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#1. People sometimes inquire what form of government is most suitable for an artist to live under. To this question there is only one answer. The form of government that is most suitable to the artist is no government at all. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#2. When we talk about homeschooling today, we're amazed at how many people agree that they didn't learn much in school, that school teaches kids to pass the test and move on rather than explore and investigate and inquire... - Author: Linda Dobson
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#3. When a street musician lowered his violin to inquire, 'Hey lovely, what you got there?' she said, 'Musicians who ask questions,' and kept on dragging. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#4. If thou wouldst hear what seemly is and fit, inquire of noble woman; they can tell, who in life's common usage hold their place by graceful deed and aptly chosen word. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#5. My experience with public libraries is that the first volume of the book I inquire for is out, unless I happen to want the second, when that is out. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#6. Little, indeed, does it concern us in this our mortal stage, to inquire whence the spirit hath come; but of what infinite concern is the consideration whither it is going. Surely such consideration demands the study of a life. - Author: Robert Southey
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#7. Miss Sumner, may I inquire as to why you're lounging on the floor?" Mrs. Watson asked.
Miss Sumner uttered something which sounded very much like "it should be obvious" before she lifted her head. "You really must compliment your staff, Mrs. Watson. This floor is remarkably clean. - Author: Jen Turano
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#8. You inquire after my health - it is better; but while I remain cut off from all hope, and doomed to solitude, or the society of those who never did and never will like me, how can I be cheerful and well? - Author: Emily Bronte
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#9. I think that probably the most important thing about our education was that it taught us to question even those things we thought we knew. To say you've got to inquire, you've got to be testing your knowledge all the time in order to be more effective in what you're doing. - Author: Thabo Mbeki
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#10. A man ought to inquire and find out what he really and truly has an appetite for; what suits his constitution; and that, doctors tell him, is the very thing he ought to have in general. And so with books. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#11. Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. - Author: Horace
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#12. First doubt, then inquire, then discover. This has been the process with all our great thinkers. - Author: Henry Thomas Buckle
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#13. And everybody will have what they never yet have had, a certain amount of that priceless boon, leisure
leisure to sit down and look at themselves, and inquire what it is they really mean, and really want, and really intend to do with their lives. - Author: Elizabeth Von Arnim
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#14. The Oresteia, King Lear, Dostoevsky's The Devils no less than the art of Giotto or the Passions of Bach, inquire into, dramatize, the relations of man and woman to the existence of the gods or of God. - Author: George Steiner
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#15. Professor Braithwope, shimmering out of his room fully clothed and dapper. His mustache was a fluffy caterpillar of curiosity, perched and ready to inquire, dragging the vampire along behind it on the investigation. - Author: Gail Carriger
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#16. We must not inquire too curiously into motives,' he interposed, in his measured way. 'Miss Brooke knows that they are apt to become feeble in the utterance: the aroma is mixed with the grosser air. - Author: George Eliot
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#17. Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good; do good. Be kind; be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself. - Author: Sivananda
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#18. Is the phrase 'pay' or 'play the piper'
I inquire, why
'Cause I admire a desire to flip the switch
Yeah make a way to face the music like
Life savings for a mosh pit riot
Listen to a mix
Rock the tickets, higher volume
Velocity which shakes a cockpit's pilot - Author: Criss Jami
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#19. Alarmed, Jehoshaphat resolved to inquire of the LORD, and he proclaimed a fast for all Judah" (2 Chronicles 20:3). He - Author: Bill Mills
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#20. Zen is the most scientific method to inquire into your consciousness. It takes you beyond mind into a space called no-mind. No self, but pure awareness, and you have a taste of eternity and immortality. - Author: Rajneesh
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#21. Faith does not inquire whether there are good works to be done, but even before asking questions, faith has done the works already. - Author: Martin Luther
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#22. Magister Damask, if I may be so bold as to inquire: what is our eventual goal?" "The goal is to extend my life indefinitely. To conquer death. - Author: James Luceno
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#23. He is very imprudent, a dog; he never makes it his business to inquire whether you are in the right or the wrong, never asks whether you are rich or poor, silly or wise, sinner or saint. You are his pal. That is enough for him. - Author: Jerome K. Jerome
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#24. Due to our preconceptions regarding education, we fail to inquire into the most obvious and wondrous field of study - ourselves. - Author: Mata Amritanandamayi
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#25. Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire - in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom? - Author: George Gordon Byron
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#26. I think that most Christians would be better pleased if the Lord did not inquire into their personal affairs too closely. They want Him to save them, to keep them happy, and to take them off to heaven at last, but not to be too inquisitive about their conduct or services. - Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
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#27. Doubtless a good general rule for close friendships, where confidences are freely exchanged, is that what one is not informed about, one may not inquire about. - Author: Louis Kronenberger
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#28. Nothing is more idle than to inquire after happiness, which nature has kindly placed within our reach. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#29. When I read the rules of criticism, I immediately inquire after the works of the author who has written them, and by that means discover what it is he likes in a composition. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#30. If there is wrong [ill] on the inside, the outside will appear wrong. Therefore, you should inquire within 'why am I bothered, when others are not? So there must be wrong within me only. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#31. Something should be said here - she should ask him where his home was, maybe compliment him on his choice of pants, or perhaps inquire if he'd mind if she climbed him like Mount Kadish and had her way with him right here and now. - Author: Bethany K. Lovell
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#32. In giving of thy alms, inquire not so much into the person, as his necessity. God looks not so much upon the merits of him that requires, as into the manner of him that relieves; if the man deserve not, thou hast given it to humanity. - Author: Francis Quarles
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#33. Shoot first and inquire afterwards, and if you make mistakes, I will protect you. - Author: Hermann Goring
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#34. What I achieve the first day can be perfectly valid, but it is not satisfying. If I can go that far spontaneously, then I must shed that result as an old skin and inquire further into the unknown, or at least the not-yet-known-to-myself. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#35. I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas it is a motion to inquire into the manufacturing distress of the country, it should have been a motion to inquire into manufacturing and agricultural distress. - Author: Richard Cobden
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#36. Allow me to inquire how man can control his own affairs when he is not only incapable of compiling a plan for some laughably short term such as, say, a thousand years, but cannot even predict what will happen to him tomorrow? - Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
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#37. We are born to inquire after truth; it belongs to a greater power to possess it. It is not, as Democritus said, hid in the bottom of the deeps, but rather elevated to an infinite height in the divine knowledge. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#38. You are not to inquire how your trade may be increased, nor how you are to become a great and powerful people, but how your liberties can be secured; for liberty ought to be the direct end of your government. - Author: Patrick Henry
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#39. The philanthropists inquire whether Transcendentalism does not mean sloth: they had as lief hear that their friend is dead, as that he is a Transcendentalist; for then is he paralyzed, and can never do anything for humanity. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#40. One should not inquire too closely where ancient legends about the gods are concerned; many things which reason rejects acquire some color of probability once you bring a god into the story - Author: Arrian
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#41. When I was a student, the laws of physics were regarded as completely off limits. The job of the scientist, we were told, is to discover the laws and apply them, not inquire into their provenance. - Author: Paul Davies
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#42. The rich world likes and wishes to believe that someone, somewhere, is doing something for the Third World. For this reason, it does not inquire too closely into the motives or practices of anyone who fulfills, however vicariously, this mandate. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#43. Gavin tried not to stare at the lobster. He decided not to inquire further. Whatever Jack's reasoning, best to accept that crustaceans were necessary to his view of the world. - Author: Gail Carriger
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#44. The ground is still filled iwth rings, and money, and pictures, and Jewish things. I was only able to find a few of them, but they fill the earth. The hero did not ask me once what she was saying. I am not certain if he knew what she was saying, or if he knew not to inquire. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#45. Denial is commonly found among persons with dissociative disorders. My favorite quotation from such a client is, "We are not multiple, we made it all up." I have heard this from several different clients. When I hear it, I politely inquire, "And who is we? - Author: Alison Miller
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#46. If you wish to marry well, inquire well. - Author: Dallin H. Oaks
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#47. As long as men inquire, they will find opportunities to know more upon these topics than those who have gone before them, so inexhaustibly rich is nature in the innermost diversity of her treasures of beauty, order and intelligence. - Author: Louis Agassiz
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#48. In my experience, we don't make thoughts appear, they just appear. One day, I noticed that their appearance just wasn't personal. Noticing that really makes it simpler to inquire. - Author: Byron Katie
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#49. What riches give us let us then inquire: Meat, fire, and clothes. What more? Meat, clothes, and fire. Is this too little? - Author: Alexander Pope
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#50. We have become great because of the lavish use of our resources ... But the time has come to inquire seriously what will happen when our forests are gone, when the coal, the iron, the oil and the gas are exhausted. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#51. We do not learn only from great minds; we learn from everyone, if only we observe and inquire. - Author: C.A. Doxiadis
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#52. The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#53. Mr. Clinton," he had said, when Henry ventured to inquire about a particularly ambiguous examination, "you may write until doomsday for all I care, but if your answers do not coincide with my answers they are wrong. Wrong, sir. - Author: Harper Lee
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#54. If we're born to inquire, then why must it be taught? - Author: Warren Berger
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#55. Here the ways of men divide. If you wish to strive for peace of soul and happiness, then believe; if you wish to be a disciple of truth, then inquire. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#56. The savage nations of the globe are the common enemies of civilized society; and we may inquire, with anxious curiosity, whether Europe is still threatened with a repetition of those calamities, which formerly oppressed the arms and institutions of Rome. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#57. The idea of death robs inquiry of its passionate vitality and empties our efforts of their purpose by coming to one predestined conclusion, death. Why inquire if you already know the answer? - Author: James Hillman
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#58. If you wish to strive for peace of soul and pleasure, then believe; if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#59. I believe unconditionally in the ability of people to respond when they are told the truth. We need to be taught to study rather than believe, to inquire rather than to affirm. - Author: Septima Poinsette Clark
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#60. I might have asked, figured her out, led her to open up. I was good at that. But I didn't inquire, a punishment. I didn't let anger go, habit from the dangerous family I'd left behind, from being leery of women. I was good at that, too, the guarded disappointment. - Author: Susanna Sonnenberg
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#61. A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire when they'd like to shorten sail. - Author: Sterling Hayden
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#62. Were one merely to seek information, one should inquire of the man who hates, but if one wishes to know what truly is, one better ask the one who loves. - Author: Hermann Broch
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#63. Eratosthenes declares that it is no longer necessary to inquire as to the cause of the overflow of the Nile, since we know definitely that men have come to the sources of the Nile and have observed the rains there. - Author: Eratosthenes
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#64. Do not inquire the name of him who asks a shelter of you. The very man who is embarrassed by his name is the one who needs shelter. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#65. Who is he, the ill-disposed gentleman in pink?" inquire the Comte, when they were out of earshot.
"A creature of no importance," shrugged Philip.
"So I see. Yet he contrives to arouse your anger.?"
"Yes," admitted Philip. "I do not like the color of his coat. - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#66. The great thing about true best friends is that when you go MIA for a few months, they inquire but they don't press. Best friends know the power of infatuation but also how quickly it dissipates. You just have to wait it out. And then afterward, tease them about it for decades. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#67. To inquire and to create; these are the grand centres around which all human pursuits revolve, or at least to these objects do they all more or less directly refer. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#68. My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it is on your plate. - Author: Thornton Wilder
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#69. Proceeding further, to inquire whether the facts related by the Four Evangelists are proved by competent and satisfactory evidence, we are led, first, to consider on which side lies the burden of establishing the credibility of the witnesses. - Author: Simon Greenleaf
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#70. Seek not to inquire what the morrow will bring with it. - Author: Horace
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#71. Meditation is not a process of learning how to meditate; it is the very inquiry into what is meditation. To inquire into what is meditation, the mind must free itself from what it has learnt about meditation, and the freeing of the mind from what it has learnt is the beginning of meditation. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#72. Stay and respond and expand and include and allow and forgive and enjoy and evolve and discern and inquire and accept and admit and divulge and open and reach out and speak up, this is utopia. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#73. Beside him, Gauri looked distraught. Chivalry demanded that he
should inquire after the Princess's well- being. She caught
him looking at her and frowned:
"You're heaving like a water buffalo in its death throes."
Never mind. - Author: Roshani Chokshi
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#74. Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody's business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#75. Let us inquire what glory there was in an omnipotent being torturing forever a puny little creature who could in no way defend himself? Would it be to the glory of a man to fry ants? - Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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#76. The judge's duty is to inquire about the time, as well as the facts. - Author: Ovid
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#77. To solve a conflict, you should inquire about their origins - Author: Miguel El Portugues
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#78. I prize the conditions under which I have lived because they have permitted me to choose my opportunities, to inquire into such matters as interested me, and to publish what I believed to be true, uncontrolled by any central authority. - Author: Arthur Keith
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#79. I believe employment regulations for women, whereby the prospective employer is not able to inquire about the interviewee's status regarding children, childcare, or indeed their intention of becoming a parent, are counterproductive. - Author: Alan Sugar
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#80. Monthly, out of common courtesy, he went to inquire after the invalid Charles, who refused either to die or get better. - Author: Winston Graham
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#81. Ideas bubble differently when we're forced to inquire about the obvious. - Author: Sara Genn
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#82. It is our task to inquire into the causes that have brought about the observed differentiation, and to investigate the sequence of events that have led to the establishment of the multifarious forms of human life. - Author: Franz Boas
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#83. If you inquire what people are like here, I must answer, "The same as everywhere." - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#84. Am I not to inquire into the identity of the artist of this universe? - Author: Seneca.
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#85. How it came to pass that man, originally taught, as we doubt not he was, to know and to worship the true Jehovah, is found, at so early a period of his history, a worshiper of baser objects, it is foreign to our present purpose to inquire. - Author: Simon Greenleaf
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#86. Deplorable mania, when something happens, to inquire what. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#87. The role of the vice president is to break ties in the Senate and inquire daily into the health of the president. - Author: John McCain
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#88. If we are going to inquire into that, (religion, i.e. a life in which there is no fragmentation whatsoever) we must not only be free of all belief, but also we must be very clear about the distorting factor of all effort, direction and purpose. - Author: Krishnamurti
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#89. Never inquire into another man's secret; bur conceal that which is intrusted to you, though pressed both be wine and anger to reveal it. - Author: Horace
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#90. We cry down the law in respect of justification, but we set it up as a rule of sanctification. The law sends us to the Gospel that we may be justified; and the Gospel sends us to the law again to inquire what is our duty as those who are justified. - Author: Samuel Bolton
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#91. The trials of life will not wait for us. They come at their own time, not caring much to inquire how ready we may be to meet them. - Author: James Anthony Froude
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#92. Any idea can be brought into the classroom if the point is to inquire into its structure, history, influence and so forth. But no idea belongs in the classroom if the point of introducing it is to recruit your students for the political agenda it may be thought to imply. - Author: Stanley Fish
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#93. People can get their news any way they want. What I love about what's happened is that there are so many different avenues, there are so many different outlets, so many different ways to debate and discuss and to inquire about any given news story. - Author: Jim Lehrer
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#94. It is less important to ask a Christian what he or she believes about the Bible than it is to inquire what he or she does with it. - Author: Lesslie Newbigin
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#95. One of the silliest of all discussions is the question whether God is personal-it would be more useful to inquire whether ice is frozen. - Author: Austin Farrer
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#96. So next time you come to me with any problem, just first inquire inside whether you would like it to be solved, because be aware: I can give a solution. Are you really interested in solving it or just talking about it? You feel good talking about it. Go - Author: Osho
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#97. I had no time to make a world of my own: I had to stay fixed like Atlas, my feet on the elephant's back and the elephant on the tortoise's back. To inquire on what the tortoise stood would be to go mad. - Author: Henry Miller
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#98. So, having dried my tear-swollen eyelids, I take up my pen to inquire of you, are you alive or did you die? If you are dead, please let me know, and I will tell the cook, for ever since she heard about it she has been saying her prayers. - Author: Frederic Chopin
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#99. THE soul should always stand ajar,
That if the heaven inquire,
He will not be obliged to wait,
Or shy of troubling her.
Depart, before the host has slid
The bolt upon the door,
To seek for the accomplished guest,
Her visitor no more. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#100. When you inquire 'Who am I?' if you are honest, you'll notice that it takes you right back to silence instantly. The brain doesn't have an answer, so all of a sudden there is silence. - Author: Adyashanti
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