Quotation Explorer - 'Suggest'

Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions. - Antoinette Brown Blackwell
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep - A.P. Herbert
Socialists seem to think George Orwell’s 1984 is a suggestion, or at least are unashamed of mimicking the methods of the totalitarian state Orwell depicted. Libertarians know it to be a warning, and a government that micro-manages all aspects of humanity an intolerable reality. - A.E. Samaan
I would suggest that our imagination is a tiny shard of God’s infinite genius that we have within us simply because we were created in God’s image. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He is always on the brink of suicide... because he seeks salvation through the routine formulas suggested to him by the society in which he lives. - Umberto Eco
It's proper netiquette to add suggested friends to your social media accounts. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
A European says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with me? An American says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with him?I make no suggestion that one side or other is right, but observation over many years leads me to believe it is true. - Terry Pratchett
I think that one wants from a painting a sense of life. The final suggestion, the final statement, has to be not a deliberate statement but a helpless statement. It has to be what you can't avoid saying. - Jasper Johns
If a lot of cures are suggested for a disease, it means tat the disease is incurable. - Anton Chekhov
For those suggesting criticisms of drone kills should wait until the election: that'd be reasonable if he stops killing until the election. - Glenn Greenwald
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective. - Edward Teller
Julian is bluff and sturdy, royal; he possesses a gracefully muscular, equine beauty so natural it suggests that beauty itself is a fundamental human condition and not a mutation in the general design. - Michael Cunningham
What we glean from travellers' vivid descriptions has a special charm; whatever is far off and suggestive excites our imagination; such pleasures tempt us far more than anything we may daily experience in the narrow circle of sedentary life. - Alexander von Humboldt
Bare lists of words are found suggestive to an imaginative and excited mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Perhaps in the pursuit of happiness, men and women take somewhat different paths. And, isn't it more than a little patronizing to suggest that most....women are not free? They're not self-determining human beings? - Christina Hoff Sommers
What I’m suggesting is that the essence of leadership is soundness and that the essence of soundness is soul, which paradoxical as you might think it is, is that child within. - Tim Macartney-Snape
I find the question "Why are we here?" typically human. I'd suggest "Are we here?" would be the more logical choice.
Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation...none was more alarming than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men. - Barbara Ehrenreich
Indeed taking all the evidence together, it is not too much to say that there is no single historic incident better or more variously supported than the Resurrection of Christ. Nothing but the antecedent assumption that it must be false could have suggested the idea of deficiency in the proof of it. - Brooke Foss Westcott
If the Christian life seems boring,I suggest you may be DOING IT WRONG! - Edmund Lloyd Fletcher
I suggest to my students that they write under a pseudonym for a week. That allows young men to write as women, and women as men. It allows them a lot of freedom they don't have ordinarily. - Joyce Carol Oates
When you read a book, the neurons in your brain fire overtime, deciding what the characters are wearing, how they’re standing, and what it feels like the first time they kiss. No one shows you. The words make suggestions. Your brain paints the pictures. - Meg Rosoff
I never will suggest you to drink energy drinks, they taste like hell! - Deyth Banger
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway. - Michael Pollan
I would suggest that the prisons I incessantly create are not designed to lock me in, rather they are designed to lock the world out. And the oddity is that either way, I am a prisoner who has sentenced himself to a prison within which I do not belong. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Like poetry, fashion does not state anything. It merely suggests - Karl Lagerfeld
Read everyday quotes start from easy which don't want a lot of thinking, then average,then something complex. This will re-wire your brain, however if you find a book of quotes I suggest you to read all quotes slow and even if you don't get a quote or quotes read them as much time as possible. - Deyth Banger
I am far too often the author of terribly poor decisions. Yet I must rest in the unalterable fact that God says I am far better than what the sum total of those decisions would ever suggest. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Many books today suggest that the mass of women lead lives of noisy desperation.
I suggest he starts introducing himself as "Lessman"; he is classless, tactless, and mannerless. - Natalya Vorobyova
{Replying to G. H. Hardy's suggestion that the number of a taxi (1729) was 'dull', showing off his spontaneous mathematical genius}No, it is a very interesting number; it is the smallest number expressible as a sum of two cubes in two different ways, the two ways being 13 + 123 and 93 + 103. - Srinivasa Ramanujan
I have changed my mind, and changed the trimmings of my cap this morning; they are now such as you suggested. - Jane Austen
The world we suggest is a new wild west. A sensuous evil world. Strange and haunting, the path of the sun… - Jim Morrison
Sometimes a fool makes a good suggestion. - Nicolas Boileau
I don't like to think of laws as rules you have to follow, but more as suggestions. - George Carlin
We do not have feelings which change us, but feelings that suggest to us the idea of change. Thus love does not purge us of selfishness, but makes us aware of it and gives us the idea of a distant country where this selfishness will disappear. - Albert Camus
Hint And Suggestion : Admonitory grook addressed to youthThe human spirit sublimatesthe impulses it thwarts;a healthy sex life mitigatesthe lust for other sports. - Piet Hein
The hand of God is wonderfully evident at those times when He pens stories whose lines we ourselves are far too fearful to pen or whose imaginations are far too limited to envision. And I would unashamedly suggest that the Christmas story is that very story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means. - Albert Camus
Control Master Theory suggests that our psychological problems come about in much the same way: our decision to make ourselves unhappy because one or both of our parents were unhappy is just as altruistic as our friend's decision to run through flames to save his daughter. - Lewis Engel
Develop a vision, not a goal. Visions are much more powerful. 98% of what’s going on in your brain is subconscious. Developing a vision requires the use of more of your brain than just developing a thought, which suggests we are tapping into subconscious brain power. - Josh Bezoni
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Globally, democracies have also acted in ways that suggest an outright renunciation of their principles at home. - Nayef Al-Rodhan
The evidence suggests that you would be more likely to select the tempting chocolate cake when your mind is loaded with digits. System 1 has more influence on behavoir when System 2 is busy, and it has a sweet tooth. - Kahneman Daniel
Ethan: "Abstaining definitely doesn't work."Beth: "what do you suggest?"Ethan: "We're obviously going to have to make love often, but keep the encounters from getting too intense." He sounded perfectly serious, like he really believed what he was saying. - Lucy Monroe
I know your final destination, I suggest to change it. (Is it Okay??? (FINAL DESTINATION FILM) ) - Deyth Banger
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our own particular path than we have yet got ourselves. - E. M. Forster
They say women have no conscience about laws, don't they?" Mrs MacAvelly suggested. "Why should we?" answered her friend. "We don't make 'em– nor God– nor nature. Why on earth should we respect a set of silly rules made by some men one day and changed by some more the next? - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Look for God, suggests my Guru. Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for water. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Experience suggests it doesn't matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive. - Lois McMaster Bujold
There's always something to suggest that you'll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving.
Abnormal nonsense. Suggests a norm, which is a tag placed on those who don’t conform to an elite’s view of itself. - Anthony North
She looked away. Her attitude seemed to suggest that she had finished with him, and would be obliged if somebody would come and sweep him up. - P.G. Wodehouse
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation. - William James
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves. - E.M. Forster
I suggest to wash tongues and heads with soap for some people. But I'm not sure that it would help; so you should just try to THINK. - LS.
One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. - Winston S. Churchill
If a certain activity, such as painting, becomes the habitual mode of expression, it may follow that taking up the painting materials and beginning work with them will act suggestively and so presently evoke a flight into the higher state. - Robert Henri
A lot of blood,A lot of dead people,A lot of victims,A lot of useless battles,A lot of predictable battles, so far what's next?As far as now I suggest to change the road, it's too messy this road in which all are walking. Somebody will fall... - Deyth Banger
It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem. - Malcolm Forbes
Never... ever suggest they don't have to pay you. What they pay for, they'll value. What they get for free, they'll take for granted, and then demand as a right. Hold them up for all the market will bear. - Lois McMaster Bujold
The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours. - Bertrand Russell
I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie. - Edith Wharton
Research suggests that people are typically unaware of the reasons why they are doing what they are doing, but when asked for a reason, they readily supply one. - Daniel M. Gilbert
Let us give ourselves indiscriminately to everything our passions suggest, and we will always be happy…Conscience is not the voice of Nature but only the voice of prejudice. - Marquis de Sade
To name an object is to deprive a poem of three-fourths of its pleasure, which consists in a little-by-little guessing game; the ideal is to suggest. - Wallace Stevens
His reading suggested a man swimming in the sea among the wreckage of his ship, and trying to save his life by greedily clutching first at one spar and then at another. - Anton Chekhov
Don't despair: despair suggests you are in total control and know what is coming. You don't - surrender to events with hope. - Alain de Botton
Ask a woman if she’s ambitious and she’ll look at you as if you just asked whether she sticks pins in puppies for fun. Ask a woman if she’s competitive and she’ll look at you as if you suggested that she’s a hooker. - Gina Barreca
If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments. - Zig Ziglar
The exquisite kindliness of her manner suggested that their relationship was of no possible consequence, that she could not pay him the tribute of hostility. - Ayn Rand
Last week, I suggested the candidates take up mushrooms. I’ll be damned if Rick Perry didn’t take me up on that. - Bill Maher
MAGPIE, n. A bird whose thievish disposition suggested to someone that it might be taught to talk. - Ambrose Bierce
Aren't you ready to experience the emotional side of a D/s relationship? For a real taste I suggest On Becoming His - one woman's emotional journey into being owned. - Cassandre Dayne
I have before suggested that a genuine blackguard is never without a pocket-handkerchief. - Edgar Allan Poe
Whatever we do, we must not treat the Great Commission like it's the Great Suggestion. - Charles R. Swindoll
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement. - George Burton Adams
To know how to suggest is the art of teaching. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
If all the world's a stage, I suggest you start performing at your best. - Rob Liano
Freud, one of the grand masters of narrative, knew that the past is not fixed in the way that linear time suggests. We can return. We can pick up what we dropped. We can mend what others broke. We can talk with the dead. - Jeanette Winterson
I would suggest that the theater is the art form that most fully offers us an opportunity to reflect on the Incarnation because it is the presentation of one body to another. - Mother Dolores Hart
If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail. - Fran Lebowitz
Don't go through life with a closed mind. Allow innovations and creativity to flow. We should always challenge ourselves to excel in more ways than one. Be open to ideas or suggestions on how to improve. And, the chances of reaching your goals will increase enormously. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Democracy is a suggestion box for slaves. - Stefan Molyneux
I used to give advice, and no one wanted it. Now I give suggestions and everyone asks for more. - Monika Zands
There are two words that I believe could be completely eradicated from our vocabulary I can’t. These two words are so definite that they leave absolutely no room for hope. Instead, I suggest we use the phrase, How can I? - Daniel Willey
..the senses do not give us a picture of the world directly; rather they provide evidence for checking hypotheses about what lies before us. Indeed we may say that a perceived object is a hypothesis, suggested and tested by sensory data. - Richard Langton Gregory
(the modern writer’s aim is) general revelation by suggestion (and) making a very tiny part do for a whole. - Seán Ó Faoláin
In so far as the culture industry arouses a feeling of well-being that the world is precisely in that order suggested by the culture industry, the substitute gratification which it prepares for human beings cheats them out of the same happiness which it deceitfully projects. - Theodor W. Adorno
In the large sense, I have to disagree with Bakunin, one thing austerity rhetoric has suggested is that when the people are being beaten with a stick, they are much happier if the media call it the People’s Democratic Stick. - Bruno De Oliveira
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution. - Edward Teller
It is not possible to be 'incidentally a Christian.' The fact of Christianity must be overwhelmingly first or nothing. This suggests a reason for the dislike of Christians by nominal or non-Christians: their lives contain no overwhelming first but many balances. - Sheldon Vanauken
I no more believe in simplistic solutions than I do in simplistic identieties. The world is a complex machine that can't be dismantled with a srewdriver. But that shouldn't prevent us from observing, from trying to understand, from discussing, and sometimes suggesting a subject for reflection. - Amin Maalouf
The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest. - Thomas Moore
Frasier (Responding to the suggestion that he undertake the difficult work of closure in a relationship): "What you just said about my success made a lot of sense. I tuned you out after that. - Frasier Crane
People mean well; they just aren't here enough to get what we are dealing with or what home means to my mother. Everyone thinks they know what should be done, and their suggestions make me suspect they must consider me an idiot who doesn't comprehend the situation. - George Hodgman
So you’ll have to wait for approval from your grandchildren. I wonder what our grandchildren will be like! Are you suggesting by that ‘our’ that you and I will have mutual grandchildren? Fie, Mrs. Kennedy! - Margaret Mitchell
The master mind is the mind that thinks what it wants to think, regardless of what circumstances, environment or associations may suggest. - Christian D. Larson
Fate’ and ‘coincidence’ are the mythological derivatives authored by those who refuse to see a ‘greater purpose’, because such a conclusion would naturally suggest a ‘Greater Being’. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Late that night we were both still thinking about the events as they unfolded. He suggested a drive back to the water to bring some closure. As we stood in the water I felt so thankful to have been with a friend capable of hearing and expressing emotion. - Paula Heller Garland
Our street corners keep secrets, and our road signs only suggest, never deciding for us, never knowing if the destination to which they lead is where we truely belong. - Alex Gaskarth
More times than I’m willing to admit I am my own worst enemy, which suggests that more times than I’m willing to admit I should allow God to be my own best friend. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All this effort to change other people's minds suggests a resistance to change one's own. - Marty Rubin
Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. - R. Buckminster Fuller
It is always wise to never act on any advice, suggestion or opinion of a person whose views, more often than not, remain in sync with the broadcast reviews and news. - Anuj Somany
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