All Quotes and Proverbs

"Do you know what a pessimist is? A man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "An Unsocial Socialist"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Do you think that God will punish them for not practicing a religion which he did not reveal to them?"


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Do's and don'ts influence wills and won'ts."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Doctors are men who pour drugs of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, into human beings of whom they know nothing."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Doctors bury their mistakes. Lawyers hang them. But journalists put theirs on the front page."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?"

Herman Melville
Herman Melville "The Problem of Socrates"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring — it was peace."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Don't be afraid of tomorrow, for God has already been there."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't be afraid to learn. Knowledge is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't be angry at a friend who told your secret, for neither could you keep it to yourself."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't be irreplaceable - if you can't be replaced, you won't be promoted."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't believe them who say that they will follow you like your shadow; because shadows disappear in darkness."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't borrow sorrow from tomorrow!"


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't buy problems, they're giving them away for free."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't confuse what you got a right to do with what's right to do."


Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't count your chickens until they've hatched."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't dwell on who let you down, cherish those who hold you up."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't express your ideas too clearly. Most people think little of what they understand, and venerate what they do not."

Baltasar Gracian
Baltasar Gracian "The Art of Worldly Wisdom"

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't find fault, find a remedy."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver and gold."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Don't grieve that your roses have thorns. Rejoice instead that your thorns have roses."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't gripe about your church; if it was perfect, you couldn't be a member."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't let anybody walk trough your mind with dirty feet."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't let time take control of your destiny. Let your destiny take control of your time."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't open a shop unless you know how to smile."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't place question mark in the place where God already place a full stop."


Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out of it alive."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Don't tell a man how to do a thing. Tell him what you want done, and he'll surprise you with his ingenuity."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Don't tell God how big your problems are... tell your problems how big your God is."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are foosteps on the moon."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't try to have the last word. You might get it."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies.""

Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen "The Wild Duck"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't waste time trying to break a man's heart; be satisfied if you can just manage to chip it in a brand new place."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)