Found 1,418 quotes starting with D:

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
– James BovardRate it:
Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
– Samuel AdamsRate it:
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Democracy works. Against us.
– Jon Stewart, The Daily Show: Referring to the victory of George W. Bush in the 2004 election.Rate it:
Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!
– Allen GinsbergRate it:
Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Democracy: The worship of jackals by jackasses.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
– Salvador DalíRate it:
Democritus maintains that there can be no great poet without a spite of madness.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
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 StevensRate it:
Democritus says, But we know nothing really for truth lies deep down.
– Laertius DiogenesRate it:
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Denying God is admiting your ignorance.
– Jacqueline JobRate it:
Denying God is the greatest sign of ungratefulness.
– Jacqueline JobRate it:
Deo Gratias" = Thanks to God.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance.
– The Laws of ManuRate it:
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.
– ManuRate it:
Depend not on fortune, but on conduct.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
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 DoyleRate it:
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).Rate it:
Dependence is a two-sided sword…….. it kills the person on either side of it!!!!
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
Deposit hope in people is like punching against the edge of a sharp knife.
– L.F. MagisterRate it:
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 GeorgeRate it:
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
– Fyodor DostoyevskyRate it:
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
– Rabindranath TagoreRate it:

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