Quotation Explorer - 'Suppress'

The three dots '...' here suppress a lot of detail -- maybe I should have used four dots. - Donald E. Knuth
Laughter is a whip that keeps us in line. It's horrible to be laughed at against your will. Either you suppress unwelcome laughter or you start controlling it. - Keith Johnstone
It is the responsibility of scientists never to suppress knowledge, no matter how awkward that knowledge is, no matter how it may bother those in power; we are not smart enough to decide which pieces of knowledge are permissible, and which are not. - Carl Sagan
I'll never suppress my identity -- that's like filing away your fingerprints so the money can slide into your pockets easier. - Jonathan Heatt
There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger. - Saul Bellow
The surest way to suppress our ability to understand the meaning of God and the importance of worship is to take things for granted...Indifference to the sublime wonder of living is the root of sin. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
ritual maturity is not defined by how well one applies Biblical principles to suppress sin. If you are capable of suppressing your sins or managing them, you would have no need for a Redeemer. - John Paul Warren
Revised regulations will never suppress federal workplace retaliation; nor will it cure the inaction of an EEOC official when justice demands fair, prompt and judicious decision-making. - Tanya Ward Jordan
Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design. - Oprah Winfrey
Suppress hate; love generously. Work passionately, live honorably, and love genuinely. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Spiritual maturity is not defined by how well one applies Biblical principles to suppress sin. If you are capable of suppressing your sins or managing them, you would have no need for a Redeemer. - John Paul Warren
You can hide memories, suppress them, but you can’t erase the history that produced them - Haruki Murakami
He who can suppress a moment's anger may prevent a day of sorrow. - Tryon Edwards
Let's be honest. Sometimes art is dangerous, though. And that's why governments sometimes get nervous about art. But one of the things I truly believe is if you try to suppress the arts, then I think you are suppressing the deepest dreams and aspirations of the people. - Barack Obama
Bringing light of our personal and social consciousness to dark corridors of human pain that have long been neglected and suppress. - William Keepin
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress truth. - Wole Soyinks
The only way to know the answer is by asking questions. Religion tries to suppress the questions asking (curiosity) because it can threaten its own existence. The truth is out there, go ask for it! - Saurabh Gupta Earth5R
Every civilization depends on the quality of the individuals it produces. If you over-organize humans, over-legalize them, suppress their urge to greatness-- they cannot work and their civilization collapses - Frank Herbert
You follow voice of masses, Possibly you suppress your inner voice. - Bikash Bhandari
Tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. - Benjamin Franklin
If you have allowed a laborious lifestyle to suppress your dreams, then NOW is the time to take a STAND and give yourself PERMISSION to DREAM again! Now remove the clutter in your life and make PLANS to make your dreams a reality. - DeWayne Owens
I couldn't suppress a smile. It was inconceivable that I was here, in a place as extraordinary as the fantasy books Sophie loved. Maybe...just maybe those stories are based on a measure of truth. Maybe one day I'd write our story. - Heather L. L. FitzGerald
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism. - Carl Sagan
Spiritual maturity is not defined by how well one applies Biblical principles to suppress sin. - John Paul Warren
More than the disappearing trees and roses, it’s the human tendency to suppress the ‘Natural Voice’ of the ‘Nature’s Man’ which is sorrowful. - Ashutosh Gupta
The irony is that while our world might plead for change, it does its best to suppress it. - Hiba Fatima Ahmad
As regards moral courage, then, it is not so much that the public schools support it feebly, as that they suppress it firmly. - G.K. Chesterton
Only those who are empty within, seek to suppress those around them - Dara Reidyr
Each of us has an equal amount of Shadow and Light buried in our souls. What makes us different is how much Shadow we choose to suppress, and how much Light we choose to show. - Taylor Chackowsky
They suppress the truth rather than take the consequence of telling it, and in so doing prove themselves a part of the human family. - Frederick Douglass
People tend to suppress that which they cannot express. - Yi-Fu Tuan
The duty imposed on intellect by Life is not to suppress, but purify emotions. - Raheel Farooq
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