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Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Well, the oil, the oil spot, if you will,
is a, is a term in counterinsurgency literature that
connotes a peaceful area,
secure area.
So what you're trying to do is to always extend that,
to push that out.
- David Petraeus

The supposed inferiority of a constructed language
to a national one on the score of richness of connotation is,
of course, no criticism of the idea of a constructed language.
- Edward Sapir

Diva has a negative connotation.
- Glenn Close

 

Without the connotation good or bad,
bin Laden's a great man in the sense that he's influenced the course of history.
- Michael Scheuer

The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax,
are fascinating: how important connotation is,
what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition.
- Marilyn Hacker

The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans -
an intern camp of sorts.
- John Russell

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And Hale was devoted to President Kennedy,
and there was some talk following the assassination
that Hale had warned the President not to go to Dallas,
and the connotation was that it would be physically
dangerous for him to do so.
- Lindy Boggs

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is lived in the living.
Set aside convention, caution,
and arbitrary "rules" about how
life is supposed to be lived.
Choose! Explore! Adventure!
Live life to the fullest.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Get over it - Life isn't Supposed to be fair.
You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Get over yourself, and be of service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant,
are oppressing us.
- Jef Raskin

Anyone can do any amount of work
provided it isn't the work
he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
- Robert Benchley

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be.
Everybody has their own path.
It's laid out for you.
It's just up to you to walk it.
- Justin Timberlake

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

I don't start with a design objective,
I start with a communication objective.
I feel my project is successful if it communicates
what it is supposed to communicate.
- Mike Davidson

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change,
nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Politics is repetition.
It is not change.
Change is something beyond what we call politics.
Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the
means to bring into being.
- Kate Millett

I can make a scene that's not supposed to be sexy,
very sexy.
It's a power you're born with.
It's not a physical thing, it comes from inside.
It's all in the eyes.
- Tara Reid

We thought that's the way you were supposed to be if
you were in a rock 'n' roll band.
Flamboyant.
- David Johansen

But primarily, the drummer's supposed to sit back there and swing the band.
- Buddy Rich

No one person can possibly combine all the elements
supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
- Francis Marion Crawford

I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex.
- Katharine Hepburn

I know that in order to be considered successful,
you're supposed to do two or three movies a year.
I only work once every year-and-a-half,
sometimes two years.
I have children to raise.
- Meg Tilly

There are no road signs to help navigate.
And, in fact, no one has yet determined which side
of the road we're supposed to be on.
- Steve Case

I was supposed to be the antithesis of Frank.
- Douglas Wilson

If today was half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be,
it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Television was supposed to be a national park.
Instead it has become a money machine.
It's a commodity now, just like pork bellies.
- Fred W. Friendly

The Constitution says that government isn't supposed
to be infusing religion into our society,
and so I asked to have that upheld.
- Michael Newdow

I guess you just fall into things when to you're supposed to.
- Stephen Sprouse

Models are there to look like mannequins,
not like real people.
Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.
- Grace Jones

I was proud of the waves I had made,
but wondered how many boats I was supposed to rock.
- Phil Donahue

If bin Laden is in fact publicly killed,
then the US military will find itself standing around
with its hands in its pockets,
wondering what's supposed to come next.
- Bruce Sterling

I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor.
- John Malkovich

Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on,
I'd have had no time to go fishing.
- Clark Gable

You have to write a good score that you feel good about.
At least, you're supposed to.
But, if the director hates it, it ain't going to be in the movie!
- Danny Elfman

With all the highs and lows I've had in my life,
I wouldn't change anything.
So no, I don't, this is what I'm supposed to be doing.
- David Coverdale

My parents were involved in everything I did.
They were showbiz people themselves.
My dad was an actor.
They were parents; they did what parents are supposed to do.
- Tina Yothers

They're not supposed to show prison films in prison.
Especially ones that are about escaping.
- Steve Buscemi

According to our Christian ethics, we're supposed to love God,
love each other and help take care of the poor.
It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax.
- Bob Riley

To be great we need to win games we aren't supposed to win.
- Julius Erving

Thus the slogan should be reversed: Catholics taught
the world what music is supposed to sound like,
and, more importantly, what it is supposed to mean.
- Richard Morris

A reader is not supposed to be aware that someone's written the story.
He's supposed to be completely immersed,
submerged in the environment.
- Jack Vance

I've left Bethlehem, and I feel free.
I've left the girl I was supposed to be,
and some day I'll be born.
- Paula Cole

That no government, so called, can reasonably be trusted,
or reasonably be supposed to have honest purposes in view,
any longer than it depends wholly upon voluntary support.
- Lysander Spooner

The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof,
really is an author.
- Scott Turow

This is supposed to be a participatory democracy and
if we're not in there participating then the people
that will manipulate and exploit the system will step in there.
- George Takei

A federal judge did as he was supposed to do and upheld the Constitution.
We should be thankful that we have judiciary that will do that.
- Michael Newdow

If today were half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be,
it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

And I know when I was younger, and still,
I always marvel at what I feel is different from what
I'm told that I'm supposed to feel.
- Andrew McCarthy

Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed
to become to fulfill his destiny.
- Paul Tillich

They're there because, for some reason,
they have the notion that they're supposed to be there.
- Santiago Durango

The things journalists should pay attention to are
the issues the political leadership agrees on,
rather than to their supposed antagonisms.
- Michael Pollan

You have to forget about what other people say,
when you're supposed to die, or when you're supposed to be loving.
You have to forget about all these things.
- Jimi Hendrix

I think all actors are supposed to be character actors.
- Dennis Farina

Nothing in the nature around us is evil.
This needs to be repeated since one of the human ways
of talking oneself into inhuman acts is to cite the
supposed cruelty of nature.
- John Berger

I still don't know quite what I'm supposed to do or be.
- Nikki Cox

According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command,
they were supposed to be the fighter elite.
- Adolf Galland

On the other hand, I mean, that is what writers have
always been supposed to do,
was to rely on their own devices and to -
I mean,
writing is a lonely business.
- Donna Tartt

It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is
a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune;
but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

Journalists are supposed to be skeptical,
that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line,
whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats.
- Linda Chavez

I feel like Zsa Zsa Gabor's sixth husband.
I know what I'm supposed to do, but I don't know how to make it interesting.
- Milton Berle

The reason I am here, they tell me, is that I played the game a certain way,
that I played the game the way it was supposed to be played.
- Ryne Sandberg

The holy land was supposed to be spotless,
a serious equivalent of Disneyland in which not a single
candy wrapper is to stay on the ground for more than a few minutes.
- Marvin Olasky

I always wondered if I was supposed to be excellent at something or not.
I think, because of that, I have a lot of insecurities about myself.
- Christopher Atkins


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