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You dehumanize a man as much by returning him to nature - by making him one with rocks, vegetation, and animals - as by turning him into a machine. Both the natural and the mechanical are the opposite of that which is uniquely human. Nature is a self-made machine, more perfectly automated than any automated machine. To create something in the image of nature is to create a machine, and it was by learning the inner working of nature that man became a builder of machines. It is also obvious that when man domesticated animals and plants he acquired self-made machines for the production of food, power, and beauty.
– Eric Hoffer
You desire to know the art of living, my friend It is contained in one phrase make use of suffering.
– Henri Frdric Amiel
You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
– Henri-Frédéric Amiel
You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
– Voltaire
You despise books; you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence; but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
– Voltaire
You did not go through everything you've gone through just to end up in the same place you were when you started."
– Steve Maraboli
You did touch me but didn't feel my pain.
– B. J. Gupta
You didn't have to say it was gone. It was gone before it got outta here. It was gonna that fast.
– Jerry Coleman
You do best at what you enjoy doing most. It's how you feel about yourself that counts most.
– Mary Sunseri
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.
– Leonardo DaVinci
You do not become a dissident just because you decide one day to take up this most unusual career. You are thrown into it by your personal sense of responsibility, combined with a complex set of external circumstances. You are cast out of the existing structures and placed in a position of conflict with them. It begins as an attempt to do your work well, and ends with being branded an enemy of society.
– Václav Havel
You do not destroy an idea by killing people you replace it with a better one.
– Edward Keating
You do not destroy an idea by killing people; you replace it with a better one.
– Edward Keating
You do not die to know about death
– Arul N S
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
– Lyndon Johnson
You do not have to do anything to defend yourself in life; just be beautiful, and life will defend you.
– Bryant McGill
You do not merely want to be considered the best of the best. You want to be considered the only ones that do what you do.
– Jerry Garcia
You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.
– Jo Coudert, "Advice From A Failure"
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
– Franz Kafka
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
– Franz Kafka
You do the policy, I'll do the politics.
– J Danforth Quayle
You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.
– Warren Buffett
You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.
– Lauren Bacall
You don't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
– Henry Ford
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
– Desmond Tutu

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