Quotes: suspecting

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  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
    C. S. Lewis
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    If, as I can't help suspecting, the dead also feel the pains of separation (and this may be one of their purgatorial sufferings), then for both lovers, and for all pairs of lovers without exception, bereavement is a universal and integral part of our experience of love.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
    Abigail Adams
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    It is really mortifying, sir, when a woman possessed of a common share of understanding considers the difference of education between the male and female sex, even in those families where education is attended to.... Nay why should your sex wish for such a disparity in those whom they one day intend for companions and associates. Pardon me, sir, if I cannot help sometimes suspecting that this neglect arises in some measure from an ungenerous jealousy of rivals near the throne.

    Source: Letter to John Thaxter, 15 February 1778

  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Morality consists in suspecting other people of not being legally married.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Morality is suspecting other people of not being legally married.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
    Jean Rostand
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    My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
    Sir Philip Sidney
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    Open suspecting of others comes of secretly condemning ourselves.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
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