Quotation Explorer - 'Suppose'

I suppose what one wants really is ideal company and books are ideal company. - Anita Brookner
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself. - Arthur Miller
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
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
Human being is the only creature I found ho does everything he is not suppose to do. - Srinivas Shenoy
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
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
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
It is an aspect of happiness to suppose we all deserve it. - Joseph Joubert
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
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
I suppose I'm saying that defiance is actually part of the lyric job - Seamus Heaney
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
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
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once. - Charles Lamb
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
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
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
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
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
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
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Republican. But I repeat myself. - Harry Truman
Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose. - Douglas Adams
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
I suppose half the time Shakespeare just shoved down anything that came into his head. - P.G. Wodehouse
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
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
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
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."
It's misleading to suppose there is any basic difference between education and entertainment. - Marshall McLuhan
People think change in life is suppose to make you happy; the truth is change is scary. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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
The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there. -, Zen master (1885-1973) - Yasutani Roshi
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
...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
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
I suppose that I shall have to die beyond my means. - Oscar Wilde
It is one of the worst of errors to suppose that there is any path for safety except that of duty.
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we *can* suppose. - J. B. S. Haldane
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.
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
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
In America any boy may become President and I suppose it's just one of the risks he takes. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy
I suppose it is much more comfortable to be mad and not know than to be sane and have one's doubts.
A rat is neither good nor evil. It just does what a rat is suppose to do. From Phantom - Jo Nesbø
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
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
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
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The strong are suppose to protect the weak and sometimes the strong are the weak. - Wren Hardwick
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
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.
Lawers, I suppose, were children once. - Charles Lamb
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
I don't mind functional medicine. I suppose it has to be better than dysfunctional medicine. - Nancy S. Mure
...You haven't I suppose ever mixed with politicians at close quarters. They're awful...their stupidity is inhuman. - Robert Skidelsky
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
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
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
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
The space where I write is in my head, I suppose. - Sara Sheridan
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
Laywers, I suppose, were children once. - Jane Gardam
We dance in a circle and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows. - Robert Frost
True purpose dies when true people who are suppose to keep it alive fail to give it life - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
If you can place black where it suppose to be, you will see white and white is light. - Temi 'T Quest' Sholeye
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