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- The important thing is not to stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
- You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
- John J. Plomp
- To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
- H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
- My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "Answers to Nine Questions"
- The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.
- Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)
- A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp.
- Joan Rivers (1935 - )
- If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
- Scott Adams (1957 - )
- A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation.
- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 10
- To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.
- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 14
- Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.
- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 1
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