The best Quotations


I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. don't trust that conventional idea. dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
- Charles Dickens

I never could have done what i have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time...
- Charles Dickens

When you're a married man, samivel, you'll understand a good many things as you don't understand now; but whether it's worth while, going through so much, to learn so little, as the charity-boy said when he got to the end of the alphabet, is a matter o taste.
- Charles Dickens

I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but i don't remember ever having seen one weep.
- Denis Diderot

Until they come to see us from their planet, i wait patiently. i hear them saying: don't call us, we'll call you.
- Marlene Dietrich

Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools.
- Benjamin Disraeli

When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I don't think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it.
- Mike Ditka

If you are determined enough and willing to pay the price, you can get it done.
- Mike Ditka

Don't throw away your friendship with your teenager over behavior that has no great moral significance. there will be plenty of real issues that require you to stand like a rock. save your big guns for those crucial confrontations.
- Dr. James C. Dobson

When i die i want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in dublin.
- J. P. Donleavy

When you don't have any money, the problem is food, when you have money, it's sex. when you have both, its. it's health, if everything is simple, then you're frightened of death.
- J. P. Donleavy

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.
- J. P. Donleavy

But jesus, when you don't have any money, the problem is food. when you have money, it's sex. when you have both, it's health, you worry about getting ruptured or something. if everything is simply jake then you're frightened of death.
- J. P. Donleavy

Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
- John Donne

And new philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
- John Donne

As he that fears god hears nothing else, so, he that sees god sees every thing else.
- John Donne

As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no.
- John Donne

At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
- John Donne

Be your own palace, or the world is your jail.
- John Donne

Busy old fool, unruly sun, why dost thou thus through windows and through curtains call on us? must to thy motions lovers seasons run?
- John Donne

But i do nothing upon myself, and yet i am my own executioner.
- John Donne

Come live with me, and be my love, and we will some new pleasures prove of golden sands, and crystal brooks, with silken lines, and silver hooks.
- John Donne

Contemplative and bookish men must of necessity be more quarrelsome than others, because they contend not about matter of fact, nor can determine their controversies by any certain witnesses, nor judges. but as long as they go towards peace, that is truth, it is no matter which way.
- John Donne


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