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A dollar saved is a quarter earned.
– John Ciardi
A donkey that goes to Mecca will not come back as a pilgrim.
– Vikrant Parsai
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
– Ogden Nash
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
– Aesop
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
– Wilson Mizner
A dramatic critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.
– George Bernard Shaw
A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.
– David Mamet
A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
– Thornton Wilder
A dream can be nurtured over years and years and then flourish rapidly. . . . Be patient. It will happen for you. Sooner or later, life will get weary of beating on you and holding the door shut on you, and then it will let you in and throw you a real party
– Les Brown
A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
– Umberto Eco
A Dream is where a boy can swim in the deepest oceans and fly over the highest clouds.
– Joanne K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisinor of Azkaban, Dumbledore
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
A dreamer lives for eternity.
– Anonymous
A dreamer lives forever, And a toiler dies in a day.
– John Locke
A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to want to take it off you.
– Franoise Sagan
A dry well is not a friend of a thirsty man; and an ignorant man, of the progression!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
– Joseph F. Newton
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
– Joseph F. Newton
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.
– Robert Burton
A dying man alone in his bed once said ; happiness is a pursuit and is real only when shared.
– Ronnie Rickner
A dying man needs to dye, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless to resist.
– Steward Alsop
A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
– Dorothy L. Sayers
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
– Edward Teller
A fact is like a sack -- it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.
– Luigi Pirandello
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
– Robert Louis Stevenson

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