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"A pharaoh's profile, a Krishna's grace, tail like a question mark." - Louis Macneice

"Every day a question mark." - Alice Sebold

"A tired exclamation mark is a question mark." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point. Thats basic spelling that every woman ought to know." - Mistinguett

"That's a question mark everyone's asking" - Bruce Grobbelaar

"Art is a big question mark." - Marilyn Manson

"Never put a question mark where God puts a Period" - Richard Petty

"The badge of intellect is a question mark." - Arnold H Glasow

"For me, art is supposed to be a question mark." - Marilyn Manson

"The knowledgeable person lives with a question mark '?' and the man of awe and wonder lives with an exclamation mark." - Rajneesh

"I watched as she added a question mark at the end. Arc, line, space, dot." - Aimee Bender

"Don't put a question mark where God has put a period." - Joel Osteen

"Where God has put a period, the devil puts a question mark, casting doubt." - Steven J Lawson

"Art is... a question mark in the minds of those who want to know what's happening." - Aaron Howard

"Sex is a big question mark. It is something people will talk about forever." - Catherine Deneuve

"The great thing about books is that you can end with a question mark." - Joanne Harris

"Pain is the question mark turned like a fishhook in the human heart." - Peter De Vries

"Lying's a certain mark of cowardice." - Thomas Southerne

"Whenever you talk about writing I think you have to remember that it all has a big question mark over it - every word has a big question mark over it." - George Saunders

"I think that feels like it to me. I mean whenever you talk about writing I think you have to remember that it all has a big question mark over it - every word has a big question mark over it." - George Saunders

"Fundamentalist s live life with an exclamation point. I prefer to live my life with a question mark." - Amos Oz

"The gospel is not a truth among other truths. Rather, it sets a question mark against all truths." - Karl Barth

"Doubt is a question mark; faith is an exclamation point. The most compelling, believable, realistic stories have included them both." - Criss Jami

"Getting that audience approval is always a question mark, and it's always that flag that flutters in front of you." - William Shatner

"The reason there's a question mark on my front door is just in case I forget my address." - Leslie Nielsen

"If you do a character, always make the character with a big question mark. Even if the character is very enigmatic and all over the place, make him always with a question mark, because if you turn a question mark upside down, like they do in South America in Spanish, then it becomes a hook." - Peter Stormare

"It's a moral question." - Rowan Williams

"The bourgeois stands like a question mark, Speechless, like the hungry cur, The ancient world stands there behind him, A mongrel dog, afraid to stir." - Alexander Blok

"The great question is, can war be outlawed from the world? If so, it would mark the greatest advance in civilization since the Sermon on the Mount." - Douglas Macarthur

"I'm still working out my opinions - it's always a question mark. I leave loads of space open, and people don't like that." - Mia

"Unsurprisingly, Gertrude Stein was not a fan of the question mark. Are you beginning to suspect-as I am-that there was something wrong at home?" - Gertrude Stein

"A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know." - Mistinguett

"A 'postmodern' organisation serving 'premodern' values, Al Qaeda has planted a question mark over the very idea of what it means to be modern." - John N. Gray

"In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted." - Bertrand Russell

"I think that there is a concern, a question mark, by people all around the world and governments all around the world, as to what China's intentions are." - Gary Locke

"The cat always leaves a mark on his friend." - Aesop

"Confidence is the mark of a hopeful disposition." - Anna Deavere Smith

"The mark of greatness is when everything before you is obsolete, and everything after you bears your mark." - Dave Chappelle

"The only dumb question is the question you don't ask." - Paul MacCready

"The first mark of intelligence, to be sure, is not to start things; the second mark of intelligence is to pursue to the end what you have started." - Franklin Edgerton

"You win a race, the next race it's a question mark. Are you still the best or not? That's what is funny. But that's what is interesting. And that's what is challenging. You have to prove yourself every time." - Michael Schumacher

"Never put a question mark where God has put a period. When something is over and done, let it go and move on to the next chapter of your life." - Joel Osteen

"Running is a big question mark that's there each and every day. It asks you, "Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?"" - Peter Maher

"Probably my English teacher because she got me into writing instead of just answering the question. I used to hand in homework with 20 pages of nonsense and she'd still mark it. She was a really amazing teacher." - Robert Pattinson

"My karma's the comma that puts you inside of a coma, Hyphen, dot, dot, semi-colon, leave you semi-swollen. Question mark, you pregnant? Oh you're not? I love you, period." - Chino XL

"The key to all sciences is unquestionably the question mark. To the word How? we owe most of our greatest discoveries. Wisdom in life may perhaps consist in asking ourselves on all occasions: Why?" - Honore De Balzac

"I think there was always that question mark of why am I not in St. Louis anymore? I think everybody had those questions and probably had those perceptions of me." - Kurt Warner

"You win a race, the next race it's a question mark. Are you still the best or not? That's what is funny. But that's what is interesting. And that's what is challenging. You have to prove yourself every time." - Michael Schumacher

"Maugham then offers the greatest advice anyone could give to a young author: "At the end of an interrogation sentence, place a question mark. You'd be surprised how effective it can be." - Woody Allen

"We are all of us born, live and die in the shadow of a giant question mark that refers to three questions: Where do we come from? Why? And where, oh where, are we going!" - Tennessee Williams

"We've always had our hardcore fans. But the general public has a love-hate thing about the 'Kinks.' It always leaves people with a question mark on their heads." - Dave Davies

"You either end up on a good, fun show that's successful, or you have that question mark in your future, and you know that you don't know what's going to happen, which is exciting." - Lucy Griffiths

"We only live once, but once is enough if we do it right. Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation, rather than a question mark signifies it!" - Gary Ryan Blair

"After the 9/11 incidents, Islam has become a big question mark among westerners, especially Americans. The mass media constantly raise the issue of relationship between Islam and terrorism." - Abdolkarim Soroush

"Whenever I start a novel, I'm always looking for two things: a bit of science that makes me go 'what if?' and a piece of history that ends in a question mark." - James Rollins

"You win a race, the next race it's a question mark. Are you still the best or not? That's what is funny. But that's what is interesting. And that's what is challenging. You have to prove yourself every time." - Michael Schumacher

"Many of you might already recognize me as the guy in the question-mark suits appearing in the late night TV commercials and on the cover of educational books and CDs." - Matthew Lesko

"Question your thoughts. Question your stories. Question your assumptions. Question your opinions. Question your conclusions. Question them all into utter emptiness, stillness and joy. The keys to freedom are in your hands. Use them." - Adyashanti

"Yes, and you should question your government." - Jessica Lange

"To ask the hard question is simple." - W H Auden

"Whatever the question, love is the answer." - Wayne Dyer

"Look for the answer inside your question." - Rumi

"I love classical music. It has left a major mark on my playing." - Slash

"Mark! Where his carnage and his conquests cease, He makes a solitude and calls it-peace!" - Lord Byron

"An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality." - Brian Tracy

"Dare to go forward. Courage is the mark of greatness in leadership" - Brian Tracy

"Well arranged time is the surest mark of a well arranged mind" - Isaac Pitman

"It is the mark of an inexperienced man not to believe in luck." - Joseph Conrad

"A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark." - Robert A Heinlein

"Silence is not always a sign of wisdom, but babbling is ever a mark of folly." - Benjamin Franklin

"It is better to fall short of a high mark than to reach a low one." - Henry Clay Payne

"We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight." - Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"But if you'll prosper, mark what I advise, Whom age, and long experience render wise." - Alexander Pope

"To know the good is to react against the bad. Indifference is the mark of deprivation." - Marya Mannes

"The mark of a man of the world is absence of pretension." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Your birthday is the vintage of your wine; the mark that warns you of your future." - Aesop

"There is no vice so simple but assumes some mark of virtue on his outward parts." - William Shakespeare

"Mark it down. You will never go where God is not." - Max Lucado

"In creating the human brain, evolution has wildly overshot the mark." - Arthur Koestler

"Kindness and compassion toward all living things is the mark of a civilized society." - Cesar Chavez

"Never throw mud. You may miss the mark, and you'll have dirty hands." - Joseph Parker

"Let our lives be pure as snowfields, where our steps leave a mark but no stain." - Sophie Swetchine

"What makes a terrorist? Are the drivers primarily political or economic? Princeton economist Alan Krueger has made a great study of this question...What Makes a Terrorist lacks a question mark. That's because Krueger, marshaling persuasive statistics and analysis, comes down firmly on the side of politics, noting most terrorists are middle-class and well-educated." - Thomas Pm Barnett

"[Sacrifice of Isaac] is a major theme of the so-called Elohist [one authorial strand in the Pentateuch]. It is marked by all of his linguistic characteristics, and so on. We cannot determine what is historical and what isn't. As literary critics, we would understand the importance of this for understanding life, destiny. But the historical question must be left with a question mark." - Frank Moore Cross

"There are periods where you think, "What am I doing?" or "What am I doing it for?"; that's a more scary question. "I've made s - -loads of money, I've left my mark in music, why am I still doing this?," and it takes a while to answer that question." - Noel Gallagher

"We aim above the mark to hit the mark." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Just seize every opportunity you have, embrace every experience. Make a mark, for all the right reasons." - Chrissie Wellington

"Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money-in that order; it is a process, a never-ending one." - Bel Kaufman

"One mark of a great soldier is that he fight on his own terms or fights not at all." - Sun Tzu

"[Norden] said, with the Mark 15 Norden bombsight, he could drop a bomb into a pickle barrel at 20,000 feet." - Malcolm Gladwell

"There is not a single outward mark of courtesy that does not have a deep moral basis." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Wisdom is a solid and entire building, of which every piece keeps its place and bears its mark." - Michel De Montaigne

"To feel sorry for the needy is not the mark of a Christian - to help them is." - Frank A Clark

"I'd always wanted to know the difference between a mark that was art and one that wasn't." - Roy Lichtenstein

"Who builds a church to God and not to fame, Will never mark the marble with his name." - Alexander Pope

"Mark (McGwire) is the man." - Sammy Sosa

"Three quarks for Muster Mark!" - James Joyce

"Mark Conseulos is so amazing." - Lily Rabe

"Mark Twain cannot be defined." - Hal Holbrook

"I don't expect that the scientific community now embraces and kisses me 'Oh wonderful, great you did!' we have to live with critics, this is normal. Chariots of the Gods was full of speculation, I had 238 question marks. Nobody read the question mark. They always said: Mr. Von Daniken is saying... I did not say, I asked the questions, would that be a posibility? In Chariots of the Gods, I made clear difference between a speculations and facts." - Erich von Daniken

"To ask the proper question is half of knowing" - Roger Bacon

"Always the question for dancers is: Can we fly?" - Jean-Christophe Maillot

"The greatest discoveries all start with the question "Why?"" - Robert Ballard

"A timid question will always receive a confident answer." - Charles Darling, 1st Baron Darling

"If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Utter originality is, of course, out of the question." - Ezra Pound

"A young man is embarrassed to question an older one." - Homer

"Elegance is a question of personality, more than one's clothing." - Jean Paul Gaultier

"Love knows no answer for it does not question." - Silent lotus

"My art is not an answer, it is a question." - Gottfried Helnwein

"The question that haunted every investigation was 'why'." - Louise Penny

"I try not to question the good things." - Cate Edwards

"No question about that, the radicals are in charge." - Dixie Lee Ray

"My touchstone for every question is the Constitution." - Ted Cruz

"I question every move. I'm constantly second-guessing myself." - Mark Duplass

"Don't ever be afraid to ask any question." - Richard Eyre

"I am a Bay Area guy, no question." - Huey Lewis

"There's no question 'Amazing Race' is a beautifully produced show." - Nigel Lythgoe

"I generally will answer any question about anything." - Danny Masterson

"I think people hear the question they want to hear." - Chris Christie

"The media's job is to question a premise." - Joey Skaggs

"'Tis not every question that deserves an answer." - Thomas Fuller

"Question everything." - Maria Mitchell

"When she set Shane's glass of Coke down in front of him, she did it with probably a little too much emphasis; he glanced up at her with a question-mark expression.[...] 'What?' Shane asked her, and took a drink. 'Did I forget to say thanks? Because, thanks. Best Coke ever. Did you make it yourself? Special recipe?" - Rachel Caine

"Why does man freeze to death trying to reach the North Pole? Why does man drive himself to suffer the steam and heat of the Amazon? Why does he stagger his mind with the mathematics of the sky? Once the question mark has arisen in the human brain the answer must be found, if it takes a hundred years. A thousand years." - Walter Reisch

"The key to a successful relationship isn't just in the words, it's in the choice of punctuation. When you're in love with someone, a well-placed question mark can be the difference between bliss and disaster, and a deeply respected period or a cleverly inserted ellipsis can prevent all kinds of exclamations." - David Levithan

"You force people to stop asking questions, and before you know it they have auctioned off the question mark, or sold it for scrap. No boldness. No good ideas for fixing what's broken in the land. Because if you happen to mention it's broken, you are automatically disqualified." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Never did he once consider directing his hatred toward the hunters. Such an emotion would have destroyed him ... His subconscious knew what his min did not guess-that hating them would have consumed him, burned him up like a piece of soft coal, leaving only flakes of ash and a question mark of smoke." - Toni Morrison

"Donald Trump lied about criticizing Mark Zuckerberg.Ben Carson lied about Mannatech.Carli Fiorina lied about the size of the tax code.Marco Rubio flatly refused to answer a question ("discredited attacks from Democrats") that I guess he didn't think he could just lie about. This is quite a debate." - Kevin Drum

"I don't know what it is about death that makes it so hard. I suppose it's the one-sided communication; the fact that we never get to ask our loved one if she suffered, if she is happy wherever she is now...if she is somewhere. It's the question mark that comes with death that we can't face, not the period." - Jodi Picoult

"Rereading this novel today, replaying the moves of its plot, I feel rather like Anderssen fondly recalling his sacrifice of both Rooks to the unfortunate and noble Kieseritsky - who is doomed to accept it over and over again through an infinity of textbooks, with a question mark for monument." - Vladimir Nabokov

"The key to a successful relationship is' just in the words, it's in the choice of punctuation. When you're in love with someone, a well-placed question mark can be the difference between bliss and disaster, and a deeply respected period or a cleverly inserted ellipsis can prevent all kinds of exclamations." - David Levithan

"It meant nothing to him any longer, only a faint tinge of sadness-and somewhere within him, a drop of pain moving briefly and vanishing, like a raindrop on the glass of a window, its course in the shape of a question mark." - Ayn Rand

"Always read with a pen in your hands, not beside you on the table, but actually in your hand, ready, armed ... Put a question mark by everything you find suspect. Underline anything you really appreciate. Feel free to write 'splendid,' but also, 'I don't believe a word of it.' And even 'bullshit.'" - Tim Parks

"That's the secret to performance: conviction. The right note played tentatively still misses its mark, but play boldly and no one will question you. If one believes there is truth in art - and I do - then it's troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art. I think about that more than I should." - Rachel Hartman

"What I'm trying to do is to influence all the people I can influence. All those who are still under the dream and just put a big question mark in their mind. The acid dream is over, that is what I'm trying to tell them." - John Lennon

"That's the secret to performance: conviction. The right note played tentatively still misses its mark, but play boldly and no one will question you. If one believes there is truth in art - and I do - then it's troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art. I think about that more than I should." - Rachel Hartman

"A question that often comes up at times of strategic transformation is, should you pursue a highly focused approach, betting everything on one strategic goal, or should you hedge? ... Mark Twain hit it on the head when he said, Put all of your eggs in one basket and WATCH THAT BASKET." - Andy Grove

"I find contemporary Holocausts against other species so unbearable as to make life itself a fundamental question mark. Are we a demonic, suicidal species? Can good conquer evil? And if so, when will that renaissance of virtue occur? This is truly "psychology today."" - Michael Tobias

"[Mark] Twain was a publisher. He published General Grant's Memoirs (a big success) and had a hand in the publishing of many of his own books. He would, I think, be very keen about the question of how a book would sell." - Hal Holbrook

"Marilyn Manson has always been intended to confuse some, anger some and make some people feel at home. There's no way to misunderstand what I do - but everyone can understand it differently. That's the only way I've learned to embrace art - it has to be a question mark, not an answer." - Marilyn Manson

"When she set Shane's glass of Coke down in front of him, she did it with probably a little too much emphasis; he glanced up at her with a question-mark expression.[...] ""What?"" Shane asked her, and took a drink. ""Did I forget to say thanks? Because, thanks. Best Coke ever. Did you make it yourself? Special recipe?" - Rachel Caine

"Punctuationally speaking, wonder is a period at the end of a statement we've long taken for granted, suddenly looking up and seeing the sinuous curve of a tall black hat on its head, and realizing it was a question mark all along." - David James Duncan

"I love to get to that place where I don't know what kind of music I'm doing; I don't know if it's any good. I don't know if it's anything. It's a big question mark. The idea is to have interesting results. That's my bottom line." - Ariel Pink

"That's the secret to performance: conviction. The right note played tentatively still misses its mark, but play boldly and no one will question you. If one believes there is truth in art - and I do - then it's troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art. I think about that more than I should." - Rachel Hartman

"The poster boy for our superabled future is Oscar Pistorius, an increasingly famous South African sprinter who happens to have had both of his legs amputated below the knee. Using upside down question mark-shaped carbon fiber sprinting prosthetics, called Cheetah blades, Mr. Pistorius can challenge the fastest sprinters in the world." - Daniel H Wilson

"The bigger question is how does a rogue species called humans - whose population just blew through the seven billion mark on it's way to nine billion members - manage to survive the next century on a planet with finite resources, without destroying its delicate balance in the process." - Edward Burtynsky

"Did you ever spell a word so bad that your spell check has absolutely no clue what you're trying to spell? What do you end up getting, you end up getting, like, a question mark. You got a million dollars of technology just looking back at you like, 'You got me, buddy. Which is pretty amazing because I have all the words.'" - Bill Burr

"Scarcely any political question arises in the United States that is not resolved, sooner or later, into a judicial question." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"I think Islam is in a sense, in crisis. It needs to question and re-question itself." - Azar Nafisi



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