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โ€œReligion is for people who fea...

โ€œReligion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.โ€ - David Bowie
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 28
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"One of the real ways in which I have gott...

"One of the real ways in which I have gotten smarter is I don't think I'm that much smarter than other people" - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 26
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โ€œLiterature is mostly about having se...

โ€œLiterature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life's the other way round.โ€ โ€“ David Lodge
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 18
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"How vain it is to sit down t...

"How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live." โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 10
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โ€œLoneliness is not ...

โ€œLoneliness is not a function of solitudeโ€ - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 07
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"Thank God men cannot as yet fl...

"Thank God men cannot as yet fly and lay waste the sky as well as the earth!" โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 13
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โ€œWe cut the trees; we kill the animals or cage them and send them to marke...

โ€œWe cut the trees; we kill the animals or cage them and send them to markets. We disrupt ecosystems, and we shake viruses loose from their natural hosts. When that happens, they need a new host. Often, we are it.โ€ ~David Quammen
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 18
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"Blind certainty, a close-mindedness that amount...

"Blind certainty, a close-mindedness that amounts to imprisonment so total that the prisoner doesn't even know he's locked up." - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 09
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"I'm a jerk to everyone. B...

"I'm a jerk to everyone. Best way to protect yourself from lawsuits." โ€” David Hoselton
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 02
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There are a thousand hacking at the branches...

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 02
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Success isn't easy, and that's a good thing - at least ...

Success isn't easy, and that's a good thing - at least in business. If it was easy, everybody would be doing it and your competition would be outrageous! David Fairweather
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 01
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โ€œItโ€™s not what you look a...

โ€œItโ€™s not what you look at that matters, itโ€™s what you see.โ€ - Henry David Thoreau.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 08
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"Much of the stress that people feel doesn't...

"Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started." ( David Allen)
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"I cannot make my days lon...

"I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better." -Henry David Thoreau
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"We live in a Newtonian world ...

"We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic." โ€” David Russell
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 13
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"I have trust in everyone, but, unfort...

"I have trust in everyone, but, unfortunately for some that trust is often for them to lie, cheat and steal" -David Spade
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 10
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โ€œI went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only th...

โ€œI went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.โ€ - Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 10
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"Everything I've ever l...

"Everything I've ever let go of has claw marks on it." - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 05
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"If you cannot b...

"If you cannot be a poet, be the poem" - David Carradine
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 22
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"It's in the way I have my...

"It's in the way I have my eyes. I'll give you words to rule the world". - David Bowie
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 11
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โ€œWe need to discover the root caus...

โ€œWe need to discover the root causes of success rather than the root causes of failure.โ€ โ€” David Cooperrider
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 11
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"What you get by achieving your goals i...

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." -Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 06
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"How vain it is to sit down ...

"How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live" HENRY DAVID THOREAU
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 10
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"I think being shy basically means being self-...

"I think being shy basically means being self-absorbed to the extent that it makes it difficult to be around other people." - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 13
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"Sometimes when you look in his e...

"Sometimes when you look in his eyes you get the feeling that someone else is driving." โ€” David Letterman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 01
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โ€œA man is rich in proportion to th...

โ€œA man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.โ€ โ€• Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 16
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"Thought is creating divisions ou...

"Thought is creating divisions out of itself and then saying that they are there naturally." - David Bohm
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 27
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Our life is frittered aw...

Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify. ~Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 05
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"Lifeโ€™s beauty is i...

"Lifeโ€™s beauty is inseparable from its fragility.โ€ --Susan David
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 15
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"It takes two to speak the t...

"It takes two to speak the truth โ€” one to speak and another to hear." โ€“ Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 21
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"The price of anything is t...

"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." โ€”Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 17
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"The hardest thing in life to ...

"The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn." โ€“ David Russell
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 23
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"Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'...

"Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office." โ€” David Broder
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 31
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โ€œInstead of one-way interruption, personalized m...

โ€œInstead of one-way interruption, personalized marketing is about delivering value at just the right moment that a user needs it.โ€ โ€“ David Meerman Scott
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 14
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"I'm just trying to make ...

"I'm just trying to make a smudge on the collective unconscious." โ€” David Letterman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 07
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"We will prosper in the pursuit of li...

"We will prosper in the pursuit of life, or we will perish in the pursuit of money. The choice is ours." -David Korten
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"Idealism is what precede...

"Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows." โ€” David T. Wolf
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 30
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"Men have become th...

"Men have become the tools of their tools." โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 07
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"Like I always say, there's no 'I...

"Like I always say, there's no 'I' in "team". There is a 'me', though, if you jumble it up." โ€” David Shore
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 19
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โ€œI don't know where I'm goi...

โ€œI don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boringโ€ -David Bowie
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 22
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"I searched for form and land / For years and years I roamed / I ga...

"I searched for form and land / For years and years I roamed / I gazed a gazeless stare / We walked a million hills / I must have died alone / A long, long time ago" - David Bowie (The Man Who Sold the World)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 07
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โ€œabyss, n. There are times when I doubt everything. When I regret eve...

โ€œabyss, n. There are times when I doubt everything. When I regret everything you've taken from me, everything I've given you, and the waste of all the time I've spent on us.โ€ โ€• David Levithan, The Lover's Dictionary
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 29
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โ€œThe artist should paint not only what ...

โ€œThe artist should paint not only what he has in front of him but also what he sees within himself.โ€ ~Caspar David Friedrich
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 19
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"Success usually comes to tho...

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 26
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The truth will set you free....

The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you. - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 09
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This is the first convention of the space...

This is the first convention of the space age.....where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it...David Brinkley 1961 Newsweek
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 17
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"Any fool can make a ru...

"Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it." โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 11
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โ€œThe true price of anything you...

โ€œThe true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it.โ€ โ€• Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 18
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โ€œThe hardest thing to learn in...

โ€œThe hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.โ€ โ€” David Russell
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 01
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"Love is not only someth...

"Love is not only something you feel. It is something you do." ~David Wilkerson
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 16
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โ€œEverything Iโ€™ve ever l...

โ€œEverything Iโ€™ve ever let go of has claw marks on it." - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 17
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โ€œWithout consciousness, we wouldn't exist, and if we did exist,...

โ€œWithout consciousness, we wouldn't exist, and if we did exist, we wouldn't know it. It's awareness, it's existence, it's I am-ness. Consciousness is very different from informationโ€ โ€” David Lynch
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 21
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โ€œI find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company...

โ€œI find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.โ€ โ€• Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 07
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"Worship power and you will feel weak and afraid, and you will need ever more power over...

"Worship power and you will feel weak and afraid, and you will need ever more power over others to keep the fear at bay. Worship your intellect, being seen as smart and you will end up feeling stupid, a fraud, always on the verge of being found out.โ€ -David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 21
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โ€œYou will become way less concerned with what ...

โ€œYou will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.โ€ โ€•David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 23
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"In cinema, I...

"In cinema, I don't like rules." - David Lynch
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 25
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"How odd I can have all this...

"How odd I can have all this inside me and to you itโ€™s just words." - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 11
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Any fool can make a rule...

Any fool can make a rule, and every fool will follow it. -- Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 17
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โ€œLife is a hell of a thi...

โ€œLife is a hell of a thing to happen to a person.โ€ -David Rossi, Criminal Minds
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"There's a lot of na...

"There's a lot of narcissism in self-hatred." - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 27
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โ€œFlattery is the s...

โ€œFlattery is the sincerest form of deception.โ€ - David Burns
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 20
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"USA Today has come out with a new survey -...

"USA Today has come out with a new survey - apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population." โ€” David Letterman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 14
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โ€œAmerica is the only country where a significant propor...

โ€œAmerica is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that professional wrestling is real, but the moon landing was faked.โ€ ~David Letterman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 24
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โ€œThe secret of achievement is to...

โ€œThe secret of achievement is to hold a picture of a successful outcome in mind.โ€ โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 17
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โ€œLive your beliefs and ...

โ€œLive your beliefs and you can turn the world around.โ€ โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 17
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"What is the use of a house if y...

"What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" โ€” Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 21
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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only th...

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." - Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 16
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โ€œTo love and be loved...

โ€œTo love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.โ€ David Viscot
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 15
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"It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's mor...

"It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power." โ€” David Brin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 06
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โ€œThe really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipli...

โ€œThe really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.โ€ - David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 04
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How odd I can have all thi...

How odd I can have all this inside me and to you itโ€™s just words. David Foster Wallace
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 18
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โ€œThe cost of a thing is the amount of what I will ...

โ€œThe cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.โ€ โ€• Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 24
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"I don't know what frightens me more, th...

"I don't know what frightens me more, the power that crushes us, or our endless ability to endure it." - Gregory David Roberts
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 12
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"The one function TV news performs very well is ...

"The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were." โ€” David Brinkley
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 29
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"The mass of many lead lives of quiet desp...

"The mass of many lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation."โ€• Henry David Thoreau, Walden
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 16
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"Grief is an amputation, but hope is i...

"Grief is an amputation, but hope is incurable haemophilia: you bleed and bleed and bleed." David Mitchell - Slade House
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 07
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โ€œIf you have built castles in the air, your work n...

โ€œIf you have built castles in the air, your work need not to be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.โ€ โ€• Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 02
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"If smoking marijuana causes sh...

"If smoking marijuana causes short-term memory loss, what does smoking marijuana do?" - David Crosby
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 01
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โ€œStriving for success without har...

โ€œStriving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you havenโ€™t planted.โ€ โ€” David Bly
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 24
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โ€œDamn the torped...

โ€œDamn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead.โ€ -David Farragut
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 21
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"Generally speaking, the errrors i...

"Generally speaking, the errrors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous" - David Hume
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 10
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