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"My favorite prayer is thank you. Most people are asking for things and not doing their part." - Tony Robbins

"Many things are lost for want of asking." - George Herbert

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"I'm not asking people to feel sorry for me." - Jack Abramoff

"A journalist finds out things by asking questions of people who know." - Steig Larsson

"Do things that will get people asking questions, the answer to which is the Gospel." - Lesslie Newbigin

"I think people can benefit tremendously from really asking why they're doing certain things," - Elizabeth Holmes

"I speak relatively little, except when I'm at home and I'm asking for things." - Roger Moore

"I'm constantly asking for alternative views on most things that come to me." - Paul Wolfowitz

"Instead of wishing things would change, I'm asking God for His strength to make a change." - Lysa TerKeurst

"I think people are going to keep asking me about Macaulay. Some things change and some things don't." - Kieran Culkin

"You know that things aren't going well for you when you can't even tell people the simplest fact about your life, just because they'll presume you're asking them to feel sorry for you." - Nick Hornby

"Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud." - Gerald Vann

"Is it common for people to become a pothead at 40? Asking for myself." - Gary Gulman

"For me, being vulnerable is asking for help from other people whatever it may be." - Mason Jennings

"The questions worth asking, in other words, come not from other people but from nature, and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned out by the noise of everyday life." - Robert B Laughlin

"I will say this: one of the things that is a pain when you're expecting children is how much advice unsolicited people give you when you're not asking for it." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"I'm just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear." - David Copperfield

"It is very important for young people keep their sense of wonder and keep asking why." - Stephen Hawking

"I want to thank the people of Texas for asking me to represent them in Washington." - Kay Bailey Hutchison

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"You have to make changes before people are clamoring for changes. If people are asking for changes, it's too late." - David Shore

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'" - Brian Tracy

"Is there an answer to the question of why bad things happen to good people?...The response would be...to forgive the world for not being perfect, to forgive God for not making a better world, to reach out to the people around us, and to go on living despite it all...no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it has happened." - Harold S. Kushner

"We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us." - Stephen Covey

"Love accepts the trying things of life without asking for explanations. It trusts and is at rest." - Amy Carmichael

"The same people that tell me what I ought to have is the same people asking for an autograph." - Kanye West

"All giving is asking, and all asking is an asking for love." - Sigmund Freud

"I attributed their behavior to the fact that they didn't have a TV, but television didn't teach you everything. Asking for candy on Halloween was called trick-or-treating, but asking for candy on November first was called begging, and it made people uncomfortable. This was one of the things you were supposed to learn simply by being alive, and it angered me that the Tomkeys did not understand it." - David Sedaris

"People keep asking me about it but I don't want to be famous for being a former anorexic." - Kate Beckinsale

"And people coming up asking for autographs, there's only one time when it kind of bothers me: when I'm eating." - Enrique Iglesias

"People are always asking me for my favorite recipe, and I have to say, 'I don't really have one.'" - Lesley Nicol

"I tend to be shy in asking people for photos - other actors that I really like and admire." - Matt Mcgorry

"A player dreams of being a superstar, but he doesn't want people flocking all over him asking for an autograph." - Dennis Rodman

"Asking people for money is giving them the opportunity to put their resources at the disposal of the Kingdom." - Henri Nouwen

"I see a lot of that on Tumblr - people asking advice from people they don't know. That's so odd to me. Asking an anonymous person for advice seems very odd." - Chris Black

"Got everything I'm asking for but you." - Drake

"I appreciate folks asking for my autograph." - Wolfman Jack

"I get a lot of letters from introverts asking how they can meet people. The key is to make sure that you are doing things you enjoy." - Susan Cain

"We need to be asking for the vote in the most powerful way possible, which is to have people asking for the vote who are comfortable and look like and sound like the people that we're asking for the vote from." - Karl Rove

"Prayer does not mean asking God for all kinds of things we want, it is rather the desire for God Himself, the only Giver of Life." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"People perceive me as a commodity. They just don't think anything of asking for five minutes of my time. It never occurs to them that if they're asking for it and another thousand people are asking, I don't have 1,000 five minutes to give." - Stephen Jay Gould

"All I ask is one thing, and I'm asking this particularly of young people: please do' be cynical. I hate cynicism, for the record, it's my least favorite quality and it does' lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." - Conan O'Brien

"You're just trying to be yourself, and for me, playing soccer is being myself. One day, you're one person on a team. The next thing people are asking your opinion about things you're not an expert on. Because they recognize you, they think you must know something about something - which isn't necessarily the case." - Brandi Chastain

"All I ask is one thing, and I'm asking this particularly of young people: please don't be cynical. I hate cynicism, for the record, it's my least favorite quality and it doesn't lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." - Conan O'Brien

"They [people] start asking themselves "Well which one is the best? Which one would be good for me?" And all those questions are much easier to ask if you're choosing from six than when you're choosing from 24 and if you look at the marketplace today most often we have a lot more than 24 of things to choose from." - Sheena Iyengar

"People are always asking for the latest developments in the unification of this theory with that theory, and they don't give us a chance to tell them anything about what we know pretty well. They always want to know the things we don't know." - Richard Feynman

"People are always asking for the latest developments in the unification of this theory with that theory, and they don't give us a chance to tell them anything about what we know pretty well. They always want to know the things we don't know." - Richard P Feynman

"The word 'confession,' to me, means needing to be absolved. I'm not asking for forgiveness. I'm not asking people to understand. I'd like to think that I tell stories and sometimes my life weaves through it." - Tori Amos

"We have to design a health delivery system by actually talking to people and asking, 'What would make this service better for you?' As soon as you start asking, you get a flood of answers." - Paul Farmer

"My whole thing in life is I just want freedom. I thought that money would give me that freedom. I was wrong. It bound me more than it freed me, because now I had more things to worry about, more people asking for money, I thought I had to buy a house and nice cars and different things that people with money are supposed to do." - Ricky Williams

"I'm going to approach it as trying to do my best, but you can't do everything yourself. That's asking for bad things to happen." - Mark Mulder

"Prayer is not a check request asking for things from God. It is a deposit slip - a way of depositing God's character into our bankrupt souls." - Dutch Sheets

"Millions of people are asking for accountability, for responsibility, for truth from their elected officials, truth about how Obamacare is failing the men and women of America." - Ted Cruz

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"I'm not asking for more entitlement programs; I'm asking for more enterprise." - Van Jones

"By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers, the people doing the work have lost track of the questions." - Norman Ralph Augustine

"Ask God for what you want, but you cannot ask if you are not asking for a right thing. When you draw near to God, you cease from asking for things."Your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask him." Then, why ask? That you may get to know Him." - Oswald Chambers

"Learning how to deal with people and their reactions to my life is one of the most challenging things... people staring at me, people asking rude questions, dealing with media, stuff like that." - Bethany Hamilton

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"I think that giant American corporations should start asking themselves if the things they make are really, I mean really, better than the ordinary. Clearly people want things that make their lives the way they wish they were." - John Peterman

"The competitiveness, playing in front of 18-19,000 people every single night, people asking for my autograph, getting recognized, being able to do something like this with Sega and being on the front of a box, and being involved in video games, and listening to movies where they reference my name like in Swingers. All these things they make life so exciting, you don't know what to expect next." - Jeremy Roenick

"You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you're asking for money!" - Gary Vaynerchuk

"For many people, feminism is one of those words of which, as St. Augustine said about time, they know the meaning as long as no one is asking." - Katha Pollitt

"You can't make anything authentic by asking people what they want because they don't know what they want. That's what they're looking at you for." - Thom Mayne

"Crossroads, what a disaster. Hundreds of millions of dollars wasted and no one is held responsible....people ought to be asking, 'What are you in business for?'" - Patrick Caddell

"I think the hardest part to get to is that point of asking for help or reaching out to other people and being honest with yourself." - Mary-Kate Olsen

"People at rehab were stealing my hats and pens and notebooks and asking for autographs. I couldn't concentrate on my problem." - Eminem

"Labor unions should study and read the Bible instead of asking for more money. When people get right with God, they are better workers." - Jerry Falwell

"Thirty years people have been asking for a lawful system of immigration to end this lawlessness, and government on both parties have refused to give it to them." - Jeff Sessions

"I do travel a lot, because I need oxygen, I need to go to places to meet people who aren't upset at me because I'm asking for peace." - Sandra Cisneros

"No one comes up to me asking for a crack dealer's number. People come up to me to talk about lyrics, about music, about the band." - Pete Doherty

"I wouldn't want to spend every waking hour asking people for money. A, I can't do it, it's just not my nature." - Rush Limbaugh

"Just like you can't cure a patient without listening to what he's feeling, you can't cure a nation without hearing what the people are really asking for." - Ami Bera

"For some reason, I always get offered plays when I'm doing plays and then, if I stop doing them, people stop asking me." - Mark Gatiss

"I asked people who have already finished books for advice, which is akin to asking a mother with a four-year-old what childbirth is like." - Amy Poehler

"People have been asking me for a couple of years when I am going to retire, and I think that now is the right time." - Tim Henman

"I call on people to be 'obsessed citizens,' forever questioning and asking for accountability. That's the only chance we have today of a healthy and happy life." - Ai Weiwei

"People always want to pin yesterday's news on you, as opposed to asking you what you're going to do for the future, what you're doing today." - Corey Feldman

"There's people constantly asking you for something on set, so the multi-tasking of motherhood transfers very well to being a director. And I think you're compassionate." - Angelina Jolie

"Groupies to me, were people who followed you around. Familiar faces who were always there, asking for autographs. We have more of those now, but they're not sexual." - Davy Jones

"I think people expect mud at festivals, I think you'd be asking for your money back if you didn't get it." - Peter Hook

"I justify myself because I'm taking risks myself, and I'm not asking people to do things I'm not willing to do... If you are going to do anything about it, other people are going to be killed." - Bob Moses

"Don't apologize for asking for what you deserve." - Mika Brzezinski

"Okay well - no that is a very real thing seven-year-olds asking for BlackBerrys and cell phones and things like that. And that's one of the things I love most about the show is the social satire." - Debra Messing

"I have tried raising money by asking for it, and by not asking for it. I always got more by asking for it." - Millard Fuller

"People are always ruining things for you." - J D Salinger

"I think people have been obsessed with the wrong question, which is, 'How do we make people pay for music?' What if we started asking, 'How do we LET people pay for music?'" - Amanda Palmer

"I think people have been obsessed with the wrong question, which is, "How do we make people pay for music?" What if we started asking, "How do we LET people pay for music?"" - Amanda Palmer

"When I think about the things that cause me pain or the things that cause me trouble or frustration, it's not people asking for my autograph; it's people breaking my heart. That happens to you whether you've sold millions of records or whether you're taking classes at college. You're going to believe people when they say that they love you. I don't leave out details when I write songs about that. I try to make my songs as personal as possible because, ultimately, my music started out as just trying to turn my diary entries into something that was a piece of music. And that has never changed." - Taylor Swift

"When I started out, maybe because I did Thelma & Louise early on - but people were always asking, "Are things better for women now?" I would say, "Yeah, I think so. It seems like it." Then a few years in, I started saying, "I think so. I'm getting a lot of good parts, but I don't know." Then eventually, I was like, "Google it. I don't know, but it doesn't seem great."" - Geena Davis

"In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened." - Pierre Teilhard De Chardi

"In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"Liberals love to say things like, "We're just asking everyone to pay their fair share." But government is not about asking. It is about telling. The difference is fundamental. It is the difference between making love and being raped, between working for a living and being a slave. The Internal Revenue service is not asking anybody to do anything. It confiscates your assets and puts you behind bars if you don't pay." - Thomas Sowell

"The thing thats caught me off guard is going to dinner and people asking me for autographs or to take a picture. People coming to my house asking for autographs - thats something I really havent grasped the whole entirety of yet." - Johnny Manziel

"The thing that's caught me off guard is going to dinner and people asking me for autographs or to take a picture. People coming to my house asking for autographs - that's something I really haven't grasped the whole entirety of yet." - Johnny Manziel

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Prayer is asking for guidance. Meditation is listening to it." - Sonia Choquette

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible." - Giovanni Niccolini

"Pain is a message asking for our help." - Gerald Epstein

"They don't know that I'm already asking for the moon." - Suzanne Collins

"The Chinese in this country aren't asking for integration." - Malcolm X

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the possible." - Proverbs

"Fear is just your feelings asking for a hug." - Danielle Sanchez-Witzel

"You create your opportunities by asking for them." - Shakti Gawain

"Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer." - Mason Cooley

"I can be unbearable sometimes asking for so many takes." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"A writer who isn't writing is asking for trouble." - Walter Kirn

"Well if you were asking my personal opinion on that I think the answer can only be yes but it was missed. Much as I know I'm responsible for a lot of things, I can't wear any responsibility for that." - John Anderson

"We honor God by asking for great things when they are a part of His promise. We dishonor Him and cheat ourselves when we ask for molehills where He has offered mountains." - Vance Havner

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"I will be asking for forgiveness, but hopefully I won't have to be asking for much forgiveness." - Donald Trump

"My father wasn't allowing me control and the financial freedom that I was asking for. I was 17, about to be 18 within a year, so I started asking more questions because I felt that I needed to start learning about those things." - Dominique Moceanu

"One is made by all the things around one. There are many things that have made one. For a writer to go around looking for things that have made him is asking for trouble. It's like giving a character to yourself. Can't do it. Can't do it. These things are just there. Is that enough?" - V S Naipaul

"Food is one of my favourite things. Though I certainly know lots of people who happen to be happily married who don't have food play the role in it that it plays in my life. And I don't know how they do it, and frankly I feel so bad for them because I just love food and one of my favourite things is asking, "What do we want for dinner? What do we feel like eating?" That wonderful negotiation that goes on several times a week about what "we" feel like." - Nora Ephron

"I may not know the weight of those things, but I could feel the weight of that one, so I kept it to myself. You know that things aren't going well for you when you can't even tell people the simplest fact about your life, just because they'll presume you're asking them to feel sorry for you. I suppose it's why you feel so far away from everyone, in the end; anything you can think of to tell them just ends up making them feel terrible." - Nick Hornby

"Asking for advice about what you should write is a little like asking for help getting dressed. I can you tell you what I think looks good, but you have to wear it. And as every fashion victim knows, very few people look good in everything." - Betsy Lerner

"We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq - that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people." - Arlen Specter

"Prayer in the sense of petition, asking for things, is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its threshold, adoration its sanctuary, the presence and vision and enjoyment of God its bread and wine." - C S Lewis

"Strike is always a form of direct action. With the strike, too, you are not asking government to make things easier for you by passing legislation, you are taking a direct action against the employer." - Howard Zinn

"Great leaders and great organizations are good at seeing what most of us can't see. They are good at giving us things we would never think of asking for." - Simon Sinek

"Successful leaders don't start out asking, 'What do I want to do?' They ask, 'What needs to be done?' Then they ask, 'Of those things that would make a difference, which are right for me?'" - Peter Drucker

"It is hard to apply oneself to study when there is no money to pay for food and lodging. I almost never explain these things when folks are asking me why I don't do this or that." - Zora Neale Hurston

"It's great, but there is one problem. She doesn't sleep. At night she seems to turn into a vampire. She wakes up every night five or 10 times, asking for things, singing, calling out." - Goran Ivanisevic

"Great leaders and great organizations are good at seeing what most of us ca' see. They are good at giving us things we would never think of asking for." - Simon Sinek

"Seeing an economy that is, in many ways, quite different from the one grows up in, helps crystallize issues: in one's own environment, one takes too much for granted, without asking why things are the way they are." - Joseph Stiglitz

"I know the youth of India. They are not merely asking for things. The youth wants to stand of their own feet and live a life of pride and dignity." - Narendra Modi

"Through His Spirit, the Spirit of prayer, our life may be one of continual prayer. The Spirit of prayer will help you become an intercessor, asking great things of God for those around you." - Andy Murray

"It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things, and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter to look into our living rooms night after night." - Jonathan Dimbleby

"There are many types of preventive health care services that are covered, things like blood pressure medication, for example. And women are merely asking that their health be taken just as seriously." - Sandra Fluke

"When I met with Deepak Chopra, instead of asking him for something, I offered something. You can always think of things that are not really any costs to you that still have a huge benefit." - Rachel Roy

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"Asking for financial advice from a financial planner is like asking a barber if you need a hair cut." - Warren Buffett

"Prayer is not asking for what you think you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine." - Kathleen Norris

"I think that most art is asking a question or is looking for something, looking for answers and that is what life seems to be about for most people." - PJ Harvey

"I have a question for Republicans running for the House and the Senate. I'm asking this question with genuine sincerity: Why should people vote for you? It's clear that you don't want to stop Hillary Clinton." - Rush Limbaugh

"Everything is going to be fine." I hate it when people say that, people who have absolutely no idea of what's coming next. They turn you into an idiot for even asking." - Jenny Valentine

"Everything is going to be fine." I hate it when people say that, people who have absolutely no idea of what's coming next. They turn you into an idiot for even asking." - Jenny Valentine

"I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol lowering drugs for the rest of their lives." - Dean Ornish

"Some people make movies and think, "Well, I'll just keep asking for more money if this isn't enough." And then there are other people, like Clint Eastwood, who always come in under budget." - Judd Apatow

"Before people outside of the Western European tradition started asking to be in there, the people who were accumulating objects for the museum were perfectly satisfied with the narrative they were constructing." - Kerry James Marshall

"People with new ideas could distribute programs as freeware, asking for donations from satisfied users, or selling hand-holding services. I have met people who are already working this way successfully." - Richard Stallman

"So many people had been asking me to write an autobiography, or threatening to write my biography without any input from me, that I thought I'd better tell my story before other people told it for me." - Michael Palin

"When Bugs Bunny walks into rehab, people are going to turn and look. People at rehab were stealing my hats and pens and notebooks and asking for autographs. I couldn't concentrate on my problem." - Eminem

"Live by looking for things to do for other people." - Shinichi Suzuki

"People do incredible things for love, particularly for unrequited love." - Daniel Radcliffe



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