Quotations that match 'speculation'.

Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations. George Byron
[ Always Because Enemies Friends Generally Indeed Jealousy Lovers May Must Never Self Something Speculations Spice Their]
What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth. Samuel Butler
[ After Bet Betting Faith Kind Redeemer Should Speculation]
The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women; and well they may be, for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue, adieu to riding and driving. Adelaide Anne Procter
[ Alarmed Argue Ass Begin Certain Driving Horse May Men Much Riding Speculations Think Well Women]
There's been a lot of speculation about every single girl I'm with and it actually does quite irritate me after a while, more so because it's a complete pain for the girls. Prince William
[ Actually After Because Been Complete Does Every Girl Girls Irritate Lot More Pain Quite Single Speculation While]
The friend of the present order of things condemns all political speculations in the gross. Thomas Malthus
[ Condemns Friend Gross Order Political Present Speculations Things]
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Confirms Destroys Men Nature Speculation Time]
Life must be something more than dilettante speculation. Anna Julia Cooper
[ Dilettante Life More Must Something Speculation Than]
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Christianity Life Living Philosophy Process Speculation Theory]
The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation. Roger Bacon
[ Arguments Conclusions Experience Experimental Goal Long Nothing Prove Queen Science Sciences Speculation Strongest Verified]
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services. Henry Ford
[ Covering Goods Instead Making Manipulation Money Only Out Prices Services Speculation Supplying Word]
It is intellectually dishonest to look backwards with all the facts and judge the decisions that were made with almost none of the facts, or the facts that existed hidden in the normal cloud of endless speculation of what might happen. Norm Coleman
[ Almost Backwards Cloud Decisions Dishonest Endless Existed Facts Happen Hidden Intellectually Judge Look Made Might None Normal Speculation Were]
Like the winds that we come we know not whence and blow whither soever they list, the forces of society are derived from an obscure and distant origin. They arise before the date of philosophy, from the instincts, not the speculations of men. Adam Ferguson
[ Arise Before Blow Come Date Derived Distant Forces Instincts Know List Men Obscure Origin Philosophy Society Speculations Whence Whither Winds]
In spite of the haze of speculation, it is still something of a shock to find myself here, coming to terms with an enormous trust placed in my hands and with the inevitable sense of inadequacy that goes with that. Rowan Williams
[ Coming Enormous Find Goes Hands Haze Here Inadequacy Inevitable Myself Placed Sense Shock Something Speculation Spite Still Terms Trust]
For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation. Charles Baudelaire Finance
[ Even Financial Honesty Merchant Speculation]
I know there's a great deal of speculation, and while I appreciate the interest, kind of, my contract ends in May and I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. I'm fortunate to have a couple of opportunities to think long and hard about. Katie Couric
[ Appreciate Contract Couple Deal Ends Figure Fortunate Going Great Hard Interest Kind Know Long May Opportunities Out Speculation Think Trying While]
There was a long history of speculation that in quantum gravity, unlike Einstein's classical theory, it might be possible for the topology of spacetime to change. Edward Witten
[ Change Classical Einstein Gravity History Long Might Possible Quantum Speculation Theory Topology Unlike]
In arriving at a decision in a question of doubt, the apostles in the Acts were guided solely by their sense of the Spirit behind the action, not by any speculations as to consequences which might ensue. And so they found the truth. Roland Allen
[ Action Acts Any Apostles Arriving Behind Consequences Decision Doubt Ensue Found Guided Might Question Sense Solely Speculations Spirit Their Truth Were Which]
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. Barbara Tuchman
[ Books Carriers Civilization Crippled Dumb History Literature Science Silent Speculation Standstill Thought Without]
Speculation is perfectly all right, but if you stay there you've only founded a superstition. If you test it, you've started a science. Hal Clement
[ Founded Only Perfectly Right Science Speculation Started Stay Superstition Test]
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation. William Hazlitt
[ Else Fine Good Nothing Speculation Subject Were World]
Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around. Jean M. Auel
[ Am Around Back Books Fact Far Historical Perspective Rather Realm Simple Speculation Stories Than Though Weave Written]
When we come to images or memories or thoughts, speculation, while always closely related to practice, is more explicit, and it is in fact not immediately obvious that such processes can be described in any sense as practical. Samuel Alexander
[ Always Any Closely Come Described Explicit Fact Images Immediately Memories More Obvious Practical Practice Processes Related Sense Speculation Such Thoughts While]
The first and most important reason for its elimination is the unquestioned fact that evolution is not a science; it is a hypothesis only, a speculation. William B. Riley
[ Elimination Evolution Fact First Hypothesis Important Most Only Reason Science Speculation Unquestioned]
Nostalgia often leads to idle speculation. Paul Getty
[ Idle Leads Nostalgia Often Speculation]
You're trying too hard to find a correlation here. You don't know these people, you don't know what they intended. You try to compile statistics and correlate them to a result that amounts to nothing more than speculation. Marc Racicot
[ Amounts Compile Correlate Correlation Find Hard Here Intended Know More Nothing Result Speculation Statistics Than Them These Too Try Trying]
The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Attracted Banks Carried Crooked Deals Enormous Extension Hands International Jews Learned Left National Privilege Profitable Ruling Scope Skilled Speculations Wide Would]
Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of "speculation"; but which ought to be called Gambling. William Cobbett
[ Another Arising Been Called Desire Destructive Evil Gambling Great Honored Name Ought Poor Rather Rich Speculation Thing Thought Which]
You can get on with your job. I'm going to get on with mine. And mine is to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland, that's what they expect from me and I'm not going to be deflected by interesting academic or media speculation or attempts to take the whole debate back. Peter Hain
[ Academic Attempts Back Debate Deliver Expect Get Going Interesting Ireland Job Media Mine Northern Speculation Take Whole Your]
For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing - stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses - makes more money for me than making movies. Jackie Chan
[ Businesses Estate Financial Greatest Income Makes Making Money More Movies Nothing Real Source Speculation Still Stocks Than]
They have seized upon the government by bribery and corruption. They have made speculation and public robbery a science. They have loaded the nation, the state, the county, and the city with debt. Denis Kearney
[ Bribery City Corruption County Debt Government Loaded Made Nation Public Robbery Science Seized Speculation State Upon]
The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts... How does the media do this? By quoting some "expert"... you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything. Peter McWilliams
[ Always Anything Does Expert Facts Find Hopeless Hopelessly How Media Projections Quoting Report Rumors Say Some Something Speculations Tends Will]
The one thing that's absolutely clear is that Karl was not the source for the leak and there's no basis for any additional speculation. Robert Luskin
[ Absolutely Additional Any Basis Clear Karl Leak Source Speculation Thing]
Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations. Lord Byron
[ Always Because Enemies Friends Generally Indeed Jealousy Lovers May Must Never Self Something Speculations Spice Their]
Gout produces calculus in the kidney... the patient has frequently to entertain the painful speculation as to whether gout or stone be the worst disease. Sometimes the stone, on passing, kills the patient, without waiting for the gout. Thomas Sydenham
[ Calculus Disease Entertain Frequently Gout Kidney Kills Painful Passing Patient Produces Sometimes Speculation Stone Waiting Whether Without Worst]