Quotes: unanswerable

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.
  • Ben Shapiro
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    By giving professors jobs for life, universities create a feeling of unanswerable power among too many. Tenured professors who are uninterested in serving the student body are less likely to respond favorably to criticism, and are more likely to feel the freedom to intimidate or harass those with opposing viewpoints.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
  • Christianity claims that the supernatural is as reasonable as the natural, that man himself is supernatural as truly as he is natural, and that the Bible is so clearly the word of God by proofs that are unanswerable, that it is unreasonable to disbelieve its divine truths.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Of all eloquence a nickname is the most concise; of all arguments the most unanswerable.
    Source: Sketches and Essays, On Nicknames
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Oh! too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Under the summer roses
    When the flagrant crimson
    Lurks in the dusk
    Of the wild red leaves,
    Love, with little hands,
    Comes and touches you
    With a thousand memories,
    And asks you
    Beautiful, unanswerable questions.
    Source: Under the Harvest Moon (1916)
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Where did God come from? If we decide this is an unanswerable question why not save a step and conclude that the origin of the universe is an unanswerable question.
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