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"Nature answers only when she is questioned." - Jacob Henle

"I never questioned Barack Obama's patriotism." - Michele Bachmann

"The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable." - Paul Broca

"The way they questioned my decisions was absolutely disgraceful." - Phil Brown

"Jesus was victorious not because he never flinched, talked back, or questioned, but having flinched, talked back, and questioned, he remained faithful." - Brennan Manning

"[They] agreed that it was neither possible nor necessary to educate people who never questioned anything." - Joseph Heller

"And no-one has ever questioned the courage of the Dwarves." - Markus Heitz

"Not all questions are answered, but fortunately some answers are questioned." - Terry Pratchett

"I've never once met a successful blogger who questioned the personal value of what she did." - Seth Godin

"I didn't fight or shame my thoughts, I questioned them, and they stopped shaming me." - Byron Katie

"I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned." - Richard P Feynman

"At every step Donald Trump has been - his legitimacy has been questioned." - Jonathan Karl

"[ Donald Trump] deference to the president [Barack Obama] whose legitimacy he questioned." - George Stephanopoulos

"When has the pope ever questioned the faith of another private citizen?" - Donald Trump

"Has the pope questioned the Christianity of the Castro brothers, of any other private citizen?" - Rush Limbaugh

"Philosophy is questions that may never be answered. Religion is answers that may never be questioned." - Anonymous

"Unless our ideas are questioned, they become part of the furniture of eternity." - Walter Lippmann

"If your community is founded on an injustice, that injustice cannot be questioned." - Derrick Jensen

"I grew up in the church and had always questioned what they were telling me." - Jimmy Cliff

"Our staff not only received the reports from these agencies, they examined them. They questioned them." - John Sherman Cooper

"I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes." - Leo Durocher

"The one thing I never questioned about my mother was whether she loved me." - Lorna Luft

"I questioned everything about music. I think it's a strange thing standing on a stage and making music. I just questioned it always: What's music? What's the meaning of it?" - Gustav Ejstes

"There is no evidence to support the belief that [Soviet Premier Nikita] Khrushchev ever questioned America's power. He questioned only the President's [John F. Kennedy's] readiness to use it." - Elie Abel

"Authority in science exists to be questioned, since heresy is the spring from which new ideas flow." - John Charles Polanyi

"A thing is not proved because no one has ever questioned it... Skepticism is the first step toward truth." - Denis Diderot

"I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It's true that most people find it far more comfortable to trust an authority than to have their faith questioned." - Daniel Ellsberg

"I have questioned God sometimes whether prayers have gone unanswered. But answered prayer is still harder to believe." - David Wilkerson

"Evan Price is not a man to be questioned. He is a man who will question you." - Hugh Howey

"And what was it about the dark that made her question things she'd never questioned before, in the day." - Kristin Cashore

"And what was it about the dark that made her question things she'd never questioned before, in the day." - Kristin Cashore

"I want to question my belief, so that what is left after I have questioned it, will be even stronger." - Thomas Hardy

"And what was it about the dark that made her question things she"d never questioned before, in the day." - Kristin Cashore

"Today the reason for the Zionist regime's existence is questioned and this regime is on its way to annihilation." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"We insist on near perfection in everyone except ourselves. But if our course is questioned we become offended." - Sterling W Sill

"The right of the citizens to bear arms in defense of themselves and the state shall not be questioned." - James Madison

"A year and a half ago, there were people who questioned whether Vince Young could be a major college quarterback." - Mack Brown

"If you love with violence and you hate with violence there is nothing that can be questioned." - Charlie Sheen

"I have always questioned everything: education, the obligation to memorize, authority. Perhaps that is why I have photographed everything." - Pedro Meyer

"My attorney general will restore the integrity of the Department of Justice, which has been severely questioned." - Donald Trump

"Has the pope questioned the faith of any communist leaders? He spends a lot of time in communist countries." - Rush Limbaugh

"I've questioned issues of gender and sexuality since I was a teenager, and I did some experimenting." - Chloe Sevigny

"I felt that a number of people might have questioned my loyalty, but I continue to be a patriotic American." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself." - Henry Adams

"Some people have questioned whether or not I can play a nice guy. Sometimes you can't win for losing." - Michael Chiklis

"Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before." - Carol P Christ

"Actually, my character needs to be questioned. On a regular basis. By people who know and love me." - John Ortberg

"I felt that a number of people might have questioned my loyalty, but I continue to be a patriotic American." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"There being an imminent danger for the faith, prelates must be questioned, even publicly, by their subjects." - Thomas Aquinas

"Stories told around the water-cooler as well as statistics confirm that a man's competence is more likely to be presupposed, a woman's questioned." - Kathleen Hall Jamieson

"The presidential news conference is indispensable because it is the only forum in our society where you can be questioned on a regular basis and held accountable." - Helen Thomas

"I always questioned if I was CALLED to adopt, but then I realized no child was ever CALLED to be an orphan." - David Platt

"In his world, people never questioned him. And it was a good place to be, his world. Apparently she hadn't gotten the memo." - Jill Shalvis

"Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, 'God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows." - Cesare Lombroso

"I believe in New Yorkers. Whether they've ever questioned the dream in which they live, I wouldn't know, because I won't ever dare ask that question." - Dylan Thomas

"The most important imperative to be questioned is the one that tells you to go the the art supply store to be a painter." - Mark Bradford

"Reply when questioned on the safety of the polio vaccine he developed: It is safe, and you can't get safer than safe." - Jonas Salk

"The persecution of the innovator and protestant has always been inspired by fear on the part of constituted authority of having its infallibility questioned and its power undermined." - Emma Goldman

"What do you mean?" Leslie's voice was cool, as if she questioned witches who were flat on their backs being threatened by werewolves every day." - Patricia Briggs

"Her father loved me, oft invited me; Still questioned me the story of my life From year to year - the battles, sieges, fortunes That I have passed." - William Shakespeare

"I wish we questioned the aid model as much as we are questioning the capitalism model. Sometimes the most generous thing you can do is just say no." - Dambisa Moyo

"I questioned everything. I didn't see a character developed in Platoon at all. The character in Blue Velvet was much more fascinating to me" - Kyle Maclachlan

"Nothing is more maddening than being questioned by the object of one's interest about the object of hers, should that object not be you." - Iris Murdoch

"Growing up in the Northwest, I did play in an all-girl band. I snuck into clubs. No one ever questioned or thought twice about it." - Meredith Brooks

"When questioned whether the Blessed will not be saddened by seeing their nearest and dearest tortured answers, "Not in the least."" - Martin Luther

"I believe in New Yorkers. Whether they"ve ever questioned the dream in which they live, I would' know, because I wo' ever dare ask that question." - Dylan Thomas

"With prior Republican nominees for president, I disagreed with them on politics, policies, principles, but I never questioned their fitness to serve. Donald Trump is different." - Hillary Clinton

"I have said from the beginning that Pat Buchanan left the Republican Party the day he questioned America's involvement in defeating Nazi Germany." - John Mccain

"I do love the prose poem because it's such a perverse and provocative little box - always asking to be questioned, never giving a straight or definitive answer." - Matthea Harvey

"Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaningof a passage in his poem. He replied, God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows." - Cesare Lombroso

"The invisible is seen among the shadows and the mist: Before my doubting eyes, The infinite appears this time, The unquestionable is questioned But makes no reply!" - Aaron Weiss

"The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned." - Maya Angelou

"What do you mean?" Leslie's voice was cool, as if she questioned witches who were flat on their backs being threatened by werewolves every day." - Patricia Briggs

"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned." - Maya Angelou

"I'm not the only Labour MP who sent their child to public school but I'm the only one who's questioned about it." - Diane Abbott

"Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible." - Viktor E Frankl

"My work since the late '80s specifically questioned what was presented as the 'natural' order of things in the history of post-war-N.Y. painting." - Deborah Kass

"I questioned everything. I didn't see a character developed in Platoon at all. The character in Blue Velvet was much more fascinating to me." - Kyle Maclachlan

"You see, some non-Catholic friends of mine have questioned the depth of my faith because of the fact that I have a good education." - Robert Vaughn

"I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy." - Marie Curie

"I think we're in an era of unprecedented dominance by corporations. I think people understand that deeply; I don't think that's even questioned." - Josh Fox

"I have no private life at all. I am a hunted woman. I can't take a step without being questioned and surrounded." - Brigitte Bardot

"Man is a question; woman is an answer. The mistake women make today is to offer themselves as answers before being questioned." - Jose Bergamin

"Men are rarely questioned on their spouses or their partners, and nor should they be. And the question to ask is why is this done to women?" - Joan Kirner

"I shall hold myself particularly answerable to my constituents for my present conduct, and in general to all my fellow Citizens throughout these States, when properly questioned." - Henry Laurens

"Australia has a thing where apparently it's fine for me to dress up as an Asian woman. No one has questioned that." - Chris Lilley

"Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, 'God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows.'" - Cesare Lombroso

"The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force." - Andre Maurois

"Bid imagination run / Much on the Great Questioner; / What He can question, what if questioned I / Can with a fitting confidence reply." - William Butler Yeats

"I'm very happy to be back playing rugby for England again - there were times when I questioned if this would happen." - Jonny Wilkinson

"I believe in New Yorkers. Whether they've ever questioned the dream in which they live, I wouldn't know, because I won't ever dare ask that question." - Dylan Thomas

"Freedom of the press is not questioned when investigative journalism unearths scandals, But that does not mean that every classified state document should be made available to journalists." - Otto Schily

"And I may often question choices I make as a producer. But I've never questioned the choices I make as a director." - Steven Spielberg

"My mom was really vigorous about making sure that we saw things and that we questioned things. Education was so important to both of my parents." - Jennifer Garner

"A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion." - Christy Turlington

"In high school, I would drive my teachers batty. They would make a statement, and I would say, 'Why is that?' They didn't want to be questioned." - Eli Broad

"There is no evidence to support the belief that Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev ever questioned Americas power. He questioned only the President's John F. Kennedys readiness to use it. Elie Abel, The Missile Crisis (1966) Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." - Lord Acton

"I have sometimes questioned the advice and direction I received from my parents and grandparents, but I never questioned the fact that they loved me. I learned that they were in a better position to know more about right and wrong than I did from my limited understanding and from my limited experience." - James E Faust

"I was very, very religious. And of course I wrote about it in 'Night.' I questioned God's silence. So I questioned. I don't have an answer for that. Does it mean that I stopped having faith? No. I have faith, but I question it." - Elie Wiesel

"We are anxious when there is a dissonance between our "knowledge" and the perceivable facts. Since our "knowledge" is not to be doubted or questioned, it is the facts that have to be altered..." - Nathaniel Branden

"We're now interested in finding those who may attack America and arrest them before they do. We've had over nearly a thousand people have been detained in America and questioned about their motives and their intentions." - George W Bush

"I have always questioned the status of the body in our society. I have always been working on social, political, cultural and religious pressures, which prints them in the flesh and in particular in women's flesh." - Orlan

"The right of the police of Boston to affiliate has always been questioned, never granted, is now prohibited.... There is no rightto strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." - Calvin Coolidge

"An identity is questioned only when it is menaced, as when the mighty begin to fall, or when the wretched begin to rise, or when the stranger enters the gates, never, thereafter, to be a stranger." - James A Baldwin

"But there are not a few who would be indignant at having their belief in God questioned, who yet seem greatly to fear imagining Him better than He is." - George Macdonald

"So you questioned him?" Raisa prompted. "What did he say for himself?" "Well, the first thing Gillen does is steal his purse and beat him with a club." Amon said." - Cinda Williams Chima

"George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerry's war record. No one said he was unfit. They said he has terrible judgment, and that's his record as a senator. Nobody questioned his military record." - Peter King

"The proving power of the intellect or the senses was questioned by the skeptics more than two thousand years ago; but they were browbeaten into confusion by the glory of Newtonian physics." - Imre Lakatos

"It is astonishing to realize that until Galileo performed his experiments on the acceleration of gravity in the early seventeenth century, nobody questioned Aristotle's falling balls. Nobody said, Show Me!" - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"I"ve questioned everything about myself, every step of the way. You have to have the same amount of fear and self-doubt as you do hope and blind optimism." - Taylor Swift

"What are you doing now?" Al questioned, listing heavily as he tucked another one of those bottles under his arm and staggered for the cot half hidden behind a curtain. "Seeing if your circumcision is gone? It is." - Kim Harrison

"That magnetism, an unseen agent, is the instrumentality with which women are made more potent than the strongest men, cannot be questioned. It is more than an equivalent for large bones and elephantine muscles." - Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith

"I didnt set out with the notion of running for elective office; it sort of grew over time. And I honestly at times questioned if progressive change can be effected through elected office." - Bill De Blasio

"He, who steadily observes those moral precepts in which all religions concur, will never be questioned at the gates of heaven as to the dogmas in which they all differ." - Thomas Jefferson

"I have not asked for life. But I try to accept whatever life brings without surprise. And I shall depart again without having questioned anyone about my strange stay here on earth." - Omar Khayyam

"I questioned her further, and eventually got to talk to her doctor. And her doctor sort of shook his head and he said, I have examined her for throat cancer at least 15 times in the past few years." - James Randi

"Oh writer! An Angel watches over all you write. Make your writing meaningful for it will eventually return to you and you will be questioned about what you wrote." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"The script for this film was written 52 years ago by Edward R. Murrow, who taught us many valuable lessons about responsibility and always, always questioned authority, because without it authority often goes unchecked." - George Clooney

"Creativity requires the freedom to consider 'unthinkable' alternatives, to doubt the worth of cherished practices. Every organization, every society is under the spell of assumptions so familiar that they are never questioned, least of all by those most intimately involved." - John W Gardner

"If you have never changed your mind about some fundamental tenet of your belief, if you have never questioned the basics, and if you have no wish to do so, then you are likely ignorant." - Vera Nazarian

"The admitted right of a government to prevent the influx of elements hostile to its internal peace and security may not be questioned, even where there is not treaty stipulation on the subject." - Grover Cleveland

"While the authority of the doctor or plumber is never questioned, everyone deems himself a good judge and an adequate arbiter of what a work of art should be and how it should be done." - Mark Rothko

"I've questioned everything about myself, every step of the way. You have to have the same amount of fear and self-doubt as you do hope and blind optimism." - Taylor Swift

"By the time I get through writing a score, I know the book better than the book writer does, because I've examined every word, and questioned the book writer on every word." - Stephen Sondheim

"...to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life-daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct." - Viktor E Frankl

"Everything, no matter how evident or obvious, should be doubted, questioned, viewed with suspicion....There is much to be gained from the discovery that one has been deeply, persistently, and utterly wrong." - David Mermin

"Maybe it's a little more pertinent now since the whole concept of evolution is being questioned by the know-nothing Republican right. Yes, maybe the play's a little more pertinent now." - Edward Albee

"This will be a good time for poetry, you know, when things get darker and stranger and your very speech is being questioned and the sense of trusting that human thing." - Anne Waldman

"We`re a little bit low in the 1970s, right, post-Vietnam, Watergate era, malaise, all that, but this is more like the 1930s where the very notion of liberal democracy is being questioned, and that is disturbing." - Daniel Fried

"At the beginning of this century, people never questioned the effectiveness of war, never thought there could be real peace. Now, people are tired of war and see it as ineffective in solving anything." - Dalai Lama

"Today, [cyber security] is totally questioned. People don't even know if we have the capability that we're supposed to have when you look at what's going on with other countries." - Donald Trump

"I believe that transgender people, including those who have transitioned, are living out real, authentic lives. Those lives should be celebrated, not questioned. Their health care decisions should be theirs and theirs alone to make." - Gloria Steinem

"If you make a decision in your life, even one as eminently logical and self-improving as Why'd you start washing your hair every day? and you start getting questioned hourly about it, you're going to start second-guessing yourself." - Keith Olbermann

"I'm not exactly sure what has driven me so hard... I've never questioned it. I've never had a back-up plan. I was never going to do anything else." - KT Tunstall

"He who steadily observes those moral precepts in which all religions concur, will never be questioned at the gates of heaven as to the dogmas in which they all differ." - Thomas Jefferson

"An identity is questioned only when it is menaced, as when the mighty begin to fall, or when the wretched begin to rise, or when the stranger enters the gates, never, thereafter, to be a stranger." - James Baldwin

"He who steadily observes the moral precepts in which all religions concur, will never be questioned at the gates of heaven as to the dogmas in which they all differ." - Thomas Jefferson

"I think it's difficult to be honest about certain aspects of my work without acknowledging that I have experienced or felt or questioned certain of the themes in the books." - J K Rowling

"If things look right on the surface the underside is rarely questioned. However, things may be great in reality, but if one perceives them to be amiss, it is difficult to change that perception." - Aleatha Romig

"The mythology of the New Testament, also, is not to be questioned with respect to the content of its objectifying representations but with respect to the understanding of existence that expresses itself in them." - Rudolf Bultmann

"With tech companies, whoever's the leader is always questioned, you know. They say, 'Is this the end of them?' And - there's more - more times people think that's the case than it really is the case." - Bill Gates

"'Nothin' on You' changed my life: I finally feel that I reached the point where I wanna be at. At times I questioned whether it was worth the sacrifice, but now I see it was." - Bob

"I didn't set out with the notion of running for elective office; it sort of grew over time. And I honestly at times questioned if progressive change can be effected through elected office." - Bill De Blasio

"One morning, in February 1986, out of nowhere, I experienced a realization. In an instant, I discovered that when I believed my stressful thoughts, I suffered, but when I questioned them, I didn't suffer." - Byron Katie

"If you make a decision in your life, even one as eminently logical and self-improving as "Why'd you start washing your hair every day?" and you start getting questioned hourly about it, you're going to start second-guessing yourself." - Keith Olbermann

"No one questioned "who is a Serb, who is a Croat, who is a Muslim (Bosniak)" we were all one people, that's how it was back then, and I still think it is that way today." - Josip Broz Tito

"I questioned her further, and eventually got to talk to her doctor. And her doctor sort of shook his head and he said, 'I have examined her for throat cancer at least 15 times in the past few years." - James Randi

"The judge turned his back towards me, sitting back on his judge's chair, while I was in the witness stand being questioned. The whole courtroom was full of these anarchists, leftists, communists and Jewish lobbyists." - Ernst Zundel

"I have always had trouble recognizing myself in the features of the intellectual playing his political role according to the screenplay that you are familiar with and whose heritage deserves to be questioned." - Jacques Derrida



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