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A fish may love a bird, but where would they live?
Drew Barrymore

All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?
Nicholas Johnson

Are we not like two volumes of one book?
Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Are you nuts?

Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Ludwig van Beethoven

Because without our language, we have lost ourselves. Who are we without our words?
Melina Marchetta

But what is the chaff to the wheat?

Can computers think?
Can submarines swim?
(unknown author)

Can there anywhere be a breed of people more irritating and imbecilic than disc jockeys?
Bill Bryson
Source: Lost Continent

Did you ever stop to think and forget to start again?
Winnie the Pooh

Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

Do pigs really like mud?
Frans de Waal

Do polytheists have more wrong beliefs than monotheists?

Do you have to be black or white to play the blues?
Keith Richards

Does a male cricket, for example, know that his chirping attracts females?
Frans de Waal

Does it never strike you as puzzling that it is wicked to kill one person, but glorious to kill ten thousand?
Steven Pinker

Don't ask questions of fairy tales.

Don't ya feel like cryin'?
The Rolling Stones
Source: Lyrics: Cry to me.

Forget the past. What else is there to forget?

Have you ever once in your life reached out to touch infinity?
Ellen Hopkins

How can you be burnt by chilies which you have not eaten?

How do I know what I think until I hear what I say?
Francis Crick

How do people make it through life without a sister?
Sara Corpening

How do we know that philosophy exists?

How do you know that you know the stuff you think you know?
(unknown author)

How does it feel?
How does it feel
To be on your own
With no direction home
Like a complete unknown
Like a rolling stone?
Bob Dylan

How much of my brain tissue has to die before I die?
Steven Pinker
Source: How the Mind Works

How real are you if Google can't find you?
Kees Schiphouwer

How should we conduct ourselves?
(unknown author)
Philosophical question

How should we govern ourselves?
(unknown author)
Philosophical question

I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
Chuang Tsu

I'm not a fatalist; even if I were, what could I do about it?
Emo Philips

If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
Albert Einstein

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
(unknown author)

If everybody is a Facebook friend, what is an actual friend?
Alissa Quart

If life is a bowl of cherries, then what am I doing in the pits?
Erma Bombeck

If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars?

If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer's crop, who are we to say it shouldn't rain?
Tom Barrett

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Scott Adams

If tomatoes are technically a fruit, is ketchup a smoothie?
(unknown author)

If we look straight and deep into a chimpanzee's eyes, an intelligent self-assured personality looks back at us. If they are animals, what must we be?
Frans de Waal

If you are intelligent you are clever, so if you are stupid you are telligent?

If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?

If you can talk about it, why paint it?
Francis Bacon

If you don't need a mask because God will protect you, why do you need a gun?
(unknown author)

If you tell a joke in the forest, but nobody laughs, was it a joke?
Steven Wright

Is happiness just chemicals flowing through your brain or something more?
(unknown author)

Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 5 - Riddles in the Dark
Quoted: Gollum

Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Is man only a blunder of God? Or is God only a blunder of man?
Friedrich Nietzsche

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