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    Our consumer-oriented economy wouldn't survive without economic growth. The whole mechanism depends on invention and insinuation of novelties, arousing new wants, seduction and temptation. This is the problem we face - much more than recapitalizing the banks. The question is: Is that kind of economy sustainable?
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    I will talk about it on Monday. I will answer every one of their questions. I always feel nervous when I have to go to court. This is like going to court. But I will be prepared.
    — Zulima Farber
    tags: questions 
     
    I guess I always like being asked questions about influence or inspiration, like, "What are you reading? Who are your heroes? Is there any one person you want to shout out to now?" I really love paying it forward with love and attention, because that's what I like to read.
    — Zoe Kazan
    There are certain people in whom you can detect the seeds of madness - seeds that have remained dormant only because the people in question have lived relatively comfortable, middle class lives. They function perfectly well in the world, but you can imagine, given a nasty parent, or a prolonged bout of unemployment, how their potential for craziness might have been realized.
    — Zoë Heller
    The answers aren't important really... What's important is- knowing all the questions.
    — Zilpha Keatley Snyder
    tags: knowing  questions 
     
    Know all the Questions, but not the Answers Look for the Different, instead of the Same Never Walk where there's room for Running Don't do anything that can't be a Game
    — Zilpha Keatley Snyder
    tags: questions  running  games 
     
    Love is a positive effect. Love can never have a negative effect, only a positive effect. That would be the revelation of love. If you have a question of whether this is love, think about the effect.
    — Ziggy Marley
    Arrogance is inimical to prudential reasoning, to accepting that for all we know and learn we also accumulate ignorance of the questions we do not ask, the risks we do not and cannot comprehend. In short, arrogance is what causes us to ignore our fallibilities.
    — Ziauddin Sardar
    The question is not about whether it will work or not. It's how quickly we can pull it off. Structural change will happen. When economies grow, there comes a time when you cannot rely on investment alone. We had that. The return on investment is becoming less and less. So we have to change. The old model doesn't work anymore. It's a question of speed.
    — Zhang Xin
    tags: time  work  alone  questions 
     
    But the higher our standard of living, the higher our levels of education, the further people will look around. And we can see which level of openness other societies enjoy. We are no different - we too want more freedom. The question is: How much freedom will be allowed?
    — Zhang Xin
    Growth will be slower, no one denies that. But the question is: Where are the chances and opportunities now? I see some positive and some negative trends.
    — Zhang Xin
    The love is so powerful that both people have to surrender. I think that's the funny thing about dating somebody for the first time, it's kind of a question of who wears the pants, or who's gonna text you first, how much am I supposed to put myself out there, and it makes you feel a little bit crazy. But at the end of the day, it's not about that. And if it's the right person you don't have to worry about that.
    — Zella Day
    I encouraged the Chinese to support Pol Pot. I encouraged the Thailand|Thai to help the Khmer Rouge. The question was how to help the Cambodian people. Pol Pot was an abomination. We could never support him. But China could.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: people  help  questions 
     
    And if you were a very sophisticated con artist, what would you do to convince people that you were from the future? What benefits would that give you? For us, it's also a question of, "Is she or isn't she?" That's really a major part of the movie.
    — Zal Batmanglij
    Another Black Label motto. That's what I think life is. It's just another bridge to cross. You ask no questions. Whatever work it is you gotta do, you gotta go over it, under it, through it, around it, to do it.
    — Zakk Wylde
    tags: work  questions  black 
     
    Women in the Arab world have a rich history in their active participation in political change from the Algeria revolution against the French occupation to the most recent revolution in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya among other countries. The question is not their participation. Their question is the incorporation of women's voices fully in the new definitions of the countries where change has happened.
    — Zainab Salbi
    The cool thing about Watchmen is it has this really complicated question that it asks, which is: who polices the police or who governs the government? Who does God pray to? Those are pretty deep questions but also pretty fun questions. Kind of exciting. It tries to subvert the superhero genre by giving you these big questions, moral questions. Why do you think you're on a fun ride? Suddenly you're like how am I supposed to feel about that?
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: giving  fun  questions  god  pray  morals 
     
    One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds.
    — Zack de la Rocha
    I've had some pretty stimulating conversations about where we are politically as a result of this movie [Snowden], but then there are a lot of questions just about that sensationalism of it.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: questions  movie 
     
    To do panels where you get to interact with your fans, in a really intimate, awesome way, and to let them ask all of the questions, is fun to me and it shows them that you care about their opinions, their thoughts, and their passion for your project.
    — Zachary Levi
    Those are serious questions of war and peace, of freedom or tyranny, whether or not there is ever going to be a hope of us instilling some democratic systems in a part of the world that frankly is breeding hate and destruction directed right at us.
    — Zach Wamp
    Have I ever had sex with a hooker? I'd like to answer that question with a question of my own. Can just anyone look up police records?
    — Zach Braff
    tags: questions  sex 
     
    Everyday I question myself. I look in the mirror, or read one of my scripts, or I reflect on my acting and I say to myself 'that was good...but was it Zach Braff good?' Lets just say things have been looking pretty Zach Braff so far.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: questions  read 
     
    It raises several serious questions. For example, how can there possibly be more than one person as awesome as me?
    — Zach Braff
    I don't ask questions. I just figure the extra warm days are God's way of rewarding me for Garden State
    — Zach Braff
    tags: questions  god  garden 
     
    Nothing like quoting Silence of the Lambs for people to question what kind of disability you have.
    — Zach Anner
    Answers make you wise, but questions make you human.
    — Yves Montand
    tags: human  questions  wise 
     
    Poetry is a kind of distilled insinuation. It's a way of expanding and talking around an idea or a question. Sometimes, more actually gets said through such a technique than a full frontal assault.
    — Yusef Komunyakaa
    tags: questions  poetry  ideas 
     
    I define poetry as celebration and confrontation. When we witness something, are we responsible for what we witness? That's an on-going existential question. Perhaps we are and perhaps there's a kind of daring, a kind of necessary energetic questioning. Because often I say it's not what we know, it's what we can risk discovering.
    — Yusef Komunyakaa
    tags: risk  questions  poetry 
     
    Have you ever seen a chess article without a brilliant example of the author's own play? 'Silly question,' you will say. Quite.
    — Yuri Razuvaev
    I like to keep my curiosity alive and question everything, and because I hate leaving something undone once I start it, I think far into the future.
    — Yunho
    I think we're a little bit protective in that way. You're always trying to balance between what's spreading the word about the band and what's good money and what's a shitty look. Is this good for the longevity of the band? Do people even care these days? We care, but do we care more about the money? We've had a lot of discussions about things. It gets us into a lot of fights, but it also makes you question your own morals in a really good way.
    — Yukimi Nagano
    People keep asking "Jacob or Edward?" when the really important question is "Diamond Dave or Sammy?
    — Ysabeau S. Wilce
    tags: people  questions 
     
    The question of modernization is central to disturbances in the Middle East and in Africa. Everyone is after modernization, no matter where they come from. But you have to be careful about it, and more importantly, you have to have sense about it.
    — Youssou N'Dour
    tags: questions  africa 
     
    I'm a modern Muslim. I pray, and if I have a question, I ask someone who is more educated in the religion than me.
    — Youssou N'Dour
    tags: questions  pray 
     
    The magic question is, 'What for?' But art is not for anything. Art is the ultimate goal.
    — Young-Ha Kim
    tags: magic  questions  goal 
     
    A lot of people question how talented I am. But I'm a real dude and I know real things and I've seen real people get their head blown off.
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: people  questions  real 
     
    I'm sorry, I'm not very knowledgeable about the plastic model industry, so I can't answer that question. Unfortunately, I can't really make a statement on the plastic scale modeling kits, probably because I'd be eradicated from the industry if I made my true feelings known.
    — Yoshiyuki Tomino
    tags: true  questions  sorry 
     
    Fashion sighs after trends. I want timeless elegance. Fashion has no time. I do. I say: Hello Lady, how can I help you? Fashion has no time to even ask such a question, because it is constantly concerned with finding out: What will come next? It is more about helping women to suffer less, to attain more freedom and independence.
    — Yohji Yamamoto
    I've been traveling all over the world for 25 years, performing, talking to people, studying their cultures and musical instruments, and I always come away with more questions in my head than can be answered.
    — Yo-Yo Ma
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