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A diplomat must always think twice before he says nothing.
– Irish Proverb
A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
– Peter Ustinov
A diplomat... is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
– Caskie Stinnett
A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
– Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
– Edmund Burke
A divine falsehood is more powerful than any human truth.
– Michael Bakunin, God and State
A doctor can bury his mistakes but a supplier based engineer can only advise the product designer to specify a heavier texture.
– Mick Lloyd Kerman
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
– Simone Weil
A dog can bite you but you must not bite the dog! Your every movement in life must be peaceful; otherwise you lose your ethical superiority! Nonviolent civil disobedience is a genius; no power can beat it; use it when necessary!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A dog does not enter a home where he suffers from hunger.
– Vikrant Parsai
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
– Josh Billings
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
– Josh Billings
A dog owns nothing, yet is seldom dissatisfied.
– Irish Proverb
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
– Robert Benchley
A dog will look up on you; a cat will look down on you; however, a pig will see you eye to eye and know it has found an equal.
– Churchill
A dogs being huge or big in size doesn't mean its fierce as being small isn't fierce
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 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

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