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Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question "How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"

Erwin Chargaff

Science is incapable of supplying answers to ultimate questions about why things exist and what their purpose is.

Nicola Cabibbo

Our desire to conserve wildlife for our children and our children's children forces us to bring out into the open conservation's secret question : Does God give a prize for the maximum number of human beings? Put another way, which shall we bequeath to our grandchildren : human life with nature, or human life without nature?

Garrett James Hardin

It is unfortunate that we try to solve the simplest questions cleverly, and therefore make them unusually complicated. We should seek a simple solution.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The question isn't, 'What do we want to know about people?', It's, 'What do people want to tell about themselves?

Mark Zuckerberg

The birds will soon settle that question.

Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Augustus

God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built.

King Hussein I

In the past, I always used to be looking for answers. Today, I know there are only questions. So I just live.

Sarah Brightman

Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.

Freeman Thomas

There is a point at which everything becomes simple and there is no longer any question of choice, because all you have staked will be lost if you look back. Life's point of no return.

Dag Hammarskjld

The more simply we look at ticklish questions, the more placid will be our lives and relationships.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Of course, everybody says they're for peace. Hitler was for peace. Everybody is for peace. The question is: "What kind of peace?"

Noam Chomsky

With respect to the question of relationships, my general view is that freedom means freedom for everyone. People...ought to be free to enter into any kind of relationship they want to.

Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.

William S. Burroughs

Journalism may not dare too much. It can be gently humorous and ironic, very lightly touched by idiosyncrasy, but it must not repel readers by digging too deeply. This is especially true of its approach to language: the conventions are not questioned. The questioning of linguistic conventions is one of the main duties of what we call literature.

Anthony Burgess

[R]arely is the question asked,... our... is our children learning?

George Walker Bush

This is my chance to help this lady put some money in her pocket. Let me explain how the economy works. When you spend money to buy food it helps this lady's business. It makes it more likely somebody is going to find work. So instead of asking questions, answer mine: are you going to buy some food?

George Walker Bush

The question is, who ought to make that decision? The Congress or the commanders? And as you know, my position is clear I'm a commander guy.

George Walker Bush

Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.

Laura Welch Bush

Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.

Thomas Carlyle

Education is the strongest weapon available for restricting the questions people ask, controlling what they think, and ensuring that they get their thoughts from above.

John Carroll

In mathematics the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems.

Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor

Asking a man if he could be trusted was like asking an unwed girl if she was a virgin. The question mattered, but the asking of it was a gross insult.

Orson Scott Card

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

Joseph Joubert

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