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"Good questions outrank easy answers." - Paul Samuelson

"We may expect answers to prayer, and should not be easy without them any more than we should be if we had written a letter to a friend upon important business, and had received no reply." - Charles Spurgeon

"I wish there were easy answers to people's health questions. There aren't. There are answers, all right, but they are not easy." - Andrew Saul

"There are simple answers to the nation's problems, but not easy ones." - Ronald Reagan

"There are no easy answers, there's only living through the questions." - Elizabeth George

"We're too smart to know there aren't easy answers. But we're not dumb enough to accept that there aren't better answers." - Ann Romney

"There are no easy answers but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right." - Ronald Reagan

"There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right." - Ronald Reagan

"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right." - Ronald Reagan

"I did not know that children think the hard questions they ask are easy and thus expect easy answers to them, and that they are disappointed when they get cautious, complex answers." - Bernhard Schlink

"I guess if you want to know one single thing I'm about, it's that I'm against easy answers." - M Scott Peck

"As a reader I gravitate toward work that rests in the gray area, that doesn't come with easy answers." - Laurie Foos

"What literature brings to our times is always the fact that literature refuses to bring any simple or easy answers." - Sjon

"It's okay to ask questions, but get the answers. So, where are the answers? Since the questions came from within you, guess where the answers are? Within you." - Prem Rawat

"Only entropy comes easy." - Anton Chekhov

"As long as we keep searching, the answers come." - Joan Baez

"As long as one keeps searching, the answers will come." - Joan Baez

"Will this massive outcry [about pollution] continue long enough to have effective results? Will federal and state laws be enacted with effective enforcement clauses? Will people be concerned long enough to pay the bill through higher prices? Will towns tole lost jobs when it proves too costly to clean obsolete plants?... I think so, but it sure won't be as easy as the present outcry and political oratory suggest. The answers to preserving a livable environment are not all simple, and some of the nuts now pushing simplistic cure-alls won't help bring about any lasting solutions." - Malcolm Forbes

"They say we offer simple answers to complex problems. Well, perhaps there is a simple answer - not an easy answer - but simple." - Ronald Reagan

"I don't like films giving me answers. I like films that are provoking me, that are making me feel not only being in an easy place." - Juliette Binoche

"Swing easy and hit hard." - Julius Boros

"To gain knowledge, we must learn to ask the right questions; and to get answers, we must act, not wait for answers to occur to us." - Anatol Rapoport

"God's silences are His answers. If we only take as answers those that are visible to our senses, we are in a very elementary condition of grace." - Oswald Chambers

"When life seems chaotic, you don't need people giving you easy answers or cheap promises. There might not be any answers to your problems. What you need is a safe place where you can bounce with people who have taken some bad hops of their own." - Real Live Preacher

"A faith that moves mountains is a faith that expands horizons, it does not bring us into a smaller world full of easy answers, but into a larger one where there is room for wonder." - Rich Mullins

"In seeking the help of the Congress and our countrymen, I pledged no easy answers. I pledged, and asked, only toil and dedication. These the Congress and the people have given in good measure." - John F Kennedy

"One could think of ways to defeat the censor. I could put up the answers on my Facebook page or website or Counterpunch. In today's world it's not easy to suppress information. Technology has helped us a great deal." - Tariq Ali

"I feel it's so easy to condemn this country ; but they don't understand that this is where the mistakes are being made - and made first, so that we're going to get the answers first." - Christopher Isherwood

"The world is not about Batman and Robin fighting the Joker; things are more complicated than that. And nothing is scarier than the people who try to find easy answers to complicated questions." - Marjane Satrapi

"I feel it's so easy to condemn this country [the United States]; but they don't understand that this is where the mistakes are being made - and made first, so that we're going to get the answers first." - Christopher Isherwood

"Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Though there might not be any easy answers to the problem of poverty, its most compelling scribes do not resign themselves to representation solely for the sake of those age-old verities of truth and beauty." - Leslie Jamison

"It's interesting because I don't ever want to ask a better question than I can answer, if that makes sense. I find that frustrating as a viewer. Compelling questions, while not easy, are easier than compelling answers." - Shane Carruth

"The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration." - Allan Bloom

"Not just art for art's sake, but I want to have films out there that will provoke authentic, holistic conversations about the human condition. And not provide the easy answers, but put it out there." - Isaiah Washington

"The recent market run-up that appreciated run-of-the- mill shares also chanced to send up those token gold holdings. Pure luck, undeserved and unlikely to reoccur. Good questions outrank easy answers." - Paul Samuelson

"The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask." - Nancy Newhall

"I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about." - Arthur C Clarke

"God answers all true prayer, either in kind or in kindness." - Adoniram Judson

"A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers." - Helen Keller

"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers." - Thomas Pynchon

"Just when you think you know the answers, I change the questions." - Roddy Piper

"I'm not trying to find answers anymore. I'm trying to live what I know." - Phil Jackson

"Everyone has the answers." - Robin Wright Penn

"Questions outlive the answers." - Elie Wiesel

"Silence gives answers." - Rumi

"Everyone has the answers." - Robin Wright

"Tis easy to see, hard to foresee." - Benjamin Franklin

"Silence is a text easy to misread." - A.A. Attanasio

"Life wasn't meant to be easy." - Malcolm Fraser

"It's easy to forget who you are." - Kendrick Lamar

"I'd be a very easy therapist's subject." - James Nesbitt

"Running a business anywhere isn't easy." - David Chang

"Shallow communities are relatively easy to build." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Improvising political dialogue is not easy." - James Nesbitt

"What is easy is seldom excellent." - Samuel Johnson

"Easy is right. Begin right and you are easy. Continue easy and you are right. The right way to go easy is to forget the right way, and forget that the going is easy." - Zhuangzi

"We impoverish God in our minds when we say there must be answers to our prayers on the material plane; the biggest answers to our prayers are in the realm of the unseen." - Oswald Chambers

"Cold prayers shall never have any warm answers. God will suit His returns to our requests. Lifeless, services shall have lifeless answers. When men are dull, God will be dumb." - Thomas Brooks

"Do not seek the answers. Let the answers find you." - Leonard Jacobson

"Answers? Forget answers. The spectacle is all in the questions." - Rebecca Goldstein

"I admire answers to which no answers can be made." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be thankful that God's answers are wiser than your answers." - William Culbertson

"We must understand that out of community and dialogue, the answers will arrive in their own time and way." - Bryant H Mcgill

"My real friends never hearin from me, fake friends write the wrong answers on the mirror for me" - Drake

"It is hard to wait and press and pray, and hear no voice, but stay till God answers." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Our prayers run along one road and God's answers by another, and by and by they meet." - Adoniram Judson

"It is the function of a liberal university not to give right answers, but to ask right questions." - Cynthia Ozick

"Three things give the student the possibility of surpassing his teacher: ask a lot of questions, remember the answers, teach." - John Amos Comenius

"God always answers prayers. Sometimes it's 'yes.' Sometimes the answer is 'no.' Sometimes it's 'you gotta be kidding." - Jimmy Carter

"If you are going to ask yourself life-changing questions, be sure to do something with the answers." - Robert Foster Bennett

"You will understand why when you look back, the answers are rarely given in the middle of the lesson." - Leon Brown

"I never pray on a golf course. Actually, the Lord answers my prayers everywhere except on the course." - Billy Graham

"My answers have been prayered." - Melanie Marquez

"Anecdotes generate questions, not answers." - Steven Novella

"Sometimes there are no answers." - Christopher Paolini

"Big questions get big answers." - Francis Crick

"Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers." - Joan Baez

"We see that it is not the task of Christianity to provide easy answers to every question, but to make us progressively aware of a mystery. God is not so much the object of our knowledge as the cause of our wonder." - Kallistos Ware

"I would rather be the child of a mother who has all the inner conflicts of the human being than be mothered by someone for whom all is easy and smooth, who knows all the answers, and is a stranger to doubt." - Donald Woods Winnicott

"Some people think that mathematics is a serious business that must always be cold and dry; but we think mathematics is fun, and we aren't ashamed to admit the fact. Why should a strict boundary line be drawn between work and play? Concrete mathematics is full of appealing patterns; the manipulations are not always easy, but the answers can be astonishingly attractive." - Ronald Graham

"We no longer ask of a judicial ruling or a legislative act: is it good? Is it fair? Is it just? Is it right? Will it help bring about a better society or a better world? Those used to be the political questions, even if they invited no easy answers. We must learn once again to pose them." - Tony Judt

"There are consequences to our insatiable demands for energy and there are no easy answers for how to capture that energy safely. But even more pressing, since we are currently using nuclear power across the country and the globe, nuclear power plants must be regulated, and we need to be certain that our regulatory bodies are not compromised by their relationships with industry." - Ivy Meeropol

"Abandon the urge to simplify everything, to look for formulas and easy answers, and to begin to think multidimensionally, to glory in the mystery and paradoxes of life, not to be dismayed by the multitude of causes and consequences that are inherent in each experience - to appreciate the fact that life is complex." - M Scott Peck

"It all begins with acknowledging that we have some very profound challenges, and that we don't have easy answers at hand, things that we know will solve the problems. If people embrace those two facts, then the next steps are a little easier to fall into place." - Chris Lowney

"When people ask about the aspect of race in the work, they are looking for very simple or easy answers. Part of it is when you think other people are so different than yourself, you imagine that their thoughts aren't the same. When I think about thought, I think about how much there is that is common." - Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

"Life is complex. Each one of us must make his own path through life. There are no self-help manuals, no formulas, no easy answers. The right road for one is the wrong road for another...The journey of life is not paved in blacktop; it is not brightly lit, and it has no road signs. It is a rocky path through the wilderness." - M Scott Peck

"Whatever you think of de Sade, he was a complex figure and we should not look for easy answers with him. He was, strangely perhaps, against the death penalty, and he was never put in prison for murders or anything like that." - Philip Kaufman

"I like to think of what happens to characters in good novels and stories as knots-things keep knotting up. And by the end of the story-readers see an unknotting of sorts. Not what you expect, not the easy answers you get on TV, not wash and wear philosophies, but a reproduction of believable, emotional experiences." - Terry Mcmillan

"The upshot here is that Gil Scott-Heron is still a warrior, even if the front lines have moved. He's made a record not without hope but which doesn't come with any easy or comforting answers. In that way, the man is clearly still committed to speaking the truth." - Will Hermes

"All difficulties are easy when they are known." - William Shakespeare

"Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times." - Mark Twain

"But if fashion were easy, wouldn't everybody look great ?" - Tim Gunn

"It is no easy task to be good." - Aristotle

"From politics it was an easy step to silence." - Jane Austen

"Soccer is easy if you work hard at it." - Ian Feuer

"Once you've wrestled, everything in life is easy." - Dan Gable

"I don't need easy, I just need possible." - Bethany Hamilton

"Imagine there's no heaven... it's easy if you try." - John Lennon

"It is easy to rule over the good." - Plautus

"Free is not the same as free and easy." - Larry Eisenberg

"Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all things easy." - Benjamin Franklin

"Nothing that's worthwhile is ever easy. Remember that." - Nicholas Sparks

"It is easy to despise what you cannot get" - Aesop

"Dreams are difficult to build and easy to destroy." - Seth Godin

"It's easy to solve the halting problem with a shotgun. :-)" - Larry Wall

"It is easy to despise what you cannot get." - Aesop

"You know it's easy here to buy journalists." - Emile Lahoud

"Goals never come easy. No one gives you goals." - Frank Lampard

"Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder." - Mason Cooley

"I have a very easy life, I can wander around." - Dominic Cooper

"Nothing is so easy to fake as the inner vision." - Robertson Davies

"My favorite movie villain? Oh, that's easy. Hannibal Lecter." - Troy Duffy

"It is easy to react if everything is going great." - Vince Gill

"Singing has never been particularly easy for me." - Julie Andrews

"Legal abortion will never rest easy on this nation's conscience." - Robert Casey

"I think I'd be pretty easy to write for." - Dick Cavett

"It's so easy to grow apart; marriage takes work." - Courteney Cox

"I love performing and pretending - it's very easy for me." - Jamie Lee Curtis

"My relationship with my belief has never been easy." - Martin Freeman

"It's easy to gain weight when you're in the studio." - Sean Kingston

"Forgiving is not an easy thing to do." - Amanda Lindhout

"Well, my transition into being a captain was easy." - Mark Messier

"It's easy to get carried away with yourself." - James Nesbitt

"It's far too easy to qualify as an eccentric nowadays." - Stephanie Mills

"I feel blessed to be having a really easy pregnancy." - Danica Mckellar

"Jeff Bridges wants you to take it easy, man." - Stephen Rodrick

"I want to give people easy things to wear." - Claudia Schiffer

"Staying in Vegas would've been too easy for me." - Rutina Wesley

"Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance." - Samuel Johnson

"The ideal course of life is not always easy." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"It's not easy for a freshman, especially not at Duke." - Grant Hill

"Reality is easy. It's deception that's the hard work." - Lauryn Hill

"It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions." - Aristotle

"There is no easy path leading out of life, and few are the easy ones that lie within it." - Walter Savage Landor

"There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie within it." - Walter Savage Landor

"It's not supposed to be easy, if it's easy, it's no good, that's the way I look at it." - Craig Charles

"Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that's a tough call. That's rebellion." - Alice Cooper

"My kids are really easy. I often worry that they're too easy to deal with. They're really nice people." - Louis C K

"The function of genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions which time and mediocrity can resolve." - Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper

"Atheism is a very positive affirmation of man's ability to think for himself, to do for himself, to find answers to his own problems." - Madalyn Murray O'Hair

"[Capitalism is] that commercial system in which supply immediately answers to demand, and in which everybody seems to be thoroughly dissatisfied and unable to get anything he wants." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"We must not expect simple answers to far-reaching questions. However far our gaze penetrates, there are always heights beyond which block our vision." - Alfred North Whitehead

"The reason why we obtain no more in prayer is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts." - Richard Alleine

"God's "nothings" are His most positive answers. We have to stay on God and wait. Never try to help God to fulfill His word." - Oswald Chambers

"Four things let us ever keep in mind: God hears prayer, God heeds prayer, God answers prayer, and God delivers by prayer." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers." - Matina Horner

"Inside the Bible's pages lie the answers to all the problems that mankind has ever known. I hope Americans will read and study the Bible." - Ronald Reagan

"Remember, the answers are in the questions." - John G. Miller

"Ask BIG questions, find BIG answers." - Sugata Mitra



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