One man with an idea in his head is in danger of being considered a madman: two men with the same idea in common may be foolish, but can hardly be mad; ten men sharing an idea begin to act, a hundred draw attention as fanatics, a thousand and society begins to tremble, a hundred thousand and there is war abroad, and the cause has victories tangible and real; and why only a hundred thousand? Why not a hundred million and peace upon the earth? You and I who agree together, it is we who have to answer that question.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sir, money, money, the most charming of all things; money, which will say more in one moment than the most elegant lover can in years. Perhaps you will say a man is not young; I answer he is rich. He is not genteel, handsome, witty, brave, good-humored, but he is rich, rich, rich, rich, rich /that one word contradicts everything you can say against him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How do you know so much about everything? was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The only questions worth asking today are whether humans are going to have any emotions tomorrow, and what the quality of life will be if the answer is no.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
... I believe the best test of a model is how well can the modeler answer the questions what do you know now that you did not know before? and how can you find out if it is true?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Many audiences all over the world will answer positively from their own experience that they have seen the face of the invisible through an experience on the stage that transcended their experience in life. They will maintain that Oedipus or Berenice or Hamlet or The Three Sisters performed with beauty and with love fires the spirit and gives them a reminder that daily drabness is not necessarily all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In studying mathematics or simply using a mathematical principle, if we get the wrong answer in sort of algebraic equation, we do not suddenly feel that there is an anti-mathematical principle that is luring us into the wrong answers.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Expect your every need to be met. Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level...More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Write that down, the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mediocre people have an answer for everything and are astonished at nothing. They always want to have the air of knowing better than you what you are going to tell them; when, in their turn, they begin to speak, they repeat to you with the greatest confidence, as if dealing with their own property, the things that they have heard you say yourself at some other place. A capable and superior look is the natural accompaniment of this type of character.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends; never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can; to hearken to what is said and to answer to the purpose.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes the answer to prayer is not that it changes life, but that it changes you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Behind the complicated details of the world stand the simplicities: God is good, the grown-up man or woman knows the answer to every question, there is such a thing as truth, and justice is as measured and faultless as a clock. Our heroes are simple: they are brave, they tell the truth, they are good swordsmen and they are never in the long run really defeated. That is why no later books satisfy us like those which were read to us in childhood --for those promised a world of great simplicity of which we knew the rules, but the later books are complicated and contradictory with experience; they are formed out of our own disappointing memories.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man made one grave mistake: in answer to vaguely reformist and humanitarian agitation he admitted women to politics and the professions. The conservatives who saw this as the undermining of our civilization and the end of the state and marriage were right after all; it is time for the demolition to begin.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not enough for me to ask question; I want to know how to answer the one question that seems to encompass everything I face: What am I here for?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never answer a question from a farmer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We might make a public moan in the newspapers about the decay of conscience, but in private conversation, no matter what crimes a man may have committed or how cynically he may have debased his talent or his friends, variations on the answer Yes, but I did it for the money, satisfy all but the most tiresome objections.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Unless democracy is to commit suicide by consenting to its own destruction, it will have to find some formidable answer to those who come to it saying: I demand from you in the name of your principles the rights which I shall deny to you later in the name of my principles.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ah, what a dusty answer gets the soul when hot for certainties in this our life!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Obviously, the answer to oil spills is to paper-train the tankers.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A soft answer turneth away wrath.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you want a thing done, go. If not, send. The shortest answer is doing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No answer is also an answer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When they call the roll in the Senate, the senators do not know whether to answer present or not guilty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What do you want to achieve or avoid? The answers to this question are objectives. How will you go about achieving your desire results? The answer to this you can call strategy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In our consumer confidence surveys, we ask people whether they think government economic policy is good, fair, or poor. Increasingly, the answer we get is just plain laughter.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
During a very busy life I have often been asked, How did you manage to do it all? The answer is very simple. It is because I did everything promptly.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is nothing you can say in answer to a compliment. I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me --I always feel that they have not said enough.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Christianity, above all, has given a clear-cut answer to the demands of the human soul.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Beware of the man who knows the answer before he understands the question.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best answer to answer to anger is silence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Non violence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Jimmy Foster: I made a cardinal rule: never to answer the 'phone in December.
Massuese: That's crazy. Why?
Jimmy Foster: Because one December, every time I picked up the 'phone they sent me out into the snow to play with my friends. That was at the Bulge. More [07/08/2005 12:07:00]
Linus Caldwell: Hey, can I ask you something? You ever notice that...
Rusty Ryan: If you're gonna ask if you can ask me a question, give me time to respond. Unless you're asking rhetorically, in which case the answer is obvious - yes.
Linus Caldwell: Okay, can I ask you...
Rusty Ryan: Yes.
Linus Caldwell: Thanks. You ever notice that Tess looks...
Rusty Ryan: Ooh, don't ever ask that. Ever. Seriously. Not to anyone, especially not to her.
Linus Caldwell: Wait, why not?
Rusty Ryan: Look, it's not in my nature to be mysterious. But I can't talk about it and I can't talk about why.
Linus Caldwell: Oooooooooo. More [07/07/2005 12:07:00]
Boris Lermontov: Why do you want to dance?
[Vicky thinks for a short while]
Victoria Page: Why do you want to live?
[Lermontov is suprised at the answer]
Boris Lermontov: Well I don't know exactly why, er, but I must.
Victoria Page: That's my answer too.More [07/29/2005 12:07:00]
May, Ryan: [during pyramid presentation] Now that we are introducing the paintings, doesn't that involve a product, so don't we have to report that to the IRS?
Tony Shannon- IRS CI: [not knowing how to answer the question] I think we need to wrap this up now. Some of these questions are getting ridiculous. It's just turning into a pissing match.More [08/02/2005 12:08:00]
Marlin: How many stripes do I have?
Nemo: Dad, I'm fine...
Marlin: Answer the stripe question.
Marlin: SEE? Something's wrong with you.
Marlin: I have one... two... three? That's all I have?More [08/11/2005 12:08:00]
The culmination and finale of the avatar revolution are two loose leaves in the political calendar of the digital subject. (Anatoly Yurkin) [02/03/2021 03:02:56] More
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No bridge. We are the West. Let others sit on the bridge or under the bridge. [02/17/2021 10:02:48] More
How many more times will a corrupt person be allowed to run his shop blender into the taxpayer's pocket? (Anatoly Yurkin) [02/06/2021 12:02:18] More
Treachery breeds a variety of lies and a multiplicity of deceptions. (Anatoly Yurkin) [02/12/2021 07:02:08] More