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  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ''What does a woman want?''
  • Ivern Ball
    Ivern Ball
    American author
    Ivern Ball
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    Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.
  • John Abbott
    John Abbott
    Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
    John Abbott
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    ''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.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper till you get the answer.
  • Bernard Meltzer
    Bernard Meltzer
    American professor 1914-
    Bernard Meltzer
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    Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.
  • Lester Bangs
    Lester Bangs
    American music journalist, critic and author 1948-1982
    Lester Bangs
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    The only questions worth asking today are whether humans are going to have any emotions tomorrow, and what the quality of life will be if the answer is no.
  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
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    ''Where do architects and designers get their ideas?'' The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''Write that down,'' the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence.
    Source: Alice in wonderland
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    'That is indisputable,' was the answer, 'but in this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.'
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
    Maya Angelou
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    A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
    Margaret Mead
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    A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
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