Quotes: D

Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong.


With me the horrid doubt always arises as to whether the convictions of man’s mind, which has been developed from the lower animals, are of any value or are at all trustworthy.

Charles Darwin

Nature selects for survival, man for appearance.

Charles Darwin

A man who has read his own obituary will never be quite the same again.

Elmer Davis

A pleonasm of darkness

Thomas De Quincey

Facts of the mind made manifest in a fiction of matter.

Maya Deren

Bureaucrats can create a problem where none had previously existed.

Lilly Deville

Property amounts more or less to what the neighbors will allow.

Wolf DeVoon

Leaders are a liability, not an asset.

Stephen DeVoy

Convergence is not universal … and not all splendid opportunities are seized.

Jared Diamond

Fad: a custom that does not make economic sense.

Jared Diamond

Spending capital should not be misrepresented as making money.

Jared Diamond

The world of yesterday wasn’t erased and replaced by a new world of today: much of yesterday is still with us. That’s another reason for wanting to understand yesterday’s world.

Jared Diamond

The world has been too many for me.

Charles Dickens

All things must be examined, debated, investigated without exception and without regard for anyone’s feelings.


People ask for advice only in order not to follow it.

Alexandre Dumas

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Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.
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