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A thick skin is a gift from God.
Determination
Konrad Adenauer

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Civilization is the lamb's skin in which barbarism masquerades.
Civilization
Thomas B. Aldrich

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The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment.
Night
Djuna Barnes

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The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.
Arts and Artists
Adolf Berle

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Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
Law Suits
Ambrose Bierce

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There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
Vanity
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
Taxes and Taxation
Tiberius Caesar

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Just because we're sisters under the skin doesn't mean we've got much in common.
Feminism
Angela Carter

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The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
Education
Mandell Creighton

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Buying is cheaper than asking.
Negotiation
German Proverb

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Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
Ask
Robert Half

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You create your opportunities by asking for them.
Ask
Patty Hansen

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Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense.
Beauty
Kin Hubbard

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The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.
Agreement
Kin Hubbard

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The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.
Education
Robert M. Hutchins

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It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.
Risk
William James

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I resent performing for frisking idiots who don't know anything.
Music
John Lennon

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Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul.
Soul
Douglas Macarthur

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Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge.
Law and Lawyers
David Mellor

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By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.
Expectation
Giovanni Niccolini

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In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin.
Taxes and Taxation
Austin O'Malley

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Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
Failure
H. Ross Perot

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Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.
Things and Little Things
Persian Proverb

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You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
Children
John Plomp

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Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
Poetry and Poets
Carl Sandburg

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun