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Oliver Goldsmith

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

Leo Babauta

At the end of the day, the questions we ask of ourselves determine the type of people that we will become.

Christopher Bram

A work of art doesn’t need to provide complete answers in order to succeed. It needs only to excite us into asking questions and give us a place to think about them while we become involved in other people’s lives.

David Powning

Not everything needs to be said. The silences, the words that aren’t spoken, lead us to the questions we should be asking.

Alain De Botton

On account of its scale and complexity, the world will always outstrip the capacity of any single body to ask fertile questions of it.

Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Do you consider yourself a blessing or just another person?

Colleen Hoover

Does he treat you with respect at all times? That's the first question. The second question is, if he is the exact same person twenty years from now that he is today, would you still want to marry him? And finally, does he inspire to be a better person? You find someone you can answer yes to all three, then you've found a good man.

Deb Caletti

Those questions you have? Whether he's the one, whether you feel about him the way you should, or whether the relationship is going okay? When you're not sure whether you're in love with someone or not, the answer is not.

Friedrich Nietzsche

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.

Sarah Dessen

I don't get it,' Caroline said, bemused. 'She's the only one with wings. Why is that?'
There were so many questions in life. You couldn't ever have all the answers. But I knew this one.
It's so she can fly,' I said. Then I started to run.

J.D. Stroube

Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek those answers that continues to give meaning to life. You can spend your life wallowing in despair, wondering why you were the one who was led towards the road strewn with pain, or you can be grateful that you are strong enough to survive it.

Mandy Hale

The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find that fabulous things start to show up in your life.

Thomas H. Cook

He looked at me intently, from what seemed behind the veil of a grave experience. Then slowly and prophetically, he said the scariest thing I'd ever heard: "Because the answer to a heartfelt question, Jack, will always break your heart.

Jasleen Kaur Gumber

I will be me,
when world aberrantly
will feel, my gravity!
I will turn into my,
when their shrill cry
will stop asking why!
(Poem:Because you so wanna meet me, Book: Ginger and Honey)

Aidan Chambers

Is it better to go with the flow or let the flow go?

Kaitlin Hollon

Always ask the questions you want to, life is too short to know if you'll get a second chance to ask , and afterlife is probably too long to wonder what the answer may be.

Aidan Chambers

Maybe we should always start everything from the inside and work to the outside, and not from the outside to the inside. What d'you think?

E.A. Bucchianeri

To be, or not to be: what a question!

Sweety Shinde

Absence of questions is not proof of answers.

Clay Christensen

Questions are places in your mind where answers fit. If you haven't asked the question, the answer has nowhere to go.

C.S. Lewis

When I lay these questions before God I get no answer. But a rather special sort of 'No answer.' It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal but waiving the question. Like, 'Peace, child; you don't understand.

Cristina Marrero

To question the world around us and all its complexities is not blasphamy, but simply using the mind God gave us for its intended purpous. God is an artist. Artist do not create to have someone just glance and say "That is pretty." Artist want viewers to look closer, deeper-to really see what they have created-not just glance.

Carolyn Custis James

It doesn’t cause me to doubt God’s existence, but it does force me to admit there’s a lot about God I don’t understand.

Molly Harper

Are you going to answer my questions, or do I have to whack you with a stick until delicious candy surprises fall out?

Jiddu Krishnamurti

To ask the 'right' question is far more important than to receive the answer. The solution of a problem lies in the understanding of the problem; the answer is not outside the problem, it is in the problem.

Robin Wasserman

Even now, I believe that to know how is useless if we do not know why. And there are too many who forbid us to ask.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

It's okay not to know all the answers. It's better to admit our ignorance than to believe answers that might be wrong. Pretending to know everything closes the door to finding out what's already there.

David Chiles

Double check answers to questions shared online for proper Netiquette because people are asking for leadership.

Claude Lévi-Strauss

The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he's one who asks the right questions.

Charles Proteus Steinmetz

There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.

Giuseppe Peano

Questions that pertain to the foundations of mathematics, although treated by many in recent times, still lack a satisfactory solution. Ambiguity of language is philosophy's main source of problems. That is why it is of the utmost importance to examine attentively the very words we use.

Richard P. Feynman

I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned.

Yisroel Meir Ha-Cohen

With faith, there are no questions; without faith, there are no answers.

Charles Sheffield

Remember, an easy question can have an easy answer. But a hard question must have a hard answer. And for the hardest questions of all, there may be no answer - except faith.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Never assume you know it all. Ask questions.

Scott Westerfeld

Good books make you ask questions. Bad readers want everything answered.

Dee Williams

The library made me feel safe, as if every question had an answer and there was nothing to be afraid of, as long as I could sort through another volume.

Lemony Snicket

The world is swirling with so many mysteries and secrets that nobody will ever track down all of them. But with a book you can stay up very late, reading until all the secrets are clear to you. The questions of the world are hidden forever, but the answers in a book are hiding in plain sight.

Mitch Albom

Have you found someone to share your heart with? Are you giving to your community? Are you at peace with yourself? Are you trying to be as human as you can be?

Mark Forsyth

The glamour's off. Almost any question you ask can be answered. It's only the questions that you didn't know to ask that remain, dancing the can-can behind your back. The unknown unknowns.

Aman Jassal

Men wouldn't lie that much to the women in their life, if the women don’t ask so many questions.

J.D. Salinger

But I was afraid of the questions (much more than the accusations) you might both put to me.

J. Norman Collie

The text-book is rare that stimulates its reader to ask, Why is this so? Or, How does this connect with what has been read elsewhere?

L.M. Montgomery

Which would you rather be if you had the choice-divinely beautiful or dazzlingly clever or angelically good?

D.R. Silva

Repentance is a result of God's kindness, not a prerequisite to it.

D.R. Silva

If people think honoring pastors means doing everything they say, why don't they honor Jesus the same way?

D.R. Silva

Here is a very simple and trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: If it's not about Christ, it's not Christianity.

D.R. Silva

Christians are famous for telling people to be "child-like" and yet one of the greatest qualities of a child (the never ending list of questions) is often discouraged.

D.R. Silva

Ask the question, receive the answer; don't ask the question, don't receive the answer.

Curtis Bill Pepper

There is nothing in man or nature that does not ask questions.

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

Questions of personal priority, however interesting they may be to the persons concerned, sink into insignificance in the prospect of any gain of deeper insight into the secrets of nature.

Shannon A. Thompson

I was born into chaos. I didn’t know what peace felt like.

Steven Aitchison

How can I find a way to overcome this?’ is a much better question than ‘Why is my life so bad?’

It’s the questions we ask ourselves that will determine how we live our life.

Steven Aitchison

It’s not the quality of the answers that changes our lives, it’s the quality of the question

Vera Nazarian

Q: Why do I love thee, O Night?
A: Because you know I will never answer.

Kate Messner

[I]n spite of her work as a reference librarian, she discovered that life isn't about knowing all the answers. The best we can do is make peace with our questions, learn who we are, know our strengths, and do the best we can with the gifts we've been given while we're here.


Questioning authority doesn't make you resistant; who should follow blindly without knowing the destination

Nema Al-Araby

Questions that will free you might have answers that will imprison you again.

Mary Oliver

The man who has many answers
is often found
in the theaters of information
where he offers, graciously,
his deep findings.

While the man who has only questions,
to comfort himself, makes music.

A. Lynn

But sometimes, things are better to just hear. Some questions better left unasked. Some words better left unsaid. Because saying them doesn’t make you matter any less.

Dejan Stojanovic

Pose your questions to people and you will get countless useless answers.


there is one question on my head , its people complicated or life complicated or people make it complicated or me so complicated what complicated even mean ?

Unarine Ramaru

We need to start asking ourselves, does religion make people narrow minded or open minded?

Usman Iqbal

what makes you my friend if you doubt my intentions?

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

A ‘white’ kid that asks too many questions is called *curious.* A ‘black’ kid that asks too many questions is called *forward.*

Yōko Ogawa

He preferred smart questions to smart answers.

Sanhita Baruah

Those were the three words seldom asked to her.

Yet, she knew they hold a healing power in them; For they bring a million thoughts to the mind and more to the soul; For the answer is far deeper than what is simply said on the face.

She understood, so she asked him what was seldom asked to her,

"How are you?

Michael Bassey Johnson

Do something: be it good or evil, if they ask why you did it, tell them you're different.

Dejan Stojanovic

There is always the question why
And there is always life,
Which doesn't need an answer.

Madeleine L'Engle

An infinite question is often destroyed by finite answers. To define everything is to annihilate much that gives us laughter and joy.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.

Richard Siken

Here is the cake, and here is the fork, and here's the desire to put it inside us, and then the question behind every question: What happens next?

Alain De Botton

The mind does most of its best thinking when we aren't there. The answers are there in the morning.

Dan Sanders

It is the power of questions that embolden us and keep us as expectant children, all the while developing the power of human consciousness.

Jay Woodman

If the spirit of wonder & curiosity stays alive in us, then surely we will always have new questions, and always expand our creativity in response?

Sarah Thebarge

Part of me was afraid that if I raised my fist to the sky and demanded an answer now, I would hear a thundering and calloused, 'Because I said so," from God in heaven. And I may not ever want to speak to Him again.

Miriam Toews

Perhaps depression is caused by asking oneself too many unanswerable questions.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Ask many questions. Life is a learning process. You are learner. Seek answers to the puzzles of your life.

Alan G. Robinson

Try this: Identify a bottom-up improvement or innovation in your organization, and interview the person who championed it. Chances are you will find a hero story of some kind. Why do we have to be heroes to implement perfectly good ideas?

Hugo Von Hofmannsthal

So las ich falsch in deinem Aug, dem tiefen?
Kein heimlich Sehnen sah ich heiß dort funkeln?
Es birgt zu deiner Seele keine Pforte

Dein feuchter Blick? Die Wünsche, die dort schliefen,
Wie stille Rosen in der Flut, der dunkeln,
Sind, wie dein Plaudern: seellos... Worte, Worte?

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