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Top 59 Quotes About Supposition

#1. Energy healing is based on the supposition that illness results from disturbances in the body's energies and energy fields and can be addressed via interventions into those energies and energy fields. - Author: Jed Diamond
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#2. Only imagine a man acting for one single day on the supposition that all his neighbors believe all that they profess, and act up to all that they believe! - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#3. A man who should act, for one day, on the supposition that all the people about him were influenced by the religion which they professed would find himself ruined by night. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#4. Conceptual art' is an oxymoron. Concepts are articulations of fact or supposition, not attributes of quality. - Author: Walter Darby Bannard
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#5. Away with the cant of 'Measures not men!'-the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. - Author: George Canning
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#6. It isn't very logical to live my life on goundless supposition. I have to assume the truth of the moment is the truth of the future. - Leah - Author: Jacquelyn Frank
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#7. In inquiring concerning the benefits of the plan proposed, I shall proceed upon the supposition that female seminaries will be patronized throughout our country. - Author: Emma Willard
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#8. I love science. I hate supposition, superstition, exaggeration and falsified data. Show me the research, show me the results, show me the conclusions - and then show me some qualified peer reviews of all that. - Author: Claire Scovell LaZebnik
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#9. To insist, even with Olympian assurance, that life appeared quite by chance and evolved in this fashion, is an unfounded supposition which I believe to be wrong and not in accordance with the facts. - Author: Pierre-Paul Grasse
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#10. The law of God, and also the way to life, is written in our hearts: It lieth in no man's supposition and knowing, nor in any historical opinion, but in a good will and well-doing. - Author: Jakob Bohme
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#11. The desertion of Jesus, by his followers, furnishes an argument in support of the supposition that he attempted to be king of the Jews, rather than that he was a superior being. - Author: Lysander Spooner
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#12. The innocent supposition, entertained by most people, that even if they are not brilliant, they are not dumb, is correct only in a very relative sense. - Author: James Gould Cozzens
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#13. The supposition that one sex needs the other's acquiescence in order to exist prevents both from moving together as self-defined persons toward a common goal. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#14. I like to think we were man and wife. Life itself can be sacramental. The supposition was that we would be leaving the Garden of Eden together, and would cleave to one another in the wilderness through thick and think. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#15. And to me it is one of the most odious things in a girl's life, that there must always be some supposition of falling in love coming between her and any man who is kind her, and to whom she is grateful. - Author: George Eliot
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#16. without facts, rumor, innuendo, intimation, and supposition have a way of conflating into myth. - Author: Eric Van Lustbader
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#17. One does not want to be deceived, under the supposition that it is injurious, dangerous, or fatal to be deceived. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#18. The supposition that it was possible for any woman to be so mean-spirited as not at least to wish to tear out her rival's eyes was too hard for the digestion of the Cry. - Author: Sarah Fielding
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#19. Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. - Author: George Washington
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#20. I think you enjoy messing with people."
"That's a purely hypothetical supposition on your part," the bastard says. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#21. There are facts. There are suppositions. There are beliefs. Learn to keep them separate, Sergeant. All men die. Fact. Death may not be the end. Supposition. There's pie in the sky when you die. Belief. - Author: P.D. James
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#22. See the value of imagination. It is the one quality which Inspector Gregory lacks. We imagined what might have happened, acted upon the supposition, and find ourselves justified. Let us proceed. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#23. 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. - Author: Peter Brooks
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#24. I sometimes compare press officers to riflemen on the Somme
mowing down wave upon wave of distortion, taking out rank upon rank of supposition, deduction and gossip. - Author: Bernard Ingham
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#25. The idea that we should be open to all ideas, is very different from the supposition that all ideas are equally valid. - Author: Lawrence Summers
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#26. The greater absurdities are, the more strongly they evince the falsity of that supposition from whence they flow. - Author: Francis Atterbury
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#27. Supposing is good, but finding out is better. - Author: Mark Twain
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#28. What triggers a poem for me is not the same as what triggers an essay. My mind is geared to looking for, or to watching out for, the image that attracts my attention or the phrase or the strange juxtaposition that strikes me bodily, or an odd question or supposition. - Author: Pattiann Rogers
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#29. Every president, Democratic or Republican, simply works on the supposition that it's better to keep jobs in America than let them go to Mexico. - Author: Paul Bloom
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#30. John Adams, second president of the United States, wrote that our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people ... George Washington warned us never to indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. - Author: Joe Lieberman
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#31. Divorce also entails the beginning of a supposition that that familial reality might have obstructed one's ability to perceive others. - Author: Rachel Cusk
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#32. When people believe a tale that conflicts with self-checkable evidence it tells me that people undervalue the role of evidence on formulating an internal belief system. Why this is so is not clear, but it enables many people to hold fast to ideas and notions based purely on supposition. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#33. One unconsciously takes it for granted that doer and sufferer think and feel alike, and according to this supposition we measure the guilt of the one by the pain of the other. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#34. There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#35. I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think. - Author: Anne Sullivan
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#36. Your pretended fear lest error should step in, is like the man that would keep all the wine out of the country lest men should be drunk. It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy, to deny a man the liberty he hath by nature upon a supposition that he may abuse it. - Author: Oliver Cromwell
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#37. Was music once a proof of God's existence? As long as it admits things beyond measure, That supposition stands. - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#38. I resented the easy supposition of all's well that ends well. - Author: Amy Tan
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#39. It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it. - Author: George Washington
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#40. Supposition all our lives shall be stuck full of eyes; For treason is but trusted like the fox, Who, ne'er so tame, so cherished and locked up, Will have a wild trick of his ancestors. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#41. Geologists have usually had recourse for the explanation of these changes to the supposition of sundry violent and extraordinary catastrophes, cataclysms, or general revolutions having occurred in the physical state of the earth's surface. - Author: George Julius Poulett Scrope
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#42. Give us more and more of real Christianity, and we shall need less of its evidences. Act upon the supposition that Christ is a Divine Teacher, and you will soon have a demonstration of its truth. - Author: Edward Thomson
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#43. It is my supposition that the Universe in not only queerer than we imagine, is queerer than we can imagine. - Author: John B. S. Haldane
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#44. starts upon the supposition that when you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. It - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#45. Given that we are passing the climate change bill, which is based on the supposition that the climate is getting warmer, let me point out that it is now snowing outside, in October. - Author: Peter Lilley
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#46. Personal experience is the surest method by which one can determine the truth of a supposition, no matter how reputable the reporter, since so many experiences are subject to individual proclivities. - Author: Nick Offerman
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#47. Maybe this is the way things are supposed to be but it doesn't feel right - Author: Stephen Chbosky
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#48. Horrors of a nature most stern and most appalling would too frequently obtrude themselves upon my mind, and shake the innermost depths of my soul with the bare supposition of their possibility. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#49. It will not be possible to rule out the supposition that the process of evolution may be guided by an intelligent design. - Author: F. C. S. Schiller
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#50. This felicitous supposition declared that there is only one Individual, and that this indivisible Individual is every one of the separate beings in the universe, and that these beings are the instruments and masks of divinity itself. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#51. Here we find further argument for Gotagga's supposition that the world is round. How else could all men stand higher than their brothers? - Author: R. Scott Bakker
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#52. Faith is not the supposition that something might be true, but the assurance that someone is there. - Author: Kallistos Ware
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#53. The supposition that the future resembles the past, is not founded on arguments of any kind, but is derived entirely from habit. - Author: David Hume
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#54. It seems hardly possible to analyse such a complex situation involving deceit and supposition of another person's emotional response, and then prepare your own plausible lie, all while someone is waiting for you to reply to a question. Yet that is exactly what people expect you to be able to do. - Author: Graeme Simsion
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#55. But the feeling of a limb as a sensory and motor part of oneself seems to be innate, built-in, hardwired - and this supposition is supported by the fact that people born without limbs may nonetheless have vivid phantoms in their place.4 - Author: Oliver Sacks
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#56. Our megatechnic culture, based as it is on the strange supposition that subjective malice has no reality and that evils do not exist, except in the sense of reparable mechanical defects, has proved itself incompetent to take on such responsibilities. - Author: Lewis Mumford
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#57. I'm very curious to meet a guy who makes you completely forsake the scientific method in favor of unfounded supposition and speculation."
"It's called intuition! - Author: Rosemary Clement-Moore
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#58. It was evident that such facts as these, as well as many others, could only be explained on the supposition that species gradually become modified; and the subject haunted me. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#59. 35. When you do anything from a clear judgment that it ought to be done, never shun the being seen to do it, even though the world should make a wrong supposition about it; for, if you don't act right, shun the action itself; but, if you do, why are you afraid of those who censure you wrongly? - Author: Epictetus
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