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The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

"We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?" asked Piglet.
"Even longer," Pooh answered.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

 

"How do you spell 'love'?" asked Piglet.
"You don't spell it...you feel it." answered Pooh.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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I was married by a judge.
I should have asked for a jury.
- Groucho Marx

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart,
will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
- Martin Luther

A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother
why the bride changed her mind.
What do you mean? responded her mother.
Well, she went down the aisle with one man,
and came back with another.
- Anonymous

If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house,
I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming,
the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
- Gaston Bachelard

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet
and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime,
if not asked to lend money.
- Mark Twain

Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

So you think that money is the root of all evil.
Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
- Ayn Rand

I am regularly asked what the average Internet user
can do to ensure his security.
My first answer is usually 'Nothing;
you're screwed'.
- Bruce Scheneier

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
- Bernard Baruch

I was very lucky all three newspapers approached me
and asked me to draw their cartoons for them.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I was in Asia and people asked me about being considered sex symbol.
I don't know if that's good or not, because where I come from,
sex isn't something you're allowed to talk about.
- Bai Ling

I always feel attacked when I'm asked about my painting.
- Georg Baselitz

I feel safe in saying this, and that is that Peter
Weir is without a doubt one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.
I'd open a door in a movie for him if he asked me to.
- Paul Bettany

But recently it seems that each time I vote,
I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals
and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for
the benefit of political gain.
- Jeff Miller

Even now, when I'm asked how I'm doing,
I like to reply, 'Pretty good.
I've got all my fingers and both eyes.
- Charley Pride

That's about the 1000th and tenth time (I've been asked about my neck).
It's OK.
I'm been doing a little stuff.
I got some stuff from UT, weights to build you back up.
- Sterling Marlin

We are sometimes asked what the result would be if
we put four +'s in one gene.
To answer this my colleagues have recently put together
not merely four but six +'s.
- Francis Crick

Once Liverpool had asked me to sign again,
there was no hesitation.
- Jamie Redknapp

When I was 13 I asked my mother if it was possible for this to end -
I'd had enough of it.
And that was right about the time that we got a call
for "The Exorcist" interview.
- Linda Blair

Colonel Parker asked Henry and me to come to Elvis'
suite and have breakfast.
There were at least five policemen stationed up there.
He was talking on the telephone.
- Minnie Pearl

We asked the workers to give up 25 percent of their salaries.
Imagine!
We asked the industrialists to freeze all costs,
no matter what the inflation is.
- Shimon Peres

The mark of a true politician is that he is never at
a loss for words because he is always half-expecting
to be asked to make a speech.
- Richard M. Nixon

Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just
the same to have been asked.
- Ovid

I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband,
Fang.
How about short and cheap?
- Phyllis Diller

The director took my face in his hands and asked me to show him my teeth,
as with a horse.
This happened on a Wednesday, and by the following Monday I was shooting.
- Victoria Abril

Then I contacted Ken, then he called me back,
then we had a great meeting.
Then he called and asked if I would come back to the show.
Which was awesome.
- Austin Peck

Well, I asked him who would start the war first.
- Samantha Smith

When he asked if I would like to try second base,
I thought, Hey, get me in the lineup.
- Bobby Thomson

Somebody asked my friend Bob Seger, Why do you think
the Eagles broke up? He said,
Hotel California.
- Glenn Frey

A great many people have come up to me and asked how
I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated.
- Robert Benchley

I can't think of a time that the U.S.
government asked us or instructed us not to report or air something.
- Jim Walton

After Survivor, I was driving across country and moving to San Francisco,
going to get a job interning at an ad agency.
And then they asked me to read for this movie.
- Colleen Haskell

When you're asked to fly a 747 you better at least
be able to fly a Piper cub.
- Edward James Olmos

What do you do if you are asked to do a job,
first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?
- Lord Mountbatten

Being asked what animal you'd like to be is a trick question;
you're already an animal.
- Doug Coupland

I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk fresh?' He said,
'Lady, three hours ago it was grass.'
- Phyllis Diller

If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion,
I would say I was against it.
- Salman Rushdie

The first thing I did when I sold my book was buy a
new wedding ring for my wife and asked her to marry me all over again.
- Nicholas Sparks

All too many consultants, when asked,
'What is 2 and 2?' respond, 'What do you have in mind?'
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Well, I heard of Sunny Ade, and looks as if his music
is gonna be big on a global level,
because I was in London the other day and some people
asked me to review the album.
- Dennis Brown

The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
- Adolf Hitler

Faulkner turned out to be a great teacher.
When a student asked a question ineptly,
he answered the question with what the student had really wanted to know.
- Leslie Fiedler

If anyone ever asked me what I had to complain about
it would not have taken long to tell them.
Maybe I was just easily pleased.
- Len G. Murray

In the past, TSR and now Wizards of the Coast have
asked me to do game stats for my characters,
and I'm never comfortable doing that.
It's all relative after all.
- R. A. Salvatore

I was a Christian in Creed, but nobody ever asked me.
- Scott Stapp

If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.
- Mae West

Learn to ask for what you want.
The worst people can do is not give you what you ask
for which is precisely where you were before you asked.
- Peter McWilliams

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six.
Mother took me to see him in a department store and
he asked for my autograph.
- Shirley Temple

Nobody asked how you looked, just what you shot.
- Sam Snead

I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men,
now walk ahead.
He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.
- Robert Mueller

In Yugoslavia, I'd asked for additional forces too.
I even went to meet the French prime minister,
and I proposed additional forces...
Nobody wanted to send troops.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

I went to these mixers, you know, where you're supposed to meet people.
And sure enough, some guy asked me for my phone number.
but at the end of the evening he gave it back.
- Marcia Wallace

I've been asked a great deal about the influence I've
had with my work and it's impossible to say,
you know.
- Ben Shahn

And it wasn't until '84 when I was first asked to come
to Sweden and do an album and concert tour.
- Wanda Jackson

I asked my friend Greg Andersson to introduce me to
people that can distribute my album.
- Joshua Homme

I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be
there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes.
I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.
- Mary Harris Jones

If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books
and the Quest for Tomorrow books,
you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic
questions that Star Trek asked.
- William Shatner

Many a man will have the courage to die gallantly,
but will not have the courage to say,
or even to think, that the cause for which he is asked
to die is an unworthy one.
- Bertrand Russell

The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out
of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called
me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.
- Ray Liotta

A successful woman preacher was once asked what special
obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one,
she answered, except the lack of a minister's wife.
- Anna Garlin Spencer


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