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#1. Our priests are not what a silly populace supposes; all their learning consists in our credulity. - Author: Voltaire
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#2. The human understanding, from its peculiar nature, easily supposes a greater degree of order and equality in things than it really finds. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#3. CREDIT supposes specific and permanent funds for the punctual payment of interest, with a moral certainty of a final redemption of the principal. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#4. No one supposes that the government of the United States is supreme, beyond the sphere plainly defined by the constitution: Neither does any one deny that the State is supreme within its proper sphere of action. - Author: James L. Petigru
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#5. Another novelty is the tea-party, an extraordinary meal in that, being offered to persons that have already dined well, it supposes neither appetite nor thirst, and has no object but distraction, no basis but delicate enjoyment. - Author: Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
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#6. In truth, she hadn't put much thought into whether she was happy before. She supposes that since she never thought about it, she must have been happy. People who are happy don't really need to ask themselves if they are happy or not, do they? They just are happy, she thinks. - Author: Gabrielle Zevin
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#7. When a person supposes that he knows, and does not know; this appears to be the great source of all the errors of the intellect. - Author: Plato
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#8. That's a very nice, generic-sounding question: "When did you know you were funny?" But it pre-supposes that I think I'm really hilarious. So that's kind of a loaded question. - Author: Rob Huebel
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#9. Love supposes, is, and does many things, but basically it is practiced in the act of sharing. - Author: John Powell
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#10. Man supposes that he directs his life and governs his actions, when his existence is irretrievably under the control of destiny - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#11. It displeases me to have some creature think that he can foresee and profit from my desire, automatically adapting himself to what he supposes to be my taste. - Author: Marguerite Yourcenar
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#12. It is surely very narrow policy that supposes money to be the chief good. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#13. Everyone who enjoys supposes that the tree was concerned with the fruit, but it was really concerned with the seed. -In this lies the difference between all those who create and those who enjoy. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#14. One's family is made up of supporting players in one's personal drama. One never supposes that they starred in some possibly gaudy and certainly deeply felt show of their own. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#15. Under capitalism the more money you have, the easier it is to make money, and the less money you have, the harder.Wherever there is great property there is great inequality. The affluence of the rich supposes the indigence of the many. - Author: Adam Smith
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#16. Whoever claims to understand another person completely, is either entirely ignorant of himself, or else has a nature so small that he can measure it easily, and supposes it to be the standard of every other nature. - Author: Lucy Larcom
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#17. 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. - Author: Vaun Murphrey
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#18. What she feels for him is so deep, she aches. She supposes this is what people refer to when they say the pangs of love, as if your innermost joy cannot help but cause you anguish as well. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#19. Hardship is vanishing, but so is style, and the two are more closely connected than the present generation supposes. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#20. Epicurus ... supposes not only all mixt bodies, but all others to be produced by the various and casual occursions of atoms, moving themselves to and fro by an internal principle in the immense or rather infinite vacuum. - Author: Robert Boyle
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#21. But there's something about him that makes her heart quicken in the way it does when she's surprised. And she supposes that might just be it: the surprises of it all. - Author: Jennifer E. Smith
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#22. The fool is willing to pay for anything but wisdom. No man buys that of which he supposes himself to have an abundance already. - Author: William Gilmore Simms
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#23. If the law supposes that,' said Mr Bumble ... ' the law is an ass - an idiot. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#24. This is one of the stout-hearted old warriors: he is angry with civilization because he supposes that its aim is to make all goodthings
honors, treasures, beautiful women
accessible even to cowards. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#25. Whoever knows he is deep tries to be clear, but whoever wants to seem deep to the crowd tries to be obscure. For the crowd supposes that anything it cannot see to the bottom must be deep: it is so timid and goes so unwillingly into the water. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#26. A nation will not count the sacrifice it makes, if it supposes it is engaged in a struggle for its fame, its influence and its existence. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#27. My young friend supposes his ingenuousness is merely a ruse. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#28. Success supposes endeavour. - Author: Jane Austen
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#29. I suppose that Italy must always lie like some lovely sunken island at the bottom of all passionate dreams, from which at the flood it may arise; the air of it is charged with subtle essences of romance. One supposes Italy must be organized for the need of lovers. - Author: Mary Hunter Austin
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#30. On this earth there are many roads to heaven; and each traveller supposes his own to be the best. But they must all unite in one road at the last. It is only Omniscience that can decide. And it will then be found that no sect is excluded because of its faith ... - Author: Eliza Leslie
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#31. To consider mankind other than brethren ... plainly supposes a darkness of understanding. - Author: John Woolman
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#32. Each generation supposes that the world was simpler for the one before it. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#33. Thus the creation, which seems an arbitrary act, supposes laws as invariable as those of the fatality of the Atheists. It would be absurd to say that the Creator might govern the world without those rules, since without them it could not subsist. - Author: Charles De Secondat
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#34. Grace does not work like a penny in a slot machine. Grace will move you only when you want it to move you, and only when you let it move you. The supernatural order supposes the freedom of the natural order, but it does not destroy it. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#35. There is a distinction, but no opposition, between theory and practice. Each to a certain extent supposes the other. Theory is dependent on practice; practice must have preceded theory. - Author: Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
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#36. Style supposes the reunion and the exercise of all the intellectual faculties. The style is the man. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#37. Nobody supposes that doctors are less virtuous than judges;
but a judge whose salary and reputation depended on whether
the verdict was for plaintiff or defendant, prosecutor or prisoner,
would be as little trusted as a general in the pay of the enemy. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#38. Our code of ethics supposes that wedoctors are made of wood . - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#39. We can best understand the furies of war and politics by remembering that almost the whole of each party believes absolutely in its picture of the opposition, that it takes as fact, not what is, but what it supposes to be the fact. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#40. Prudence supposes the value of the end to be assumed, and refers only to the adaptation of the means. It is the relation of right means for given ends. - Author: William Whewell
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#41. Now, Muriel Spark is said to have felt that she was taking dictation from God every morning
sitting there, one supposes, plugged into a Dictaphone, typing away, humming. But this is a very hostile and aggressive position. One might hope for bad things to rain down on a person like this. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#42. He makes a great mistake ... who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection. - Author: Terence
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#43. Favorite quote from the dog: "Humans have this nee to express themselves through their mouths, and he supposes that this is because they are so poor with their noses." LOL(less) from the dog who danced - Author: Susan Wilson
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#44. But if anyone supposes that there was no commercial fraud in the Middle Ages, let him study the commercial legislation of England for that period, and his mind will be satisfied, if he has a mind to be satisfied and not only a fancy to run away with him. - Author: Goldwin Smith
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#45. Any argument where one supposes an arbitrary choice to be made an uncountably infinite number of times ... [is] outside the domain of mathematics. - Author: Emile Borel
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#46. Moral truth, resting entirely upon the ascertained consequences of actions, supposes a process of observation and reasoning. - Author: Frances Wright
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#47. I never said a word against eminent men of science. What I complain of is a vague popular philosophy which supposes itself to be scientific when it it really nothing but a sort of new religion and an uncommonly nasty one. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#48. His eyes had something dull about them, expressionless, the bored look of a mediocre intelligence that wrongly supposes it has seen it all before. - Author: Herman Koch
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#49. As always, the first instant he sees her, he can feel his heart shut down, the way you do in those first moment after impact, or, he supposes, when you're drowning. Love or panic. The two have always been fairly indistinguishable to him. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#50. The Christian response is contained in these two fundamental dogmas: that of the Trinity and that of the Incarnation. In the trinitarian dogma God is one, good, true, and beautiful because he is essentially Love, and Love supposes the one, the other, and their unity. - Author: Hans Urs Von Balthasar
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#51. The moment philosophy supposes it can find a final and comprehensive solution, it ceases to be inquiry and becomes either apologetics or propaganda. - Author: John Dewey
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#52. The person I am now, compared with the person in the dream, has been baffled and defeated and only supposes he enjoys a full life. In the dreams, I see what a full life really consists of, and it is not what I really have. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#53. shoulders touching in a way that's only mostly platonic. It's inevitable, she supposes, that God would call her bluff. - Author: Alaya Dawn Johnson
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#54. HOW CAME THE KING BY A POWER WHICH THE PEOPLE ARE AFRAID TO TRUST, AND ALWAYS OBLIGED TO CHECK? Such a power could not be the gift of a wise people, neither can any power, WHICH NEEDS CHECKING, be from God; yet the provision, which the constitution makes, supposes such a power to exist. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#55. Ambiguity supposes eventual resolution of itself whereas certitude implies further ambiguity. - Author: John Ashbery
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#56. The constitution supposes, what the History of all Governments demonstrates, that the Executive is the branch of power most interested in war, and most prone to it. - Author: James Madison
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#57. What really bugs Henry about Barry, he supposes, is Barry's complacency. His inner assurance that there is no need to change his self-destructive behavior, let alone search for its roots. - Author: Stephen King
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#58. The human understanding is moved by those things most which strike and enter the mind simultaneously and suddenly, and so fill the imagination; and then it feigns and supposes all other things to be somehow, though it cannot see how, similar to those few things by which it is surrounded. - Author: Francis Bacon
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