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


As soon as a norm is established, people start questioning it, which is probably a good thing in the end.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
~By Lord Kelvin ~


There's no question that any of us who are doing an honest job in government could do a lot better in private industry. During the years I was practicing law as an individual, my salary was a great deal more than it is now.
~By Bill Scott ~


A man usually falls in love with a woman who asks the kinds of questions he is able to answer.
~By Ronald Colman ~


Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back and back and back to the same question and never get an answer.
~By Norman Mailer ~


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 ~


If you ask me a question, don't tell me what the question is in advance, 'cause I'd rather not know.
~By Geraldine Ferraro ~


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


On the question of relating to our fellowman - our neighbor's spiritual need transcends every commandment. Everything else we do is a means to an end. But love is an end already, since God is love.
~By Edith Stein ~


I question: do we really understand the differences between modernist and postmodernist?
~By Kathy Acker ~


It's a question of not copying the masters, to look for something, good or bad, for oneself. To enter this liberated state of mind, one cannot copy the others.
~By Nathalie Sarraute ~


Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
~By Janis Joplin ~


Professional managers, coaches, and players have a right to question an umpire's decision if they do it in a professional manner. When they become personal, profane, or violent, they have crossed the line and must be dealt with accordingly.
~By Jim Evans ~


Ask the right questions if you're to find the right answers.
~By Vanessa Redgrave ~


Without question, no hesitation, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was the best player I ever played against.
~By Bill Walton ~


The risk from viruses is an unanswered question - and it won't be answered until you have had organs transplanted into humans over many years.
~By Ian Smith ~


My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions.
~By Maya Lin ~


To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I like chatting with people. If people ask me a direct question, I give them a direct answer and I feel I've always done that with the press.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
~By Bruce Lee ~


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.
~By Roland Allen ~


The traditional practice is that the justices don't ask the attorney general any questions, so as not to embarrass him. But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn't mind if they asked him questions and they did.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


There is no question that Iraq is one of the main problems. You'd have to be blind not to see what a magnet and generating force it's become for terrorist groups.
~By Otto Schily ~


At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on.
~By Robert Stone ~


The last thing I want to become is one of those talking heads where everything is satiny smooth and you know what the next question is going to be.
~By Isaac Mizrahi ~


Well, changes have been made. The question is whether we've done enough by way of change.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


Above and beyond the question of how to grow the economy there is a legitimate concern about how to grow the quality of our lives.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


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 ~


The writer interweaves a story with his own doubts, questions, and values. That is art.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Let us turn elsewhere, to the wasps and bees, who unquestionably come first in the laying up of a heritage for their offspring.
~By Jean Henri Fabre ~


When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue.
~By Prince Andrew ~


It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
~By Margaret Mead ~


Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


Is there any wonder why we are in such big trouble? Any question why the people don't trust their government anymore, and demand a change?
~By Chris Christie ~


We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned.
~By Kenneth Scott Latourette ~


I'm tired of being labelled anti-American because I ask questions.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


I tell fundamentalists that there is no question of them attacking our Republic's foundations.
~By Jean-Pierre Raffarin ~


It's not going to fill in the potholes. It's not going to put a roof over people's heads. What it does is it helps to address really fundamental questions of who we are, where we came from, by which I mean we can learn how life came about.
~By Steven Squyres ~


And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence. This happened one day after my attorneys had left a message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature, either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


So, for example, a country was into recession right after I was sworn in, a dot-com bust had taken place. Then the attacks of September the 11th, and then of course the great financial meltdown in the -the fundamental question facing any presidency is how do you deal with the hand you're dealt?
~By George W. Bush ~


Freedom of the press is not questioned when investigative journalism unearths scandals, But that does not mean that every classified state document should be made available to journalists.
~By Otto Schily ~


Socialism is good when it comes to wages, but it tells me nothing when it comes to other questions in life that are more private and painful, for which I must seek answers elsewhere.
~By Karel Capek ~


I'd just like to see a role for women where someone who isn't traditionally attractive is not portraying the best friend. You know, the character that only speaks in questions. 'Gee, are you gonna go out with him? Do you think I look fat?'
~By Martha Plimpton ~


And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure.
~By Heston Blumenthal ~


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 ~


But if you're talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


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 ~


Mother is the first word that occurs to politicians and columnists and popes when they raise the question, 'Why isn't life turning out the way we want it?'
~By Mary Kay Blakely ~


The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


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 ~


I want to question what the outside is and who defines it. I often find those that are considered to be on the outside extremely inspiring.
~By Mira Nair ~


On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
~By Charles Babbage ~


Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer.
~By Brian Greene ~


Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes.
~By Leo Durocher ~


There's no question that Roberts will vote like William Rehnquist... If he swings, it will be from right to far right.
~By Jonathan Turley ~


I was desperate to go back to New York and when 9/11 happened, I feared moving to the bulls-eye and that was very hard because I have a lot of family there and I really had to question what I didn't like about this community.
~By Tea Leoni ~


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 ~


If you can help other people understand those truths - and in my mind, the only way I know to do that is with large scale, multi-year research projects, where you start with a question and then very rigorously and comprehensively answer that question.
~By James Collins ~


Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
~By Freeman Thomas ~


I believe that it is a whole lifetime of work on Shakespeare's part that enabled him to do what he did. But the question is how you can explain this whole lifetime in such a way to make it accessible and available to us, to me.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


On a Chinese film you just give orders, no one questions you. Here, you have to convince people, you have to tell them why you want to do it a certain way, and they argue with you. Democracy.
~By Ang Lee ~


One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?
~By Roone Arledge ~


Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


I'm not going to deny it. I'm a neat person, there's no question. But I don't become obsessed with it.
~By Courteney Cox ~


Often and often must he have thought, that, to be or not to be forever, was a question, which must be settled; as it is the foundation, and the only foundation upon which we feel that there can rest one thought, one feeling, or one purpose worthy of a human soul.
~By Jones Very ~


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 ~


Flattery and insults raise the same question: What do you want?
~By Mason Cooley ~


The decision of such judges as Claudius and his Senate is worth very little in the question of a man's innocence or guilt; but the sentence was that Seneca should be banished to the island of Corsica.
~By Frederic William Farrar ~


I was reading five or six years ahead of my grade during public school. I was pretty bored. I made a contract with some of my teachers that if I didn't ask too many questions, I could work in the back of the room.
~By Joshua Lederberg ~


A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
~By Joey Adams ~


I shall hold myself particularly answerable to my constituents for my present conduct, and in general to all my fellow Citizens throughout these States, when properly questioned.
~By Henry Laurens ~


We worked very hard to make the lyrics suit the music. I can't, like Elton John, for example, compose by lyrics. Elton has a great talent for that. Whatever you give him, including your questions, he composes in half an hour and makes a great song out of it.
~By Rick Wright ~


I feel like I want to crawl out of my skin, especially when people start questioning me.
~By Skeet Ulrich ~


I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind; and it didn't seem to matter.
~By Christopher Morley ~


The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked.
~By William Shatner ~


The great question, is there anything at all which is worth fighting such a war about, with the devastating loss it will bring? I believe yes, there are some freedoms which to sacrifice would be EVEN worse.
~By Anne Perry ~


But my answer to that question would have to be, aside from the obvious, which is the people and the relationships that you garner over a long period of time but the catering. The catering. They're the best. So it's the food.
~By Richard Dean Anderson ~


So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal.
~By Clare Short ~


Never question the relevance of truth, but always question the truth of relevance.
~By Craig Bruce ~


Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy, the first question I ask myself is: is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
~By Rita Rudner ~


Conservatism clings to what has been established, fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited, all the values of life will be destroyed.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


When you play Bobby, it is not a question if you win or lose. It is a question if you survive.
~By Boris Spassky ~


But you can make good radio, interesting radio, great radio even, without an urgent question, a burning issue at stake.
~By Ira Glass ~


I also believe that the Supreme Court should be the final arbiter of all federal questions.
~By Judy Biggert ~


It's very hard for a man to ask questions about sex. The smart ones do.
~By Betty Dodson ~


We're going to have to forgive a great deal of the Soviet era debt. There's no question about that. Let's face up to that. We're going to have to put in money if Russia is really going to consolidate a democracy.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


There is no question that Taiwan is a state in any political science definition of a state.
~By William Kirby ~


The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
~By Ronald Fisher ~


When you're writing these things, you're in a room making each other laugh, you really have very little sense of political correctness or incorrectness. This is a question that Europe tends to ask and America doesn't.
~By Mike Myers ~


It's a very good question, very direct, and I'm not going to answer it.
~By George H. W. Bush ~


You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


Ultimately, the question of campaign contributions will be decided by the public.
~By Stephen Breyer ~


We do not yet have the solutions to these questions, but the awareness that we live in an endangered world is present in more and more life situations.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


Well, when I was a kid, if my father was witnessing something that he thought was particularly outrageous or he was looking at some sort of a question that he thought lacked proper definition, he would say, Well, at least Jesse James had the honor to wear a mask.
~By Richard Neal ~


But as I said to Dr. Rice following her testimony, and I think she appreciated it, we had our job to do and we did it best we could, trying to get answers to the important questions that the 9/11 Commission must answer.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~

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