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Like everything, what compels one to put pen to paper is a great question.
~By Todd Solondz ~


The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


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 ~


It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
~By James Thurber ~


If you write, one of the questions you're always trying to answer is, Where do you get your ideas? And, if you write, you know how pointless a question this is and how difficult it is to answer.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


Whether something is old-fashioned or not doesn't resolve the question of whether it's true or not. I can see the temptation of simply thinking, 'Well, there's a cultural mainstream which flows neatly in one direction. You just align with it'. And that really won't do.
~By Rowan Williams ~


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 ~


When the people who are responsible for our country ask you a direct question, I expect them to accept a direct answer, not to be blackballed because you are telling the truth.
~By Eartha Kitt ~


Asked at the hearing why she hadn't pressed the FBI more closely about what it knew, or didn't know, about domestic terrorist threats, Rice acted as though the question was an odd one: it wasn't her job. Well, in retrospect, it was and now certainly is.
~By Howard Fineman ~


I don't want to run for governor, but I don't think anyone should put public service out of the question because that's not what a good citizen does.
~By Warren Beatty ~


We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past.
~By George Crook ~


The question at the end of the day was, the courts having found there was no defense, a producer about to go to jail, should CBS in effect tell the producer go to jail even though there is no law at all that we can use to get you out of jail?
~By Floyd Abrams ~


A transitional government is the beginning of a transfer of sovereignty. It's a question of Iraqi security and moving forward with the political process.
~By Joschka Fischer ~


I do not believe that I have had an interview with anybody in twenty-five years in which the person to whom I was talking was not annoyed during the early part of the interview by my asking stupid questions.
~By Harry Stack Sullivan ~


Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas - an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions, seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


But eventually it's a question of access: Getting access to fields is on top of the oil companies' agenda. We see a substantial build-up of supply occurring over the coming years.
~By Daniel Yergin ~


There is a point at which everything becomes simple and there is no longer any question of choice, because all you have staked will be lost if you look back. Life's point of no return.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


The only thing I can't do is hear. I can drive, I have a life with four kids, I work on TV, I do movies, so the deafness question, is it that they want to know because, what? Not sure.
~By Marlee Matlin ~


What you are is a question only you can answer.
~By Lois McMaster Bujold ~


Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
~By Albert Camus ~


I've been traveling all over the world for 25 years, performing, talking to people, studying their cultures and musical instruments, and I always come away with more questions in my head than can be answered.
~By Yo-Yo Ma ~


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


Vote Smart has sent out thirty thousand questionnaires to every candidate running for office.
~By Betty Hill ~


I approach my character with the question: What would an animal think? How would an animal respond? A lot of times, it's quick action and no fear, and sometimes it's irrational fear. You don't always know.
~By Victoria Pratt ~


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 ~


A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there's no question about it.
~By George W. Bush ~


What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


If most people are not willing to see the difficulty, this is mainly because, consciously or unconsciously, they assume that it will be they who will settle these questions for the others, and because they are convinced of their own capacity to do this.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?
~By Immanuel Kant ~


The machines, the modern mode of production, slowly undermined domestic production and not just for thousands but for millions of women the question arose: Where do we now find our livelihood?
~By Clara Zetkin ~


We look to the history of the time of framing and to the intervening history of interpretation. But the ultimate question must be, what do the words of the text mean in our time.
~By William J. Brennan, Jr. ~


I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The question that will decide our destiny is not whether we shall expand into space. It is: shall we be one species or a million? A million species will not exhaust the ecological niches that are awaiting the arrival of intelligence.
~By Freeman Dyson ~


One of the things that I've been doing recently in my scientific research is to ask this question: Is the universe actually capable of performing things like digital computations?
~By Seth Lloyd ~


The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.
~By A. B. Yehoshua ~


If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour?
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I don't like political poetry, and I don't write it. If this question was pointing towards that, I think it is missing the point of the American tradition, which is always apolitical, even when the poetry comes out of politically active writers.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


I suppose I'm intrigued with the bad traits of society, because I'm a part of society, and the bad traits pose the dangerous questions for our future.
~By Jude Law ~


So uncritically do we accept the idea of property in culture that we don't even question when the control of that property removes our ability, as a people, to develop our culture democratically.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


Historically, I believe I was correct in refusing to answer their questions.
~By Pete Seeger ~


I never had any question that my parents loved me. I had a real sense of self confidence.
~By Jeannette Walls ~


There's always a question of duration, there's a question of who the orchestra is. No one is free to write what you want - you collaborate on a film score, and one of the good things is that someone else's work is motivating you.
~By Michael Nyman ~


One doesn't become a soldier in a week - it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States.
~By Daniel Inouye ~


In this generation, the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion.
~By Robert Casey ~


The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


The question I asked Georges has now become a general one - You, who thought you were superfluous, who thought there was no place for you in society, not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers.
~By Abbe Pierre ~


Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us. Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often refer to Iraq as a distraction.
~By John Boehner ~


In order for a long piece of work to engage a novelist over an extended period of time, it has to deal with questions that you find very important, that you're trying to work out.
~By Donna Tartt ~


There are two sides to every question.
~By Protagoras ~


If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers.
~By Thomas Pynchon ~


I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.
~By Lou Holtz ~


Perfect retention. I don't think I could do that-I've never disciplined myself to do it.I suppose a lot of it is a question of discipline. Which improvisation is not.
~By George Shearing ~


It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy, e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false; and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question, which is the true one.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it.
~By Miles Davis ~


Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question of producing ourselves, not things that enslave us.
~By Angela Carter ~


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 ~


Group personification obscures, rather than illuminates, important political questions.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


It's true that the question of Iraq divided Europe.
~By Jean-Pierre Raffarin ~


Which editor? I can't think of one editor I worked with as an editor. The various companies did have editors but we always acted as our own editor, so the question has no answer.
~By Joe Simon ~


It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress.
~By John Boehner ~


The Sandinista revolution was without any question a popular insurrection.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Often times people complain about the lack of time in television, but I have to say, you don't have any more time to film in feature films then you do in television. It's just a question of how many scenes you'll be doing in the course of a day.
~By Andre braugher ~


In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future.
~By Alan Dundes ~


We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party action, if continued in such a time, would ruin the party. Moderation is its only chance. The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


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 ~


On October 18, 1941, I suddenly received a mandate from His Majesty to form a new cabinet. This was completely unexpected, and when I was summoned to the Imperial Palace I thought I would be questioned on the army's point of view.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


What is in question is a kind of book reviewing which seems to be more and more popular: the loose putting down of opinions as though they were facts, and the treating of facts as though they were opinions.
~By Gore Vidal ~


The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this; What is the use of climbing Mount Everest? and my answer must at once be, it is no use. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever.
~By George Leigh Mallory ~


The question is what I wanted to do with the new life God has given me. This is the mission I want to take on.
~By Billy Tauzin ~


And a friend of mine in the Christys, we used to sit up at night and talk and read and wonder if reincarnation, and if it wasn't reality, what would happen to the human spirit when the body dies? Is there an afterlife? Just questions like that.
~By Barry McGuire ~


The main question raised by the thriller is not what kind of world we live in, or what reality is like, but what it has done to us.
~By Ralph Harper ~


The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years?
~By Charles Eames ~


My instinct as a philosopher is that we are effectively approaching a multicentric world, which means we need to ask new, and for the traditional left, unpleasant questions.
~By Slavoj Zizek ~


I've had so many interviews where the last question is, Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay, but that I wasn't going to talk about it.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


It is time... to end the long-standing and unproductive methodological debate over 'originalism' versus 'dynamism' or 'evolution' and focus instead on how, as a substantive matter, we should interpret the Constitution in the twenty-first century, and what it has to say on questions unimaginable to our eighteenth-century Framers.
~By Diane Wood ~


I wouldn't go back on my old days, though; everybody needs to have their wild years. It's just a question of when and I'd rather have had them early than be doing it as a mid-life crisis type thing.
~By Rob Lowe ~


Newspapermen ask dumb questions. They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining.
~By Sonny Liston ~


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 ~


It's a moral question about whether we have the right to exterminate species.
~By David Attenborough ~


I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
~By Angelina Grimke ~


Whether that coherence obtains universally is a question that need not be answered here since only those parts where the coherence has actually been found become part of Science.
~By Wilhelm Ostwald ~


It is the duty of the Umpire to determine all questions submitted to him according to these laws, when they apply, and according to his best judgment when they do not apply.
~By Howard Staunton ~


As to the question of elected or not elected, each member of the European Commission has been appointed jointly by the governments of the 15 member states, and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence from the European Parliament.
~By Mario Monti ~


Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


I have arrived at the conviction that the neglect by economists to discuss seriously what is really the crucial problem of our time is due to a certain timidity about soiling their hands by going from purely scientific questions into value questions.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them.
~By Richard Hughes ~


My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


For a woman to consider a financial question was shuddered over as a profanity.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


Assassins and presidents invite the same basic question: Just who do you think you are?
~By Sarah Vowell ~


Be like Curious George, start with a question and look under the yellow hat to find what's there.
~By James Collins ~


Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


The reason there's a question mark on my front door is just in case I forget my address.
~By Leslie Nielsen ~


My response, a dubious and hesitant one, is that it has been and may continue to be, in the time that is left to me, more productive to live out the question than to try to answer it in abstract terms.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~

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