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

Related topics: Wisdom

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

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.

 

Truth cannot be defined,
although it can certainly be experienced.
But experience is not a definition.
A definition is made by the mind,
experience comes through participating.
If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it?
But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it.
God is the ultimate dance.
- Osho

This is what the Lord asks of you: only this,
to act justly, to love tenderly,
and to walk humbly with your God.
- Micah 6:8

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

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

What then is time? If no one asks me,
I know what it is.
If I wish to explain it to him who asks,
I do not know.
- Saint Augustine

Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
- Marquis de Sade

People think of the inventor as a screwball,
but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.
- Charles Kettering

When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie,
why not say you want cake and pie?
- Lisa Loeb

Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch,
I say I'm thirsty, not dirty.
- Joe E. Lewis

God asks no man whether he will accept life.
That is not the choice.
You must take it.
The only choice is how.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Yes, I am seeking a husband.
As soon as the right man asks me, I shall say,
It is not good for a woman to live alone.
- Anna Held

We tell anybody who asks that we think Apple is making
a big mistake by not being compatible.
- Rob Glaser

He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature...
is less liable than anyone else to miss and waste life.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

But such is the irresistable nature of truth,
that all it asks, and all it wants is the liberty of appearing.
- Thomas Paine

What are you hiding? No one ever asks that.
- Sarah Vowell

Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?
- Virgil

I went to London and performed in Eric Clapton's concert
at the Royal Albert Hall.
I'll work with him any time he asks me.
- Carole King

All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
- W. Edwards Deming

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
- Joseph Addison

Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.
- e. e. cummings

I know that 20 years from now if anyone asks me one question,
it will be, 'What was it like to be in Saving Private Ryan?
- Tom Sizemore

When somebody asks me what I do, I don't think I'd say critic.
I say writer.
- Leslie Fiedler

Life asks not merely what you can do;
it asks how much can you endure and not be spoiled.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

The weeping voices rise straight up and strike the clouds.
A passer-by at the roadside asks a conscript why,
The conscript answers only that drafting happens often.
- Du Fu

When an actor asks you to read his script,
your heart sinks.
The number of scripts I've been given by actors that
are so unbelievably terrible!
- Richard Grant

The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers,
he is one who asks the right questions.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself
about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
- Helmut Jahn

If somebody asks for my opinion, I tell them my opinion,
whether it's what they want to hear or not.
- Payne Stewart

Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

The best project is one that asks a novel question.
- Walter Gilbert

If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence,
and asks from life only what such an existence can give,
the higher values of life at once disappear.
- Christopher Dawson

How did this or that change my music? The only time
I have to think about it is when an interviewer asks me that.
- Klaus Schulze

It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity,
to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The man who didn't want his wife to work has been succeeded
by the man who asks about her chances of getting a raise.
- Earl Wilson

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws,
and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
- Homer

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

Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not
be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
- Susan Faludi

I learned something from that.
If someone asks me something that I really don't want to do,
I say no.
I have to trust that.
And I'm not afraid to talk money.
- Diana Ross

If man asks for many laws it is only because he is
sure that his neighbor needs them;
privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist,
and thinks laws in his own case superfluous.
- Will Durant

A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails,
and then asks you not to kill him.
- Winston Churchill

The more one has seen of the good, the more one asks for the better.
- John Mason Brown

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.
- Bill Mumy

The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away
whatever obligation or interest we have as regards
the neutrality of Belgium.
We could not entertain that bargain either.
- Edward Grey

Here's good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature;
she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee.
- Martin H. Fischer

Right now my career is totally schizophrenic,
because when an American production like Hitchcock
Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of
showing them my independent films.
- Atom Egoyan

The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays
that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who,
having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.
- James Allen

The slavery of fear had made men afraid to think.
But such is the irresistible nature of truth,
that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
- Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791

When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing,
it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will
tell a hundred years hence.
- Samuel Butler

If anyone asks you what kind of music you play,
tell him 'pop.' Don't tell him 'rock'n'roll' or they
won't even let you in the hotel.
- Buddy Holly

The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
- Jean Cocteau

Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from
itself and asks nothing beyond itself.
Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise.
- Marcus Aurelius

The questions which one asks oneself begin,
at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's
key to the experience of others.
- James A. Baldwin

Always give an autograph when somebody asks you.
- Tommy Lasorda

This is at the heart of all good education,
where the teacher asks students to think and engages
them in encouraging dialogues,
constantly checking for understanding and growth.
- William Glasser

The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks
for help when he needs it.
Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.
- Rona Barrett

Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts
and only asks to be lived.
- Michael Jackson

Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions,
care about some other part of experience besides making
money and being successful on the job.
- Toi Derricotte

The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.
- Warren G. Bennis

I only go to mass when somebody asks me,
but when I get in trouble I call for a priest.
- Broderick Crawford

The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
- Benjamin Disraeli

If somebody asks me to recommend a young,
good singer, I always do.
- Maureen Forrester

When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it is a mere formality.
It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no.
You're going to get it anyway.
- Erma Bombeck

If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play,
you have to go out and find where you can play it.
It's called do or die.
- Steve Lacy

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

Roughly speaking, this hypothesis asks whether drug
use causes some of the diseases officially associated with AIDS,
such as immunodeficiency and Kaposi's sarcoma.
- Serge Lang

Never say no when a client asks for something,
even if it is the moon.
You can always try, and anyhow there is plenty of time
afterwards to explain that it was not possible.
- Richard M. Nixon

Sometimes a serendipitous reaction occurs when a network
asks you if you have any ideas for a series,
at a time when your creative flow is working in that direction.
- Joe Murray


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