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  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    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
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    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.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    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
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
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    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
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    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
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Listening well and answering well is one of the greatest perfections that can be obtained in conversation.
  • Carlos Gershenson
    Carlos Gershenson
    Mexican author and academic 1978-
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    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)
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    When the solution is simple, God is answering.
  • Andre Breton
    Andre Breton
    French writer 1896-1966
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    No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
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