Quotation Explorer - 'Discussing'

I, a woman, find wearing high heels agreeable only on the very rare occasion that (1) I will be ferried between destinations upon a palanquin or (2) I am going to a cocktail party and, at five feet two, don't want to spend the evening discussing the latest movies with somebody's nipples. - Lauren Collins
He never sat an examination in economics: his knowledge came from pondering problems and discussing them as much as from book-learning. - Richard Davenport-Hines
Atheism is not synonymous with anti-theism and not all atheists are 'active.' There are many non-believers who aren’t activists, who don’t oppose religion at all, or who are simply not all are interested in discussing belief or lack thereof. - David G. McAfee
A lot of people call you a feminist painter.""What indeed," I say. "I hate party lines, I hate ghettos. Anyway. I'm too old to have invented it and you're too young to understand it, so what's the point of discussing it at all? - Margaret Atwood
Generally I try to avoid discussing consciousness, since it's, like, hard. - Robert Kurzban
I hated discussing ideas with investors," he said, "because I then become a Defender of the Idea, and that influences your thought process." Once you became an idea's defender you had a harder time changing your mind about it. - Michael Lewis
I prefer that these reserves be spent in arguing whether Mary conceived without sin, whether Christ was God or man, rather than discussing whether my power is of divine origin and if, in short, I am deserving of it. Heresy, then, is tolerable as long as it is not employed directly against power. - Carlos Fuentes
I no more believe in simplistic solutions than I do in simplistic identieties. The world is a complex machine that can't be dismantled with a srewdriver. But that shouldn't prevent us from observing, from trying to understand, from discussing, and sometimes suggesting a subject for reflection. - Amin Maalouf
A book isn't worth reading if it's not worth discussing. - Rick Holland
When faced with a problem, don't keep on discussing it. Go beyond the mental barrier to resolve it. - Z Vally
Skip your fancy talk, Captain Lord Blackthorn. If I do your bidding, and I’m still discussing that with the Almighty, it will only be to save my arse. Katie O'Reilly to Captain Lord Jack Blackthorn in "Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
Never waste your precious time in discussing the good and bad qualities of others. - Abhijit Naskar
My feeling is, quite simply, that if there is a God, He has done such a bad jobthat he isn't worth discussing. - Isaac Asimov
Before the battle they had been discussing whether there might be life after death, and Windham and Rochester had made a pact that if there was, the first to die would come back and tell the other. But, said Rochester, he [Windham] never did. - Jenny Uglow
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