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Asking Quotes

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Prayer is not asking for what you think you want,
but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine.
- Kathleen Norris

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Stop asking God to bless what you're doing.
Get involved in what God is doing -
because it's already blessed.
- Bono

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live,
it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
- Oscar Wilde

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are asking the nations of Europe
between whom rivers of blood have flowed
to forget the feuds of a thousand years.
- Winston Churchill

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Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
- Carl Sandburg

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking
if there is anything you can do.
Think up something appropriate and do it.
- Edward W. Howe

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking
the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
- Sydney J. Harris

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is
like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.
- John Perry Barlow

If you're asking your kids to exercise,
then you better do it, too.
Practice what you preach.
- Bruce Jenner

Fabio kept asking me out, but I knew we'd never get
his ego through the door.
- Lorna Luft

If a man's from Texas, he'll tell you.
If he's not, why embarrass him by asking?
- John Gunther

Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in
question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'
- Henry Miller

A building is hard to judge.
It takes many years to find out whether it works.
It's not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it.
- Helmut Jahn

Asking what I considered an impossible salary when
I didn't want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again.
- Ethel Waters

The English never smash in a face.
They merely refrain from asking it to dinner.
- Margaret Halsey

Ever since I'm done with Zim everyone thinks that I'm
going to go back to comics.
I've been flooded with emails asking me if I'm working
on the new Johnny over and over again.
- Jhonen Vasquez

Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book.
A more interesting answer might come from asking them
why they wrote their second one.
- Len Deighton

Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking
a butcher to name his favorite pig.
- John McCarthy

Rocco paid me 35 bucks a week at Murray's Inn in South Jersey.
People started asking Rocco to have me sing.
- Frankie Avalon

What is jazz? It, It's almost like asking,
What is French? Jazz is a musical language.
It's a musical dialect that actually embodies the spirit of America.
- Branford Marsalis

Asking the author of historical novels to teach you
about history is like expecting the composer of a melody
to provide answers about radio transmission.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time.
If it were not so, how could we take it back without asking?
- Jeanette Winterson

If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living
asking 'Do you want fries with that?'
- John Cleese

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
- Albert Camus

When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again,
that's when you know you're way too close to something
that you don't want to be near.
- Neil Young

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics
is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
- Christopher Hampton

Asking the government to help you for short periods
of time is different than asking the government to
take care of you for the rest of your life.
- Donna Shalala

Nooooooo...
favorite film, that's like asking if you have a favorite kid!
- Sylvia Sidney

It was a wrong number that started it,
the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night,
and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not.
- Paul Auster

He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it,
without asking who is for it or who is against it.
- Henry George

I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper.
It's reserved for very important issues.
If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession,
then I'll become a madman.
- Tim Robbins

I am guilty of asking the Senate for pork and proud
of the Senate for giving it to me.
- Ted Stevens

People are always asking me what it's like to be Judy Garland's daughter.
It's hard to be a legend's child.
- Lorna Luft

If you don't fix latent failures in your system,
you're asking for trouble.
- John Gould

There is no point in asking a man a question until
you have established whether he has any reason to lie to you.
- Ken Follet

It's a weird scene.
You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're
surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking
you about Vietnam and race relations.
- Vida Blue

Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking.
- Mahalia Jackson

Every photo shoot, I'm always asking the makeup artist
what they're using on me,
and I'll go out and get it.
- Denise Richards

Groupies to me, were people who followed you around.
Familiar faces who were always there,
asking for autographs.
We have more of those now, but they're not sexual.
- Davy Jones

Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals,
everyone starts asking him about it.
- Just Fontaine

I spent a lot of time in churches.
If you go to a synagogue, someone is always asking if you're alone,
if you're married.
In a church, in a hundred years no one would ask.
- Peter Malkin

Being religious means asking passionately the question
of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers,
even if the answers hurt.
- Paul Tillich

I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism.
I am not involved in the story.
I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions.
I am not the story.
- Jim Lehrer

The fans have been great to me.
I don't think it's asking too much to have me sign something for them.
- Justin Timberlake

The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen
flexibility if we are to accept the answers.
- Brian Greene

Sixty-four thousand dollars for a question,
I hope they are asking you the meaning of life.
- Paul Scofield

My mother kept asking me, 'When are you going to do
a gospel album?' And I've always wanted to do a gospel album.
Everybody was going on about it, so mom started hounding me more.
- Alan Jackson

I did write a letter to the archdiocese who'd banned the song,
Only the Good Die Young, asking them to ban my next record.
- Billy Joel

One of the reasons I don't have kids is because I think
people would have been very unfair to them.
Think of it.
You're still asking me questions about The Exorcist.
- Linda Blair

Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged
is better than asking his forgiveness.
- Elbert Hubbard

I would never offer advice without the person asking for it.
I, in general, don't believe in giving advice,
actually, as a human being I don't.
- Joan Chen

Once you start asking questions, innocence is gone.
- Mary Astor

Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something
can be done rather than saying it can't be done.
- Bo Bennett

People are always asking me why they don't make Westerns like they used to.
- Roy Rogers

I had temping jobs also.
I liked the flexibility.
There was no asking for time off; you just didn't work.
- Todd Barry

You're asking the wrong girl about fame.
I'm hardly famous.
I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else.
- Nikki Cox

I think people are going to keep asking me about Macaulay.
Some things change and some things don't.
- Kieran Culkin

And I'm asking for your support because I want to defend America,
as I've said before, from becoming a socialist nation.
- Christine O'Donnell

The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.
- Thomas Berger

You've got to ask!
Asking is, in my opinion, the world's most powerful -
and neglected -
secret to success and happiness.
- Percy Ross

Before and during the first phase of the war his administration
repeatedly maligned the UN but now,
that Iraq has turned into a quagmire,
it is asking the UN for help.
- Peter Schuyler

Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking
that women have fewer teeth than men,
by the simple device of asking Mrs.
Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
- Bertrand Russell

People keep asking how anthropology is different from sociology,
and everybody gets nervous.
- Clifford Geertz

Everyone keeps asking you for pictures,
and after a while you get tired of that.
I always say, They are in the archives.
- Annie Leibovitz

By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers,
the people doing the work have lost track of the questions.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more
by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch?
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

I was upset with Delbert, because there he was going
again and pushing me out in front,
without asking me.
- Cheryl Lynn

And people coming up asking for autographs,
there's only one time when it kind of bothers me:
when I'm eating.
- Enrique Iglesias


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