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And this is one of the major questions of our lives: how we keep boundaries, what permission we have to cross boundaries, and how we do so.
~By A. B. Yehoshua ~


It's just so fragile. The growing sense of 'Oh, God, what am I doing? Am I any good? Will I ever work again?' All those questions of self doubt, they do creep in.
~By Jacqueline McKenzie ~


I've been giving interviews for the last 25 or 30 years, more often than not answering the same questions over and over again, ad nauseum.
~By Boyd Rice ~


Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character's voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen.
~By Alan Alda ~


I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.
~By Kate Chopin ~


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 ~


The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
~By Susan Sontag ~


I do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise. You have to achieve such precision as you can, as you go along.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


To maximize our potential to enhance our health and our knowledge, we should remain open to new understanding and evolving technology or resources that might inspire a change in our approach to these important questions.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


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 not about me, it's about my family. You don't answer questions for you, but for us. You learn to live beyond yourself.
~By Jaclyn Smith ~


In all candor, the Court fails to perceive any reason for suspending the power of courts to get evidence and rule on questions of privilege in criminal matters simply because it is the president of the United States who holds the evidence.
~By John J. Sirica ~


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 ~


I was unpopular at school just because I was an intellectual. I always answered all the questions off the top of my head but they nevertheless resented because of that.
~By George Woodcock ~


It is easy to answer the ultimate questions - it saves you bothering with the immediate ones.
~By John Osborne ~


If you ask questions that interest you, you'll get answers that interest your audience.
~By Kurt Loder ~


By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.
~By George Santayana ~


Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago. We published our findings in 27 volumes of information and evidentiary material.
~By Louis Stokes ~


One can always debate questions back and forth.
~By Robert Bourassa ~


History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
~By W. H. Auden ~


It is the answers, not the questions, that are embarrassing.
~By Helen Suzman ~


I never participated in far-reaching political decisions, since I never belonged to the circle of the closest associates of Adolf Hitler, neither was I consulted by Adolf Hitler on general political questions, nor did I ever take part in conferences about such problems.
~By Hans Frank ~


I adore people who ask questions and who cause others to share in their search.
~By Anne Parillaud ~


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 ~


Questions are fiction, and answers are anything from more fiction to science-fiction.
~By Saul Steinberg ~


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


The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge.
~By Edward Levi ~


There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation.
~By James Nathan Miller ~


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 ~


I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.
~By George H. W. Bush ~


It's about putting the pedal to the metal and not asking any questions at all and just going for it.
~By Brandon Thomas ~


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 ~


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


I am atheist in a very religious mould. I'm always asking myself the big questions. Where did we come from? Is there a meaning to all of this? When I find myself in church, I edit the hymns as I sing them.
~By Mark Haddon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Bush is a very poor impromptu speaker. He does fine in small groups but when speaking without a script in front of large groups or answering questions he wasn't prepped for, he has problems.
~By Peter Schuyler ~


Journalists are accused of being lapdogs when they don't ask the hard questions, but then accused of being rude when they do. Good thing we have tough hides.
~By Gwen Ifill ~


I discovered that the study of past philosophers is of little use unless our own reality enters into it. Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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


To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
~By Jim Rohn ~


When immortality becomes for us no longer a matter of academic discussion, but the most vital of all questions; we shall find our comfort where so many before us have found it, in the ancient words.
~By Henry Norris Russell ~


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 ~


This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


Questions structure and, so, to some extent predetermine answers.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


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 ~


I'm always looking, and I'm always asking questions.
~By Anne Rice ~


If I leave my computer, I'm probably not going to get back for hours. If I take a few minutes to answer questions and go web surfing, then guilt kicks in and I get back to work.
~By Raymond E. Feist ~


I object to a legal approach when settling questions of science or scientific behavior.
~By Serge Lang ~


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 ~


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 ~


On the contrary, the characteristic element of the present situation is that economic questions have finally and irrevocably invaded the domain of public life and politics.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


That's where I began to ask questions that maybe don't have one specific answer. And the more people you get answers from, the richer the environment becomes.
~By John Zorn ~


Technology may create a condition, but the questions are what do we do about ourselves. We better understand ourselves pretty clearly and we better find ways to like ourselves.
~By Herbert Simon ~


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 don't think you want to give all the answers, but I think every answer you do give should bring up another question, and not all questions should be answered.
~By Kim Novak ~


You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.
~By Franz Kafka ~


So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman, and we became fast friends. He asked me all manner of questions on the way, and I found that he knew my father well, and remembered his tragic death in Salt Creek Valley.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


You never have to know all the answers because you won't be asked all the questions.
~By Herbert Prochnow ~


Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


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 ~


I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening to people call Carter and ask stupid questions while I designed the screen editor.
~By Bill Joy ~


The great thing about this town hall format is that it allows us to hear what's on the minds of Americans. Tonight, it was clear - voters have quite a few questions about the direction in which the current administration is headed.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination.
~By Eddie Marsan ~


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 ~


My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
~By Peter Drucker ~


You should not ask questions without knowledge.
~By W. Edwards Deming ~


If you find yourself in a movie that you have questions about, it's not a compromise to your integrity.
~By Tim Robbins ~


There were always questions about my parents; I got so fed up with that.
~By Charlotte Gainsbourg ~


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 ~


We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


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


Part of my heritage being Korean, it's going to be interesting going to Korea and answering these questions dealing with North and South Korea.
~By Rick Yune ~


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 ~


But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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 ~


I was going to go make a film in Greece. if they caught you with this much marijuana, they threw you in jail, no questions asked, and I was trying to stuff it in my deodorant bottles. I thought, what I am doing?
~By Dyan Cannon ~


The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers.
~By Brian Greene ~


I like to write about things about which I have no answers, questions that trouble me. These things trouble me.
~By Paul Haggis ~


The subject of my work has a lot to do with general, artistic matters, questions like: What is creativity? Where do we come from? What are our motors? What is coincidence? What is logic?
~By Alva Noto ~


A psychologist said to me, there are only two important questions you have to ask yourself. What do you really feel? And, what do you really want? If you can answer those two, you probably can leave your neuroses behind you.
~By Harold Ramis ~


The questions are scientific, but the UN answers are political. The global warming debate is hardly about science.
~By Allen Simmons ~


Pat Roberts and I both feel very strongly that when we get to Iran, that we can't make the same mistakes. We have to ask the questions, the hard questions before, not afterwards, and get the right intelligence.
~By Jay Rockefeller ~


To try to be authentic these days, to ask questions of the people in power - it's difficult. This administration has evolved new techniques to handle people like me. Their strategy, in a word, is simple: ignore them.
~By Ron Suskind ~


Lately I've been going to all these high schools talking to the students, answering their questions, listening to what they have to say. It has been an incredible journey to be around them and try to give them what my mother gave me.
~By Jill Scott ~


Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment.
~By Anthony Kennedy ~


I thought people would ask me really personal questions because I've shown more of myself, but it's a comedy, and people understand that it's a game we play.
~By Charlotte Gainsbourg ~


'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'
~By John Abbott ~


The questions of philosophy proper are human desires and fears and aspirations - human emotions - taking an intellectual form.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.
~By Kiana Tom ~


Sometimes we have to actually say, I think you're really funny, but none of your jokes are going to make it on the air. So just answer my questions. Seriously.
~By Rob Corddry ~


Memorizing dialogue has always come easy and quickly to me. My wife Eileen is also very helpful. She gives me choices, and asks me questions, and runs my lines with me.
~By Bill Mumy ~


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 ~


Some people, you have to grit your teeth in order to stay in the same room as them, but you get on and ask the questions you assume most of the people watching want to ask.
~By Morley Safer ~


There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
~By Johnny Depp ~


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 ~

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February 29 ,2024
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