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Quotes by Author -  D (95)
AuthorQuote Topic
Dali, Salvador"There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. "Art
Dali, Salvador"Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. "Art
Dali, Salvador"Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality. "Art
Dali, Salvador"Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation. "Art
Dali, Salvador"Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die. "War
Dali, Salvador"The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents. "Success
D'Angelo, Anthony J."Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. "Nature
D'Angelo, Anthony J."In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time. "Success
Daniels, Josephus"Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it. "Success
Dauger, Dean"Calculations which required a $20 million machine eight years ago can be done on a Mac cluster costing about $11,000. "Technology
Dauten, Dale"It's called a pen. It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain. "Business
Dauten, Dale"A meeting moves at the speed of the slowest mind in the room. (In other words, all but one participant will be bored, all but one mind underused.) "Business
Dauten, Dale"It's time to reappreciate the original software: paper. "Business
David Thoreau, Henry"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. "Dream
David Thoreau, Henry"Dreams are the touchstones of our character "Dream
David Thoreau, Henry"Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake. "Dream
Davis, Belva"Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so. "Dream
Davis, Bette"I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache. "Movie
Davis, Elmer"Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to public life. "Government
Day, Clarence"Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience. "Experience
de Montaigne, Michel"Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... We sleeping wake, and waking sleep. "Dream
de Pree, Max"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. "Business
Debs, Eugene V."I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world. "Patriotism
Degas, Edgar"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do. "Art
Delacroix, Eugene"The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing. "Art
DeLillo, Don"There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down. "Nature
Deluis, Frederick"Music is an outburst of the soul. "Music
Dement, William"Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. "Dream
Deming, W. Edwards"Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them. "Business
Dent, James"A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. "Nature
Descartes, Rene"Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems. "Science
Descartes, Rene"I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake. "Dream
Deschamps, Eustache"Friends are relatives you make for yourself. "Friendship
Deval, Jacques"God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages. "Nature
Dewar, Lord Thomas"Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses. "Love
Dewey, John"Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. "Science
Dewey, John"To me faith means not worrying. "Faith
Dickinson, Emily"The possible's slow fuse is lit, by the Imagination. "Imagination
Dickinson, Emily"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. "Life
Dickinson, Emily"I never saw a moor, I never saw the sea; Yet know I how the heather looks, And what a wave must be. I never spoke with God, Nor visited in Heaven; Yet certain am I of the spot, As if a chart were given."Nature
Dickinson, Emily"How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude! "Nature
Dickson, Gordon R."Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. "Business
Dickson, Lillian"Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. "Life
Diderot, Denis"Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest. "Government
Diehl, Ann"I think we're seeing in working mothers a change from "Thank God it's Friday" to "Thank God it's Monday." If any working mother has not experienced that feeling, her children are not adolescent. "Business
Dietrich, Marlene"It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. "Friendship
Dietrich, Marlene"I never enjoyed working in a film. "Movie
Dietz, Howard"Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism. "Art
Dillard, Annie"There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind. "Nature
Dillard, Annie"Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?" "Religion
Dionysius, "History is philosophy teaching by example. "History
Disney, Walt"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. "Dream
Disney, Walt"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood. "Movie
Disraeli, Benjamin"We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end. "Love
Disraeli, Benjamin"Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds. "History
Disraeli, Benjamin"One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. "Success
Dixon, Macneile"The facts of the present won't sit still for a portrait. They are constantly vibrating, full of clutter and confusion. "Science
Dole, Bob"The internet is a great way to get on the net. "Technology
Dolengo, Marcus"The best way to accelerate a Macintosh is at 9.8m sec sec. "Computer
Donne, John"Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove, Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks. "Love
Donne, John"Reason is our soul's left hand, Faith her right. "Faith
Douglas, William O."One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That's the new gloss on the 1st Amendment. "History
Douglas, William O."Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wants back. "History
Douglass, Frederick"I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. "Religion
Douglass, Frederick"It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. "Nature
Dove, Rita"Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful. "Poetry
Dreiser, Theodore"Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail. "Art
Dressler, Marie"Only a few things are really important. "Life
Drucker, Peter F."The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer. "Business
Drucker, Peter F."Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money. "Business
Drucker, Peter F."When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. "Education
Drucker, Peter F."Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. "Business
Drucker, Peter F."Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done. "Business
Drucker, Peter F."The computer is a moron. "Computer
Drucker, Peter F."There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. "Business
Drummond, Henry"To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever. "Love
Drummond, Henry"You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. "Love
Dryden, John"Love is love's reward. "Love
Dryden, John"When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered snow, They melted as they fell. "Love
Duell, Charles H."Everything that can be invented, has been invented. "Technology
Dulles, John Foster"I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally. "History
Dulles, John Foster"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year. "Success
Duncan, Isadora"What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print. "Experience
Dunnavant, Laurie"We understand that you can't transform people who don't have internal drive and desire to create. But we also know it doesn't work to urge people to think outside the box without giving them the tools to climb out. "Business
Dunne, John Gregory"Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe. "Art
Durant, Will"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. "Education
Durant, Will"Education is the transmission of civilization. "Education
Dyer, Dr. Wayne W."You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with. "Love
Dyke, Henry Van"Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars. "Life
Dyke, Henry Van"Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. "Love
Dyke, Henry Van"Use what talent you possess-the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best. "Nature
Dyson, Esther"It may not always be profitable at first for businesses to be online, but it is certainly going to be unprofitable not to be online. "Technology
Dyson, Freeman"Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences. "Technology
Dyson, Esther" a powerful defensive weapon for free people. It offers a technical guarantee of privacy, regardless of who is running the government... It's hard to think of a more powerful, less dangerous tool for liberty. "Technology
Dyson, Esther"Few influential people involved with the Internet claim that it is a good in and of itself. It is a powerful tool for solving social problems, just as it is a tool for making money, finding lost relatives, receiving medical advice, or, come to that, trading instructions for making bombs. "Technology


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