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French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
For what are the classics but the noblest thoughts of man? They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave. We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.
American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us.
Henry Brooks Adams
American historian 1838-1918
Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don't have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don't deny anything, I don't advocate anything, I just live with it.
American radio speaker and author 1921-1989
All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord.
American actor, writer and director 1958-
Any time a writer thinks he has all the answers to how someone should talk or react or end a scene, it's a spontaneity-killer.
English Quaker poet 1784-1849
As I walk'd by myself, I talk'd to myself, And myself replied to me; And the questions myself then put to myself, With their answers I give to thee.
American businessman, founder of Robert Half HR consulting firm
Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
American journalist and filmmaker
Boxing distills and illuminates the essence of an athlete. There's nowhere to hide. Boxers live and perform at the extremes. They provide us with answers about a given contest, but more important, they ask us fundamental questions about human narratives. What does this person really stand for? How far will he go to defend it?
Scottish author 1806-1844
Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will.
British writer 1815-1882
Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh and music about affairs masculine and feminine, then take the leap in the dark.
American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
Faith minus vulnerability and mystery equals extremism. If you've got all the answers, then don't call what you do 'faith.'
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