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Dag Hammarskjold – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Dag Hammarskjold   A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility. – Dag Hammarskjold Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which Read more…

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Daisaku Ikeda – 34 Quotes

  34 Quotes by Daisaku Ikeda   No one should be left to suffer alone. – Daisaku Ikeda The gratification of desire is not happiness. – Daisaku Ikeda With love and patience, nothing is impossible. – Daisaku Ikeda When human beings live together, conflict is inevitable. War is not. – Read more…

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Dalai Lama – 40 Quotes

  40 Quotes by Dalai Lama   Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. He’s not right in the brain. – Dalai Lama It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in Read more…

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Dale Carnegie – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Dale Carnegie   Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. – Dale Carnegie Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire. – Dale Carnegie You never achieve Read more…

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Dan Lipinski – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Dan Lipinski   The environmental benefits of hydrogen are also outstanding. When used as an energy source, hydrogen produces no emissions besides water. Zero polluting emissions, an amazing advance over the current sources of energy that we use. – Dan Lipinski Most of us would never Read more…

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Dan Quayle – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Dan Quayle   I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change. – Dan Quayle We have to do more than just elect a new President if we truly want to change this country. – Dan Quayle Read more…

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Dan Rather – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Dan Rather   But we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We can tell ourselves we will never forget and we likely won’t. But we need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first Read more…

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Dan Savage – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Dan Savage   The only way to get gay issues off the front pages of Canadian newspapers is to grant gay and lesbian people our full civil equality and leave it alone. – Dan Savage I think the best thing for you to do is just Read more…

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Danica McKellar – 31 Quotes

  31 Quotes by Danica McKellar   I exercise at home – light cardio and yoga. – Danica McKellar I played Winnie Cooper on ‘The Wonder Years’ from ages 12-18, and did a few other movies during some of the summers. – Danica McKellar Believe it or not, lots of Read more…

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Danica Patrick – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Danica Patrick   Maybe back in the day you didn’t need to be the greatest looking to be on TV and you didn’t need to speak the best, but in this day and age, I think you need to be the package. You need to look Read more…

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Daniel Craig – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Daniel Craig   The idea of regretting not doing this seemed insane to me. Sitting in the corner at a bar at age 60, saying: ‘I could’ve been Bond. Buy me a drink.’ That’s the saddest place I could be. At least now at 60 I Read more…

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Daniel Day-Lewis – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Daniel Day-Lewis   I’d always felt very strongly in the power of vocation. – Daniel Day-Lewis It is awesome to feel you are carrying on the family name. – Daniel Day-Lewis I’m not keen on history being tampered with… to any extent. – Daniel Day-Lewis I Read more…

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Daniel H. Wilson – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Daniel H. Wilson   I was writing a scene where a guy was choking another guy to death. You can go online and type ‘chokeholds’ and watch scenes where martial artists choke each other out. You can hear what noises they make when they go unconscious, Read more…

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Daniel J. Boorstin – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Daniel J. Boorstin   A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you. – Daniel J. Boorstin The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all Read more…

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Daniel Radcliffe – 35 Quotes

  35 Quotes by Daniel Radcliffe   I have no idea how much money I’ve got. – Daniel Radcliffe Religion leaves no room for human complexity. – Daniel Radcliffe I grew up listening to show tunes in the back of the car. – Daniel Radcliffe I love coming home to Read more…

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Danny Boyle – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Danny Boyle   I’ve sort of escaped my background, as people often do, through art and culture. – Danny Boyle My dad was a labourer and my mum had exactly the same job as Noel Gallagher’s mum – she was a dinner lady at our local Read more…

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Dave Barry – 37 Quotes

  37 Quotes by Dave Barry   Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it. – Dave Barry Camping is nature’s way of promoting the motel business. – Dave Barry What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death. – Dave Barry Skiing combines outdoor fun Read more…

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Dave Chappelle – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Dave Chappelle   I want to tell my jokes. I want to have time with my children. I want to entertain people. And at one point, I’ll walk away from show business. But I don’t want to walk away empty-handed. – Dave Chappelle The only thing Read more…

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Dave Eggers – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Dave Eggers   McSweeney’s as a publishing company is built on a business model that only works when we sell physical books. So we try to put a lot of effort into the design and production of the book-as-object. – Dave Eggers To me, the print Read more…

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David Attenborough – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by David Attenborough   Before the BBC, I joined the Navy in order to travel. – David Attenborough Dealing with global warming doesn’t mean we have all got to suddenly stop breathing. Dealing with global warming means that we have to stop waste, and if you travel Read more…

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David Bailey – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by David Bailey   I didn’t know a time when there wasn’t a war because I spent all my time from the age of two or three to eight in a coal cellar really. – David Bailey If you’re curious, London’s an amazing place. – David Bailey Read more…

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David Bowie – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by David Bowie   I’m well past the age where I’m acceptable. You get to a certain age and you are forbidden access. You’re not going to get the kind of coverage that you would like in music magazines, you’re not going to get played on radio Read more…

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David Byrne – 40 Quotes

  40 Quotes by David Byrne   We don’t make music – it makes us. – David Byrne Architecture theory is very interesting. – David Byrne I don’t like begging money from producers. – David Byrne I found music to be the therapy of choice. – David Byrne Real beauty Read more…

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David Cameron – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by David Cameron   I have no time for those who say there is no way Scotland could go it alone. I know first-hand the contribution Scotland and Scots make to Britain’s success – so for me there’s no question about whether Scotland could be an independent Read more…

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David Duchovny – 36 Quotes

  36 Quotes by David Duchovny   I drive an electric car. – David Duchovny I’m turning into a stricter dad. – David Duchovny I don’t make decisions based on money. – David Duchovny I think Polanski’s an amazing director. – David Duchovny I think patience is a skill and Read more…

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David Herbert Lawrence – 51 Quotes

  51 Quotes by David Herbert Lawrence   Men! The only animal in the world to fear. – David Herbert Lawrence God is only a great imaginative experience. – David Herbert Lawrence Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent. – David Herbert Lawrence Money is our madness, our vast collective Read more…

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David Hockney – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by David Hockney   In my old age, I’ll be in L.A. – David Hockney We live in an age where the artist is forgotten. He is a researcher. I see myself that way. – David Hockney Anyway I feel myself a bit on the edge on Read more…

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David Hume – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by David Hume   Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain. – David Hume This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is Read more…

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David Mamet – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by David Mamet   Old age and treachery will always beat youth and exuberance. – David Mamet In practice we, in the world, must do business with each other. – David Mamet I understand that computers, which I once believed to be but a hermaphrodite typewriter-cum-filing cabinet, Read more…

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David Miliband – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by David Miliband   The biggest opportunity in 2013 is in Africa. It has seven out of the ten fastest-growing economies in the world. In Nigeria alone there are 100 million people with mobile phones. In total, 300 million Africans – five times the population of Britain Read more…

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David Ogilvy – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by David Ogilvy   The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years. – David Ogilvy I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information. – David Ogilvy Read more…

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David Suzuki – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by David Suzuki   We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options. – David Suzuki We’re in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone’s arguing over where they’re going to sit. – David Suzuki Education has Read more…

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Dean Koontz – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Dean Koontz   One of the things I like enormously about Bob Weinstein is that that he’s the only studio head I have ever known who will change his mind and say he was wrong. – Dean Koontz Nothing gives us courage more readily than the Read more…

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Debbie Wasserman Schultz   To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent Read more…

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Dee Dee Myers – 37 Quotes

  37 Quotes by Dee Dee Myers   If people believe you’re on their side, they will trust your decisions. – Dee Dee Myers Barack Obama is the most famous living person in the history of the world. – Dee Dee Myers The exposed nature of life in the public Read more…

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Deepak Chopra – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Deepak Chopra   Victims always feel alone and helpless. – Deepak Chopra Success comes when people act together failure tends to happen alone. – Deepak Chopra Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the Read more…

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Demetri Martin – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Demetri Martin   I like video games, but they are very violent. I want to create a video game in which you have to help all the characters who have died in the other games. ‘Hey, man, what are you playing?’ ‘Super Busy Hospital. Could you Read more…

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Demi Lovato – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Demi Lovato   My stepdad provided me with an amazing childhood. I played outside like a normal kid, I rode my bike, I walked to school, but the happiest times were when I was acting. – Demi Lovato Some of my fans have said that because Read more…

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Denis Diderot – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Denis Diderot   Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth. – Denis Diderot When superstition is allowed to perform the task of Read more…

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Denis Waitley – 37 Quotes

  37 Quotes by Denis Waitley   You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. – Denis Waitley Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image. – Denis Waitley Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised. – Denis Waitley Personal Read more…

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Dennis Miller – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Dennis Miller   What’s so touching is the way we fight the war right until the moment our business is taken care of and then we turn on a dime and we immediately start taking care of people. It’s like a shock and aw shucks campaign. Read more…

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Dennis Prager – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Dennis Prager   Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example? Read more…

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Denzel Washington – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Denzel Washington   Growing up I didn’t watch movies. – Denzel Washington If you don’t trust the pilot, don’t go. – Denzel Washington I’m not a film buff. I don’t watch a lot of movies. – Denzel Washington I never really had the classic struggle. I Read more…

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Desiderius Erasmus – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Desiderius Erasmus   Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age? – Read more…

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Desmond Tutu – 35 Quotes

  35 Quotes by Desmond Tutu   All the United States, it is a society that is split like to the bottom, that had very poor people in the country that is one of the wealthiest countries. – Desmond Tutu God’s love is too great to be confined to any Read more…

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Dhani Harrison – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Dhani Harrison   It was a relief to be able to do my own band, because I was very responsible for all this amazing music I didn’t want to mess up before. – Dhani Harrison One interviewer asked me: ‘How do you feel that you’ve betrayed Read more…

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Diablo Cody – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Diablo Cody   I wrote a screenplay for a ‘Sweet Valley High’ adaptation, and it’s really amazing to me how many women who are my age have responded to the idea and are excited about the movie. – Diablo Cody I absolutely relate to being alone Read more…

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Diane Kruger – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Diane Kruger   What I really tried to do with Helen was make her show this sad side of her. She was married off at 16, was so young and living in this castle that can’t leave because of how she looks, and married to a Read more…

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Diane Wakoski – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Diane Wakoski   I think one of the things that language poets are very involved with is getting away from conventional ideas of beauty, because those ideas contain a certain attitude toward women, certain attitudes toward sex, certain attitudes toward race, etc. – Diane Wakoski American Read more…

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Dick Cheney – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Dick Cheney   The Senator from Massachusetts has given us ample grounds to doubt the judgment and the attitude he brings to bear on vital issues of national security. – Dick Cheney It’s not just Bin Laden or just those that are involved in the counterterrorism Read more…

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Confidence Quotes by Dr. Benjamin Spock

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do

– Dr. Benjamin Spock