Found 128 quotes starting with DI:

Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
– Alfred Hitchcock
Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
– Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
Dick, frankly you do not have the war plan... which makes me quite happy.
– Donald Rumsfeld, 1st briefing after "shock and awe" started
Dictator can only be managed by a force greater than their dictatorship.
– Kizza Ronald
Dictators long ago found out it is easier to unite people in common hatred than common love.
– Dagobert D. Runes
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount.
– Winston Churchill
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
– Winston Churchill
Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
– Samuel Johnson
Did blind chance know that there was light and what was its refraction, and fit the eyes of all creatures after the most curious manner to make use of it? These and other suchlike considerations, always have, and always will prevail with mankind, to believe that there is a Being who made all things, who has all things in his power, and who is therefore to be feared.
– Isaac Newton
Did is a word of achievement Won't is a word of defeat Might is a word of bereavement Can't is a word of defeat Ought is a word of duty Try is a word each hour Will is a word of beauty Can is a word of power.
– Gerard Hargraves
Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen? Chance favors only the prepared mind.
– Louis Pasteur
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
– Dale Carnegie
Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in I think that's how dogs spend their lives.
– Sue Murphy
Did you exchange a walk-on part in a war, for a leading role in a cage?
– Pink Floyd, song "Wish You Were Here"
Did you know that every two hours the nations of this world spend as much on armaments as they spend on the children of this world every year
– Peter Ustinov
Did you know that every two hours the nations of this world spend as much on armaments as they spend on the children of this world every year?
– Peter Ustinov
Did you know that for pretty much the entire history of the human species, the average life span was less than thirty years? You could count on ten years or so of real adulthood, right? There was no planning for retirement. There was no planning for a career. There was no planning. No time for planning. No time for future. But then the life spans started getting longer, and people started having more and more future, and so they spent more time thinking about it. About the future. And now life has become the future. Every moment of your life is lived for the future --you go to high school so you can go to college so you can get a good job so you can get a nice house so you can afford to send your kids to college so they can get a good job so they can get a nice house so they can afford to send their kids to college.
– John Green
Did you know that the White House drug test is multiple choice?
– Rush Limbaugh
Did you see that thing? That’s Sidat-Singh! The Syracuse Walking Dream!
– Wilmeth Sidat-Singh
Die I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
– John Barrymore
Die, but do not retreat.
– Joseph Stalin
Die-hard conservatives thought that if I couldn't get everything I asked for, I should jump off the cliff with the flag flying-go down in flames. No, if I can get 70 or 80 percent of what it is I'm trying to get ... I'll take that and then continue to try to get the rest in the future.
– Ronald Reagan
Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
– John Barrymore, last words
Dieu me pardonnera c'est son metier. (God will pardon me, that's his job.)
– Heinrich Heine
Difference of opinion is helpful in religion.
– Thomas Jefferson
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
– Wendell Phillips
Differences in political opinion are as unavoidable as, to a certain point, they may perhaps be necessary.
– George Washington
Different languages, the same thoughts; servant to thoughts and their masters.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
– Aristotle
Different people have different duties assigned to them by Nature Nature has given one the power or the desire to do this, and the other that. Each bird must sing with his own throat.
– Henrik Ibsen
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
– George Eliot
Different though the sexes are, they inter-mix. In every human being a vacillation from one sex to the other takes place, and often it is only the clothes that keep the male or female likeness, while underneath the sex is very opposite of what it is above.
– Virginia Woolf
Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.
– Simone Weil
Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.
– Barbara De Angelis
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
– William Ellery Channing
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
– William Ellery Channing
Difficulties are things that show what men are.
– Epictetus
Difficulties in life are opportunities to better things; they are stepping stones to greater experience. Perhaps someday you will be thankful for some temporary failure in a particular direction, When one door closes, another always opens
– The Omani Shed
Difficulties increase the nearer we approach our goal.
– Johann von Goethe
Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
– B. C. Forbes
Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.
– Epictetus
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
– Seneca
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
– Seneca the Younger
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
– Seneca
Difficulty is designed to discomfort you just for a while. But, afterwards/eventually, it will comfort you. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
– Edward R. Murrow
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness-a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
– William Cullen Bryant
Dig the well before you are thirsty.
– Chinese Proverb
Dig where the gold isunless you just need some exercise.
– John M. Capozzi
Dig where the gold is…unless you just need some exercise.
– John M. Capozzi, Why Climb the Corporate Ladder When You Can Take the Elevator?
Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.
– Ovid
Dignity comes not from control, but from understanding who you are and taking your rightful place in the world.
– Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 05-01-05
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
– Aristotle
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
– Aristotle
Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
– Vartan Gregorian
Digressions are part of harmony, deviations too.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health everything unconditional belongs in pathology.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health; everything unconditional belongs in pathology.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
– Benjamin Franklin
Dinner theater is anti-culture.
– John Simon
Diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.
– Zhou En Lai
Diplomacy is only important when the other party has the upper hand.
– Jonar Nader
Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say.
– Matthew Trump
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
– American Proverb
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
– Will Rogers
Diplomacy is to do and say, The nastiest thing in the nicest way.
– Isaac Goldberg
Diplomacy without arms is like music without instruments.
– Frederick the Great
Diplomacy: lying in state.
– Oliver Hereford
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
– Charles De Gaulle
Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy -- the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
– Eric Hoffer
Disasters have no mercy hours where they stop visiting the people; for them, all hours are favourite and legitimate to visit!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
– Tom Robbins
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
– Jim Rohn
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
– George Washington
Discipline must come through liberty. . . . We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.
– Maria Montessori
Discipline must come through liberty. We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.
– Maria Montessori
Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
– Brian Tracy
Disclaimer If anyone disagrees with anything I say, I am quite prepared to not only retract it, but also to deny under oath I ever said it.
– T. Lehrer
DISCLAIMER: A society where such disclaimers are needed is saddening.
– Unknown
Disconnecting from change does not recapture the past. It loses the future.
– Kathleen Norris
Discontent is like ink poured into water, which fills the whole fountain full of blackness. It casts a cloud over the mind, and renders it more occupied about the evil which disquiets it than about the means of removing it.
– Feltham
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
– Abraham Lincoln
Discouragement is simply the despair of wounded self-love.
– Francois de Fenelon
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy.
– Jean de la Bruyere
Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.
– Albert Szent-Gyorgi
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
– Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi
Discovery requires courage and acceptance that we are not in control, and that the future is uncertain.
– Bryant McGill
Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.
– Francis Bacon
Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.
– Anonymous
Discretion is knowing how to hide that which we cannot remedy.
– Spanish Proverb
Discretion is not the better part of biography.
– Lytton Strachey
Discretion is the better part of valor.
– Anonymous
Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.
– La Bruyere
Discretion is the salt, and fancy the sugar of life the one preserves, the other sweetens it.
– John Christian Bovee
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
– Robert Quillen
Disease an never be conquered, can never be quelled by emotion's willful screaming or faith's symbolic prayer. It can only be conquered by the energy of humanity and the cunning in the mind of man. In the patience of a Curie, in the enlightenment of a Faraday, a Rutherford, a Pasteur, a Nightingale, and all other apostles of light and cleanliness, rather than of a woebegone godliness, we shall find final deliverance from plague, pestilence, and famine.
– Seán O'Casey
Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
– Mary Baker Eddy
Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.
– Hosea Ballou
Disease often comes with a smiling face.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Disguise is what enhances the experience of a BLESSING!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
Disgust with dirt can be so great that it prevents us from cleaning ourselves - from "justifying" ourselves.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Aphorisms in Beyond Good and Evil
Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead.
– Euripides
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
– G. M. Trevelyan
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
– George Bernard Shaw
Disregard whatever that you've lost. Just regard the leftover. And most importantly, hopefully look forward to what is yet to come i.e. the best.
– Emeasoba George
Dissatisfaction of who you are today is the first step of becoming who you want to be tomorrow.
– FC Kibler
Distance lasts a day. But reality lasts a lifetime.
– Dr. Laura Schlessinger, The Dr. Laura radio show
Distinction is the consequence, never the object of a great mind.
– George Washington Allston
Distractions don't exist. We either procrastinate or we are committed. What we call distractions are simply an excuse to procrastinate further.
– Brandon A. Trean
Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy.
– Plutarch
Distributed file systems are a cruel hoax.
– Zalman Stern, former ITC hacker diety
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
– Benjamin Franklin
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
– Henry David Thoreau
Dive into the sea of thought, and find there pearls beyond price.
– Moses Ibn Ezra
Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.
– Anonymous
Diversity of opinion is the foundation of democracy.
– Sam Houston
Diversity the art of thinking independently together.
– Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.
– René Descartes
Divide your movements into easy-to-do sections. If you fail, divide again.
– Peter Nivio Zarlenga
Divine Love always has met and always will meet every human need.
– Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health
Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.
– Herbert Spencer
Divine right went out with the American Revolution and doesn't belong to the White House aides. What meat do they eat that makes them grow so great
– Sam James Ervin, Jr.
Divorce is a fire exit. When a house is burning, it doesn't matter who set the fire. If there is no fire exit, everyone in the house will be burned!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Divorce the past to marry the present and be blessed with a lovely child of future.
– Anuj Somany
Divorces are made in heaven.
– Oscar Wilde

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