Quotes: investigate

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  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
  • Congress has the constitutional authority to investigate the other agencies of government. We are the watchdogs of the taxpayer's money, and we have the right to know how that money is being spent and to conduct oversight over the government.
  • For much of my life there was no place where the things I wanted to investigate were of interest to anyone.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
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    If you don't want to investigate what you're passing judgment on, then it's your fault. And I believe that if people investigate Goldberg as a human being, I'm not such a bad guy.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    If you judge, investigate.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    If you sit in judgment, investigate, if you sit in supreme power, sit in command.
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
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    Investigation may be likened to the long months of pregnancy, and solving a problem to the day of birth. To investigate a problem is, indeed, to solve it.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
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    Newspapers that are truly independent, like The Washington Post, can still aggressively investigate anyone or anything with no holds barred.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
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    Nobody is denying we should investigate and do what we can to prevent gun crime in our cities and towns. But, we should not scapegoat the American gun owner for complicated, cultural problems we are just beginning to understand.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
  • Saul Bellow
    Saul Bellow
    American writer 1915-
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    Psychoanalysis pretends to investigate the Unconscious. The Unconscious by definition is what you are not conscious of. But the Analysts already know what's in it - they should, because they put it all in beforehand.
  • Sir William Osler
    Sir William Osler
    Canadian Physician 1849-1919
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    Study until twenty five, investigate until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist 1875-1947
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    The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
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