Questions Quotes

The function of genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions - which time and mediocrity can solve.

Hugh Trevor-Roper

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.

Susanne K. Langer

I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.

George Bush

Bush is a very poor impromptu speaker. He does fine in small groups but when speaking without a script in front of large groups or answering questions he wasn't prepped for, he has problems.

Peter Schuyler

Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.

Martin Luther King Jr

Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.

Francis Bacon

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

Claude Levi-Strauss

Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential.

Anthony Robbins

The word question is derived from the Latin quarrier (to seek) which is the same root as the word for quest. A creative life is a continued quest, and good questions can be very useful guides. Most useful are open-ended questions; they allow for fresh unanticipated answers to reveal themselves.

Unknown

An educated man is one who has finally discovered that there are some questions to which nobody has the answer.

Unknown

Questions show the mind's range, and answers its subtlety.

Joseph Joubert

The wise man questions the wisdom of others because he questions his own, the foolish man, because it is different from his own.

Leo Stein

The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.

James Baldwin

Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.

Leo Tolstoy

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

James Thurber
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