Quotation Explorer - 'Suppos'

The very idea of freedom presupposes some objective moral law which overarches rulers and ruled alike. - C. S. Lewis
I don't really know them, but I know this: they're just like your kids were. Or are. Sweet, trusting, good in ways we adults hardly even remember. We have to look out for them. Not because of the tattoos, or in spite of them, but because they're kids and we're supposed to look out for kids. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
Silence explains a lot of things.It tells us why people are who they not supposed to be.It's the fear of being afraid.It's because of their own safety.Sometimes it becomes an unexplainable feeling.It shows the insecureties, acceptation, love and vulnerabilityinside everyone of us. - Tessa Vanluchene
I suppose I'm saying that defiance is actually part of the lyric job - Seamus Heaney
PANTALOONS, n. A nether habiliment of the adult civilized male. The garment is tubular and unprovided with hinges at the points of flexion. Supposed to have been invented by a humorist. Called "trousers" by the enlightened and "pants" by the unworthy. - Ambrose Bierce
I suppose it's unfair, tricks of argument that leave wounds, but with this sort of thing that (C.S.) Lewis does, what I feel is a craftsman's joy at the sight of a superior performance. - Joy Davidman
Once you tell a man he's pretty, there's no taking it back. They think they're pretty all the time, and I suppose, in a way, they are. It's got to do with believing it. - Sandra Cisneros
Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture? - David Bohm
Reason is the presupposition of faith, and faith is the fulfillment of reason. - Paul Tillich
You always supposed to have that i'm number 1 mentality,don't let anyone make you feel like you is number 2 when they not even worth being number 1 !!! - jojo1980
Being a 'good' parent is more about the parent, and, less about the 'supposedly-could-have-been-bad' child. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness;....and, to know, rather consists in opening out a way where the imprisoned splendor may escape, then in effecting entry for a light supposed to be without. - Robert Browning
We have come to love darkness of religion rather than striving to understand how the world is supposed to function. - Sunday Adelaja
Women were supposed to be strong, but they weren't really, they weren't allowed to be. - Carol Shields
I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father," she whispers. Fathers always want you to measure up to something. Mothers are the ones who love you unconditionally, don't you think? - Jodi Picoult
Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. In practice it means that hardly anybody is allowed to mention it. - G.K. Chesterton
I didn't think it could be done, though given Sun's track record, I suppose that I shouldn't be surprised that they've managed to produce an even worse keyboard than any that they previously had on the market.
I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. - Oscar Wilde
A rat is neither good nor evil. It just does what a rat is suppose to do. From Phantom - Jo Nesbø
Thirty-nine years of my life had passed before I understood that clouds were not my enemy; that they were beautiful, and that I needed them. I suppose this, for me, marked the beginning of wisdom. Life is short. - Iimani David
Letting go of who you're supposed to be and discovering who you really are is a journey of many experiences, but certainty is not one of them. No matter how long you wait, it'll never feel safe enough. Plunge in anyway. - Vironika Tugaleva
Sometimes I think it is a great mistake to have matter that can think and feel. It complains so. By the same token, though, I suppose that boulders and mountains and moons could be accused of being a little too phlegmatic. - Kurt Vonnegut
What the world stigmatizes as romantic is often more nearly allied to the truth than is commonly supposed. - Anne Brontë
And please punish Jenny. You could strike her dead. Amen. Jenny blinked. I’m no expert on this, but… are you supposed to pray for someone to be struck dead? - Maggie Osborne
cold silence has a tendency to atrophy any sense of compassion, between supposed lovers, between supposed brothers. And I know the pieces fit.
What am I supposed to do when the best part of me was always you?And what am I supposed to say when I'm all choked up and you're ok? - The Script
She'd always been a little excitable, a little more passionate about books than your average person, but she was supposed to be -- she was a librarian, after all. - Sarah Beth Durst
While my college had done an excellent job recruiting me, I had no road map for what I was supposed to do once I made it to campus. - New York Times Staff
If we're not supposed to eat animals, how come they're made out of meat? - Tom Snyder
...You haven't I suppose ever mixed with politicians at close quarters. They're awful...their stupidity is inhuman. - Robert Skidelsky
​A carefully constructed structure of education is supposed to smoothen the pursuit of knowledge, instead of restricting the flow of knowledge. - Abhijit Naskar
Love it's not supposed to be complicated. It must be easy. It should not need begging and imploring. Love must be simple, because it's just the beginning of a long journey. - kambiz shabankareh
It is an aspect of happiness to suppose we all deserve it. - Joseph Joubert
Confrontation is not bad. Goodness is supposed to confront evil. - Fred Shuttlesworth
You cannot take what I already know from me. You cannot withhold what I do not know from me because I have no knowledge of that which I do not know. And you cannot prevent me from knowing what I am supposed to know because the universe will find a way to reveal it to me. - Shantelee R. Brown
I've got a theory, it could be bunnies...I've got a theor-Bunnies aren't just cute like everybody supposesThey've got them hoppy legs and twitchy little noses.And what's with all the carrots-?What do they need such good eyesight for anyway?Bunnies, bunnies it must be bunnies!...or maybe midgets... - Joss Whedon
But I supposed love doesn't stop, even in wars. - Monica Hesse
There were so many different versions of him. It was countless versions of a song, and they were all original, and they were all true, and they were all right. It should have been impossible. Was I supposed to love them all? - Maggie Stiefvater
In the night, imagining some fear, how easy is a bush suppos'd a bear! - William Shakespeare
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Republican. But I repeat myself. - Harry Truman
Fate never promises to tell you everything up front. You aren't always shown the path in life you're supposed to take. But if there was one thing she'd learned in the past few weeks, it was that sometimes, when you're really lucky, you meet someone with a map. - Sarah Addison Allen
...in the lexicon of the political class, the word "sacrifice" means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
We as human beings lower our vibration everytime we react with the emotional attachment of what is only suppose to be a lesson through life. - Nikki Rowe
One thing I've learned in life is that I can speak for myself, that I can fight my own battles. I don't like anyone telling me how I'm supposed to feel or think or what I'm supposed to say. - Hope Solo
I don't mind functional medicine. I suppose it has to be better than dysfunctional medicine. - Nancy S. Mure
I do press junkets and people will tell me what I've supposedly said in articles and I always disagree with myself. 'Why in the world would I say that?' - Meg Ryan
You don't just get over it. And it doesn't make any difference if you're supposedly a grown-up. It never goes away. - Sophie Kinsella
Well, I can understand how you feel. You worked hard, studying for the spelling bee, and I suppose you feel you let everyone down, and you made a fool of yourself and everything. But did you notice something, Charlie Brown?" "What's that?""The world didn't come to an end. - Charles M. Schulz
I ruthlessly expend my time and my energies seeking many random things, none of which will bless me in the way that I suppose they will, for despite my frequently stubborn resistance to the thought, the single and sole blessing that I can be utterly confident in is found in seeking God alone. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else. - Tom Stoppard
I suppose half the time Shakespeare just shoved down anything that came into his head. - P.G. Wodehouse
Has anyone supposed it lucky to be born? I hasten to inform him or her that it is just as lucky to die, and I know it. - Walt Whitman
Woman, especially her sexuality, provides the object of endless commentary , description, supposition. But the result of all the telling only deepens the enigma and makes woman's erotic force something that male storytelling can never quite explain or contain. - Peter Brooks
We're all made of stories. When they finally put us underground, the stories are what will go on. Not forever, perhaps, but for a time. It's a kind of immortality, I suppose, bounded by limits, it's true, but then so's everything. - Charles de Lint
Feelings are really your GPS system for life. When your supposed to do something, or not supposed to do something, your emotional guidance system lets you know. - Oprah Winfrey
What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy
Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion. - Margaret Cho
I suppose no matter what I'm drawing, there will always be some sort of question in my mind about it. A work of art (even cartoon art)is never really finished; it is abandoned. - Brooke McEldowney
I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don’t remember what I did before that. Just loafed, I suppose. - P.G. Wodehouse
I think the very word stalking implies that you're not supposed to like it. Otherwise, it would be called 'fluffy harmless observation time'. - Molly Harper
Why are we surprised when politicians play politics? It's not like they are supposed to be real adults... they are, after all, politicians and don't have real jobs and aren't playing around with their money.
The most important lesson that we're supposed to be learning right now is how completely lost we are without God. If we don't learn this lesson, then our lives are going to have zero meaning. (Stronger: Forty Days of Metal and Spirituality) - Brian "Head" Welch
You know this isn't right. You know you aren't supposed to be with him. If you do this with him...if you continue to fall in love with him...I will die. - Jordan Deen
Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence and deem them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment - Thomas Jefferson
I’m supposed to figure out if the glass is half full or half empty, I told her.Without a moment’s hesitation, in a split second, my grandmother shrugged and said: It depends on if you’re drinking or pouring. - Bill Cosby
I'm supposed to a man who never blows his composureA boy trapped in a war, forced to be a soliderThe weight of the world just put on top of my shouldersBut if there's one thing I know for sureIt's that my mind has had its exposureAnd my emotional turmoil has finally had its closure - Tommy Tran
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism. - Robert Frost
Supposing is good, but finding out is better. - Mark Twain
I suppose that it goes to show that you have to be very careful what you pretend to be . . . because, one day, you may wake up to find that's what you are.
This was the problem with having walls so hard and high and unscalable, she supposed. When they came down, they crumbled completely, shattering into nothingness. She felt utterly defenseless right now. - L.J. Smith
Sometimes life isn't what you expect it to be, and you feel like giving up. But isn't life supposed to be full of challenges that will make us learn from our mistakes. And mistakes make us better people. - Raj Solith
If you are a believer you are not supposed to begin to convince God to use you. God already desires to use you. - Sunday Adelaja
I think you have to be more of a believer for these things to work," he said, wiping some ice cream from his face. "How are you supposed to find what you're looking for if you're not convinced it's even out there? - Jennifer E. Smith
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan
I suppose it is much more comfortable to be mad and not know than to be sane and have one's doubts.
So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator? - Stephen Hawking
Freedom's just a word todayFreedom's just a wordWhen someone takes your word awayIt's seldom ever heardSo take a sentence full of things you're not supposed to sayCarry on, but don't write them down or you'll be gone - Stone Sour
I've found time can heal most anything and you just might find who you're supposed to be. - Taylor Swift
A flag is supposed to represent everything that a country does. It doesn't only represent the good things. If you burn the flag, you're burning the flag for what you perceive to be the bad things the country has done. it's only a symbol. It's only a piece of cloth. - George Carlin
Exchange, fair or unfair,always presupposes and includes the rule of the bourgeoisie. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
In time you will see that you were exactly where you were supposed to be. - L.J. Vanier
We're supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.
She never looked nice.She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something. - Eleanor Park - Rainbow Rowell.
Why hasn't someone lassoed a few teenagers and had them sit down and write out all the supposed answers they have so we can solve the world's problems already? - Richelle E. Goodrich
Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people. - Albert Camus
I took the life of the woman I was supposed to call mother in the process of being born... in order to become the world's strongest shinobi... an incarnation of sand was implanted inside of me... - Masashi Kishimoto
By the time I'd grown up, I naturally supposed that I'd be grown up. - Eve Babitz
The law says you have the right to hold a nigger, but begging the law's pardon, it lies. . . Is everything right because the law allows it? Suppose they'd pass a law taking away your liberty and making you a slave? - Solomon Northup
If we can just let go and trust that things will work out they way they're supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself. - Goldie Hawn
Everyone changes so slowly, they don't even know that they have. And everyone likes to pretend that things are just the same yet they look at you like you could bring something back that's supposed to already be here. But home is a time. Not just a place. - Iain Thomas
This is the story of America. Everybody's doing what they think they're supposed to do. - Jack Kerouac
You get lonely, is what it is. A person's not supposed to go through life with absolutely nobody. It's not normal. The longer you go by yourself the weirder you get, and the weirder you get the longer you go by yourself. It's a loop and you gotta do something to get out of it. - Jim Shepard
I mean, I don't think you're supposed to have sex with people you don't love. I know, I know, I know. People do it all the time. But I really think you're supposed to be a little bit in love with them. At least a tiny bit. - Sherman Alexie
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving. - Ayn Rand
Just because this isn't in your life plan doesn't mean this isn't exactly where you're supposed to be.
True purpose dies when true people who are suppose to keep it alive fail to give it life - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Caedite eos. Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius. ("Kill them all. For the Lord knoweth them that are His." Supposedly said when asked by a Crusader how to distinguish the Cathars from the Catholics.) - Bishop Arnold of Citeaux
I think I have a kind of Tourette's syndrome where if you're not supposed to say something, it becomes very attractive to do so. You're in a rock band what can't you talk about? God? Okay, here we go. You're supposed to write songs about sex and drugs. Well, no I won't. - Bono
I’ve long believed that the gods give us the music we’re supposed to hear at the times we’re supposed to hear it, because all music, even lyrical and regardless of language performed in, is in and of itself an inherently magical language that can, at proper times, speak to the soul. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
If I'm supposed to carry the banner for all the nerds in the world, I'm fine with that.
We dance in a circle and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows. - Robert Frost
He could add something to the list of things you weren't supposed to do. Don't get hurt, don't get dirty, don't get drunk, don't get scared, don't count on it. You ended up doing all of them. - Virginia Euwer Wolff
I don’t need a personal trainer… I need someone to stalk me and threaten to kick my ass when I eat and drink stuff I’m not supposed to! - Tanya Masse
Nynaeve shook her head. She supposed it was one way to find money for the poor. Simply rob anyone who was not poor. Of course, that would just make everyone poor in the end, but it might work for a time - Robert Jordan
For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work. - Doug Larsen
It is one of the worst of errors to suppose that there is any path for safety except that of duty.
As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with irrational fear of life become publishers. - Cyril Connolly
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. - Stephen Jay Gould
But,instead of what our imagination makes us suppose and which we worthless try to discover,life gives us something that we could hardly imagine. - Marcel Proust
Quite often you look for answers and strength in friends (supposed 2b) around you, without realizing All the true strength and honest answers come from within!!! - v filipa ketteridge
The principle must always rule that ideas are not born of other ideas, philosophies of other philosophies; they are a continually renewed of real historical development. The unity of history (what the idealists call unity of the spirit) is not a presupposition, but a continuously developing process. - Antonio Gramcsi
Some people don’t realize what they have until it’s gone, but that does not always mean they are supposed to get it back. - Stephan Labossiere
When you find the church you're supposed to be in, you will recognize the pastor’s voice as an important spiritual authority in your life. - Stormie Omartian
As Christians, we're supposed to be the salt of the earth, not the filler. - Brian Reynolds
When, indeed, men speak of Beauty, they mean, precisely, not a quality, as is supposed, but an effect - they refer, in short, just to that intense and pure elevation of soul - not of intellect, or of heart. - Edgar Allan Poe
If we deny the grief its right in our lives, then we must question the love for which the grief is supposedly rooted. God's grief is founded in His love for Himself and His love for us. Looking at God as our model is healthy. Facing the pain means honoring those with whom our love is rooted. - W. Scott Lineberry
As I said earlier it is most surprising that the kingdom of then world should have come under the sway of a species of monkey, and there is reason to suppose that there were other claimants to the throne. ("The Shadmock") - R. Chetwynd-Hayes
Adolescence isn't about relationships, its about dating. Its suppose to be relaxed, and fun. Isn't that what being a teenager is all about? - Raven Jayne
It's misleading to suppose there is any basic difference between education and entertainment. - Marshall McLuhan
What am I supposed to do when the best part of me was always you?And what am I supposed to say when I'm all choked up and you're OK?I'm falling to pieces - The Script
Ocean is not supposed to be scared of the drops. - Amit Kalantri
My understanding from the Word of God is that I am supposed to preach for the maturation of the believer with a view that lost people are there. - Matt Chandler
By the time I'd grown up, I naturally supposed that I'd grown up. - Eve Babitz
The law is guilty of the evils it is supposed to punish. - Frédéric Bastiat
For 1,300 days of Sarajevo's drama, important people in the world who were supposed to act kept their eyes closed, ... But not you. You were not silent. Your voice was clear. - Alijia Izetbegovic
The heart is a place with worm holes made by feelings you aren't supposed to have but do. - Elizabeth Scott
You think you know what you want and how it's all supposed to turn out. When all is said and done, you get what you need. You know in the end that what you need is what you really wanted all along. - Kate McGahan
Is love supposed to last throughout all time, or is it like trains changing at random stops. If I loved her, how could I leave her? If I felt that way then, how come I don't feel anything now? - Jeff Melvoin
I'm not sure if there's one right place I'm supposed to be, he said, but I know a couple of wrong places I'd give a second try in a heartbeat. - Brian Andreas
There is nothing wrong with you... Life isn't supposed to be easy... It is designed to be challenging so that you will grow into a more conscious, loving human being. - Barbara De Angelis
Where there is mystery, it is generally supposed there must be evil. - George Gordon Byron
To each his own, I supposed, and I had more important things, like my impending death, to worry about. - Sage Kafsky
I wonder why people so commonly suppose that if two individuals are both writers they must therefore be hugely congenial," said Anne, rather scornfully. "Nobody would expect two blacksmiths to be violently attracted toward each other merely because they were both blacksmiths. - L.M. Montgomery
Churches were never meant to be mental hospitals. They were supposed to be military outposts under orders to storm the gates of hell. Every believer is on active duty and called to serve a higher purpose with the rank of their blessings and talents. - Shannon L. Alder
Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power. - Mahatma Gandhi
We are supposed to call poison medicine and we wonder why we're always sick. - Stefan Molyneux
Dalí painted melting clocks. I suppose if he'd asked around first, quizzed people if they wanted to see a picture of a melting clock, the answer might have been something obvious, like 'Clocks don't melt!' But, lucky for us, Salvador didn't care what anyone else thought. You use what moves you. - Laura Ruby
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex. - Katharine Hepburn
Sometimes relationships aren’t meant to be forever. We stumble upon one another to learn, to love, to appreciate and become who we’re supposed to be. - Dominic Riccitello
I'm kind of jealous of the life I'm supposedly leading. - Zach Braff
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
The strong are suppose to protect the weak and sometimes the strong are the weak. - Wren Hardwick
It is not in our interest, I suppose, to let South Sudan fall under the category of the burdened societies. We must be critical about our own actions if we want to move forward as a nation proud of its immense diversity. - Duop Chak Wuol
It is always perilous to suppose that the past is over and done with or that it can ever safely be disconnected from the pressing concerns of the present. - Christopher Kelly
Really, I'm trying to care, Artemis, really. But I thought it was all supposed to be over when the fat lady sings. Well, she's singing, but it doesn't appear to be over - Eoin Colfer
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once. - Charles Lamb
I felt sure that [Oyarsa] was what we call "good," but I wasn't sure whether I liked "goodness" so much as I had supposed. - C.S. Lewis
Are we Pakistanis, children of a lesser God? Is there one law for the west and one for us? Is our democracy supposed to be only democracy if you give us a no objection certificate? - Imran Khan
NGOs have a complicated space in neoliberal politics. They are supposed to mop up the anger. Even when they are doing good work, they are supposed to maintain the status quo. They are the missionaries of the corporate world. - Arundhati Roy
I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means. - Oscar Wilde
The more we rely on our presuppositions, the less we will learn. - R.A.Delmonico
If it makes you happy, it’s what you’re supposed to do. - Pat Rodegast
The earth is not supposed to be developed and civilized by prayers alone, the earth is supposed to be civilized by hard work, labour and diligence. - Sunday Adelaja
I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel. - Gloria Naylor
God provides something to you through somebody. Thats same God can give something to somebody through you. If you make yourself a greedy traffic on the way and deprive the final destined owner of what you supposed to keep provisionally, you make God upset. - Israelmore Ayivor
Holocaust survivors and their descendants are supposed to hate those who oppressed and killed them and their people. Black people are not. This is how anti-blackness works. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Whether you are doing what you want or not, you are doing what you are supposed to be doing at this moment. - Harley King
The space where I write is in my head, I suppose. - Sara Sheridan
We're children. We're supposed to be childish. - George R.R. Martin
Lawers, I suppose, were children once. - Charles Lamb
But they love each other. Isn't that what love means? That you're supposed to be there for the other person to turn to, no matter what? - Cassandra Clare
God is not supposed to fix the earth, he created man for that. - Sunday Adelaja
Crime is an attitude learnt overtime and can be as a result of condition of place one has found himself. Crime can be graded, so it's possible environment can affect high class rich and low class poor. Therefore criminal justice system is supposed to be graded as to achieve equity in result. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
I suppose it is possible to live as full a life in seventy hours as on seventy years; granted that your life has been full up to the time that the seventy hours start and that you have reached a certain age. - Ernest Hemingway
With the long list of supposedly health-endangering meals on our menus, ‘starving’ seems likea healthy option to have on our list of safe-to-eat meals. - Uche Mac-Auley
The way things are supposed to work is that we're supposed to know virtually everything about what they [the government] do: that's why they're called public servants. They're supposed to know virtually nothing about what we do: that's why we're called private individuals. - Glenn Greenwald
My concern is not the fact that other people don’t understand where I am coming from, even though Christians are supposed to be doing what I am doing - Sunday Adelaja
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment. - Robert Benchley
Animals don't hate, and we're supposed to be better than them. - Elvis Presley
This is biblical ethics. It has little to do with the middle-class ethics of avoiding a few things which are supposed to be wrong and doing a few things which are supposed to be right. Biblical ethics means standing in ultimate decisions for or against God. - Paul Tillich
PIETY, n. Reverence for the Supreme Being, based upon His supposed resemblance to man. The pig is taught by sermons and epistles To think the God of Swine has snout and bristles. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
The most frustrating thing about our doctrine in the modern church is that the unbelievers who have never been to church, the agnostics, those who are out rightly atheist, don’t have to fight with whether they are supposed to dominate the earth or not, they just go ahead and do it - Sunday Adelaja
In any bureaucracy, the people devoted to the benefit of the bureaucracy itself always get in control, and those dedicated to the goals the bureaucracy is supposed to accomplish have less and less influence, and sometimes are eliminated entirely.[Pournelle's law of Bureaucracy] - Jerry Pournelle
I suppose the only time we ever really get to be happy in life—like one hundred percent blissful—is when we’re little kids.""Because there’s less to worry about?""Because we’re too stupid to know how worried we should be. - Brian K. Vaughan
Rap is supposed to motivate, humours, address societal issues & personal feelings, and also liberate me through art, not insult our women. - Unarine Ramaru
You called the guy you’re supposed to rescue a nerd, and you just referenced Star Trek. You don’t find that a bit nerdy? - A.J. Wiliams
Try not to have a good time...this is supposed to be educational. - Charles M. Schulz
Ulysses was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it. - Orson Scott Card
But it bothers you. It pisse you off that I'm not crippled with debt or saddled with some moody bitch. Instead, you PR your lives and act like I'm supposed to ency you..... - Adam Neville
Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. - David Borenstein
I think it is because I have a habit, when I am bored or disgusted with people of stepping suddenly into my own world and shutting the door. People resent this -- I suppose it is only natural to resent a door being shut in your face. They call it slyness when it is only self-defense. - L.M. Montgomery
Maude - "The earth is my body, my head is in the stars...Who said that?" Harold- "I don't know." Maude - "Well, I suppose I did."
When we refuse to do what we are supposed to do at the right time, the consequence is that of pain and tragedy. - Sunday Adelaja
My mother says we’re supposed to make mistakes. That’s the way we learn. Rocky Ryan in Bully At Ambush Corner. - Karen Mueller Coombs
REPLICA, n. A reproduction of a work of art, by the artist that made the original. It is so called to distinguish it from a "copy," which is made by another artist. When the two are mae with equal skill the replica is the more valuable, for it is supposed to be more beautiful than it looks. - Ambrose Bierce
A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. - William James
Pink is supposed to weaken your enemies, make them go soft on you, which must be why it's used for baby girls. It's a wonder the military hasn't got on to this. - Margaret Atwood
People were never meant to be idols. We aren't supposed to be worshipped. Only God deserves that kind of praise. - Karen Kingsbury
as a childi supposei was not quitenormal.my happiest times werewheni was left alone inthe house on asaturday. - Charles Bukowski
You're supposed to trust friends. You have no reason to be his friend? That is part of the pleasure of friendship: trusting without absolute evidence and then being rewarded for that trust. - David Shore
Whatever is supposed to make you rich is well within your reach - Prechard Mhako
I just keep losing. I mean, some people just...are supposed to lose? For balance in the universe? I mean, like, are there just some people on earth who...are supposed to be here just to make it easier for the winners? - Donald Glover
Suppose that we could close our eyes today and see the real certainties and uncertainties of tomorrow, we would have never wished to open our eyes again for the real certainties and uncertainties of tomorrow never ends! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The thing about rights is they're not actually supposed to be voted on. That's why they're called rights. - Rachel Maddow
Laywers, I suppose, were children once. - Jane Gardam
What happens when you get to the point where you don’t know where right begins and wrong ends, when you no longer care who the bad guys are and who the good guys are supposed to be? When the only person you can really trust is yourself? - R.K. Ryals
Corum knew that he was mad, in Vadhagh terms. But he supposed that he was sane enough in Mabden terms. And this was, after all, now a Mabden world. He must learn to accept its peculiar disorders as normal, if he were going to survive. - Michael Moorcock
People think change in life is suppose to make you happy; the truth is change is scary. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? - Jules Feiffer
But I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. - Oscar Wilde
Men are not generally sufficiently aware of the distinction between the law of God and his purpose; they are apt to suppose, that as the temper of the sinner is contrary to the one, so the outrages of the sinner are able to defeat the other; than which nothing can be more false. - John Witherspoon
Suppose your whole world seems to rock on its foundations. Hold on steadily, let it rock, and when the rocking is over, the picture will have reassembled itself into something much nearer to your heart's desire - Emmet Fox
I'll fall for you, if you fall for me"that's not how love's supposed to be;its when you seek solace in pain and love retains without complaints. - Kashish Gurung
I suppose because I grew up a thousand miles from the sea and missed the great age of passenger liners, I have always been subject to a romantic longing for ocean travel. - Bill Bryson
Love has no age, race, wealth, ethnic bakground, gender, or appearence. Love is love and that's the way it's supposed to be. - TheKatAttack
KISS, n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for "bliss." It is supposed to signify, in a general way, some kind of rite or ceremony appertaining to a good understanding; but the manner of its performance is unknown to this lexicographer. - Ambrose Bierce
Everyone helping out was supposed to make me feel better, but it actually made me feel more like a screw up. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
Aren’t faeries supposed to be, like, really tiny? With wings and a wand and faerie dust?I’m not Tinker Bell! - Rachel Morgan
The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there. -, Zen master (1885-1973) - Yasutani Roshi
Nowadays 'invisibility' was supposed to be the big problem, but the way I saw it was, all that mattered was to be visible to yourself. - Emma Donoghue
What I am really concerned about is what art is supposed to be - and can become. - Bruce Nauman
Should doesn't belong in a relationship. It supposes one person's will is more right than the other's. That is just not true. Stray from should. - Vaun Murphrey
A Halloween flower,if ever there was one,would smell like an onion,have thorns like a rose.With charcoal black petalsand vines that entangle,t'would grow under moonlightin mud, I suppose. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Critical to the fight against global terrorism is an ability to move beyond presuppositions and stereotypes in our attitudes and policies and to form partnerships that transcend an "us" and "them" view of the world. (p. 135) - John L. Esposito
Flowers are the poetry of the earth we are supposed to love and understand. - Debasish Mridha
I have a sense of destiny that you are led to the things you are supposed to do. - Robert Downey Jr.
It is only when we first do what we are SUPPOSED to do, that we set ourselves to be successful at what we WANT to do - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
I figured I wasn't supposed to be capable of that kind of thinking, and I felt like an alien. I feel that a lot, actually, in a lot of circumstances. Like I ought to be feeling something I don't. - Marina Keegan
An audience that is unwilling to suspend its own presuppositions and biases while considering an opposed (or even unopposed) viewpoint not only frustrates the function of extended argument but effectively denies its own beliefs a rational basis. - Vincent E. Barry
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we *can* suppose. - J. B. S. Haldane
If you're not quite cognizant of your madness, then you're deliberately blindfolded to your supposedly fake reality - Menna Anwar
I know we are supposed to welcome anyone who vows to protect the kingdom, but really, anyone will do anything for a copper these days, and where pride and promises are saleable, expendable men come very cheap indeed. - Michelle Franklin
Your emotions are meant to fluctuate, just like your blood pressure is meant to fluctuate. It’s a system that’s supposed to move back and forth, between happy and unhappy. That’s how the system guides you through the world. - Daniel Todd Gilbert
It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be inferior. - Katherine Hepburn
...I am not, however, militant in my atheism. The great English theoretical physicist is a militant atheist. I suppose he is interested in arguing about the existence of God. I am not. It was once quipped that there is no God and Dirac is his prophet. Linus Pauling - Paul Dirac
What’s that supposed to mean, ‘a passin’ hunger?’ I ATE my fuckin’ girlfriend! An’ we ain’t talkin’ little fuckin’ love bites or a bit of a chew—I went wild kingdom on her ass! It was like a pig pickin’ after fuckin’ Lent-FUCK! - E.V. Iverson
Josie is a Pye, said Marilla sharply, so she can’t help being disagreeable. I suppose people of that kind serve some useful purpose in society, but I must say I don’t know what it is any more than I know the use of thistles. - L.M. Montgomery
You think I wanted to fall for you? I stayed away from you! I gave him the chance to be with you! But there’s another part of me that asks what if? What if you’re not supposed to be with Ren? What if you were supposed to be the answer to my prayers? Not his! - Colleen Houck
I'm not supposed to miss you, I'm not supposed to care - Deborah Cox
Not only have women been successful in entering fields in which men are supposed to have a more natural aptitude, but they have created entirely new businesses.
I'm sorry I have issues with my boyfriend doing other men. I'm sorry I have issues with me doing other men. Why was I always being made to feel guilty because I wasn't having sex with more people? Wasn't it supposed to be the other way around? - Laurell K. Hamilton
And it's time people told the truth about beautiful women. They do not shimmer down staircases. They do not descend, as was once supposed, from on high, attached to nothing other than wings. - Zadie Smith
The light is supposed to enter through your breaks, wounds, and cracks. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Cold air clawed at my face, ripping tears from my eyes. I buried my face deep into Daniel's back and breathed in a mixture of familiar scents - almonds, oil paint, earth, and a hint of varnish. I didn't even question why I was on that bike. I just knew I was suppose to be. - Bree Despain
If all was told, supposing there lived a person who could tell all, there would be no mysteries left, and the would be very bad. Man cannot live without mystery. He had a great need of it. - Lame Deer Seeker of Visions
ALLEGIANCE, n. This thing Allegiance, as I suppose, Is a ring fitted in the subject's nose, Whereby that organ is kept rightly pointed To smell the sweetness of the Lord's anointed. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself. - Arthur Miller
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done. - Samuel Smiles
...so I think writers are made and not born. But what you choose to write is buried so deeply inside it's like lodestones inside you and sooner or later you come near something that you're supposed to be doing with your life and it's like a magnet. It attracts. - Stephen King
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' - William Ralph Inge
Success is not what you have done compared to what others have done. Success is what you have done compared to what you were supposed to do. - Tony Evans
Your soulmate wasn't suppose to be perfect. You were meant to see the cracks in her soul and fill them with what you have and she was meant to see yours. Together you would be complete. - Shannon L. Alder
Relationships unlock certain parts of who we are supposed to be. - Donald Miller
I suppose what one wants really is ideal company and books are ideal company. - Anita Brookner
Scripture states that it is the people of darkness who are supposed to be afraid of us, the carriers of light. - Sunday Adelaja
You will face hard times in life. Sometimes they are supposed to come, sometimes not. Get through them no matter what, 'cause the good life is always on the other side. - F.C.
You have to forget about what other people say; when you're supposed to die, when you're supposed to be lovin'. You have to forget about all these things. You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven. - Jimi Hendrix
There's the country of America, which you have to defend, but there's also the idea of America. America is more than just a country, it's an idea. An idea that's supposed to be contagious. - Bono
Seeds are proof that God puts within you what is supposed to enrich the world around you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
I've tried that love thing for the last time. My heart says no, no! Nobody's supposed to be here, but you came along and changed my mind - Deborah Cox
To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and keep absolutely sober. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Hardship is vanishing, but so is style, and the two are more closely connected than the present generation supposes. - E.M. Forster
It is supposed to be true that those who do not know history are condemned to repeat it. I dont believe knowing can save us. What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God - who knows all that can be known - seems powerless to change. - Cormac McCarthy
Human being is the only creature I found ho does everything he is not suppose to do. - Srinivas Shenoy
That’s great, Grace, but in case you’ve forgotten, we’re supposed to kill vampires, not play nice and have lunch with them. - Archer - K.A. Last
Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written. - John 21:25- Holy Bible
When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty. - Stevie Nicks
You endure what is supposedly unbearable, and before you know it, you would have done the impossible by bearing the unbearable. - Donovan
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. - Samuel Johnson
But I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or to make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel. - Gloria Naylor
You can’t become who you’re supposed to be if you keep looking back on what might have been. - Alexis - Candace Knoebel
All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway. - Harry S Truman
It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatsoever for supposing it is true. - Bertrand Russell
I suppose that's the secret. If you're ever wishing for things to go back to the way they were, you just have to look up. - Lauren Oliver
Money is like a child—rarely unaccompanied. When it disappears, look to those who were supposed to be keeping an eye on it while you were at the grocery store. You might also look for someone who has a lot of extra children sitting around, with long, suspicious explanations for how they got there. - Lemony Snicket
I suppose that it is not so easy to go home and it takes a bit of time to make a son out of a stranger. - Albert Camus
Don't feel better than anybody, because you feel like something. Always have it at the back of your mind that you were nothing before you became something, and that thing you supposed to be is absolutely nothing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You Hang on to your pain like it means something; like it's worth something. Well, let me tell you, it's not worth shit, so let it go. Infinite Possibilities and all you can do is whine.""Well, what am I supposed to do?""What do you think? You can do anything, you lucky bastard; You're alive! - Nancy Oliver
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he's supposed to be doing at that moment. - Robert Benchley
We live our lives supposing things are as they appear to be when that is almost never the case. - Richelle E. Goodrich
If you can place black where it suppose to be, you will see white and white is light. - Temi 'T Quest' Sholeye
The true value of a man is not determined by his possession, supposed or real, of Truth, but rather by his sincere exertion to get to the Truth. - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
History is made by people. And the majority of people are arseholes. Which is I suppose why the majority of history has been so disastrous. - Ben Elton
There isn't a need to sugar coat life anymore, Cant we see we live through enough lies, deciet and painful realities to create more, by stagnating the growth of the ones your suppose to make an Impact on and more importantly yourself. Let life be funny, but never a joke. - Nikki Rowe
I used to think of all the billions of people in the world, and of all those people, how was I going to meet the right ones? The right ones to be my friends, the right one to be my husband. Now I just believe you meet the people you're supposed to meet. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
We're supposed to love flowers, yet we rip them from their homes, and give them to people who don't love us."-Toril Withers (Dark Winter). - John Hennessy
Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose. - Douglas Adams
Human beings have never agreed whether or not there is only one universal or sacred divine entity in a supposedly glorious and transcendent place. - Duop Chak Wuol
The places and people in the following stories have been represented accurately to the best of my ability; yet my writing is supposed to be a tale, and as in any historical novel, my own imagination has blended with fact to create poetical reality. - Eric Sloane
Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny. - Paul Tillich
While looking down memory lane, I realized that I have had an unusual and extraordinary life at times. Then it dawned on me, maybe it's because I'm supposed to help unusual and extraordinary lives. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I suppose that I have not many months to live: but of course I know nothing about it. I may add that I am enjoying existence as much as ever, and regret nothing. - Thoreau Henry David 1817-1862
But cocks aren’t supposed to lay eggs... Sahil said, trying to untangle himself. ...they’re supposed to fertilise them. - Faraaz Kazi
Perhaps stars were supposed to be viewed from the ground. - Becky Chambers
In the 1950s at least less was expected of women. Now we're supposed to build a career, build a home, be the supermum that every child deserves, the perfect wife, meet the demands of elderly parents, and still stay sane. - Sara Sheridan
...if you ask me whether or not I'm an atheist, I wouldn't even answer. I would first want an explanation of what it is that I'm supposed not to believe in, and I've never seen an explanation. - Noam Chomsky
Never confuse the faith with the supposedly faithful. - Randy K. Milholland
I feel the gods are pretty dead, though I suppose I ought to know that however, to be somewhat more philosophical in the matter, if atheism means simply not being a theist, then of course I'm an atheist.[Letter to Max Otto] - John Dewey
I don't want what love is. I want what love is supposed to be. - N'Zuri Za Austin
Why is it no one sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose. - Dorothy Parker
Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else. - Nicholas Sparks
Then there was LSD, which was supposed to make you think you could fly. I remember it made you think you couldn't stand up, and mostly it was right.
How is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain. Remember when I took that home winemaking course, and I forgot how to drive? - Matt Groening
Maybe you are a memory who is supposed to live forever. - Saleem Sharma
All goes onward and outward, nothing collapses, And to die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier. - Walt Whitman
In America any boy may become President and I suppose it's just one of the risks he takes. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Your life may not have gone the way you planned it, but it will go the way it's supposed to. - Jeanette Coron
Every man ought to be supposed a knave, and to have no other end, in all his actions, but private interest. By this interest we must govern him, and by means of it, make him cooperate to public good, notwithstanding his unsatiable avarice and ambition. - Alexander Hamilton
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