Quotation Explorer - 'Asking'

A devil on being caught for his evil thought and wrong doings gets the help sought of his buddies asking them to go into public with a mask of a civil to rebuke him first virulently and later on revoke all allegations and aspersions cast on him to give him a clean chit. - Anuj Somany
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. - Mahatma Gandhi
Foolish wise folk sneer at you; foolish wise folk would pull up the useless lilies, the needless roses, from the garden, would plant in their places only serviceable wholesome cabbage. But the Gardener knowing better, plants the silly short-lived flowers; foolish wise folk, asking for what purpose. - Jerome K. Jerome
Asking children to grow virtues hydroponically, looking only within themselves for guidance, is like asking each one to invent a personal language―a pointless and isolating task if there is no community with whom to speak. - Jonathan Haidt
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs."[Time Magazine, October 31, 1977] - John Osborne
Freedom lies in the quest for it, and ends where people have stopped asking about it. - Anonymous
But nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear and merge into something else. - E.M. Forster
Prayer is not about asking what you want, but what God wants. - Shannon L. Alder
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is any thing you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. - Edgar Watson Howe
If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions.
Is the question 'Why is it bad to do bad things?' the same as asking permission?
Don't question what you don't understand unless you're asking questions seeking to understand. - Rob Liano
If you can persist your originality at every situation without masking your face, undoubtedly you are an achiever! - Nelson Jack
Asking forgiveness is not an admission of cowardice and of sin, It is to show that having inner peace is far more important than pride especially if they think that you have wronged them in any way. - Sun Fire Elements
An atheist's response to a creationist asking 'what if' there was a God,That would be quite an unsettling thought. - Anonymous
For every question, there is an answer. Where everybody fails is by asking the wrong question. - Richard Diaz
Leadership begins by asking how you can make things better? - Jeffrey Fry
Asking for blessings,receiving blessings, becoming a blessing,becoming a source of blessings - Paul Gitwaza
Having all the answers just means you've been asking boring questions. - Joey Comeau
When first asked if he would grant an interview with TIME, Greene responded by asking a question of his own: 'Does the candidate get paid? - Michael Scherer
You're not asking me for advice, you're asking me for permission. - Steve Maraboli
As prayer without faith is but a beating of the air, so trust without prayer [is] but a presumptuous bravado. He that promises to give, and bids us trust His promises, commands us to pray, and expects obedience to his commands. He will give, but not without our asking. - Thomas Lye
When you pray to God asking for something, make sure you are asking for the things that are driven by love and passion rather than the ones that are pushed by hate and anger. - Sameh Elsayed
Life is not as easy as just picking a wild flower and calling it a rose,it is more tasking in the event that the very simple things on earth may overcome our finger's manipulative capacity and dexterity, that it cost us a lot - Toroitich William
I enjoy sharing my books as I do my friends, asking only that you treat them well and see them safely home. - Ernest Morgan
The mere telling of how a need was met is often like telling of a need, which is asking crookedly instead of straight out. But this much I will say--with every fresh need has come a fresh supply. - Amy Carmichael
One of my professors in college used to say As the wise man said, Do or do not, there is no try, but the advice columns generally say the opposite. If someone promises to try, and you're happy with that, don't push. It can backfire. You can get yourself in a lot of trouble asking for too much. - Jael McHenry
You will never know just how thrilled my heart is to behold such a throng of people; especially as they have gathered to pay tribute and love's greatest honor to loved ones who, today, are basking in the sunshine of God's heaven. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds
If a believer demands that I, as a nonbeliever, observe his taboos in the public domain, he is not asking for my respect, but for my submission. - Flemming Rose
What if, I never tire of asking, we said 'Secret Council' instead of the archaic and therefore cuddly 'Privy Council'? - Christopher Hitchens
No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.
The reason you are suffering now, Is because you judged wrongly people whom you should be asking help from. You have judged them based on your own personal past experience and others you have shame them and look down unto them because of your pride. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
For a nation to be truly great, she must first identify her national values, enumerate her virtues and formulate her value system. But the most tasking of all these is to develop a culture in her people, that will best represent the proclaimed value systems of the nation. - Sunday Adelaja
The best thing you can ever have is peace of mind, it is a basking fire to keep a cold heart in warmth, and a fortified confidence to be proud of. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Hey, hey wait... wait... try again.... It works does it?? (What?? YOu are asking a question did you?? I'm talking about the problem which you had and something didn't work as well as far as I can see... So I will wait... wait... try now!) - Deyth Banger
Asking someone to deny their own inner reality causes further rupture. - Elaine Margolin
When asking about ones age the question asked is how old are you.I would hereby like to advocate rephrasing this as - how young are you? - Amit Abraham
Stop asking God to bless what you're doing. Find out what God's doing. It's already blessed. - Bono
You don't choose your life; it chooses you. There's no point in asking why life has reserved certain joys or griefs, you just accept them and carry on. We can't shoos our lives, but we can decide what to do with the joys and griefs we're given. - Paul Coelho
The essence of real creativity is a certain playfulness, a flitting from idea to idea without getting bogged down by fixated demands. Of course, you don’t always get what you thought you were asking for. - Vernor Vinge
During any experience placed before us, we can stay in alignment with positivity, truth, and goodness by asking the question: What would honor and love do here? - Molly Friedenfeld
Carrying the weight of a conditioned mind leaves little opportunity for the questions you should be asking. - RJ Clawson
A person obsessed with ultimate truth is a person asking to be relieved of money. - Robert B. Laughlin
Ish #303 "It's a street food vendor! Stop asking for the health score rating. - Regina Griffin
Yet even then the music has still a quality stern and implacable, deliberate and without passion so much as immolation, pleading, asking, for not love, not life, forbidding it to others, demanding in sonorous tones death as though death were the boon, like all Protestant music. - William Faulkner
No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch. - Leo Buscaglia
In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value? What is my worth? Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright. - Oprah Winfrey
By asking for the impossible we obtain the possible. - Italian Proverb
Don’t ask a writer what he’s working on. It’s like asking someone with cancer on the progress of his disease. - Amy Lowell
He’s always asking: ‘Is that new? I haven’t seen that before.’ It’s like, Why don’t you mind your own business? Solve world hunger. Get out of my closet. - Michelle Obama
People keep asking me ...How to instantly become a better writer? It’s simple: Use "power words" and see for yourself. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
It is really asking too much of a woman to expect her to bring up her husband and her children too.
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. - Christopher Hampton
Selfie is like asking others to cast their likes on a own social media picture in liking or loving only and solely me. - Anuj Somany
What I'm asking you to entertain is that there is nothing we need to believe on insufficient evidence in order to have deeply ethical and spiritual lives. - Sam Harris
You know," Daddy said, "it's some that can live their whole life out without asking about it and it's others has to know why it is, and this boy is one of the latters. He's going to be into everything! - Flannery O'Connor
Asking questions will get you the performance you are after far more than dictating demands. - Dan James
Here's to adrenaline. Here's to dramatic abandon of protocol. Here's to treasured pain and purple rain. Here's to chasing our souls, burning across to sky. Here's to drinking the ash as it falls, and not asking why. - Virginia Petrucci
Sometimes, you have to shot block a friend's prayer because she's asking God to bless an obviously bad dating relationship. - jonathon acuff
The dream is yours… why are you asking others to validate or nourish it? Your journey must be self-propelled. It must be fueled from within. - Steve Maraboli
We keep asking where they have gonethose years we remember and wereach for them like hands in the night - W.S. Merwin
Also unfortunately, Congress is far too busy asking if baseball players are really as strong as they seem and trying to choke bankers with wads of cash to grant more funds to such trifling matters as the avoidance of space bullets, so they won't give NASA the money - Robert Brockway
Instead of asking why they left,now I ask,what beauty will I createin the space the no longeroccupy? - Rudy Francisco
Prayer is not mere wishing. It is asking with a will. . . . It is energy. We turn to an active Giver; therefore we go into action. - P.T. Forsyth
Don't you dare try to die again without asking my permission! - Shungiku Nakamura
I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol lowering drugs for the rest of their lives. - Dean Ornish
We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us. - Stephen Covey
The question, "Who ought to be boss?" is like asking "Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?" Obviously, the man who can sing tenor. - Henry Ford
I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced, vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open. - Dean Ornish
Anyone who is considered funny will tell you, sometimes without even your asking, that deep inside they are very serious, neurotic, introspective people. - Wendy Wasserstein
You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going. - P.J. O'Rourke
God generously helps to those who try to do their best without asking God’s help! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It's asking a great deal that things should appeal to your reason as well as your sense of the aesthetic. - W. Somerset Maugham
Start each day asking, "How do I want others to feel?" Then act accordingly. - Jill Telford
I may not give you the forgiveness you're asking, but i'm giving you forever to make me forgive you. - JCrov
It’s important that you keep asking God to show you what He wants you to do. If you don’t ask, you won’t know. - Stormie Omartian
We need to start asking ourselves, does religion make people narrow minded or open minded? - Unarine Ramaru
Instead of saying; "WWJD (What would Jesus do)?" I will be asking myself "WIDTM(Will I Do This Do Myself"Because Jesus said, "Love your neighbors as if you love yourself."So I will quote I will treat others as if I am treating myself - Temitope Owosela
You can overcome any obstacles by asking the right questions of the right people at the right time, then act on that advice with passion.
Now when you say staring, are you including yourself in this assessment? I recall you taking in the view on several occasions.""For the last time, I was not staring at you." I was a terrible liar. "Now, if you're done, I'd like to finish asking my question. - Stacey O'Neale
In old days, instead of asking a teacher, people looked at the dictionary to know the complete definition of teacher. Now Google becomes our teacher and to know about Google, people Google it. - Munia Khan
Not asking questions: Giving up on your dreams: Settling for less than you deserve causes you pain, a pain owned by the majority. Be among the few who are inquisitive, forge plans to chase their dreams and take intentional action to live the life aligned with their potential. - Tony Curl
I didn't know when I told God that I wanted to be a mother that I needed to be more specific. Instead of asking to be a mother of my own children, I now realize that I was given the responsibility to be a mother to all of God's children. - Monika Zands
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live. It is asking other people to live as one wishes to live. - Oscar Wilde
Depression's a mood killer. People crowding you, asking if you're okay. Deperssion; the world's worst thing. - TheKatAttack
When we think we're multitasking we're actually multiswitching. That is what the brain is very good at doing - quickly diverting its attention from one place to the next. We think we're being productive. We are, indeed, being busy. But in reality we're simply giving ourselves extra work. - Michael Harris
Are we willing to shun vain repetition and keep our prayers out of an unchallenging rut by asking God to make us more sensitive to our own sin? - John Pereira
Selling eternal life is an unbeatable business, with no customers ever asking for their money back after the goods are not delivered. - Victor J. Stenger
You don't buy all the clothes in the market. You choose slowly and carefully, asking the prices for each before buying. The same way you choose your friends, by looking into their lives carefully, before taking any as a companion, then dropping those that are not relevant. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Most are constantly asking for more, but with that comes more responsibility and most aren't willing to or able to handle that. Greatness comes at a cost and requires an investment. If you don't want the work.... you don't want the prize. - Randa Manning-Johnson
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future plusses. - Katherine Mansfield
One kind of good book should leave you asking: how did the author know that about me? - Alain de Botton
Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts. - Mother Teresa
Count the cost of everything.Rather than asking someone, "How much does this cost?" Ask yourself, "What is my value? - Deborah Brodie
YOu enjoy it, didn't you?YOu like it, didn't you?You are now smiling are you?(You are asking for what... So far I will say "Nothing, nothing --- Just my mistake...")...I know what you are thinking you want I to be your next victim! ( DON"T YA? :) :) :D) - Deyth Banger
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth? - Carl R. Rogers
Rich people don't elicit much sympathy.It is not about how to save, invest, spend, hide and give away money, but unmasking the true nature of money, how it works.Be the one to create the system that supports the kind of society we desire for ourselves and the future generation. - Prince Akwarandu
[When asked why are numbers beautiful?]It’s like asking why is ’s Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don't see why, someone can't tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is. Paul Erdős - Ludwig van Beethoven
What I hate??? You ask me??? Go and fuck off... You are asking from what am I afraid??? ... For cry it on loud... - Deyth Banger
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs. - Christopher Hampton
People are always asking me what my lyrics mean. Well I say what any decent poet would say if you dared ask him to analyse his work: if you see it, darling, then it's there. - Freddie Mercury
Stock option plans reward the executive for doing the wrong thing. Instead of asking, 'Are we making the right decision?' he asks, 'How did we close today?' It is encouragement to loot the corporation. - Peter Drucker
Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something (love) from our partner instead of delivering ourselves up to him demand-free and asking for nothing but his company. - Milan Kundera
They ask little, for they know it is little they will receive for all their asking, but what little is so dear, as it always is to the autumn-hearted who know life is pitiful and infinitely sweet. - William Alexander Percy
As for my next book, I won't write it till it has grown heavy in my mind like a ripe pear; pendant, gravid, asking to be cut or it will fall. - Virginia Woolf
A ghost who has only a lay knowledge of the subject will be able to keep asking the same questions as the lay reader, and will therefore open up the potential readership of the book to a much wider audience. - Robert Harris
If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that?' - John Cleese
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first. - Benjamin Franklin
Without religion or God, what is the meaning of life?" Is like asking, 'Without shoes, what is the meaning of feet'. - Andrea L'Artiste
Asking is the first level of prayer. - Sunday Adelaja
Love is like slamming into a wall of concrete and asking to do it all again once the rubble is cleared. - Alexandra Toscano
Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions. - Primo Levi
Asking storytellers to be genuine is like, asking a chain smoker to quit smoking . Habit of lying isn't easy to fix. Pretend as believing is like selling cigarettes. What else we could do, if we want them to be in our lives... - Heshan Udunuwara
The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?' My answer to that would be, 'No.' - Aaron Copland
Scandal is great entertainment because it allows people to feel contempt, a moral emotion that gives feeling of moral superiority while asking nothing in return. - Jonathan Haidt
We have come to a point in time where using common sense, speaking factual truths and asking honest questions have been deemed radical behavior. While in turn, manipulation, thoughtlessness and dishonesty is often rewarded and rules the day. - Gary Hopkins
My goal is not to have everlasting fame, it is simply to write the stories that are asking me to write them and to share them with the people that want to hear them. - Elizabeth Hernandez
And my heart is breakingMy heart is lying on the floor in a pool of tearsI keep asking the same questions only to have them unanswered - Paula Heller Garland
And so people ask God for signs and wonders. Yet when signs are given and wonders are performed, most can't even see them! I therefore believe that it's not signs people should be asking God for; but you should be asking God for Sight! - C. JoyBell C.
Women who seek advice from single women about getting a man is like asking a homeless man how to be rich. - Habeeb Akande
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them. - Sojourner Truth
Start each day asking, "How do I want others to feel?" Then act accordingly. xo - Jill Telford
I can understand what person are you by asking you three questions "What do you read?", "What type of music do you listen?" and "What you watch!" - So next time be aware of this! - Deyth Banger
The problem with setting goals is that they can be limiting. Perhaps we're asking for something good when God's will is that we be given something great. - Marianne Williamson
The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
I am treating you as my friend asking you share my present minuses in the hope I can ask you to share my future pluses. - Katherine Mansfield
You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers. - John J. Plomp
You create your opportunities by asking for them. - Patty Hansen
The toughest question has always been, "How do you get your ideas?" How do you answer that? It's like asking runners how they run, or singers how they sing. They just do it! - Lynn Johnston
A journey of 1000 miles starts with asking God for guidance & protection... 'a single step' is secondary! - Mwirigi LG
Weary of myself, and sick of asking What I am, and what I ought to be, At this vessel's prow I stand, which bears me Forwards, forwards, o'er the starlit sea. - Matthew Arnold
Without asking anybody’s advice I turned myself insane sitting under the same sun and the same clouds. - Suman Pokhrel
If you don't ask the right questions, you don't get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the ABC of diagnosis. Only the inquiring mind solves problems.
One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. - Winston S. Churchill
The only way to know the answer is by asking questions. Religion tries to suppress the questions asking (curiosity) because it can threaten its own existence. The truth is out there, go ask for it! - Saurabh Gupta Earth5R
...Okay... probably now you have read all my books up to now..., you have check out everything what I have and you are asking what more???Check out horror and try to understand it! - Deyth Banger
When you're a writer, the question people always ask you is, "Where do you get your ideas?" Writers hate this question. It's like asking Humphrey Bogart in The African Queen, "Where do you get your leeches?" You don't get ideas. Ideas get you. - Connie Willis
I could watch him do this until morning never asking questions and never interrupting his work. I worship quietly his intense focus and attention to detail and then, out of no where, I realize the inconvenient, inappropriate truth: ‘I love this man… and it has swallowed me. - Jennifer Elisabeth
The spiritual journey is an adventure of exploration that gradually starts to open up before us when we are ready to begin asking the questions, Who am I? and Who are you? - Mac MacKenzie
Get into the habit of asking yourself if what you are doing can be handled by someone else.
We will lower the tax burden on middle-class Americans by asking the very wealthy to pay their fair share. Middle-class taxpayers will have a choice between a children's tax credit or a significant reduction in the income tax rate.
Sigmund Freud once said, "What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that. - Bill Cosby
I'm starting with the man in the mirror,I'm asking him to change his ways;And no message could have been any clearer,If you wanna make the world a better place,Take a look at yourself, and then make a change! - Michael Jackson
To be honest, i know noting about religion, since the world was created thousand of years ago, am just 30 years of age, and have stopped asking questions about how things came to being, but the truth about what i know is that the truth does not exit because i know noting - lanre efizie
Asking me why don't I think Gods exist, is one thing. But asking me why don't I "Believe" Jesus is real, is you pushing your luck. - Andrea L'Artiste
When things don’t add up, either you don’t have a calculator or you forgot to use commonsense by simply asking. - Shannon L. Alder
That's not what I'm asking. I'm asking, what's your vice and what brand of trouble does it lead to? - Neal Stephenson
You are asking me questions I cannot answer. All I ask is that you do not fear Avanti’s judgement and that you live your life from this point, as if it were the only life you had. Make the most of each day you live, make every moment count.’~Elden RothDeathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage - Martyn Stanley
Just go on reading, as well as you can, and be sure that when the children get the thrill of the story, for which you wait, they will be asking more questions, and pertinent ones, than you are able to answer. - Arthur Quiller-Couch
Why do you write strong female characters?Because you're still asking me that question. - Joss Whedon
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. - E.W. Howe
We are women, and my plea is Let me be a woman, holy through and through, asking for nothing but what God wants to give me, receiving with both hands and with all my heart whatever that is. - Elisabeth Elliot
If words allow themselves to be handled, it is with the help of infinite carefulness. One has to welcome them, listen to the, before asking any service of them. Words are living things closely involved with human life. - Paul Nougé
The question to always be in your inner dialogue, asking yourself...is it kind? - Eileen Anglin
Unless people are convinced about what you are asking them to do, they are not going to make it happen. - Ravi Kant
Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance. - Carl Sandburg
It is an awesome tragedy in this life that, when asking what a person is and they reply doctor or lawyer or engineer, we don't say "Well thats a nice little hobby, but why don't you take up writing or painting or music? - D.A. Botta
Do not smoke without asking permission or sit so near (as in a train) that the smoke might annoy. - Amy Vanderbilt
What we should be asking is not whether we need a big government or small government, but how we can create a smarter and better government. - Barack Obama
Asking, "If there is no God, what is the purpose of life?" is like asking, "If there is no master, whose slave will I be?" If your purpose of life is to submit as a slave, then your meaning comes from flattering the ego of a person whom who should detest. - Dan Barker
When a person asks a queer person why they like the things they do, you can't help but think that it's a little rude for them to be asking, because there is no answer, we were just born that way. Just like straight people, you were born the way you were born. So leave it. - Mekiah Johnson
When asking for advice, search not for what is on the surface, Dig deeper, questioning what does this person believe in? - J.R. Rim
I don't spend a lot of time asking "WHY?" Instead I focus on what I should do now or how I should react." (p.180) - Jeff Dixon-The Key To The Kingdom
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me? - Brian Tracy
You’re asking me? The Whack-O from loony town! she snapped at him. - Beth Bares
People say to me so often, 'Jane how can you be so peaceful when everywhere around you people want books signed, people are asking these questions and yet you seem peaceful,' and I always answer that it is the peace of the forest that I carry inside. - Jane Goodall
An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books. - Malcolm X
Science fiction is very well suited to asking philosophical questions; questions about the nature of reality, what it means to be human, how do we know the things that we think we know. - Ted Chiang
Thinking is a human feature. Will AI someday really think? That's like asking if submarines swim. If you call it swimming then robots will think, yes. - Noam Chomsky
So, why do you write these strong female characters?Because you’re still asking me that question."[Equality Now speech, May 15, 2006] - Joss Whedon
Everyone in a decadent society, Lorrain urges, is guilty. Everyone loves masking murder and everyone takes masochistic pleasure in the risk of discovery and punishment. - Jennifer Birkett
The sun's rays don't bother me. No they cast down such a wonderful heat. Masking beauty, by a terrible fate. - Sara Quin
So often we focus on finding answers to life's mysteries...when in reality, a wiser approach is to start asking better questions, and more of them. - Dana Gore
Vanye: You're asking me to kill you.Luthiel: I'm asking you to save her. - Robert Fanney
You know that things aren't going well for you when you can't even tell people the simplest fact about your life, just because they'll presume you're asking them to feel sorry for you. - Nick Hornby
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question. - Albert Camus
Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.
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Presenting a rational argument to a person who has forsaken the use of reason is like asking a vegetarian to eat a cheeseburger. - Michel Templet
Of all the days dropped in time's pocketThis day will seek acknowledgement with a child's shy asking, because the love between us used no word uncommoner than coffee, and was never traced by graphs of huge emotion. Yet some fancy will recall this day hallowed past recognition. - Vassar Miller Bagatelle
You can’t ask authentically and gracefully without truly being able to accept No for an answer. Because if you’re not truly willing to accept No for an answer, you’re not really asking, you’re demanding you’re begging. At least, that’s how I’ve come to understand asking. - Amanda Palmer
There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions. - Charles Proteus Steinmetz
Asking a parent not to be a parent is like asking the sun not to be hot or snow not to be cold. - Lesa Howard
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. - Oscar Wilde
Asking in prayer helps you to see your problem in the light of God’s power. - Elizabeth George
if there is something to win and nothing to lose from asking a question then ask whatever it takes - W. Clement Stone
There are a lot of questions I keep asking myself about why I do comedy. I guess I laugh to keep from crying. And I guess if you ever get me crying, I might not stop. This is the way I look at tragedy or else I'll cry. - Bob Newhart
When we want a man to do something for us, we are asking for his investment and commitment- however big/small....Show our commitment first by doing something to add value to the relationship. Something he perceives as value. - Renee Wade
Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water. - Alison Gopnik
You will receive everything you need when you stop asking for what you do not need - Nisargadatta Maharaj
Certainly, it’s wise to ask for counsel in whatever you endeavor to do. There is safety in that. But when the asking comes from a place of dependence, it is unhealthy. - Suzette Hinton
People keep asking "Jacob or Edward?" when the really important question is "Diamond Dave or Sammy? - Ysabeau S. Wilce
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