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I derive enormous satisfaction from being associated with determined and capable people. People who have a passion for building a company. Many of today's entrepreneurs persevered throughout the downturn; they refused to be beaten down. That's about more than venture capital—it gives one faith in the human condition.
– Irwin Federman
I derive no pleasure from talking with a young woman simply because she has regular features.
– Henry David Thoreau
I describe in a realistic form a nonrealistic reality.
– Fernando Botero, Columbian painter and sculptor
I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside me.
– Abraham Lincoln
I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.
– Edith Wharton
I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.
– Mary Wortley Montagu
I detest converts almost as much as I do missionaries.
– H. L. Mencken
I detest life-insurance agents they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
– Stephen Leacock
I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
– Stephen Leacock
I detest life-insurance agents; they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
– Stephen Leacock
I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks for another.
– Homer
I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again.
– Mark Twain
I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart but the saying is true 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound'.
– William Shakespeare
I did not attend his funeral, but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved it.
– Mark Twain
I did not fail. I just found 10.000 ways that don't work.
– Unknown
I did not have sexual relations with that woman
– Bill Clinton
I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book. The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.
– Groucho Marx
I didn't ask for what i have, but I'm glad that I got it.
– Jacob 'FAT MIKE' Stephenson
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying that I approved of it.
– Mark Twain
I didn't fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover.
– Germaine Greer
I didn't have a Barbie doll, so I played with eternity.
– Vanna Bonta
I didn't really say everything I said.
– Yogi Berra
I didn't say anything.
– Tom Everett
I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
– Steve Jobs
I die without seeing the dawn brighten over my native land. You who have it to see, welcome it--and forget not those who have fallen during the night! (Noli Me Tangere)
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal

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