Quotes of David Dinkins


I personally like him very much,... but he's a Republican.

- David Dinkins

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“ If you sow kindness, you will reap love. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ Just keep swimming, just keep swimming.... ”

- Finding Nemo

“ My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home. ”

- Rodney Dangerfield

“ They don’t give Olympic medals out for talking a good game. ”

- Steve Backley

“ Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’ ”

- Erich Fromm

“ If all of the people in the world understood the perpetual essence of existence, that is to say, to be truly conscious at once, or even experience satori for a moment, collectively, It would be such a surprise to many that we would likely experience a very silent and still earth for at least a moment. It would be a connected senselessness, and an indescribable illumination and awakening. ”

- Mike Stagnitta

“ When we see men of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. ”

- Confucius

“ The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and let it come in. ”

- Morrie Schwartz.

“ Every creative act involves...a new innocence of perception, liberated from the cataract of accepted belief. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ You stay safe, You love. You survive. You laugh and cry and struggle and sometimes you fail and sometimes you succeed. You Push. ”

- Carrie Ryan

“ The mind can seek no greater good than wisdom, the heart can yearn for no higher strength than faith, and the soul can long for no purer virtue than love. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ I close my eyes, thinking that there is nothing like an embrace after an absence, nothing like fitting my face into the curve of his shoulder and filling my lungs with the scent of him. ”

- Jodi Picoult

“ I love that you’re fragile and tough, quiet and kickass. Hell, you’re one of the punkest girls I know, no matter who you listen to or what you wear. ”

- Gayle Forman

“ I’ve been fighting to be who I am all my life. What’s the point of being who I am, if I can’t have the person who was worth all the fighting for? ”

- Stephanie Lennox

“ The art of war is if you can’t defeat your enemy, because they are stronger than you. Make them to hate themselves, then you will win the war. Self hate is the most self destructing and most dangerous weapon to any human being. We are losing in life, because we are hating ourselves and hating one of our own. ”

- De philosopher DJ Kyos

“ Trust is earned when actions meet words. ”

- Prudie H.

“ You said, 'I love you.' Why is it that the most unoriginal thing we can say to one another is still the thing we long to hear? 'I love you' is always a quotation. You did not say it first and neither did I, yet when you say it and when I say it we speak like savages who have found three words and worship them. ”

- Jeanette Winterson

“ God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supplies. ”

- Hudson Taylor

“ Never give up. It's like breathing—once you quit, your flame dies letting total darkness extinguish every last gasp of hope. You can't do that. You must continue taking in even the shallowest of breaths, continue putting forth even the smallest of efforts to sustain your dreams. Don't ever, ever, ever give up. ”

- Richelle E. Goodrich

“ Accepting your own uniqueness invites others to respect you without apologizing for who you are. ”

- Jackie Griffin

“ You don't know, oh, oh You don't know you're beautiful. ”

- One Direction

“ Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. ”

- Voltaire

“ Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Forgive yourself before you die. Then forgive others. ”

- Mitch Albom

“ Don’t wait for things to happen. Make them happen. ”

- Roy T. Bennett