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I suspect there isn't an actor alive who was able to truthfully answer his family's questions after his first day's activity in his future profession.
~By Simone Signoret ~


I declare and protest in advance, that I do not intend, at this time at least; to be drawn or driven into the question of slavery, in either of its subdivisions or forms.
~By Caleb Cushing ~


In November 2000, the Republicans stole from America our most precious right of all: the right to free and fair elections... Now President Bush occupies the White House, but with questionable legitimacy.
~By Cynthia McKinney ~


There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.
~By David Hume ~


My joking answer to this question is that I leave a bowl of milk out on the back porch every night for the Idea Fairy. In the morning, the milk is gone and there's a brand-new shiny idea by the bowl.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
~By George Eliot ~


Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing.
~By Jonathan Kellerman ~


I'd be perfectly happy never to have to answer anything again about how I work with Ethan, or whether we have arguments, or... you know what I mean? I've been answering those questions for 20 years. I suppose it's interesting to people.
~By Joel Coen ~


Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


My work is more about trying to ask good questions and not trying to come up with big shows. Every fashion company is doing that, every car company is doing that.
~By Laurie Anderson ~


The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man.
~By David Hilbert ~


Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


If you want to ask about my drug problem, go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter, she'll answer any questions you have about it.
~By Courtney Love ~


Well the least favourite question is the one that one's asked particularly about in Japan is what's the difference between theatre and cinema and I think, well, that's about eighty bucks.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


You ask: what is the meaning or purpose of life? I can only answer with another question: do you think we are wise enough to read God's mind?
~By Freeman Dyson ~


For a time I didn't want to answer any questions about Queen. I'd like to be viewed as something alive and relevant, not some fossil.
~By Brian May ~


The questions worth asking, in other words, come not from other people but from nature, and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned out by the noise of everyday life.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Anyone who agrees to be interviewed must decide where to draw the line between what is public and what is private. But the line can shift, depending on who is asking the questions.
~By Terry Gross ~


The places that are most likely to grow trees for carbon sequestration are places where trees aren't growing now.
~By Robert Jackson ~


And I think that what is of concern is that they seem to be bringing skills from the scientific world into the interrogation room in a way that begs a lot of questions about whether it's ethical.
~By Jane Mayer ~


He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
~By Voltaire ~


Suggesting a married Jesus is one thing, but questioning the Resurrection undermines the very heart of Christian belief.
~By Dan Brown ~


The one thing I seek above all else is understanding. Sometimes I'm so frustrated and I don't get it. But I'm lucky to have a good management team and people around me who explain things and answer my questions.
~By Justin Guarini ~


The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace.
~By Silvia Cartwright ~


Where questions of style and exposition are concerned I try to follow a simple maxim: if you can't say it clearly you don't understand it yourself.
~By John Searle ~


It's nice to work with Hollywood because there is never any question of resources put at your disposal to make a film as long as it is the right thing to do.
~By Neil Jordan ~


I think the whole question of meaning in music is difficult enough even if you hear me playing live right now in the same room! What I mean and what you take from it may be two quite different things anyway.
~By Evan Parker ~


The Lord God, the creator of Judaism and the God of Judaism and Christianity, empowered our minds and gave us the ability to question.
~By Michael Novak ~


We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
~By Wendell Berry ~


We throw all our attention on the utterly idle question whether A has done as well as B, when the only question is whether A has done as well as he could.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.
~By Thomas Berger ~


Still the question remains of what actually speaks in a poem, if not subjectivity as historically constructed.
~By Thomas Harrison ~


A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.
~By Christy Turlington ~


The president's budget request today demonstrates his unwillingness to come clean on the true costs of his agenda. A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of the day you still owe a quarter.
~By Mary Landrieu ~


It is evident that one cannot say anything demonstrable about the problem before having resolved these preliminary questions, and yet we hardly possess the necessary information to solve some of them.
~By Georges Cuvier ~


Everyone has determination - it's a question of how you use it. Hers is based on power and success and conquering; she doesn't care what she has to do or who gets hurt in the process. In that way we're very, very different.
~By Dannii Minogue ~


I'm getting tired of answering the same questions every day.
~By Milton Bradley ~


The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.
~By John A. Simone, Sr. ~


If we wish to discuss knowledge in the most highly developed contemporary society, we must answer the preliminary question of what methodological representation to apply to that society.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


The classics of Marxism, while fully appreciating the significance of the Darwinian theory, pointed out the errors of which Darwin was guilty. Darwin's theory, though unquestionably materialist in its main features, is not free from some serious errors.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


I especially object to having my character assassinated by reference to events from my past which bear absolutely no relationship to the question of who the anthrax killer is.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.
~By Ann Coulter ~


Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


I feel like I'm not smart enough to answer the questions I'm asked.
~By Bret Easton Ellis ~


Then they held my mouth shut for a while and hit me in the face, and with a whip across chest and back. I then collapsed, rolled on the floor, always keeping face down and no longer replied to any of their questions.
~By Ernst Thalmann ~


We will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice's life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on.
~By Robin Gibb ~


Why are empirical questions about how the mind works so weighted down with political and moral and emotional baggage?
~By Steven Pinker ~


What most people didn't realize in the Western countries is that here its not a question of having supporters, its a question of getting these votes to the polling stations.
~By Imran Khan ~


I am not facing the problem of emigration. I want my music to be acknowledged here first of all, in this country: after that, we shall see - perhaps the question will than become urgent.
~By Alfred Schnittke ~


No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands in greater need of clarification than that of the infinite.
~By David Hilbert ~


Before I was a year old I walked and talked and I was even potty trained. When I started going to school I think I got on everyone's nerves because I used to ask adult questions rather than settle for the stuff usually fed to kids.
~By Sharon Stone ~


So to answer your question, I'm not entirely sure how I ended up where I am today, in the sense that nobody in my family is an actor. It just happened by mistake.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


I respect the president. He and I have a difference of opinion on how to help the country we both love. But the question each of us wants the voters to answer is who will be the better president, not who is the better American.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth.
~By Leslie Charteris ~


There is no question at all that Manson was sending Tex, Sadie, Katie, and Linda out on his mission of murder.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~


I don't know what I have said. I have answered so many questions and I am so confused I don't know one thing from another. I am telling you just as nearly as I know.
~By Lizzie Andrew Borden ~


The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


I try to ask visual questions. I'll ask what someone was wearing, if that seems relevant. If possible, I'll walk over the same ground that they're depicting. Of course, I can never get it precisely as it was.
~By Joe Sacco ~


If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were going to learn how to deal with very simple questions such as how a body falls due to the acceleration of gravity.
~By Steven Chu ~


How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority.
~By Neal Boortz ~


Everybody is ambitious. The question is whether he is ambitious to be or ambitious to do.
~By Jean Monnet ~


In every interview I have ever read or seen or taken part in, the final question in our future-oriented society is always, What next?
~By Jessica Savitch ~


And I believe in the 13 years Judge Roberts was there, he never turned down a request to give some assistance on a pro-bono case, and this was no different.
~By Fred Thompson ~


Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Then there is the further question of what is the relationship of thinking to reality. As careful attention shows, thought itself is in an actual process of movement.
~By David Bohm ~


I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He's always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness. Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


There are some great questions to ask your doctor. If he says 'no,' then you find yourself a different doctor. There really has to be a change in how we medically look at women at this time. I mean, this is not just baby gloom.
~By Marie Osmond ~


Anybody can decide a question if only a single principle is in controversy.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner's inquest.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are sufficient for the economy to reach the sustained growth path.
~By Toshihiko Fukui ~


But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. That's what our work comes down to. No matter where we key into it, it's the same work, just different pieces of ourselves doing it.
~By Audre Lorde ~


Magneto has a whole lot of complexity to him. Emotionally, he's coming from a very damaged place. I like the ambivalence of it. I want the audience leaving the theater wondering, asking the questions themselves rather than being spoon-fed like a lot of these super-villain characters.
~By Michael Fassbender ~


The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


Man is a question; woman is an answer. The mistake women make today is to offer themselves as answers before being questioned.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.
~By James Larkin ~


The lesson that any thinking person draws from the Stewart saga is that when the government asks questions, run for your lawyer and don't say a word. Had Stewart kept her mouth shut, she'd be OK.
~By Allan Sloan ~


In international or national crises, there are always questions of lack of confidence. You have to change the minds of the people in order to get results.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


The question of sexual dominance can exist only in the nightmare of that soul which has armed itself, totally, against the possibility of the changing motion of conquest and surrender, which is love.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses, Mr. Henry returns from this place. In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


The terrible thing about the quest for truth is that you find it.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
~By Gore Vidal ~


And it raises a fundamental question: How long can we move the world in one direction while we move in another direction, and do we want to backslide into an era that we finally emerged from where we had a nuclear weapon for every tactical mission?
~By John Spratt ~


I speak my mind. I just speak my heart. I will not turn away from any question.
~By Jessica Hahn ~


The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying.
~By Edward Hoagland ~


I feel like a lot of the fundamental material, I've assimilated. So now the question is: Am I going to really get into my spiritual inheritance of music and really develop my abilities?
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


The philosophers Camus and Sartre raise the question whether or not a man can condemn himself.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


'All Our Yesterdays' was unquestionably the best work I have ever done. And the reading public stayed away in droves.
~By Robert B. Parker ~


He who frames the question wins the debate.
~By Randall Terry ~


It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked.
~By Carolyn McCarthy ~


Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


If you're in such a position of power and your ego is such that this is not possible, then its essential to have a small cadre of very bright, committed people who are questioning, exploring and understanding these emerging concepts.
~By Dee Hock ~


From those few pending questions which the Commission would be called upon to solve at its fourth session, the most important one was the entry into force of the treaty.
~By Alfonso G. Robles ~


The executive has no right, in any case, to decide the question, whether there is or is not cause for declaring war.
~By James Madison ~


Kids enjoy laughing and are seldom bored when they find something funny. They also ask questions, often to adults, because they understand that the more words they can comprehend about a funny story or a joke, the more they'll enjoy it.
~By Brian P. Cleary ~


Faulkner turned out to be a great teacher. When a student asked a question ineptly, he answered the question with what the student had really wanted to know.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~

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