„Why won't anyone ever answer my questions?"
"Because you never stop asking them and especially because you keep asking them even when it's clear that nobody knows the answers."
"Well, how do I know that they don't know the answer unless I ask?“

Homecoming saga, The Memory Of Earth (1992)

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—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946

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