I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining. - Octavia E. Butler
We all know that the un-examined life is not worth living (socrates). But if all you are doing is examining, you are not living. - Adam Leipzig
In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life. - Oliver Sacks
People who imagine themselves to be self-made seldom enjoy examining the process of manufacture in detail.
She was never going to get used to how much the Faeries seem to stare at her, as if dissecting her and examining the little pieces inside her like a science project.~Ever Fire: A Dark Faerie Tale #2 - Alexia Purdy
Plots come to me at such odd moments, when I am walking along the street, or examining a hat shop…suddenly a splendid idea comes into my head. - Agatha Christie
Anybody who tries to change society without first examining the family, is trying to push a shadow without moving a statue. - Stefan Molyneux
The way to find out about our place in the universe is by examining the universe and by examining ourselves - without preconceptions, with as unbiased a mind as we can muster. - Carl Sagan
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths. - Bertrand Russell
Blaming another person for a problem often keeps us from examining the different possibilities that may underlie the issue.
We are consciousness examining and expressing itself so that it can become increasingly aware of its infinite capacity for being and evolving. - Jay Woodman
Learning how to learn involves examining assumptions. Mulla Nasrudin tales very often fulfil this funcition. - Idries Shah
Criticism is like dissecting a dead frog," Caleb said when the book was published. "They're examining all the guts and shit and organs, when the thing that really matters, whatever it was that animated the body, has long since left. It does nothing for the art. - Kevin Wilson
And once again Mr. Sherlock Holmes is free to devote his life to examining those interesting little problems which the complexity of human life so pletifuly presents.
Jesus lived a life of deep meditation. If thoughts and words were physical objects, meditation would be the act of holding, examining, taking apart, tasting, smelling, listening to, and savoring in order to study and become one. - amy litzelman
You can discover a person's true character by examining how their actions align with their words. - Janice Anderson