Quotes of de

  1. What five books would I like to be remembered for? Well... Tau Zero, I like that one especially. It was somewhat of a tour de force, and I think it got across what I was trying for. – Poul Anderson
  2. Every year thousands of Americans mistakenly refer to Cinco de Mayo as Mexico's Independence Day. – Joe Baca
  3. Take characters that Nicholson or De Niro play: they're not always tough. – Tom Berenger
  4. On Belle de Jour, the producer was very protective. It was very hard for me. – Catherine Deneuve
  5. Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it's really bad because everything we've done is de -humanizing education. It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship. – William Glasser
  6. I really liked Carrie a lot. That was one of Brian De Palma's best movies. – Lawrence Kasdan
  7. A pas de deux is a dialogue of love. How can there be conversation if one partner is dumb? – Rudolf Nureyev
  8. To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture. – Pablo Picasso
  9. It's delightful, it's delicious, it's de -lovely. – Cole Porter
  10. Don't think of yourself as indispensable or infallible. As Charles De Gaulle said, the cemeteries of the world are full of indispensable men. – Donald Rumsfeld
  11. John McCain has become the de facto running mate of George W. Bush. – Mark Shields
  12. But some things are the same. My mother still owns the house I grew up in, on what would now be called a cul de sac, but which the sign on the corner called a dead end street. – Mink Stole
  13. I spent another six years in Europe covering sporting events such as the Tour de France. – John Tesh
  14. For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de -humidifier... I put them in the same room and let them fight it out. – Steven Wright

Usage examples for de

  1. Francie remembered now- she had forgotten it- Margaret de Cliche's having told her she meant to come again. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  2. De pizen's draw'd out and clean gone. – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  3. She can be de astralized and friend Handlon can have her body. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  4. Since the first visit to de Baudricourt by the Maid of Domremy, her name had become familiar to many of the people in and about Vaucouleurs. – Joan of Arc by Ronald Sutherland Gower
  5. But, mademoiselle- pour l'amour de Dieu! – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  6. He had observed her giving way before the Duchesse d'Etampes, her father- in- law's mistress; giving way before the Duchesse de Valentinois, the mistress of her husband the late king. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  7. " But now go to Madame de Montesquiou, sire," said the emperor. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  8. " Well, we had to take care of her too," De Bergillac said. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. M. de Villequier may be gone to- morrow. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  10. De Launay was silent. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  11. But de oberseer he done took it away from me, an' dat's de way you find out what sort of a man he is. – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  12. That was my uncle, Monsieur de Beausejour. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. Is the Countess de Vassart to go with us? – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  14. The learned Marquis de Condorcet had become the president of it. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  15. Yes; in Father de Casson's care. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  16. And did Monsieur de Perche call me fool when he wrote to you? – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  17. De animals not talk. – Show Business by William C. Boyd Lyle G. Boyd
  18. Madame de Malrive cut the explanation short. – Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton
  19. An' de Marster's face! – The Coast of Bohemia by Thomas Nelson Page
  20. De whole possetucky on 'em sit an' listen. – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington

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