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We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
– Haida Indian saying
We do not keep the outward form of order, where there is deep disorder in the mind.
– William Shakespeare
We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
– Georges Duhamel
We do not know what education can do for us, because we have never tried it.
– Robert Hutchins
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve.
– J. B. S. Haldane
We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
– Henry David Thoreau
We do not live to extenuate the miseries of the past nor to accept as incurable those of the present.
– Fairfield Osborne
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
– Jane Austen
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
– Frank Moore Colby
We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest.
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value -- a test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity.
– T. S. Eliot
We do not regret the loss of our friends by reasons of their merit, but because of our needs and for the good opinion that we believed them to have held of us.
– La Rochefoucauld
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
– Golda Meir
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
– Cesare Pavese
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help when in need.
– Epicurus
We do not write because we want to we write because we have to.
– W. Somerset Maugham
We do not write because we want to; we write because we have to.
– W. Somerset Maugham
We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.
– Tom Stoppard
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners.
– George Bernard Shaw
We don't build the ruins. Our soul is in hate. (On ne construit des ruines. - Notre âme est dans la haine.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
We don't change what we are, we change what we think what we are.
– Eric Butterworth
We don't get offered crises, they arrive.
– Elizabeth Janeway

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