunk by that very weight which was intended for her preservation.

Dyke Henry Van

Piece of cake!


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

Dylan Bob

Comparing information and knowledge is like asking whether the fatness of a pig is more or less green than the designated hitter rule."

Dylan Bob

There is no character, howsoever good and fine, but it can be destroyed by ridicule, howsoever poor and witless. Observe the ass, for instance: his character is about perfect, he is the choicest spirit among all the humbler animals, yet see what rid

Dylan Bob

An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.

Dyson Freeman

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

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Ask not for whom the Bell tolls, and you will pay only the station-to-station rate.

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