Top 30 Den Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Den Quotes from famous people such as Hilary Knight, Charles McCarry, Kitty Carlisle, Alan Colmes, Stephen Rodrick, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Going into a locker room that's not even yours to begin

Going into a locker room that’s not even yours to begin with is certainly like you’re entering the lion’s den.
Hilary Knight
There’s nothing new about European anti-Americanism. To go to a dinner party of intellectuals in Paris in 1960 was like walking into a tiger’s den with a piece of raw meat in your hands.
Charles McCarry
My mother thought Hollywood was a den of iniquity, and people came to terrible bad ends there.
Kitty Carlisle
Even if everything its detractors say about Fox were true, the most liberal of liberal attitudes would be that one would get credit for being in the lion’s den.
Alan Colmes
The Smithsonian should box and preserve Tim McGraw’s Nashville den for a future exhibit entitled ‘Early 21st Century American Man Cave.’
Stephen Rodrick
I’m not a woman in the ‘Den,’ I’m a Dragon, we’re all there to invest, it has nothing to do with gender.
Deborah Meaden
If someone comes onto ‘Dragons’ Den’ and annoys me, I’m going to tell them exactly what I think.
Peter Jones
I often go into the lions’ den and engage with those I know oppose my views, because I want to understand what other people think.
Gina Miller
Founders Den provides the kind of collaborative and creative atmosphere to foster new ideas not only for emerging new businesses, but government as well.
Gavin Newsom
Without editors planning assignments and copy editors fixing mistakes, reporters quickly deteriorate into underwear guys writing blogs from their den.
George Vecsey
Books like Munro’s are so deeply personal and idiosyncratic that it feels like a violation to subject them to the crude business of committee meetings and PR releases; you might as well storm a butterfly den with a klieg light.
Ben Dolnick
I was born in Den Bosch, where the painter Hieronymus Bosch named himself after. And so I’ve always been very fond of this painter who lived and worked in the 15th century.
Frans de Waal
New York is really the place to be; to go to New York, you’re going to the center of the world, the lion’s den.
Zubin Mehta
Dragons’ Den’ is about as close to real business as you can get on television.
Deborah Meaden
An idyllic period of my existence was when I had a den attached to my home… a writing den, and no one had access to that unless they had their own special visa, applied for weeks in advance.
Wole Soyinka
‘Dragons’ Den’ and ‘The Apprentice’ have opened people’s eyes to what they can do.
Theo Paphitis
When I was playing with ADO Den Hag in the youth teams at that time I was quite strong because I was used to older people.
Nathan Ake
When I was on ‘Dragons’ Den,’ most of the letters I received were from people under 16. They wrote about their ideas, their views, their challenges. The audience is actually a very young audience.
Theo Paphitis
After all those days in the cotton fields, the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood. It’s in my den where I can look at it every day. I wear it out lookin’ at it.
Carl Perkins
My office doubles as a karaoke den for the neighborhood. There are strobe lights and Rock Band plastic guitars, a disco ball and a fog machine and some other things. I have a really long work day, and you might find me doing karaoke by myself late at night.
Jeff Kinney
I think Clinton, after getting into office and into Washington, was shocked at being bludgeoned. So he spent time trying to be all things to all people – one way guaranteed not to be successful or respected in a lion’s den. You can’t just play around with all those big cats – you’ve got to take somebody on.
Maya Angelou
When you are challenging for the world title, you’ve got to go into the lion’s den to try and rip that belt away from the champion.
Naseem Hamed
If you look at all the investments made during ‘Dragons’ Den,’ the ratio of those that make it to those that don’t is actually extremely high.
Theo Paphitis
There is no such thing as national advertising. All advertising is local and personal. It’s one man or woman reading one newspaper in the kitchen or watching TV in the den.
Morris Hite
Much as I’m loving the ‘Strictly’ experience, I’m sure I’ll always be better known for my business career and my appearances on ‘Dragons’ Den’ than I will for my cha-cha-cha or Viennese waltz.
Deborah Meaden
Having been a fan of ‘Dragons’ Den’ since it first aired in 2005 I was absolutely delighted and proud to have the opportunity of becoming a Dragon myself.
Sara Davies
The reality in business and in ‘Dragons’ Den’ is you win some, and you lose some.
Theo Paphitis
I don’t mind going into a liberal lion’s den. That’s where you test yourself.
Charles Krauthammer
I don’t actually go to that many conferences. I do that a couple of times a year. Normally, I am not recognized; people don’t throw their panties at me. I’m a perfectly normal person sitting in my den just doing my job.
Linus Torvalds