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My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions.
One side-effect of the so-called war on terror has been a crisis of liberalism. This is not only a question of alarmingly illiberal legislation, but a more general problem of how the liberal state deals with its anti-liberal enemies.
I grew very skeptical of certain kind of Jewish separatism in my youth. I mean, I saw the Jewish community was always with each other; they didn't trust anybody outside. You'd bring someone home, and the first question was, 'Are they Jewish, are they not Jewish?'
I've had so many interviews where the last question is, Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay, but that I wasn't going to talk about it.
Portia de Rossi
Scientists need to be prepared to engage, and the best people to engage with are students, ideally from primary school because there's no question that their capacity to work out complex things is extremely good.
It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution.
If someone looks genuinely interested and asks me a deeply personal question, I'll give the answer. I'm too open.
Not winning a title gives fuel to sportswriters and talking heads who question an athlete's true value.
I wake up every day feeling like today's the day to make a difference. I never question the correctness of what I'm doing or the need for it.
Everybody in the world is - is ready for liberty. It's a question of how you do it.
I find the question of whether gender differences are biologically determined or socially constructed to be deeply disturbing.
There can be little question that the tall building presents one of the most difficult challenges to the architect.
Although there has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity, the hermeneutic question today seems to us a new one.
The last time when I was in a relationship, I used to talk about it, but the spotlight gets to your personal life. Wherever you go, people ask the same question. At times, it gets difficult. You work so much on a film, and people only want to know about your personal life. I feel bad that they don't talk about your work, but it's part of my job.
I'm staggered by the question of what it's like to be a multimilionaire. I always have to remind myself that I am.
Abortion is a question of choice.
I feel that we don't have the luxury of asking whether or not the Palestinians and Israelis can achieve peace. I think we have to just ask the question of when and how.
Queen Rania of Jordan
Obama's view of the tax code is inherently political: Whom can we hit next? Energy companies, jet owners, bankers? Instead, the question should be how to promote economic efficiency by raising revenue without trying to manipulate corporate or personal behavior.
If we wish to discuss knowledge in the most highly developed contemporary society, we must answer the preliminary question of what methodological representation to apply to that society.
I used to think there was a scientific way to do things. Like a proper way to answer a question or that kind of stuff. It's like, there's not! There's not a method, there's not a science to it.
I have often said China is not lacking in material resources. The question is whether we can make full and good use of them.
The question is not really about a shift to the economic cone where officers are writing about the balance of payments and the need for economic stabilization.
The thing that's confusing for investors is that founders don't know how to be CEO. I didn't know how to do the job when I was a CEO. Founder CEOs don't know how to be CEOs, but it doesn't mean they can't learn. The question is... can the founder learn that job and can they tolerate all mistakes they will make doing it?
I had earlier concluded that a war with Iraq would be a distraction from the successful and expeditious completion of our aims in Afghanistan. Now I had come to question whether the White House was telling the truth.
I watched the first people walk on the moon, and to me, it was just an obvious thing - I want to somehow turn myself into that. But the real question is, how do you deal with the danger of it and the fear that comes from it? How do you deal with fear versus danger?
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