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So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
When a man is asked to make a speech, the first thing he has to decide is what to say.
Gerald R. Ford
Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
When I was a kid, I went to the store and asked the guy, Do you have any toy train schedules?
When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame for the riots? The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings? The killers are to blame.
When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, 'Ours.'
Vine Deloria, Jr.
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But... the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
I have asked myself once or twice lately what was my natural bent. I have no doubt at all: It is to look at each day for the evil of that day and have a go at it, and that is why I have never failed to have an acute interest in each morning's letters.
Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it is he who is asked.
Viktor E. Frankl
I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death.
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing.
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good?' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'
The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.
Learn to ask for what you want. The worst people can do is not give you what you ask for which is precisely where you were before you asked.
I may have aimed too high sometimes, asked too much of myself and demanded too little from those around me.
Advancement only comes with habitually doing more than you are asked.
Gary Ryan Blair
I swear to God, I would marry the first person who asked me, just because it seems so completely impossible that anyone would ask.
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
I went to the bank and asked to borrow a cup of money. They said, 'What for?' I said, 'I'm going to buy some sugar.'
I once heard two ladies going on and on about the pains of childbirth and how men don't seem to know what real pain is. I asked if either of them ever got themselves caught in a zipper.
On my first day in New York a guy asked me if I knew where Central Park was. When I told him I didn't he said, 'Do you mind if I mug you here?'.
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