Quotation Explorer - 'Suggestion'

(the modern writer’s aim is) general revelation by suggestion (and) making a very tiny part do for a whole. - Seán Ó Faoláin
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
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
Whatever we do, we must not treat the Great Commission like it's the Great Suggestion. - Charles R. Swindoll
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
Sometimes a fool makes a good suggestion. - Nicolas Boileau
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
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
{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
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
Democracy is a suggestion box for slaves. - Stefan Molyneux
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
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
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
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