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Journalism may not dare too much. It can be gently humorous and ironic, very lightly touched by idiosyncrasy, but it must not repel readers by digging too deeply. This is especially true of its approach to language: the conventions are not questioned. The questioning of linguistic conventions is one of the main duties of what we call literature.

Anthony Burgess

[R]arely is the question asked,... our... is our children learning?

George Walker Bush

This is my chance to help this lady put some money in her pocket. Let me explain how the economy works. When you spend money to buy food it helps this lady's business. It makes it more likely somebody is going to find work. So instead of asking questions, answer mine: are you going to buy some food?

George Walker Bush

The question is, who ought to make that decision? The Congress or the commanders? And as you know, my position is clear I'm a commander guy.

George Walker Bush

Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.

Laura Welch Bush

Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.

Thomas Carlyle

In mathematics the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems.

Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor

Asking a man if he could be trusted was like asking an unwed girl if she was a virgin. The question mattered, but the asking of it was a gross insult.

Orson Scott Card

It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.

Joseph Joubert

The big discoveries raise questions that make astronomers work feverishly and argue with an agitation that verges on rudeness.

Nigel Calder

In the past, I always used to be looking for answers. Today, I know there are only questions. So I just live.

Sarah Brightman

What I saw was the hoax: Immortals questioning mortality when they should have asked eternity.

Vanna Bonta

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.

George Eliot

We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question that divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct.

Niels Henrik David Bohr

Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.

Niels Henrik David Bohr

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