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British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
A gentleman reading a poem that began with Where is that man that never yet did hear
Of fair Penelope, Ulysses' queen? calling his cook, asked if he had ever heard of her, who answering No, demonstrate to him Lo, there the man that never yet did hear
Of fair Penelope, Ulysses' queen.Source: Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
Being a novelist and being a mother have exactly coincided in my life: the call from my agent saying that I had a contract for my first novel - that was on my answering phone message when I got back from the hospital with my first child.
English writer 1778-1830
Belief is with them mechanical, voluntary: they believe what they are paid for - they swear to that which turns to account. Do you suppose, that after years spent in this manner, they have any feeling left answering to the difference between truth and falsehood?
Frank Moore Colby
American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
If a man urge me to tell wherefore I loved him, I feel it cannot be expressed but by answering: Because it was he, because it was myself.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Listening well and answering well is one of the greatest perfections that can be obtained in conversation.
Mexican author and academic 1978-
Philosophers get paid for posing interesting questions; scientists for answering them. Thus, one cannot live without the other...Source: Design and Control of Self-organizing Systems (2007)
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
When the solution is simple, God is answering.
French writer 1896-1966
No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
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