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Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
– Henri Matisse
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
Description is a story well told already; experience offers truth.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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
Design follows drama
– Marco Casagrande
Design is thinking made visible.
– Saul Bass
Desire creates the power.
– Raymond Holliwell
Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.
– Author Unknown
Desire is the essence of a man.
– Baruch Spinoza
Desire is the only justification for obedience.
– Jesse Shelley
Desire makes everything blossom possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel Proust
Desire makes everything blossom; possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel Proust, Les Plaisirs et les Jours (1896)
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
Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.
– Thomas Troward
Desire, ask, believe, receive.
– Stella Terrill Mann
Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were.
– W. H. Auden
Desires are the pulses of the soul; as physicians judge by the appetite, so may you by desires.
– Manton
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
Despair is like a cable that is buried just under the surface of the ground. You pull it up and pull it up, but that cable just keeps right on going, clear across a field, until you come to a bunch of guys who are burying the cable. Then just walk up to them and go, 'Hey, have you seen Fred' And they'll say, 'Fred who' And you say, 'Fred of snakes' Then cover your ears, because big laughs are coming.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
– Henry Graham Greene
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
– A. Alvarez
Desperate affairs require desperate remedies.
– Horatio Nelson
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
Desperate times calls for rambunctious behavior" -Mental Hell
– Ahmed Korayem
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
– Benjamin Disraeli

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