Suggestion Quotes

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Richard Dawkins
“It's been suggested that if the super-naturalists really had the powers they claim, they'd win the lottery every week. I prefer to point out that they could also win a Nobel Prize for discovering fundamental physical forces hitherto unknown to science. Either way, why are they wasting their talents doing party turns on television?

By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.”
Richard Dawkins

Mikhail Bulgakov
“Nobody should be whipped. Remember that, once and for all. Neither man nor animal can be influenced by anything but suggestion.”
Mikhail Bulgakov, Heart of a Dog

Criss Jami
“A sign of power in a man is not only when people follow what he suggests, but also when people make a conscious effort to do the exact opposite of what he suggests.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Olivia Parker
“The captain of this sailing vessel has requested a private audience with you in his quarters. It seems you’ve a treasure map hidden on your person, and I mean to explore every inch of you until it is discovered.”
Olivia Parker, At the Bride Hunt Ball

Anne Bishop
“The police have no leads as yet on the person or persons who painted obscene suggestions on the buildings. One store owner said he was going to leave a dictionary on a public bench so the vandals could at least spell the obscenities correctly.”
Anne Bishop, Marked in Flesh

Hasil Paudyal
“Dream big!
But not so big that it becomes a mess, and you may never reach reality.”
Hasil Paudyal

K.Hari Kumar
“You will come across people who always affirm by everything you say, but at the hour of need, they simply disappear! Stay away from such people or simply don't fall for their promises.”
K Hari Kumar

Howard Tayler
“No! Wait! I've got a better idea..."

"Your ideas tend to result in unnecessary violence, Sergeant Schlock."

"And your point is..."

"Let's broaden the definition of 'necessary'.”
Howard Tayler, The Tub of Happiness

Chandan Sharma
“If you are reading this, you will get what you want. Believe in yourself and that's inspiration.”
Chandan Sharma

Howard Tayler
“Does that mean that if we shave all the Ob'enn they'll be nice?”
Howard Tayler, The Scrapyard of Insufferable Arrogance

Amit Kalantri
“People offer free advice because they don't use that advice for themselves anyway.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Wise people advice from experience. Wiser people, from experience, do not advice.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Flann O'Brien
“I discovered that everything you do is in response to a request or a suggestion made to you by some other party either inside you or outside. Some of these suggestions are good and praiseworthy and some of them are undoubtedly delightful. But the majority of them are definitely bad and are pretty considerable sins as sins go.”
Flann O'Brien, The Third Policeman

Richelle E. Goodrich
“It's advice, not a commandment.
Don't swallow it whole until you're absolutely sure you've been given good, healthy advice.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year

Amit Kalantri
“The best way to flatter people is to ask them for an advice.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“People have the right not to change as per our wish, suggestion, or command, even if the change would benefit nobody but them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Joost A.M. Meerloo
“Our leisure time is occupied increasingly by automatized activities in which we take no part: listening to piped-in words and viewing television screens (no portable smartphones, laptops back when Dr. Meerloo wrote his book). We hurry along with cars and go to bed with a sleeping pill. This pattern of living in turn may open the way for renewed sneak attacks on our mind. Our boredom may welcome any seductive suggestion.”
Joost A.M. Meerloo, The Rape of the Mind: The Psychology of Thought Control, Menticide, and Brainwashing

Assegid Habtewold
“Your mind is working on your future based on a suggestion. The question is on whose suggestion it's working on: Yours or others?”
Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For continued success in leadership

Bryant McGill
“Poetry can bridge that gap between what is solid and what is suggested; poetry can pull cogent meaning from the veiled truths outside of reason's grasp.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

“The psychological fact of suggestion is that if statements are made again and again in a confident manner, without argument or proof, then their hearers will tend to believe them quite independently of their soundness and of the presence or absence of evidence for their truth.”
Robert H. Thouless, التفكير المستقيم والتفكير الأعوج

Mladen Đorđević
“Don't seek the devil in the place which he calls his home”
Mladen Đorđević, Svetioničar - Vesnici oluje

Peter Abrahams
“The power of suggestion. Maybe everything human ended up being subjective and nothing could be known for sure.”
Peter Abrahams, Down the Rabbit Hole

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most parents think that the commands they give their children are merely suggestions wrapped with lovingness.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Advice often does not fit the hands of the poor.”
Vineet Raj Kapoor

Amit Kalantri
“The opinion of powerful always seems convincing.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Ehsan Sehgal
“The suggestion is such a frame that displays its actual shape and picture after the concrete decision and action.”
Ehsan Sehgal

Joan Didion
“There was a way to know if you had made headway. You knew you had made headway, when a doctor to whom you had made one or another suggestions, presented, a day later, the plan as his own.”
Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking

“It is a human instinct to feel uncomfortable about eating when we cannot see our food, it is a shame however that we dont get a similar warning when we consume previously unknown information with pathways which we cannot fully trace to its origin or intended destination.”