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De persoonlijke inzet voor integriteit betekent: het spreken van de eerlijke waarheid te allen tijde, ook al is het de luisteraar zou kunnen kwetsen, en het creëren van conflicten voor u persoonlijk. het betekent ook nooit genoegen te nemen met iets minder dan wat je verdient in je relaties met anderen. leven met integriteit is niet gemakkelijk, want ze vraagt ​​uw totale toewijding aan uw persoonlijke waarden die hoger zijn dan de gewone moet zijn. Ze verwacht ook dat je om keuzes te maken op basis van wat je gelooft, en niet wat anderen je vertellen dat je gelooft. alles gezegd zijnde, het leven met integriteit, zelfs voor een dag is miljoen keer beter dan vele jaren van het leven zonder haar. een leven met integriteit is het enige leven goed geleefd, in mijn ogen. dus ga je gang, neem die stap gewaagd, en leef het leven met integriteit.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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De temps en temps il s'arrête de mâcher son chewing-gum, il entrouve ses lèvres et il souffle une bulle. La bulle verte se gonfle, se distend, puis elle explose avec un bruit sec. On appelle ça un bubble-gum.
– Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio
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Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip.
– Barbara Tuchman
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Deadlines are things that we pass through on the way to finishing.
– Peter Gabriel
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Deaf? If you are near there, no wonder you are deaf. (to a group of deaf children standing next to a Jamaican steel drum band in Wales)
– Prince Phillip
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Deal with the consequences of your actions, 'cause life ain't no video game.
– Arisa Hosaka
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Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
– Chinese Proverb
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Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.
– Eric Sevareid
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Dear American soldier... are you prepared to die for a cheap barrel of oil?
– Baghdad Betty, Iraqi radio announcer, to gulf war troops
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Dear and beloved Father! I'm always with You in my thoughts and prayers.
– Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
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Dear brightest star o'er Bethlehem, O let your precious light shine in with hope and peace toward men in every home tonight.
– Swedish Carol
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Dear loved papa, I so much want to see you. I have just ended my lesson of arithmetic, I think that I succeeded well. We go to school of nurses, I am very happy there. Today it is raining and it is very humid. I am in Tatiana’s room with Olga and Tatiana. When you will see Boba, say to him that my hands itch me. I try to breed my own livestock of poetry of earth. Olga says that I smell poor, but it is not true. When you will come back, I shall wash myself in your tub. I hope that you did not forget the history which I told you during our promenade. I am sitting down and scratch my nose with the left hand. Olga wanted to slap me for it, but I avoided the hand. Be happy and in good health. I think extremely of you and embrace you tenderly.
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
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Dear loved papa, I so much want to see you. I have just ended my lesson of arithmetic, I think that I succeeded well. We go to school of nurses, I am very happy there. Today it is raining and it is very humid. I am in Tatiana’s room with Olga and Tatiana. When you will see Boba, say to him that my hands itch me. I try to breed my own livestock of poetry of earth. Olga says that I smell poor, but it is not true. When you will come back, I shall wash myself in your tub. I hope that you did not forget the history which I told you during our promenade. I am sitting down and scratch my nose with the left hand. Olga wanted to slap me for it, but I avoided the hand. Be happy and in good health. I think extremely of you and embrace you tenderly.
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
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Dear Mary: We all knew you had it in you.
– Dorothy Parker, telegram to friend who had given birth
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Dear Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as long as HDP remains and our voters remain on this land, we will not let you become president, we will not let you become president, we will not let you become president. (His last party meeting speech before 2015 general elections that only lasted 3 minute 36 seconds)
– Selahattin Demirtas
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Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so, For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
– John Donne
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Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so,
For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow,
die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.

– John Donne, Death Be Not Proud
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Death by hanging...well, in view of the whole situation, I never expected anything different. It's all right.
– Arthur Seyss-Inquart
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Death can come in the most painful way as possible ,but can teach you the most important lesson of all, the will to live.
– Anonymous
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Death can come in the most painful way as possible ,but can teach you the most important lesson of all, the will to live.
– An9e7 X
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Death comes equally to us all, and makes us all equal when it comes.
– John Donne
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Death comes to all But great achievements raise a monument Which shall endure until the sun grows old.
– George Fabricius
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Death comes, and makes a man his prey, A man whose powers are yet unspent; Like one on gathering flowers intent, Whose thoughts are turned another way. Begin betimes to practise good, Lest fate surprise thee unawares Amid thy round of schemes and cares; To-morrow?s task to-day conclude.*
– Mahabharata
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Death does not come free of charge, for it costs us our life.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death ends a life, not a relationship.
– Morrie Schwartz, Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
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Death ends life not a relationship
– Morrie Schwartz
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Death hangs over thee, While thou still live, while thou may, do good.
– Marcus Aelius Aurelius
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Death has no right on life it is a culmination of your doing. Dying happens to disease which also is a culmination of your doing. Make sensible life choices and simply pass away, transform or transmigrate .We don't need to die in suffering. Live disease free and MickeyMize your life!!
– Mickey Mehta
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Death hath so many doors to let out life.
– John Fletcher
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Death in itself is nothing but we fear To be we know not what, we know not where.
– John Dryden
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Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
– Herodotus
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Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament.
– Paul de Man
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Death is a fact of life i.e. it is a thing that must be faced, encountered, accepted and tasted by all humans and living things, although it is unpalatable most especially to humans. But, never be bothered about it (death). For, it is nothing but life's change agent. That is it period.
– Emeasoba George
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Death is a fact of life i.e. it is a thing that must be faced, encountered, accepted and tasted by all humans and living things, although it is unpalatable most especially to humans. But, never be bothered about it (death). For, it is nothing but life's change agent. That is it period.
– Emeasoba George
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Death is a fact of life i.e. it is something that must be faced, encountered, accepted and tasted by all humans and living things someday, although it is unpalatable most especially to humans. But, never be bothered about it (death). For, it is nothing but life's change agent. That is it period.
– Emeasoba George
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Death is a fact of life i.e. it is something that must be faced, encountered, accepted and tasted by all humans and living things someday, although it is unpalatable most especially to humans. But, never be bothered about it (death). For, it is nothing but life's change agent. That is it period.
– Emeasoba George
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Death is a fact of life i.e. it is something that must be faced, encountered, accepted and tasted by all humans and living things someday, although it is unpalatable most especially to humans. But, never be bothered about it and never be afraid of it (death). For, it is nothing but life's change agent. That is it, period.
– Emeasoba George
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Death is a friend of ours and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
– Francis Bacon
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Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
– Sir Francis Bacon
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Death is a good Hotel : you are a guest at any Time. (Un bon hôtel est la mort. Elle nous accueille à toute heure)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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Death is a really cold Weather, Which can’t be provided. ("La mort est un temps vraiment froid Qu'aucune météo ne prévoit)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted.
– Percy B. Shelley
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Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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Death is an endless retirement with a pension of nothingness.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Death is as casual-and often as unexpected-as birth. It is as difficult to define grief as joy. Each is finite. Each will fade.
– Jim
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Death is as light as a feather; duty as heavy as a mountain.
– Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
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Death is as sure for that which is born, as birth is for that which is dead. Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.
– Bhagavad Gita
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Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
– Aeschylus
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Death is but a passage. It is not a house, it is only a vestibule. The grave has a door on its inner side.
– Alexander MacLaren
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Death is feared as birth is forgotten.
– Doug Horton
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Death is just a low chemical trick played on everybody except sequoia trees.
– J. J. Fumas
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Death is just a noun which takes all the parts of speech of life with it.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death is more universal than life everyone dies but not everyone lives.
– A. Sachs
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Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
– A. Sachs
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Death is much like an alarm clock except there is never a snooze button to give you just a moment more, before you really have to wake.
– Ronnie Rickner
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Death is Nature's expert advice to get plenty of Life.
– Johann von Goethe
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Death is not a laughing matter, so laugh while you are alive.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death is not a mystery; it is very simple and clear! It is the life which is the complex and the mystic one!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Death is not actually the worst thing that can happen to any human or anybody. Rather, it is one of the best things that can happen to any human or anyone. Yes! you heard me right as ever, come to think of it (death) logically. If there is no death here (on earth) those who are going through misery, difficulty or poverty would keep on experiencing it forever or endlessly. Moreover, if there is no death here (on earth) those who are living life of affluence or luxury would keep on enjoying it forever or endlessly. That is to say, death serves or works as a breaking point between life of affluence (luxury) and life of adversity (misfortune). Besides, it (death) terminates the severity, acuteness, excessiveness, intensity or climax of everything or everyone, that is that QED.
– Emeasoba George
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Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.
– Rabindranath Tagore
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Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the Dawn has come.
– Rabindranath Tagore
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Death is not extinguishing the light
It is simply putting out the lamp
Because the dawn has come

– Rabindranath Tagore
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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
– Norman Cousins
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Death is not the worst rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
– Sophocles
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Death is not the worst than can happen to men.
– Plato
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Death is not the worst thing rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.
– Sophocles
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Death is not the worst thing; rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.
– Sophocles, Electra
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Death is not the worst; rather, in vain
To wish for death, and not to compass it.

– Sophocles, Electra
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Death is nothing but the body of a dead who has just died.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death is nothing but to the last chance to meet the god
– SAYEED
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Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
– Epicurus
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Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily
– Napolean Bonaparte
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Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
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Death is one of the most cretin things in live we have to prepare ourselves for it one day
– The Omani Shed
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Death is passage, border : I would not have Passport for it ! (La mort n'est qu'un passage, frontière. J'aimerais n'avoir pas de passeport)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
– Thomas Merton
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Death is the bride of Life and Suicide is the brother of Death.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender.
– Andrew Schneider
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Death is the last thing you will ever do.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death is the most certain truth in life !
– M.ISSAWI
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Death is the only grammatically correct full stop…
– Brian Patten, Schoolboy (1990)
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Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born.
– Gary Mark Gilmore
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Death is the ultimate test of ones faith.
– Tom Zegan
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Death is the word that kills all the words.
– Charles de LEUSSE
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Death is the word that kills all the words. (La mort est un mot - Qui tue tous les mots)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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Death isn’t beautiful. Near-death however, is gorgeous.
– Brandon A. Trean
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Death Its the only thing we havent succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
– Aldous Huxley
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Death lasts only a moment, but you think about it every moment. (La mort ne dure qu'un instant, Mais on y pense chaque instant)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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Death makes everybody's I.Q. the same.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
– Socrates
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Death may be the King of terrors... but Jesus is the King of kings!
– Dwight L. Moody
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Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
– Kahlil Gibran
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Death respects nobody.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back.
– Marcus Aurelius
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Death solves all problems. No man, no problem.
– Josef Stalin
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Death swallows death.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Death to me is nothing but a caterpillar turning into a butterfly.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Death tugs at my ear and says: "Live, I am coming."
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Death … It's the only thing we haven't succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
– Aldous Huxley, Eyeless in Gaza (1936)
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Death's brother, Sleep.
– Virgil
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Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
– George Gordon Byron
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Death: To stop sinning suddenly.
– Elbert Hubbard
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Deathlessness should be arrived at in a... haphazard fashion. Loving fame as much as any man, we shall carve our initials in the shell of a tortoise and turn him loose in a peat bog.
– E. B. White
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Debe tener la capacidad y la voluntad de perdonar a los demás. si usted no tiene estas capacidades, sin embargo, usted debe desarrollar ellos .... antes lo haga, mejor será para usted. Que no te olvides, el perdón es el atributo de los fuertes la gente importada y espiritualmente avanzados. También, sin fotgiveness, no se puede seguir adelante en la vida a un ritmo adecuado. ¿Cómo se puede con tanto equipaje innecesario de rencores que se sienta en la espalda? Con su poder de perdonar, su corriente de vida empezará a fluir una vez más, en sintonía con el futuro presente y abrazar. Dejar que el equipaje de inmediato, romper con los recuerdos y las situaciones desagradables, pedir un deseo, tener una oportunidad, y pasar hacia arriba y adelante. Dejar que el flujo de la vida, y el viaje continúa, una vez más, sin problemas......
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Debemos usar nuestras palabras con cuidado, porque se convierten en nuestras acciones; entonces nuestras acciones se convierten en nuestros hábitos; y nuestros hábitos se convierten en nuestro carácter; y en última instancia, nuestro personaje se convierte en nuestro destino. Por tanto, el creador de las palabras de uno es siempre el amo del destino de uno.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Debt is born when you want to spend money before you have earned it.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Debt is the slavery of the free.
– Publilius Syrus
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Debts are the modern day chains that keep us enslaved.
– William Lander
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Debugging is anticipated with distaste, performed with reluctance, and bragged about forever.
– Anonymous
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Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.
– Brian Kernighan
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Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts.
– Ernest Hemingway
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Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.
– Japanese Proverb
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Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.
– George Crabbe
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Decency...must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
– Quentin Crisp
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Deception is just a feeling that hold u down... pick up the peaces and move on... just like in the puzzle game....perseverence and practice are the source of experience.
– Ngomu Franky
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Decide never to give up on your dream/destiny/vision. Rather, hold on to your God-given dream/destiny/vision and dare to realize/fulfill it outrightly. Knowing/believing that it's never late or too late to discover/realize/fulfill your God-given dream/destiny/vision. Oh! Yes, as long as you are still alive it's never late or too late to do just that, unless you do think otherwise.
– Emeasoba George
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Decide on some imperfect Somebody and you will win, because the truest truism in politics is You can't beat Somebody with Nobody.
– William Safire
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Decide what you want, create a map, and get your ass out there!"
– Steve Maraboli
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Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.
– H. L. Hunt
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Decision and purpose directed actions define destination.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Decision Making is impacted more by ones Altitude rather than ones attitude !
– Vijay Samuel Benjamin
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Decisions/choices has changed many lives either positively or negatively. And they can change YOU either positively or negatively. So do decide/choose wisely.
– Emeasoba George
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Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
– Brian Tracy
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Declare not war against your emotions, or prepare for the inevitable defeat!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Decreasing the budget on the space exploration is nothing but a great treason to humanity! Space exploration is closely related to our very existence! Cut the budget on other things and increase the budget on the space exploration! Think great; if you do not think great, universe annihilates you!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Dedicate some of your life to others. Your dedication will not be a sacrifice. It will be an exhilarating experience because it is an intense effort applied toward a meaningful end.
– Dr. Thomas Dooley
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Dedication and responsibility, Far beyond the laws governed by man, Releases the power within you, To attain all the wisdom of the universe.
– Christine Lane
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Dedication is not what others expect of you, it is what you can give to others.
– Unknown
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Deeds are like diamonds, sins are like filth & forgiveness is a blessing that's why we see roses grow beautiful from dirt.
– Mohammed Habib
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Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great.
– John L. Motley
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Deeds, not words shall speak me.
– John Fletcher
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Deeds, not words shall speak to me.
– John William Fletcher
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Deem not life a thing of consequence. For look at the yawning void of the future, and at that other limitless space, the past.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
– Chinese Proverb
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Deep experience is never peaceful.
– Henry James
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Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
– Frank Herbert, Dune
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Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
– Edgar Allan Poe
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Deep is a wounded heart, and strong A voice that cries against a mighty wrong And full of death as a hot wind's blight, Doth the ire of a crushed affection light.
– Felicia Hermans
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Deep-seated are the wounds dealt in civil brawls.
– Lucan
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Defeat in this world is no disgrace if you fought well and fought for the right thing.
– Katherine Anne Porter
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Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
– George E. Woodberry
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Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
– Josephus Daniels
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Defeat should never be a source of discouragement, but rather a fresh stimulus.
– Robert South
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Defeated enemies in battle have to confess the superiority of their captors, but this does not give them citizenship in that country. This is why as ambassadors for Christ we beseech people to be reconciled to God by faith in Christ now. If they confess Him as Lord with a heart of faith--now, while the doors of salvation are wide open, they will be saved (Rom. 109,10). Later they are forced to confess His Lordship to vindicate Christ's righteous judgment of them and the worthiness of their eternal doom. Confession does not bring the confessor salvation. It is too late, for the 'accepted time' for salvation has forever passed.
– Vernon Schutz
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Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise.
– William Congreve
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Deficiency of true love causes one not to be him/herself i.e. not to be one's usual physical/emotional/mental state. Yes, that's just what it causes. So, never ever be deficient of true love. Rather, always be full of it.
– Emeasoba George
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Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
– George F. Burns
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Define yourself before others do.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Define yourself before someone does it for you.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Define yourself. Never give anyone any chance to define you by their definitions.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
– Aldous Huxley
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Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
– Robert Benchley
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Defining consultancy is a bit like defining the upper class every possible candidate draws the line just below himself.
– John Peet
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Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
– Miguel de Cervantes
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Delay always breeds danger.
– Miguel de Cervantes
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Delay is preferable to error.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Delay not swift the flight of fortune's greatest favours.
– Seneca
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Deliberate often--decide once.
– Latin Proverb
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Deliberate with caution, but act with decision and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.
– Charles Caleb Colton
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Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.
– Charles Caleb Colton
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Deliberation is the function of many, action is the function of one.
– Charles De Gaulle
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Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
– Charles de Gaulle
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Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for.
– Alice Walker
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Deliver thunder, God, if you choose not to talk.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Delores breezed along the surface of her life like a flat stone forever skipping along smooth water, rippling reality sporadically but oblivious to it consistently, until she finally lost momentum, sank, and due to an over- dose of flouride as a child which caused her to suffer from chronic apathy, doomed herself to lie forever on the floor of her life as useless as an appendix and as lonely as a five-hundred pound barbell in a steroid-free fitness center.
– Winning sentence, 1990 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest.
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Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.
– Jane Wagner
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Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; have in general been as short in their lives as they are violent in their deaths.
– James Madison, Federalist Papers (# 10)
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Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
– Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
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Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what it is you want to hear.
– Alan Coren
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Democracy demands that the religiously motivated translate their concerns into universal, rather than religion-specific, values.
– Barack Obama
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Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
– Irving Kristol
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Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant.
– John Simon
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Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
– John Simon
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Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
– James Russell Lowell
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Democracy is 51% of the people taking away the rights of the other 49%.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Democracy is a beautiful thing, except for that part about letting just any old yokel vote.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.
– Senator Soaper
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Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political -- legislative and administrative -- decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.
– Joseph Schumpeter
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Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame.
– Laurence J. Peter
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Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
– Robert Byrne
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Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
– Jawaharlal Nehru
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Democracy is like a hobby horse: It will carry you nowhere unless you use your own legs.
– Herbert Samuel
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Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold.
– Archibald MacLeish
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Democracy is not a fragile flower still it needs cultivating.
– Ronald Reagan
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Democracy is not meant to be efficient, it is meant to be fair.
– Mario Cuomo
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Democracy is not something we have, it's something we do.
– Doris "Granny D" Haddock
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Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.
– H. L. Mencken
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Democracy is the bludgeoning of the people, by the people, for the people.
– Oscar Wilde
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Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them.
– Marquis de Flers Robert
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Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
– E. B. White
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Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
– H.L. Mencken
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Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
– H. L. Mencken
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Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
– Winston Churchill
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Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!
– Benjamin Franklin, 1759
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Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
– Clement Atlee
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Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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Democracy means not 'I am as good as you are' but 'You are as good as I am.'
– Theodore Parker
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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
– Oscar Wilde
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Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.
– Johnny Carson
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Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
– James Bovard
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Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
– Samuel Adams
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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Democracy works. Against us.
– Jon Stewart, The Daily Show: Referring to the victory of George W. Bush in the 2004 election.
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Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!
– Allen Ginsberg
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Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Democracy: The worship of jackals by jackasses.
– H. L. Mencken
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Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
– Salvador Dalí
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Democritus maintains that there can be no great poet without a spite of madness.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Democritus plucked his eye out because he could not look at a woman without thinking of her as a woman. If he had read a few of our novels, he would have torn himself to pieces.
– Wallace Stevens
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Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
– Laertius Diogenes
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Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
– Mark Twain
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Denying God is admiting your ignorance.
– Jacqueline Job
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Denying God is the greatest sign of ungratefulness.
– Jacqueline Job
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Deo Gratias" = Thanks to God.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance.
– The Laws of Manu
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Depend not on another, rather lean Upon thyself; trust to thine own exertions: Subjection to another?s will gives pain; True happiness consists in self-reliance.
– Manu
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Depend not on fortune, but on conduct.
– Publilius Syrus
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Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
– Arthur Conan Doyle
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Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man. For my own part, there is no seducing me from the path.
– Edgar Allan Poe, From a letter to Frederick W. Thomas (February 14, 1849).
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Dependence is a two-sided sword…….. it kills the person on either side of it!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
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Depression leads to frustration more or less. Moreover, a depressed person is most likely to become perplexed/confused for life. Now, you've known that, dare to reject/resist depression and it's end result i.e. frustration. I mean, you've got to cheer yourself up irresspective of whatever circumstance/difficulty that battles/faces you. Besides, there is a lot of hope for every living human including "YOU". Yes of course, it's only the dead that is hopeless.
– Emeasoba George
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Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
– Rabindranath Tagore
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Der Name Polo Hofer ist geschützt und registriert beim Eidgenössischen Institut für Geistiges Eigentum, Marke Nr. 545131, SHAB Nr. 86 / 4. Mai 2006
– Polo Hofer
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Der Weg zum Erfolg ist nie so einfach zu steuern. Fahren mit Leidenschaft und Mitgefühl, und Sie werden mit Sicherheit die Strecke schneller ermitteln.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
– Henri Matisse
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Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, It was like trying to hold 35 corks under water at the same time.
– Mark Twain
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Description is a story well told already; experience offers truth.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Deserts look beautiful and green fields look beautiful too. Nature is genius because it knows how to look beautiful in every way.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Design follows drama
– Marco Casagrande
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Design is thinking made visible.
– Saul Bass
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Desire creates the power.
– Raymond Holliwell
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Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.
– Author Unknown
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Desire is the essence of a man.
– Baruch Spinoza
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Desire is the only justification for obedience.
– Jesse Shelley
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Desire makes everything blossom possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel Proust
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Desire makes everything blossom; possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel Proust, Les Plaisirs et les Jours (1896)
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Desire nothing, Chafe not at fate, nor at Nature's changeless laws. But struggle only with the personal, the transitory, the evanescent and the perishable.
– H Hahn Blavatsky
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Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.
– Thomas Troward
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Desire, ask, believe, receive.
– Stella Terrill Mann
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Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were.
– W. H. Auden
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Desires are the pulses of the soul; as physicians judge by the appetite, so may you by desires.
– Manton
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Despair has been called the unforgivable sin--not presumably because God refuses to forgive it but because it despairs of the possibility of being forgiven.
– Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973
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Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
– Henry Graham Greene
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Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
– A. Alvarez
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Desperate affairs require desperate remedies.
– Horatio Nelson
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Desperate times calls for more than simply desperate measures. It calls for putting one's values aside till the desperation subsides" --Mental Hell, Chapter 3
– Ahmed Korayem
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Desperate times calls for rambunctious behavior" -Mental Hell
– Ahmed Korayem
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Desperation is often more powerful than inspiration.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.
– Ben Azai
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Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.
– Ben Azai, Mishna
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Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
– Marcus Aurelius
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Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
– Mao Zedong
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Despite all the sadness, violence and misery, I still believe in universal peace, goodness, and beauty of humanity.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Despite crime's omnipresence, things work in society, because biology compels it. Order eventually restores itself, by psychic equilibrium.
– Camille Paglia
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Despite everything I've achieved in my life, the culinary awards, the military commendations, the honorary degrees, I have never, ever lost sight of what's truly important. The thing that gives meaning to these triumphs. Someone to share them with. A companion. A help mate. A wife.
– Andrew Schneider
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Despite the boredom of the infinity, we want life not shorter than the eternity!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there -- or failing to get there.
– Max Lerner
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Destino no se queda en las estrellas, pero ella vive dentro de nuestros personajes imo. Nuestros personajes se rigen por nuestras acciones, mientras que nuestras acciones son impulsadas por nuestros pensamientos. Así que en última instancia son nuestros pensamientos que realmente controlan nuestro destino. que somos hoy en día, y que nos convertiremos mañana es por lo tanto puramente dirigidos por nuestro proceso de pensamiento. Por lo tanto, pensar en positivo se convierte en la clave de la impresionante "ahora" y sorprendente "mañana". destino no es una cuestión de suerte, sino una cuestión de elección que hacemos a cada momento. Así, pensar en positivo - siempre!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Destiny doesn't stay in the stars, but she lives within our characters IMO. Our characters are governed by our actions, while our actions are driven by our thoughts. So ultimately it's our thoughts that truly control our Destiny. Who we're today, and who we'll become tomorrow is thus purely directed by our thought process. Hence, thinking positively becomes the key to awesome "Now" and amazing "Tomorrow". Destiny is never a matter of chance, but a matter of choice that we make every moment. So, think positively - always!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.
– J. K. Rowling, J. K. Rowling Official Website
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Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
– Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton
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Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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Destiny is ever critical to all human life/future. I mean, destiny has a decisive importance in the success or failure of every human undertakings/endeavours including yours. And so, quest for your destiny and strive to fulfill it at all cost.
– Emeasoba George
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Destiny is ever critical to all humans life/future. I mean, destiny has a decisive importance in the success or failure of every human undertakings/endeavours including yours. And so, quest for your destiny and strive to fulfill it at all cost.
– Emeasoba George
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Destiny is meant by God to be the making of all and sundry i.e. destiny is predetermined by God to bring about everyone's success or favourable development. Therefore, endeavour to discover/fulfill your God-given destiny. For you will surely be glad that you did.
– Emeasoba George
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Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
– William Jennings Bryan
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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
– William Jennings Bryan
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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
– William Jennings Bryan
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Destiny is out of ordinary. But guess what? It is meant to be discovered and fulfilled by the ordinary in an extraordinary way.
– Emeasoba George
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Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.
– Aeschylus
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Destiny, Fate, Dreams, These unstoppable ideals are held deep in the heart of man; as long as there are people who seek freedom in this life; these things shall not vanish from the earth.
– Gold Rodgers
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Destiny...is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved
– William Jennings Bryan
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Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
– Aesop
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destruction is easy for humans but creation is too difficult.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
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Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed.
– Seneca
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Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
– Denis Waitley
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Determination is a champions trait, yet it comes in many forms. To be determined is to be unditered by any one thing, and this is something to be admired.
– Ronnie Rickner
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Determination is all about a resolution never ever to give up on one's faith until he/she fully sees/reaps the fruits of whatever he/she has been working hard for i.e. until he/she makes it big time. Are you determined or not? If NO then, you've got to be determined come what may.
– Emeasoba George
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Determination is the binoculars for EFFORT!!!!Helps to visualize our target.
– Siddharth Astir
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Determination, perseverance and hard work make the impossible possible.
– Abderrahman Hassi
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Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Determine never to be idle...It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Determined people working together can do anything.
– Jim Casey, Founder of UPS
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Deus ex machina A god from the machine
– Menander
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Deus ex machina [A god from the machine]
– Menander, The Woman Possessed with a Divinity
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Deux routes peuvent diverger dans un bois jaune, et i - Je vais choisir ni l'un. à la place je vais créer mon propre chemin à suivre mes propres convictions et les rêves. après tout, n'importe quelle route est seulement une route - à moins que et jusqu'à ce que vous faites quelque chose. Juste comme ça la vie est pleine de choix, et pourtant la vie est aussi ce que vous faites de lui. chaque formation et chaque sagesse que je vais gagner dans mon voyage, quitteront les feuilles froissées. Et c'est ce qui va faire la différence.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
– Anthony D'Angelo
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Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
– Brian Tracy
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Develop interest in life as you see it in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
– Henry Miller
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Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
– Henry Miller
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Devil and God are two sides of the same face.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Devil does not buy our empty soul. He waits for us to selling off that. (Diable n'achète notre âme vide. - Il attend qu'on la solde.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression.
– Amos Bronson Alcott
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