Thursday, 30 May 2013

Questions

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer. - Unknown

A good question is, of course, the key by which infinite answers can be educed. - Isaac Asimov

As human beings, don't we need questions without answers as well as questions with answers, questions that we might someday answer and questions that we can never answer? - Alan Lightman

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no fibs. - Oliver Goldsmith

Every question possessed a power that did not lie in the answer. - Elie Wiesel

How do you know so much about everything?’ was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ‘By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.’ - John Abbott

Tis not every question that deserves an answer. - Thomas Fuller

I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions. - Lou Holtz 

It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it. - Jeseph Joubert

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. - Eugene Ionesco

It’s the questions we can’t answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he’ll look for his own answers. - Patrick Rothfuss

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. - William Hazlitt

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious. - George Bernard Shaw

Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. - Anthony Robbins

Question is a trap, and an answer your foot in it. - John Steinbeck

Questions are dangerous, for they have answers. - Jacqueline Carey

Questions are far more effective than defensive statements. They do not imply agreement, but they do convey interest and a desire to understand and facilitate an environment for peak performance, a central thread of effective leadership.... The next time someone accuses you of virtually anything, ask some questions. Resolving the situation may take more time, but the outcome will likely be more productive for both of you. - Stephen Young

Questions give us no rest. We know not why our curse makes us seek we know not what, ever and ever. But we cannot resist it. It whispers to us that there are great things on this earth of ours, and that we must know them. - Ayn Rand

Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential. - Tony Robbins

Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them. - Ralph N. Gerard

The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvellous structure of reality. - Edmund Burke

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

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself. - Ursula K. Le Guin

The question is not what you look at, but what you see. - Henry David Thoreau

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done. - Allard Lowenstein

The real questions are the ones that obtrude upon your consciousness whether you like it or not, the ones that make your mind start vibrating like a jackhammer, the ones that you ‘come to terms with’ only to discover that they are still there. - Ingrid Bengis

The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions. - Claude Levi-Strauss

There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions. - Charles P. Steinmetz

There are no right answers to wrong questions. - Ursula K. Le Guin

There are questions so indiscreet, that they deserve neither truth nor falsehood in reply. - Madame Swetchine

There are two sides to every question. - Unknown

To ask the hard question is simple. - W. H.Auden

To be able to ask a question clearly is two-thirds of the way to getting it answered. - John Ruskin

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science. - Albert Einstein

Well, it's not so easy to give an answer when you ask a stupid question! - Hans Christian Andersen

Why ... did so many people spend their lives not trying to find answers to questions – not even thinking of questions to begin with? Was there anything more exciting in life than seeking answers? - Isaac Asimov

With a hypothetical question you can only get, at best, a hypothetical answer. - Father William Seifert

Your questions are false if you already know the answer. - Jose Saramago

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