Questioned Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Questioned Quotes from famous persons: Brittney Griner, Lily Cole, Francois Hollande, Larry David, B.o.B. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Questioned Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

I've had moments when I questioned my place in the worl

I’ve had moments when I questioned my place in the world. At times, especially in seventh grade, life was lonely and I’d often feel sad. I never wanted to deny who I was, but dealing with the sadness and the anger that came from people constantly making fun of me wore me down at times.
As the generalization goes about the art industry, people can be really challenging and thought-provoking in their thinking and questioning the status quo, and it’s really important that the status quo can be questioned and that there are people doing that.
Whatever happened during the French presidential campaign will leave no hard feelings. I perfectly understand why Angela Merkel supported Nicolas Sarkozy because of the action they have taken together, even though I have questioned its results, and because of their shared political sensibility.
I couldn’t be happier that President Bush has stood up for having served in the National Guard, because I can finally put an end to all those who questioned my motives for enlisting in the Army Reserve at the height of the Vietnam War.
Nothin‘ on You’ changed my life: I finally feel that I reached the point where I wanna be at. At times I questioned whether it was worth the sacrifice, but now I see it was.
Many novice writers try to avoid usingsaid‘ by substituting synonyms: ‘he uttered,’ ‘she murmured,’ ‘he questioned.’ It’s true that any word repeated too often becomes monotonous, but substitutions for ‘said’ can be worse than its repetition.
Well, like most black Americans, I grew up thinking I was supposed to be a Democrat. It wasn’t even something you questioned or thought twice about. Black equaled Democrat.
Angela McGlowan
Australia has a thing where apparently it’s fine for me to dress up as an Asian woman. No one has questioned that.
I’m very fortunate in that my parents are artists. My mom is a brilliant poet… She still is a great visual artist. My dad is a jazz drummer… I’ve been very fortunate in that I’ve had parents who supported and encouraged me and haven‘t really questioned what I’m doing or asked me to question it.
People have always questioned, Was I crazy? And I’m like, ‘No, I’m not crazy. I’m just totally committed.’
Nobody wants to play the game more than Kawhi. Nobody wants to be great or go down as one of the greatest more than Kawhi. So his heart and his passion and if he wants to play basketball should never be questioned.
I wish we questioned the aid model as much as we are questioning the capitalism model. Sometimes the most generous thing you can do is just say no.
I was very, very religious. And of course I wrote about it in ‘Night.’ I questioned God‘s silence. So I questioned. I don’t have an answer for that. Does it mean that I stopped having faith? No. I have faith, but I question it.
My work since the late ’80s specifically questioned what was presented as the ‘natural‘ order of things in the history of post-war-N.Y. painting.
Deborah Kass
I have always had trouble recognizing myself in the features of the intellectual playing his political role according to the screenplay that you are familiar with and whose heritage deserves to be questioned.
The one thing I never questioned about my mother was whether she loved me.
It shocks, saddens and hurts me when my integrity towards Sport is questioned, especially knowing that there are very few who have taken the initiative and been successful in the development of sport in India.
Black Sabbath questioned a lot of things.
I didn’t set out with the notion of running for elective office; it sort of grew over time. And I honestly at times questioned if progressive change can be effected through elected office.
The Derby experience had not been good for me and the way it finished left a very bad taste in my mouth so I questioned whether I wanted to go back into management.
There are some heterosexuals that have heterosexual behavior that is appalling sexually, that is deviant and bad and not really moral and Christ-like and biblical. But those people are never questioned as to whether or not they’re allowed to be a parent.
One morning, in February 1986, out of nowhere, I experienced a realization. In an instant, I discovered that when I believed my stressful thoughts, I suffered, but when I questioned them, I didn’t suffer.
Byron Katie
Growing up, I came to love Egypt and respect Islam, but I never thought to go beyond the surface. Back in Canada, many of my father‘s Egyptian friends questioned his decision not to raise his only child more strictly in the faith. I was not taught salat, the Muslim ritual of prayer, nor did I study Arabic.
For a lot of children of immigrants, what happens is your parents want you to do something very linear that they can understand. I had an aptitude in sciences and never really questioned it.
As a player, if your attitude is questioned, it’s horrible.
People don’t want to have to justify their privileges; they don’t want to have to justify having access to the power and resource that wealth brings. And by not talking about it, they are able to hold onto their power without being questioned, and I think that makes them feel more secure.
I blindly loved music and never once questioned if I was weird or not. I didn’t care. Still don’t!
People have questioned my commitment to Scotland but it’s actually the opposite. My problem is I can never say no.
In the aftermath of 9/11 and in the build-up to the invasion of Iraq, few questioned the idea that the United States was likely to be the extant superpower for several decades to come. Few anticipated how quickly the neoconservative project would run into the sands – or that China would rise so quickly.
The Roman Catholic Church and its rituals were so much part of life that, although my parents would often question a small matter of dogma and none of us seemed more religious than anyone else, no one ever questioned the rituals or the basic tenets of belief.
I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes.
Leo Durocher
I questioned her further, and eventually got to talk to her doctor. And her doctor sort of shook his head and he said, ‘I have examined her for throat cancer at least 15 times in the past few years.
James Randi
Men are rarely questioned on their spouses or their partners, and nor should they be. And the question to ask is why is this done to women?
Joan Kirner
Freedom of the press is not questioned when investigative journalism unearths scandals, But that does not mean that every classified state document should be made available to journalists.
Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before.
Carol P. Christ
I’ve had to take a lot of stick down the years but the one thing that really got to me was when someone questioned my integrity. It’s the one thing that really grates with you.
I wrote in my book, ‘unPlanned,’ about a church that kicked me out when they found out that I worked for Planned Parenthood. I often get questioned about that, whether I still think they made the wrong decision. My answer is a resounding ‘Yes.’
I remembered the times I’d second-guessed myself or questioned my own ability. The times when a little voice in my head worried that I didn’t have the know-how or the experience to reach for an exciting opportunity.
And I may often question choices I make as a producer. But I’ve never questioned the choices I make as a director.
When I made the decision to go to Europe, a lot of people questioned it. The first six months I was there even I was questioning it, but I think I learned a lot more about myself in that six months than I have my whole life.
I had parents who were incredibly loving and nurturing and always made me feel beautiful, so I never really questioned that.
I grew up in the church and had always questioned what they were telling me.
I shall hold myself particularly answerable to my constituents for my present conduct, and in general to all my fellow Citizens throughout these States, when properly questioned.
Henry Laurens
We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned.
I felt ashamed while saying Bulla’s dialogues! There was a mixed feeling of shame and guilt, and I constantly questioned myself why I was doing this in the first place.
If you’ve ever questioned your faith, you’re going to question it when you are burying your own children.
A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.
Having one’s traditional role questioned is not a very comfortable experience, perhaps especially for women, who have been able to remain children, and to benefit from work they did not and could not do.
I think blokes definitely sweat on most things when it comes to being questioned by women.
My mom was really vigorous about making sure that we saw things and that we questioned things. Education was so important to both of my parents.
I have had many occasions this year where I questioned and second-guessed my decision in a game, but it comes down to learning from mistakes and being accountable for what you did right or did wrong.
Don Mattingly
The president’s powers are always open to being questioned by the co-equal branches of government.
With tech companies, whoever‘s the leader is always questioned, you know. They say, ‘Is this the end of them?’ And – there’s more – more times people think that’s the case than it really is the case.
I can understand pulling a book whose contents have been questioned – after all, false information has a way of sticking in your brain and seeming true when you go to retrieve it years later.
Sometimes I am questioned why I play better for the national squad than at Manchester City. I am the same at both places, but City is one team, and the Brazil national squad is another.
The American obsession with ‘Downton’ amuses me slightly because it’s such a fiction. I’ve always been questioned about my historical veracity, and ‘Downton’ just flies past, when it’s completely made up.
Men and women wonder if merely walking or driving justifies being followed, stopped, or questioned. This practice and the presumption of guilt so often associated with people of color must come to an end.
At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people.
The judge turned his back towards me, sitting back on his judge’s chair, while I was in the witness stand being questioned. The whole courtroom was full of these anarchists, leftists, communists and Jewish lobbyists.
Ernst Zundel
It doesn’t bother me or Curtis being questioned about our sexuality and it probably happens more because we’re dancers. That stereotype is disappearing, but people always made ignorant, short-sighted comments when we were growing up.
You know yourself if you are doing well, and I think my form shouldn’t be getting questioned.
Perhaps writers should never be allowed to get together in a workplace context. It’s not like studying computer science, after all. The emotions are at large, and are shared and are questioned. There is a vulnerability.
When I deployed to Iraq with my fellow soldiers, putting our lives on the line for our country, no one in the media questioned our patriotism because of our religion.
I have questioned myself about the brutality in the last few novels. Actually in ‘The Leopard,’ in hindsight, I feel I went a little bit too far with screaming blood. There are a couple of scenes that I regret and wish I had the chance to rewrite. ‘Phantom‘ has less blood.
Schubert, Franck, and Liszt were all Roman Catholics who questioned or doubted or lived in different ways, and religion was certainly part of all their lives.
I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
My faith is super important to me and it is who I am, but I don’t ever want my faith to be used to judge me for other decisions that I’ve made or to have that questioned because that doesn’t go over well with me.
I think we’re in an era of unprecedented dominance by corporations. I think people understand that deeply; I don’t think that’s even questioned.
Lostfans were fantastic fans. I’ve said this before, but they were rabid, and they questioned everything – they were merciless, but I loved them for that.
I have sometimes questioned the advice and direction I received from my parents and grandparents, but I never questioned the fact that they loved me. I learned that they were in a better position to know more about right and wrong than I did from my limited understanding and from my limited experience.
I’m not the only Labour MP who sent their child to public school but I’m the only one who’s questioned about it.
Diane Abbott
I think a lot of people questioned if I could catch underneath.
I was born to Haitian parents, and the idea of giving back is really just a part of our culture. So, I don’t think there was ever a moment that I questioned my call to philanthropy, but I can say that the more I’ve grown, the bigger that call has become.
Someone like Russell Crowe is questioned for his passion for music, and whatever he does, music is just in his heart and soul. All he wants to do is music.
You see, some non-Catholic friends of mine have questioned the depth of my faith because of the fact that I have a good education.
There’s never been a point when I’ve questioned myself. If I’ve ever had a setback at a club I’ve always made it my mission to show why I should be in the team instead of dwelling on it.
My whole career, when I was in Croatia, people questioned me, saying I wouldn’t make it, that I wasn’t good enough because I wasn’t big and strong.
Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, ‘God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows.’
Cesare Lombroso
I never questioned if I was effeminate or not. That didn’t matter in the theatre.
On April 16, 2010, 34 Chinese environmental organizations, including Friends of Nature, the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, and Green Beagle, questioned heavy metal pollution in a letter sent to CEO Steve Jobs.
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
There was a time that I questioned the government’s role in abortion.
Koizumi was not rooted in Japan‘s rightwing nationalist tradition: he was a pragmatist and a populist. Abe, in contrast, is a rightwing nationalist. Unlike Koizumi, for example, he has questioned the validity of the postwar Tokyo trials of Japan’s wartime leaders, which found many of them guilty of war crimes.
I questioned everything. I didn’t see a character developed in Platoon at all. The character in Blue Velvet was much more fascinating to me.
Some people have questioned whether or not I can play a nice guy. Sometimes you can’t win for losing.
Michael Chiklis
My loyalty was questioned for a long time when I was younger, and that’s understandable. I found it very difficult to conform and I wanted to do it all my way.
I’ve always questioned death and birth and life. Where do we go? Are we here now? Or is this just one of the lives that we live?
I think we can say our business plan worked even if a lot of people questioned if it could work beforehand and said we would be just like one of the other ones who came in in the last years.
Guenther Steiner
The Arab spring confirmed that peaceful change is possible and so reinforced the vision of political Islam. The impact of this went beyond the Brotherhood to include the Salafist tendency in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Libya that had questioned the democratic path.
I was religious probably until I was about eight but I always questioned stuff very early on.
It’s not that I didn’t suffer or anything, I feel like it would be a sin if I complained that’s why I’m just very grateful and I never questioned God on what happened in 2018.
Everybody sort of questioned why we get married on New Year‘s Day, and of course, the avid sports fans wouldn’t come, because they had to watch the Rose Bowl or whatever that is on that day.
Yeardley Smith
As a dancer running around the world, I always questioned whether that’s what I wanted to do.
Actually, my character needs to be questioned. On a regular basis. By people who know and love me.
This nation was founded by rebels and revolutionaries, and its flags were carried across the battlefields by people who were very, very against the status quo and who questioned and criticized.
Any journalist who asked critical questions, anyone on social media who questioned about the extrajudicial killings was bombarded with abuse, threats of violence death threats from trolls and bots and these fake Facebook accounts.
Man is a question; woman is an answer. The mistake women make today is to offer themselves as answers before being questioned.
People didn’t question my knowledge, my throwing ability or athleticism; they questioned my ability to stand in and take a hit. So to be able to answer those questions on a week-to-week basis has been pretty cool.
Always, as a player, you are questioned and challenged about the next step. That’s what drives the very best: they want to continually win.
Ron Howard is the family patriarch. When he gave orders, directions, or suggestions to family members, they were not to be questioned. It was considered wrong to disagree with him.
Ryan Howard
In every part of our society, rules have to be questioned and adapted.
I’ve been overlooked, praised, questioned, lauded, labeled, celebrated, and derided – sometimes all in the span of a single week. That’s life in the NFL.
Our staff not only received the reports from these agencies, they examined them. They questioned them.
In the beginning, it was meant to be like a faceless art piece. Then I did the first record and it received enough notice to satisfy my needs. I questioned the procedure out of fear. The Silver Jews was never meant to be recreated live.
That’s a big thing in my life: going with your gut. If something isn’t lighting the fire and making you excited, or if something feels wrong or doesn’t agree with you, it should be questioned. It should be talked about.