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"Jesus is not asking us to do anything for him that he hasn't already done for us, under conditions of difficulty beyond our comprehension." - Timothy Keller

"Jesus is not asking us to do anything for him that he has' already done for us, under conditions of difficulty beyond our comprehension." - Timothy Keller

"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

"My main goal was to not tell my mom anything or anyone anything. Even within our family, we like to do it ourselves, we like to be our own boss, and we don't like asking for help." - Jillian Hervey

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

"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

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

"We pray pious blether, our will is not in it, and then we say God does not answer; we never asked Him for anything. Asking means that our wills are in what we ask." - Oswald Chambers

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

"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

"He who wishes for anything but Christ, does not know what he wishes; he who asks for anything but Christ, does not know what he is asking; he who works, and not for Christ, does not know what he is doing." - Philip Neri

"It would hardly benefit me to hold anything back unnecessarily, when I know what I'm asking. For you to find a needle in-God, not even a haystack. A needle in a tower full of other needles." - Cassandra Clare

"It was not a big smile, not particularly bold or polite or ironic or glib, not asking for anything or offering anything, not stringy or careless, not, in short, like any smile I had ever experienced before. But such a smile! You could burn a hole in the world with that smile." - Meg Rosoff

"And here I was thinking you were a bit slow, what with so much asking and not knowing anything." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"It is easy to get to a higher number when you are not asking anything difficult from yourself." - Barack Obama

"I learned also that the best way to keep out of trouble was by never complaining or asking for anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Lose not thy own for want of asking for it; it will get thee no thanks." - Thomas Fuller

"Lose not thine own for want of asking for it; 'twill get thee no thanks." - Thomas Fuller

"It is really not so repulsive to see the poor asking for money as to see the rich asking for more money. And advertisement is the rich asking for more money." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"God is not asking us to not have anything or even to give away every single thing that we have. He is asking us to share with people who have less than us, which I do all the time." - Joyce Meyer

"What is school for? If you're not asking that, you're wasting time and money." - Seth Godin

"Try asking sometime. Not all women will stand for that 50 Shades crap, you know." - Jill Shalvis

"You will receive everything you need when you stop asking for what you do not need" - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"When women talk about their feelings, they're not asking for solutions." - Nick Nolte

"Eleanor: I'm tired, John, am asking you to keep this charade mercifully brief... for my sake if not for your own. John: For your sake? There was a time when I'd have done anything on God's Earth for you, just to get to acknowledge I was even alive! But now? You're too late, Mother, years too late!" - Sharon Kay Penman

"Away with the one who is always seeking, for he never finds anything; for he is seeking where nothing can be found. Away with the one who is always knocking, for he knocks where there is no one to open; away with the one who is always asking, for he asks of one who does not hear." - Tertullian

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

"They are not asking you in there for them to learn, contrary to what they're saying. That's not what leftists do. They're not asking you to come in and teach them anything. They want to browbeat you. They want to find out why you're so stupid. They want to find out what you're missing. They want to find out why their brilliance is not reaching and connecting to you. They don't think there's anything wrong with them. What's wrong is their reader base, and they want to figure out what's wrong with you." - Rush Limbaugh

"By not asking too much, you can believe in almost anything..like..a starry night in the mountains, or even the existence of fate." - Aimee Friedman

"The Spirit is the one that is love. Can you understand total love ? Can you understand something that just gives and enjoys giving and not asking for anything ? Loving for loves sake, that's what is your Spirit. It is watching you with that love, that total love." - Nirmala Srivastava

"He wants to be his own man and be recognized for what he's done. He's not asking for anything because of his name. That was a tough situation to go into at Alabama, but he probably wouldn't have been given the job if the situation would have been different." - Don Shula

"Contemplating an object fixedly with the mind, asking myself, 'What is it?' without thinking of any other object or relating it to anything else for hours on end." - Simone Weil

"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

"The Saint finds her true reason for living in unconditional love and in her ability to give without asking anything in return." - Paulo Coelho

"When all is said and done, the unselfish acts of what we have done without asking for anything in return, will have said it all." - Brian Jett

"The kind of prayer I am talking about is a detached kind of prayer in which you are not looking for anything, just putting yourself in God's presence and sharing with him what you are feeling or what you are suffering. It is the kind of prayer in which you just open your heart to God and say, "God, I'm here. I'm not asking for anything, God. I just want to be near you and open my heart to you."" - Joseph Girzone

"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

"The Bagginses had lived in the neighbourhood of The Hill for time out of mind, and people considered them very respectable, not only because most of them were rich, but also because they never had any adventures or did anything unexpected: you could tell what a Baggins would say on any question without the bother of asking him." - J R R Tolkien

"Look, this is' The Mummy. It's not like a teenaged girl's diary could resurrect the dead or anything. It's just the story of her innocuous life. What on earth could an ancient girl have known that would be worth killing someone over? (Tory) You're asking me that question? People kill each other over a pair of shoes or for wearing the same jacket. (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Look, this isn't The Mummy. It's not like a teenaged girl's diary could resurrect the dead or anything. It's just the story of her innocuous life. What on earth could an ancient girl have known that would be worth killing someone over? (Tory) You're asking me that question? People kill each other over a pair of shoes or for wearing the same jacket. (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Feynman's cryptic remark, "no one is that much smarter ...," to me, implies something Feynman kept emphasizing: that the key to his achievements was not anything "magical" but the right attitude, the focus on nature's reality, the focus on asking the right questions, the willingness to try (and to discard) unconventional answers, the sensitive ear for phoniness, self-deception, bombast, and conventional but unproven assumptions." - Philip Warren Anderson

"Everybody gives you belief for the asking,' she said to David, 'and so few people give you anything more to believe in than your own belief - just not letting you down, that's all. Its so hard to find a person who accepts responsibilities beyond what you ask.' 'So easy to be loved - so hard to love.' David answered" - Zelda Fitzgerald

"Outside of this cell we may have our oppressors, yes, but not inside. Here no one oppresses the other. The only thing that seems to disturb me... because I'm exhausted, or conditioned, or perverted... is that someone wants to be nice to me, without asking anything back for it." - Manuel Puig

"Block Watch, Crime Watch, we have hundreds of thousands of Americans, every day and night, risking their lives, going out for no pay as volunteers, protecting Americans like all of you and not asking anything in return. And the other day I'm speaking in a high school in New Jersey and the youngsters go, oh, you're just like Zimmerman." - Curtis Sliwa

"In asking for miracles, we are seeking a practical goal: a return to inner peace. We're not asking for something outside us to change, but for something inside us to change. We're looking for a softer orientation to life." - Marianne Williamson

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

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

"I am not asking for 60 months to sit and enjoy power, but to be the Chowkidaar of the country." - Narendra Modi

"If I had a dog I would not feel so lonely, but I suppose that is asking for too much." - Eva Braun

"Do not forget this: the Lord never wearies of forgiving! We are the ones who weary of asking for forgiveness." - Pope Francis

"Let's not forget that God never gets tired of forgiving so let's never get tired of asking for forgiveness," - Pope Francis

"It is not necessary for one to have perfected moral practice before asking others to consider their own actions" - Stephanie Kaza

"I'm not looking for answers when I show up to the set. I'm just asking the questions, over and over." - Timothy Olyphant

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

"I have served a sufficiently long sentence. I am not asking for a pardon of my conviction." - Chelsea Manning

"What I'm asking for is a new economic order. I don't know how to construct that; I'm not an economist." - Michael Moore

"It's about putting the pedal to the metal and not asking any questions at all and just going for it." - Brandon Thomas

"I am not taking anything for granted." - Tim Kaine

"I'm not apologizing to anybody for anything." - Antonio Davis

"We should, can and most of the time do communicate with God directly. To my knowledge, angels are not necessary for anything. But God's creation is abundant, and asking "Why angels?" would be like asking why there are thousands of varieties of trees or stars, when we could get along with so much less. God Himself told us many times that He was sending angels to love and care for us, so He is the one who brought them into our lives. Therefore, even if we don't understand their entire purpose, I vote that we pay attention to them." - Joan Anderson

"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

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"Do you not wonder sometimes, she showed now, sadly, if in some ways they are correct? That we are asking too much of the world?"No," he said. "They're the ones who are asking for too little."" - Patrick Ness

"Since many people have been asking me to elaborate on why I think "Inglourious Basterds" is akin to Holocaust denial, I'll try to explain what I mean as succinctly as possible, by paraphrasing Roland Barthes: anything that makes Fascism unreal is wrong. For me, "Inglourious Basterds" makes the Holocaust harder, not easier to grasp - as a historical reality, I mean, not as a movie convention. Insofar as it becomes a movie convention, it loses its historical reality." - Jonathan Rosenbaum

"But miracles are not for the asking; they come only when the stern eyes of God droop shut for a moment, and Our Lady takes advantage of His inattention to grant an illicit mercy. God...is an Anglican, whereas Our Lady is of the True Faith; the two of Them have an uneasy relationship, unable to agree on anything, except that if They divorce, the Devil will leap gleefully into the breach." - Michel Faber

"Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal." - Bennie Thompson

"Asking "Why?" can lead to understanding. Asking "Why not?" can lead to breakthroughs." - Daniel H Pink

"Prayer is not asking God to do something, it's asking God to help YOU do something" - Dennis Prager

"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

"In the Investment Phase, however, asking users to do a bit of work comes after users have received variable rewards, not before. The timing of asking for user investment is critically important. By asking for the investment after the reward, the company has an opportunity to leverage a central trait of human behavior.
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"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"Will began to straighten up, to turn away from the bed. And as he did, he felt something wrap tightly around his wrist. He glanced down and saw Jem's hand braceleting his own. For a moment he was too shocked to do anything but stare. "I am not dead yet, Will," Jem said in a soft voice, thin but as strong as wire. "What did Magnus mean by asking you if I knew you were in love with Tessa?" - Cassandra Clare

"Will began to straighten up, to turn away from the bed. And as he did, he felt something wrap tightly around his wrist. He glanced down and saw Jem's hand braceleting his own. For a moment he was too shocked to do anything but stare. "I am not dead yet, Will," Jem said in a soft voice, thin but as strong as wire. "What did Magnus mean by asking you if I knew you were in love with Tessa?" - Cassandra Clare

"Being a male capable of grunting, sweating, and not asking for directions, but not yet having conqured a women...in our culture, that wasn't manhood, that was dorksville!" - Eric Ludy

"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

"Asking for other's guidance helps you see what you may not be able to see. It's always important to check your ego and ask for help." - Ken Blanchard

"Some candidates can sit in an office for 10 hours a day asking for money. That's just not who I am." - Paul Sadler

"If you want access to the files of valuable information in a computer, you must understand how to retrieve the data by asking for it with the proper commands. Likewise, what enables you to get anything you want from your own personal databanks is the commanding power of asking questions." - Tony Robbins

"My music demands something of the listener, it is demanding music. I think that's a good thing. I'm not chiselling anything in stone or serving you any truths. Even to native Norwegian speakers, my lyrics are veiled. I'm asking questions." - Einar Selvik

"Let me tell you about being executive producer. It is not a job, it's a title. Don't go around asking executive producers what they do because they don't do anything, alright?" - Morgan Freeman

"I don't miss anything about the 1960s, not really. I did it. It's like asking, 'Do you miss the fourth grade?' I loved the fourth grade when I was in it, but I don't want to do it again." - Grace Slick

"Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas" - W C Fields

"Above all, I will keep an open heart. As I move on the right path I will recieve great happiness as a reward without asking for anything in return." - Sun Simiao

"I have just read your dispatch about sore-tongued and fatigued horses, Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the Battle of Antietam that fatigues anything?" - Abraham Lincoln

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint" - Edward James Olmos

"I have just read your dispatch about sore tongued and fatigued horses. Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the battle of Antietam that fatigue anything?" - Abraham Lincoln

"I don't believe in asking God for anything. If I am worthy, He will give it to me. I think we should earn his blessings; I have never believed in mannats." - Abhishek Bachchan

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint." - Edward James Olmos

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

"One pays for everything, the trick is not to pay too much of anything for anything." - John Steinbeck

"Always think twice before asking anything of anyone that ends in the words, on your face." - Dana Gould

"What Plato was really asking was perhaps why a horse was a horse, and not, for example, a cross between a horse and a pig." - Jostein Gaarder

"When we have done our very, very best, papa, and that is not enough, then I think the right time must have come for asking help of others." - Charles Dickens

"Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool." - Alexander Pushkin

"I said to the players before the start, 'Just go out and give it 100 per cent. I am not asking for any more than that'." - Carlton Palmer

"If you're asking for a date, forget it. 'Cause I make it a point not to go out with women who shoot me in the head!" - Dante Alighieri

"True prayer is not asking God for love; it is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Women asking for raises should not only know their value, but they should ask with the confidence that they're helping the company to be successful." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"If you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span." - Ernest Hemingway

"I am not asking for sensational revelations, but I would like to sense the meaning of that minute, to feel it's urgency..." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"If you do not have the power to compete with the best believers in good deeds, then compete with the sinners in asking for Allah's forgiveness." - Ibn Rajab

"Selling eternal life is an unbeatable business, with no customers ever asking for their money back after the goods are not delivered." - Victor J. Stenger

"As an American citizen, I'm not asking for any special treatment - the only thing I ask and want is to be treated just like an Illegal Alien." - Howie Carr

"If you do not have the power to compete with the best believers in good deeds, then compete with the sinners in asking for Allah's forgiveness." - Ibn Rajab

"The only minority in America that's asking for integration is the so-called Negro, primarily because he is inferior, not inherently inferior, but he's economically, socially, politically inferior." - Malcolm X

"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

"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

"Do not exclusively say your prayers in the form of asking God for something. The prayer of thanksgiving is much more powerful." - Norman Vincent Peale

"If you believe the disappointments - if you believe the disappointments in the last few years are a detour and not our destiny, then I'm asking for your vote." - Mitt Romney

"Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived." - Simon Wiesenthal

"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

"It is not viable for one country to demand a right to increase and upgrade its nuclear weapons capabilities while asking others to eliminate theirs." - John Bruton

"God is not bothered by your persistence. Keep asking." - LeCrae

"Telling is not selling. Only asking questions is selling." - Brian Tracy

"Ask what's possible, not what's wrong. Keep asking." - Margaret J Wheatley

"Those who do not stop asking silly questions become scientists." - Leon M. Lederman

"It's not easy to ask... asking makes you vulnerable." - Amanda Palmer

"I probably protect myself by not asking myself too much." - Sue Tompkins

"Just keep asking yourself: What would Jesus not do?" - Chuck Palahniuk

"The important thing to note is that it is not important whether Malala was shot or not - Malala is not asking for personal favors or support. She is asking for support with girls' education and women's rights. So don't support Malala, support her campaign for girls' education and women's rights." - Malala Yousafzai

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

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

"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

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

"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

"For me, I felt bad for people asking the questions, cause you know their boss sent them out saying, 'Get me something on Mission Impossible.' And you ask the question, and it's just a polite, 'I'm not going to tell you.' Then, every so often, they'd go, 'Well, can't you just tell us a little bit?' I have to say, 'You know what guys, I'm under contract and I'm not going to tell you anything.' So you keep asking the questions and I'm just going to keep smiling. And it's hard, cause I don't want to seem rude, but it's part of my job just like it's part of their job to keep a secret." - Jonathan Rhys Meyers

"Asking someone in advance not judge you, is like asking someone in advance not to smell you." - Adam Carolla

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

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

"Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else." - Andre Gide

"Indifference is the saddest state of being. It's like PTSD - you're not gonna fight, you're not gonna run, you're just frozen there, feeling nothing. It's very easy to have conversations when you're sitting there feeling nothing, to talk about the weather or what you had for lunch, to Instagram what you had for lunch. We're all suffering from trauma. This world is so crazy. How do we feel safe here? I think that's the question everybody's asking, "What do I need to do to feel safe? Like I'm okay?" I don't think there's anything wrong with that." - Ottessa Moshfegh

"It's not willing to settle for anything less than success." - The Miz

"It's important not to take anything for granted." - Sachin Tendulkar

"Life is not anything, but an opportunity for something." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I'll photograph weddings, friends - I'm not too good for anything." - Douglas Kirkland



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