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Quotations on the subject of Questions

What was said, written, rumoured, thought or overheard?

Who dunit?

There are no foolish questions, only foolish silence.


He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

Ancient Chinese Proverb

The fool wonders, the wise man asks.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Charles Steinmetz

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

Claude Levi-Strauss

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

Bishop Creighton

Don't ask silly questions if you don't want foolish answers.

C. Ryland

There are no foolish questions, just fools asking questions.

Dave Kifer

It is not every question that deserves an answer.

Publilius Syrus (First Century BC)

Bromidic though it may sound, some questions don't have answers, which is a terribly difficult lesson to learn.

Katharine Graham

If you ask me anything I don't know, I'm not going to answer.

Yogi Berra

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

Oliver Goldsmith

Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.

Oscar Wilde

Questions, bloody questions
I ain't got nothing to say
Questions, why all these questions

Steven Martin

It's hard for me to answer a question from someone who really doesn't care about the answer.

Charles Grodin

There are two sorts of people in the world: Those who listen and those who are thinking about what they are going to say next.

Paul Simon

I know I have not found the answers to all of my questions. The answers I have found only serve to raise a whole set of new questions. In some ways I am as confused as ever, but I believe that I am confused on a higher level and about more important things.


When I interview people, and they give me an immediate answer, they're often not thinking. So I'm silent. I wait. Because they think they have to keep answering. And it's the second train of thought that's the better answer.

Robin Leach

I keep six honest serving-men,
They taught me all I knew;
Their names are What and Why and When
And How and Where and Who.

Rudyard Kipling

Questions are the creative acts of intelligence

Frank Kingdom

Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I will understand


Quotations about Life, Enjoyment and Fulfillment


What was said, written, rumoured, thought or overheard?

Who dunit?

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working when you get up in the morning, and doesn't stop until you get to the office. .

Robert Frost

No is always the second best answer

My Old Pal,
George Weber

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

Herm Albright

Failure is Success in Progress.


Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts

Nikki Giovanni

Today Knowledge is Power.
It controls access to opportunity and advancements

Peter Drucker

Many of the things you can count, don't count.
Many of the things you can't count, really count

Albert Einstein

I will prepare and someday my chance will come.

Abraham Lincoln

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.

Benjamin Mays

You’ve got a goal. I have got a goal. Now all we need is a football team.

Groucho Marks

Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

Edward de Bono

Dream as though you will live forever; Live as though you will die today

James Dean

Most people don't take the time to think.
I made an international reputation for myself by deciding to think twice a week

George Bernard Shaw

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

The secret of life is this: When you hear the sound of cannons, walk towards them

Marcel France

I am always doing that which I cannot do in order that I may learn how to do it.

Pablo Picasso

If you are not fired with enthusiasm, you’ll be fired with enthusiasm

Vince Lombardi

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor


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