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Conversely, beware the man who does nothing but ask you questions about yourself and offers no information about himself. Not only is he keeping you at bay, he is probably not listening to your answers.
~By Merrill Markoe ~


The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised.
~By Carl Bernstein ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Another Black Label motto. That's what I think life is. It's just another bridge to cross. You ask no questions. Whatever work it is you gotta do, you gotta go over it, under it, through it, around it, to do it.
~By Zakk Wylde ~


Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


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 ~


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 ~


You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
~By Bono ~


We'd like to have immediate answers to all of our questions. I think medicine in particular. I found it frustrating as a physician sometimes to not be able to tell someone exactly why something was happening to them. There are still so many mysteries in medicine.
~By Laurel Clark ~


Well, because lots of questions had been raised about the toxicity of the drug, which is very serious.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


I can't deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.
~By Paul McCartney ~


The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers.
~By Will Durant ~


The first census in 1790 asked just six questions: the name of the head of the household, the number of free white males older than 16, the number of free white males younger than 16, the number of free white females, the number of other free persons, and the number of slaves.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Obviously all of us have thought about Vietnam, particularly in my generation in Australia that were part of conscription and fought there. Our friends came back, forever changed. So there were a lot of questions.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. That's why I am not against violence in the media, I am against the glorification of immoral violence.
~By Dennis Prager ~


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


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 ~


It was not easy to get all my questions answered, frankly.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.
~By Daniel Inouye ~


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 ~


To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
~By Albert Einstein ~


There are big issues, like the reform of the Security Council. These kinds of questions are something the President of the General Assembly must keep his eye on.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


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


You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.
~By Dave Eggers ~


The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns over how the things of God appear to them.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


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 ~


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 ~


I started realizing that I wasn't so dumb; rather, most people simply didn't know the answers to the questions that I was interested in-or they didn't care.
~By Dean Kamen ~


That first week, I also went to Washington. That was really tough. I sympathize with those Washington figures who have to face 40 Times Washington bureau reporters. They ask hard questions and they're relentless. And they were quite suspicious and quite dubious about me.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
~By Og Mandino ~


When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die.
~By Lillian Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
~By Robert Half ~


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 ~


I see some recurring themes: things that feel threaded together, some symbolic references, and songs about some of the big questions, like death. There are a lot of references to weather, too!
~By Tracy Chapman ~


There are no right answers to wrong questions.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


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 ~


People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
~By Ayn Rand ~


On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


The mind of man has perplexed itself with many hard questions. Is space infinite, and in what sense? Is the material world infinite in extent, and are all places within that extent equally full of matter? Do atoms exist or is matter infinitely divisible?
~By James C. Maxwell ~


I loved being asked 2,000 questions a day, storyboarding every move, knowing as though by instinct exactly where the camera had to be, because it was my story.
~By Richard Grant ~


God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built.
~By King Hussein I ~


In order for answers to become clear, the questions have to be clear.
~By Abdolkarim Soroush ~


It is hard to know what you are talking about in mathematics, yet no one questions the validity of what you say. There is no other realm of discourse half so queer.
~By James Newman ~


People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
~By Nick Cave ~


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 ~


I was raised with the notion that it was OK to ask questions, and it was OK to say, I'm not sure. I believe, but I'm not quite so certain about the resurrection.
~By Peter Jennings ~


Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking.
~By Malcolm Wilson ~


In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened.
~By Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ~


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


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


I was obsessed with religious questions, the basics: Why are we here? Why is the world so beautiful?
~By Anne Rice ~


I asked him a number of questions and I got some very interesting answers. Ken's heroes, according to Christopher, would be people like John Wayne, of course.
~By Stacy Keach ~


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


Every clarification breeds new questions.
~By Arthur Bloch ~


If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?
~By Joseph Howe ~


What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine.
~By Walter Martin ~


The reactions haven't differed; the concerns have been different. When I read for a predominantly Indian audience, there are more questions that are based on issues of identity and representation.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


Ethical and questions of philosophy interest me a great deal.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


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 ~


Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions.
~By Steve Hackett ~


If you are Iraqi, you know who I am... and you know that I do not tire. I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these questions because this court is illegitimate.
~By Saddam Hussein ~


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 ~


Shoot first and ask questions later, and don't worry, no matter what happens, I will protect you.
~By Hermann Goering ~


The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed.
~By Kofi Annan ~


I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism. I am not involved in the story. I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions. I am not the story.
~By Jim Lehrer ~


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


War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously.
~By Andre Malraux ~


We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families.
~By Jeb Bush ~


We have to be that wedge that drives the question and asks the hard questions.
~By Danny Glover ~


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


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 think that by following the route that I have tried to outline, one gets into a much more interesting and productive series of questions than those that result from saying simply that Chinese don't like milk because they don't like milk.
~By Marvin Harris ~


They ask questions like 'do you believe in aliens' and those types of things. They were really interested in aliens, and that was really something that the Japanese have an interest in, and they are also very big fans of romances.
~By Shiri Appleby ~


And when I started college, I think I was good at two things: arguing and asking questions.
~By Karen Hughes ~


Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.
~By Jeff Bezos ~


Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


On some level, now, we are joining the larger world and realizing that we are connected with people in these very scary ways, sometimes. What happened recently in Spain affects us here and brings questions up. It is too bad that people have to be shaken up in that way.
~By Edwidge Danticat ~


Every time I get tested, I ask questions about it, and I watch how they do it.
~By Tommy Chong ~


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


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


Einstein was a man who could ask immensely simple questions. And what his work showed is that when the answers are simple too, then you can hear God thinking.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it's possible to learn how things are done - the mechanics of writing, so to speak - and which genres and authors excel in various areas.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


My basic approach to interviewing is to ask the basic questions that might even sound naive, or not intellectual. Sometimes when you ask the simple questions like 'Who are you?' or 'What do you do?' you learn the most.
~By Brian Lamb ~


People recognize me, call me Ron, and ask me questions. It's really cool and weird as well.
~By Rupert Grint ~


I like to think that I have no single view nor any single situation that I think things arrive from. I try to give examples of what I think are interesting questions for me.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?
~By Emanuel Celler ~


Black power can be clearly defined for those who do not attach the fears of white America to their questions about it.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


After an extensive investigation, the office produced a report that addressed the many questions that confronted the difficult issues, it laid out new evidence, and it reached a definitive conclusion.
~By Kenneth Starr ~


I don't know why his lawyers didn't tell him, 'You don't have to answer any questions about your private life, Mr. President. Let them sue you. Take the heat. You don't have to answer.'
~By Chris Matthews ~

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