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Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works 1948-2015
Knowing that you are going to die is, I suspect, the beginning of wisdom.
British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
A new disease? I know not, new or old, but it may well be called poor mortals plague for, like a pestilence, it doth infect the houses of the brain till not a thought, or motion, in the mind, be free from the black poison of suspect.
Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.
Russian Novelist 1918-2008
Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer 1955-
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
Dad always explained the car engine when he repaired it, and he had many technical books, so I was making electromagnets by age eight as well as reading my mother's medical and nursing books. I suspect I was born with a boundless curiosity, and this was encouraged through my childhood.
American teacher 1866-1936
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.
American politician 1961-
I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism.Source: At a NATO summit in Strasbourg on April 4 2009
American poet and author 1905-1978
I do not know who first invented the myth of sexual equality. But it is a myth willfully fostered and nourished by certain semi-scientists and other fiction writers. And it has done more, I suspect, to unsettle marital happiness than any other false doctrine of this myth-ridden age.
Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us.Source: And the Mountains Echoed
Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
I think theatre should always be somewhat suspect.
American economist 1926-
I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I'm not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.
Australian author, teacher and biologist 1928-2016
If and when the whole world is secure, we have won a right to explore space, and the oceans. Until we have demonstrated that we can establish a productive and secure earth society, we do not belong anywhere else, nor (I suspect) would we be welcome elsewhere.Source: Permaculture: A Designers Manual chapter 14.2
American opera composer
If something is successful with the audience, it's automatically suspect; the reverse is to say that not to reach audiences is the greatest compliment an artist can receive!
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