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  • You remember having friends who used to lampoon the world so effortlessly, crouching at the verge of every joke and waiting to pounce on it, and you remember how they changed as they grew older and the joy of questioning everything slowly became transformed into the pain of questioning everything, like a star consuming its own core.

    Stars   Pain   Joy  
    Kevin Brockmeier (2008). “The View from the Seventh Layer: Stories”, p.101, Vintage
  • Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

    Albert Einstein (2015). “Bite-Size Einstein: Quotations on Just About Everything from the Greatest Mind of the Twentieth Century”, p.31, St. Martin's Press
  • I think in that context, when a generation of kids is that ignorant of their recent history, it does a good job of showing what the Pistols were standing for. It's current and it's in the air, partly because I think nothing contemporary is as extreme or as strongly stated as what The Sex Pistols were able to do in their time, in the '70s. I think the reason to [make the film] is that their ideas are still alive: the defense of the right to be an individual, and questioning everything you read, and questioning all the information that's bombarded increasingly at you.

    Jobs   Sex   Kids  
  • Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.

  • Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.

  • Comedians are sociologists. We're pointing out stuff that the general public doesn't even stop to think about, looking at life in slow-motion and questioning everything we see.

  • I had a good time working with Russell Crowe, Ron Howard and Ed Harris. It was a great cast and Russell worked really hard, doing tons of research and questioning everything

  • Question everything. Every stripe, every star, every word spoken. Everything.

    Ernest J. Gaines (2012). “Bloodline: Five Stories”, p.95, Vintage
  • Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

  • A thought that sometimes makes me hazy: Am I - or are the others crazy?

    "Albert Einstein: a documentary biography". Book by Carl Seelig translated by Mervyn Savill (p. 194), 1956.
  • One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

  • The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.

    Science   Thinking   Fog  
    Stephen Jay Gould (2011). “Full House”, p.57, Harvard University Press
  • "Spirituality comes from questioning everything but at the same time accepting everything. You can even be spiritual watching TV. When the ad comes on and says, "Don't hate me because I am beautiful," question that."

  • The most important training, though, is to experience life as a writer, questioning everything, inventing multiple explanations for everything. If you do that, all the other things will come; if you don't, there's no hope for you.

  • The very foundation of science is to keep the door open to doubt. Precisely because we keep questioning everything, especially our own premises, we are always ready to improve our knowledge. Therefore a good scientist is never ‘certain’. Lack of certainty is precisely what makes conclusions more reliable than the conclusions of those who are certain: because the good scientist will be ready to shift to a different point of view if better elements of evidence, or novel arguments emerge. Therefore certainty is not only something of no use, but is in fact damaging, if we value reliability.

    Doors   Views   Doubt  
  • The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

    "János : The Story of a Doctor" by János Plesch, translated by Edward FitzGerald, 1947.
  • The path to holiness lies through questioning everything.

    Lying   Grace   Holiness  
    M. Scott Peck (2002). “The Road Less Traveled, 25th Anniversary Edition: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth”, p.194, Simon and Schuster
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