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The question of boundaries is a major question of the
by A. B. Yehoshua

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.
- A. B. Yehoshua

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.
- A. B. Yehoshua

Traveling is one expression of the desire to cross boundaries.
- A. B. Yehoshua

Intimate relationships are a gold mine for literature to explore,
to understand, to describe.
- A. B. Yehoshua

 

I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing -
even in part -
our capacity to contribute to other peoples.
- A. B. Yehoshua

We must see what in the Israeli identity -
in the Israeli -
we can give to other people rather than speaking so often of taking,
expanding territory.
- A. B. Yehoshua

The most difficult and complicated part of the writing
process is the beginning.
- A. B. Yehoshua

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One of the dreams of Zionism was to be a bridge.
Instead, we are creating exclusion between the East
and the West instead of creating bridges;
we are contributing to the conflict between East and
West by our stupid desire to have more.
- A. B. Yehoshua

We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers.
They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission.
But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist
attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a
housewife who got on a bus and never returned?
- A. B. Yehoshua

The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that
you aren't even left with the possibility of taking
revenge or punishing anyone;
the terrorist is killed along with his victims,
his blood mixing with theirs.
- A. B. Yehoshua

So with truth - there is a certain moment when one can say,
this is the truth and here I put a dot,
a stop, and I go to another thing.
A judge has to put an end to a deliberation.
But for a historian, there's never an end to the past.
It can go on and on and on.
- A. B. Yehoshua

Honor tradition AND question tradition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

We learn more by looking for the answer
to a question and not finding it
than we do from learning the answer itself.
- Lloyd Alexander

The well-timed question is more impacting than an answer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

Life's most urgent question is:
what are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our grandchildren's grandchildren will shake their heads in shame
at some of the beliefs that we hold most dear today -
the question is, which ones?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is love there is no question.
- Albert Einstein

When we have arrived at the question,
the answer is already near.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

If you ask a stupid question, you may feel stupid;
if you don't ask a stupid question, you remain stupid.
- Tony Rothman

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

To be or not to be is not
a question of compromise.
Either you be or you don't be.
- Golda Meir

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

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

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

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"It's not that important,
don't worry about it" is the answer,
now what was the question?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I question my questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
I question my questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

Question every assumption and expectation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heart is always right -
if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart -
because mind is a creation of the society.
It has been educated.
You have been given it by the society, not by existence.
The heart is unpolluted.
- Osho

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you ever question why our educational system
teaches competition rather than cooperation?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most erroneous stories are those
we think we know best -
and therefore never scrutinize or question.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask.
She has long ago taken her resolution.
- Henry David Thoreau

Identify your assumptions (what you believe).
Question how you feel when you hold those assumptions.
Visualize holding different assumptions.
Ask yourself how it feels to hold a different world-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I refuse to answer that question
on the grounds that I don't know the answer
- Douglas Adams

A question that sometimes drives me hazy:
am I or are the others crazy?
- Albert Einstein

The answer is twelve monkeys, what's the question?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always question WHY you are doing something.
Is it a free-will gift or an obligation?
That which is done out of a feeling of obligation
is unworkable as a substitute for a gift.
Obligation creates a feeling of resentment on your part,
and evokes resentment rather than gratitude
on the part of the recipient.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us holds a different image of God.
There are as many perspectives on
the nature of God as there are people.
However much any of us may choose to argue,
or to fight and kill, for our point of view,
the nature of God is an unanswerable question.
Perhaps there is a specific answer,
that we will never learn - in this lifetime.
Perhaps the nature of God is so complex and multifaceted
that each view of God describes an aspect of the complex whole.
Or perhaps the nature of God is actually defined by our beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon

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?
- Rita Rudner

Our heart glows, and secret unrest gnaws at the root of our being.
Dealing with the unconscious has become a question of life for us.
- Carl Jung

We are all "neighbors."
Our world has gotten too small for us to be anything else.
We can no longer have "us" and "them" - friends and enemies.
A person from Iraq, or Russia, or Columbia is
no more a stranger or enemy than a person from across town.
A few people everywhere are troublemakers.
Every religion provokes a few people to become extremists.
Do we need police around the globe? Unfortunately, we always will.
Do we need war? Does that question even deserve an answer?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have an emotional reaction in the presence of someone,
your heart is telling you that you have
not resolved your issues with them.
In other words, you have not truly forgiven that person.
All of this begs the question, how do we forgive?
First, cease lying to yourself and stop telling yourself stories
about why you behave the way you do.
Stop blaming your behavior on other people
and take responsibility for your emotional reactions.
If you could forgive all the people in your life
who have hurt or wounded you
it would be possible to be in control of your behavior
instead of being in reaction to other people all of the time.
Imagine living life without experiencing
a constant emotional roller-coaster of pain, anger, and jealousy!
That would be bliss!
-Sheri Rosenthal

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question
"How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"
- Erwin Chargaff

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.
- Margaret Mead

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

It is an interesting question how far men
would retain their relative rank
if they were divested of their clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

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.
- Thomas Jefferson

Well, you ask a silly question, and you get a silly answer.
- Tom Lehrer

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

Education is not the answer to the question.
Education is the means to the answer to all questions.
- William Allin

The question of whether a computer can think is no
more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
- Edsger Dijkstra

It is easy for me to love myself, but for ladies to
do it is another question altogether.
- Johnny Vegas

If love is the answer,
could you please rephrase the question.
- Lily Tomlin

What we've gone through in the last several years has
caused some people to question 'Can we trust Microsoft?'
- Steve Ballmer

All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop
a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question.
Any utility would be implicit in that answer.
- James W. Black

It's a natural thing for people to say,
you know, Who's in this book? I find myself get ting a little defensive.
People come along and I'm waiting for that first question.
- Hugh Leonard

So it's mainly a question of helping the Third World
overcome the effects of global warming.
- Bjorn Lomborg

It's a dumb question, because I don't look at things as a black director,
just as a director, so ask me as a director first and
we can segue into the colour thing later.
- Antoine Fuqua


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