Quotes of questioning

  1. The key to wisdom is this- constant and frequent questioning for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth. – Peter Abelard
  2. No simplicity of mind, no obscurity of station, can escape the universal duty of questioning all that we believe. – William Kingdon Clifford
  3. 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. – Jennifer Connelly
  4. Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply. – Brian Ferneyhough
  5. The past nine years in San Diego have represented such a period of questioning – Brian Ferneyhough
  6. The creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions that the rest of us accept. – John W. Gardner
  7. As soon as a norm is established, people start questioning it, which is probably a good thing in the end. – Robyn Hitchcock
  8. If you're in such a position of power and your ego is such that this is not possible, then its essential to have a small cadre of very bright, committed people who are questioning exploring and understanding these emerging concepts. – Dee Hock
  9. I'm tired of people questioning me because of my age. If you looked at my numbers and watched me throw and covered my birthdate, would age be an issue? – Randy Johnson
  10. I just turned 30 so I got really introspective as you do, questioning my life. And when I stopped and sort of looked back at the past decade, I realized I had done more work than I thought I had done. – Sheryl Lee
  11. Maybe It's not the biggest blockbuster film, but there will be some people that will see it, that will be debating it, that will be questioning their own sense of spirituality. If the film resonates, then I have succeeded in what I set out to do. – Eriq La Salle
  12. Our show is less about a girl who is doing miracles and more about the domino effect of this girl's life, and how everyone else is affected. Our show seems to be a questioning show as opposed to an action sort of fairy tale. – Amber Tamblyn
  13. I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He's always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness. Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life. – Lee Tergesen
  14. The marvelous thing is that for thousands of years people have continued questioning and searching and ultimately concluding that reasons for certain occurrences are not given to man to know. – Robert Vaughn
  15. Prior to any questioning the person must be warned that he has a right to remain silent, that any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him and that he has a right to the presence of an attorney, either retained or appointed. – Earl Warren

Usage examples for questioning

  1. What are you questioning Miss Daisy ? – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. With his back to the fire, he stood looking down on her with kindly, questioning eyes. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  3. This seemed more of a woman- strange now- white and strained- beautiful, eager, questioning – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  4. And if she were convinced, after honest and earnest questioning of herself, that she had not the courage and strength of mind necessary for the great change in her life she had proposed, would it not be better for his happiness and hers that the confession should be made? – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  5. Her eyes were full of questioning – Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 5. by Gilbert Parker
  6. The conviction seized her that most lives reflected hers in that their questioning was never answered. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  7. What's all this questioning about? – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  8. After questioning them a little further, she decided to go. – Two Little Confederates by Thomas Nelson Page
  9. Indeed, I would not wait thy questioning If I in thee were as thou art in me. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  10. I could have talked to them both for a day, questioning them; and they, no doubt, had as much to ask of us. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  11. I'll have every drop of yellow blood out of your veins if you come questioning me. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  12. The next morning the sight of the ponies delighted the girls, and in their pleasure at the purchase they accepted at once the solution of the mystery, and never thought of questioning whether the long conference between their father and the midshipmen on the preceding evening was fully accounted for by the gift of the ponies. – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty
  13. There was that in the Madam's face which made questioning impossible. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  14. And still another, this time a questioning one: Why, if she could feel pain in her arms and legs, could she not move them? – Bedside Manner by William Morrison
  15. After the ladies had left the two men at the table, the questioning was resumed over the spirits and pipes, and not till ten o'clock was passed did Evatt finally rise. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  16. And now may I begin questioning – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  17. Was it simply the approach of mortal illness, the old questioning of " what dreams may come"? – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. At the voice the Zulu fixed his fierce and bloodshot eyes upon the group, dwelt for a moment on the white face of the lady, then rested with a questioning look. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  19. But I couldn't tell which, said the girl in answer to the cross- questioning – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  20. It came to me that painful as it might be for her the time for questioning had come. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt