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A Quote by Umberto Eco on behavior, belief, christ, christianity, god, good, interest, laughter, questions, reason, and sons

"But why doesn't the Gospel ever say that Christ laughed?" I asked, for no good reason. "Is Jorge right?" "Legions of scholars have wondered whether Christ laughed. The question doesn't interest me much. I believe he never laughed, because, omniscient as the son of God had to be, he knew how we Christians would behave. . . ."

Umberto Eco (1932 -)

Source: The Name of the Rose

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on endings, questions, seriousness, and war

The Civil War is not ended: I question whether any serious civil war ever does end.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Anthony (Tony) Robbins on potential and questions

Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential.

Tony Robbins (1960 -)

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A Quote by Tom J. Connelly on questions

He who asks a question may be a fool for five minutes, but he who never asks a question remains a fool forever.

Tom J. Connelly

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A Quote by Thorstein Veblen on questions, research, and seriousness

The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.

Thorstein Veblen (1857 - 1929)

Source: The Place of Science in Modern Civilization and Other Essays.

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A Quote by Thomas J. Watson on audiences, beginning, business, company, competition, honesty, meetings, men, merit, people, presidency, questions, spirit, time, and trade

Watson's answer to a question about competition in his first company meeting, 1914, as the new president, of the CTR (Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company), the company that was to become IBM: ". . . the only way that we want you men to handle the competition proposition is the only way we can afford to allow you men to handle it, that is, strictly on the merits of our goods. . . . You people when you come down to competition-must not do anything that's in restraint of trade, anything that will restrain the other fellow from selling his goods, anything that could be construed by anybody as unfair competition," he said, stammering in his earnestness. "You know, gentlemen, it is bad policy to do anything unfair with anybody, anywhere at any time, isn't it, in business or outside of business? No man ever won except in the one honest, fair and square way in which you men are working." The audience burst into applause, interrupting Watson again and again as he assured them that he would uphold fairness no matter what the competition did. . . . The spirit of the meeting quickened; and Watson, for the first time, began to take command.

Thomas Watson (1874 - 1956)

Source: Thomas and Marva Belden in The Life of Thomas J. Watson, 1962, Little, Brown and Co.

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A Quote by Thomas J. Watson on action, decisions, economics, finance, individuality, men, men and women, politics, questions, statistics, and women

All great questions of politics and economics come down in the last analysis to the decisions and actions of individual men and women. They are questions of human relations, and we ought always to think about them in terms of men and women-the individual human beings who are involved in them. If we can get human relations on a proper basis, the statistics, finance and all other complicated technical aspects of these questions will be easier to solve.

Thomas Watson (1874 - 1956)

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A Quote by Thomas S. Monson on jesus and questions

The question each of us must answer is ... What shall I do with Jesus? He Himself has provided us the answer: "Follow me, and do the things which ye have seen me do"

Thomas S. Monson (1927 -)

Source: Friend December, 1996, “They Spoke to Us” © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.Used by permission.

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on faith, gifts, questions, soul, spirit, and wonder

Faith is a gift of spirit that allows the soul to remain attached to its own unfolding. When faith is soulful, it is always planted in the soil of wonder and questioning.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on blindness, boldness, existence, fear, god, questions, and reason

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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