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Suppose that humans happen to be so constructed that they desire the opportunity for freely undertaken productive work. Suppose that they want to be free from the meddling of technocrats and commissars, bankers and tycoons, mad bombers who engage in psychological tests of will with peasants defending their homes, behavioral scientists who can't tell a pigeon from a poet, or anyone else who tries to wish freedom and dignity out of existence or beat them into oblivion.
– Noam Chomsky
Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know -- and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance. It is better to know -- even if the knowledge endures only for the moment that comes before destruction -- than to gain eternal life at the price of a dull and swinish lack of comprehension of a universe that swirls unseen before us in all its wonder. That was the choice of Achilles, and it is mine, too.
– Isaac Asimov
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
– Mark Twain
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of congress but I repeat myself.
– Mark Twain
Supreme happiness will be the greatest cause of misery, and the perfection of wisdom the occassion of folly.
– Leonardo DaVinci, The notebooks of Leonardo DaVinci by Macurdy
Sure a boxer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; I once met a Headmaster called Meekin on a plane and he said:if boxers all owned doctorates then teachers would need to do a whole lot less fighting.”
– Héctor López
Sure i'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day.
– Lillian Carter
Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
Sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. For there is music wherever there is harmony, order and proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres; for those well ordered motions, and regular paces, though they give no sound unto the ear, yet to the understanding they strike a note most full of harmony.
– Sir Thomas Browne
Sure, it's going to kill a lot of people, but they may be dying of something else anyway.
– Othal Brand
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
– Don Schula
Sure, winning isn't everything. It's the only thing.
– Harry Sanders
Sure, you're entitled to your opinion, no matter how wrong you are.
– Ralph Carl Eichelberger
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– Joe Bob Briggs
Surely a tired woman on her way to work at six in the morning on a subway deserves the right to get there safely . everyone who changes his or her life because of crime . have been denied a basic civil right.
– George Herbert Walker Bush
Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further.
– Rainer Maria Rilke
Surely God causes the seed and the stone to sprout He brings forth the living from the dead, and He is the bringer forth of the dead from the living.
– Koran
Surely the glory of journalism is its transience.
– Malcolm Muggeridge
Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren't things to think about any more. All that matters is value - the ultimate value of what one does.
– James Hilton
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought...
– Robert G. Ingersoll
Surely your gladness need not be the less for the thought that you will one day see a brighter dawn than this - when lovelier sights will meet your eyes than any waving trees or rippling waters - when angel-hands shall undraw your curtains, and sweeter tones than ever loving Mother breathed shall wake you to a new and glorious day - and when all the sadness, and the sin, that darkened life on this little earth, shall be forgotten like the dreams of a night that is past!
– Lewis Carroll
Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement ... in relations between the two great nations on earth.
– Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
Surely, to think your own the only wisdom, and yours the only word, the only will, betrays a shallow spirit, an empty heart.
– Sophocles
Surfing is good for the soul, worries seems to drift away as you scan the horizon for the next wave.
– Ed Daley
Surfing on the Internet is like sex everyone boasts about doing more than they actually do. But in the case of the Internet, it's a lot more.
– Tom Fasulo

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