Quotes by suggestion

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  • Christopher Lasch
    Christopher Lasch
    American historian 1932-
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    A society that has made ''nostalgia'' a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
    American investigative journalist 1943-
    Bob Woodward
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    Any suggestion that I'm writing about political operatives because I'm interested in political operatives misses the entire point.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
    Martin Luther
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    Cannons and fire-arms are cruel and damnable machines; I believe them to have been the direct suggestion of the Devil. If Adam had seen in a vision the horrible instruments his children were to invent, he would have died of grief.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Everything you've learned in school as obvious becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
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    I want to give the audience a hint of a scene. No more than that. Give them too much and they won't contribute anything themselves. Give them just a suggestion and you get them working with you. That's what gives the theater meaning: when it becomes a social act.
  • Alain de Botton
    Alain de Botton
    Swiss-born British author 1969-
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    I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Many of the greatest Cuban boxing champions since the revolution triumphed on the island resisted the temptation to leave Cuba and, in some cases, defied any suggestion they were tempted in the first place. Most famously, Teofilo Stevenson rejected multi-million dollar offers to leave his island to fight Muhammad Ali.
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
    Danish author 1965-
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    My suggestion is that we should first work to ensure the Third World has clean drinking water and sanitation.
  • Benjamin Harrison
    Benjamin Harrison
    American politician and lawyer 1833-1901
    Benjamin Harrison
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    No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation... none was more alarming, from a feminist point of view, than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men.
  • Brian Friel
    Brian Friel
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    People with a culture of poverty suffer much less from repression than we of the middle class suffer and indeed, if I may make the suggestion with due qualification, they often have a hell of a lot more fun than we have.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    What is poetry? The suggestion, by the imagination, of noble grounds for the noble emotions.
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