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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.
Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
''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.
C. P. Snow
English novelist 1905-1980
A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you reSource: The Two Cultures (1959)
American poet 1874-1963
Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
American broadcast journalist 1916-2009
I asked [my doctors] if I'd be able to play singles tennis and they said I could. That made me very happy since I haven't played in five years.
Dominican-American writer 1968-
I never hear white writers get asked, 'Do you worry about how you represent white people?'Source: Wildwood
American journalist and filmmaker
'What comes next?' is the constant question I'm asked by outsiders eager to travel to the island. During the eleven years I traveled to Havana, very few Cubans I met on the island ever bothered to verbalize this question.
A cement mixer collided with a prison van on the Kingston Pass. Motorists are asked to be on the lookout for 16 hardened criminals.
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 actor, vaudevillian, comedian and producer 1920-2014
A lot of people have asked me how short I am. Since my last divorce, I think I'm about $100, 000 short.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, ''Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful?'' holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. ''Yet,'' added he, ''none of you can tell where it pinches me.
Anna Garlin Spencer
American educator and feminist 1851-1931
A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister's wife.
A young girl was asked: ''Whose preaching brought you to Christ?'' ''It wasn't anybody's preaching; it was Aunt Mary's practicing,'' he replied. The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
American writer, editor 1915?-
Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
German preacher 1483-1546
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
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