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I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I do not know the American gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together.
– Charles Dickens
I do not know what I may appear to the world but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
– Isaac Newton
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean lay all undiscovered before me.
– Sir Isaac Newton, Epitaph
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
– Ashley Montagu
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell that ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
– Isaac Newton
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
– Isaac Newton, From Brewster, Memoirs of Newton (1855)
I do not know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future.
– Oprah Winfrey, "The Oprah Winfrey Show"
I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
– Chuang-tzu
I do not know whether this universe has an emperor; all I know is that this empire is in chaos; universal order is a big delusion.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
I do not know who first invented the myth of sexual equality. But it is a myth willfully fostered and nourished by certain semi-scientists and other fiction writers. And it has done more, I suspect, to unsettle marital happiness than any other false doctrine of this myth-ridden age.
– Phyllis McGinley
I do not like poems that resemble hay compressed into a geometrically perfect cube. I like it when the hay, unkempt, uncombed, with dry berries mixed in it, thrown together gaily and freely, bounces along atop some truck-and more, if there are some lovely and healthy lasses atop the hay-and better yet if the branches catch at the hay, and some of it tumbles to the road.
– Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko
I do not like this word "bomb." It is not a bomb. It is a device that is exploding.
– Jacques le Blanc, French ambassador on nuclear weapons
I do not like this word bomb. It is not a bomb it is a device which is exploding.
– Jacques LeBlanc
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
– Walt Disney
I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest, or some reward.
– George Washington
I do not mean to suggest that our handsome, newly enlarged library is to be a headquarters of busy bookworms, old and young, routinely absorbing knowledge by the hour while birds sing outside and the Mets fight it out for last place in the National League. On the contrary, a good library is a joyful place where the imagination roams free, and life is actively enriched.
– John K. Hutchens
I do not mind lying but I hate inaccuracy.
– Samuel Butler
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
– Samuel Butler
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure-that is all that agnosticism means.
– Clarence Darrow
I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up.
– Henry David Thoreau, Walden; Where I Lived, And What I Lived For
I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
– Bette Davis
I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
– Miguel Cervantes
I do not speak of what I cannot praise.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
– Thomas Jefferson

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