Questions Quotes

It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.

James Thurber

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.

Anthony Jay

[The great questions of the day] are not decided by speeches and majority votes, but by blood and iron.

Karl Otto von Schonhausen Bismarck

Questions are never indiscreet: answers sometimes are

Oscar Wilde

If you spend more time asking appropriate questions rather than giving answers or opinions, your listening skills will increase

Brian Koslow

There were so many fewer questions when stars were still just the holes to heaven...

Jack Johnson

All knowledge, the totality of all questions and all answers is contained in the dog

Franz Kafka

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? .

James Allen

Questions are the creative acts of intelligence


Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.


There are no foolish questions, only foolish silence


Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.

C.S. Lewis

The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.

John A. Simone, Sr.

You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay? Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.

Jim Rohn

Judge others by their questions rather than by their answers.


To be on a quest is nothing more or less than to become an asker of questions.

Sam Keen

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

John J. Plomp

A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions. There is something about a well-worded question that often penetrates to the heart of the matter and triggers new ideas and insights.

Brian Tracy

The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others.

James Baldwin

The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.

Alice Wellington Rollins

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.

Naguib Mahfouz

Questions are never indiscreet: answers sometimes are.

Oscar Wilde

The man who questions opinion is wise; the man who quarrels with fact is a fool.

Frank A Garbutt

The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.

Thomas Berger
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