Quotes and Sayings about Questions



"'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'"
- John Abbott
(Related: Being, Man, Questions)

"A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing."
- Joey Adams
(Related: Wife, Nothing, Questions)

"If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?"
- Scott Adams
(Related: Time, People, Questions)

"If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Meaning, Questions)

"I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Now, Question, Questions)

"Poetry is a succession of questions which the poet constantly poses."
- Vicente Aleixandre
(Related: Poetry, Questions)

"For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?"
- James Allen
(Related: Success, Now)

"Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Heart, Fate, Questions, Rules)

"At first, I see pictures of a story in my mind. Then creating the story comes from asking questions of myself. I guess you might call it the 'what if - what then' approach to writing and illustration."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: First, Mind, Questions, Writing)

"Questions structure and, so, to some extent predetermine answers."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"My work is more about trying to ask good questions and not trying to come up with big shows. Every fashion company is doing that, every car company is doing that."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Car, Work, Company, Fashion, Questions, Trying)

"The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Iraq, Leaders, Question, Questions)

"I'm not sure what theory is, unless it's the pursuit of fundamental questions."
- David Antin
(Related: Pursuit, Questions, Theory)

"They ask questions like 'do you believe in aliens' and those types of things. They were really interested in aliens, and that was really something that the Japanese have an interest in, and they are also very big fans of romances."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: Fans, Interest, Questions)

"The people were just so lovely and accommodating and had really interesting questions and it was just interesting to see how the show is actually received in so many different countries."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: People, Countries, Questions)

"If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands, you'll end up saying you hate them just because you're so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Being, End, Hate, Questions, Saying)

"I think Poe had a mission to tell us what it's all about. To answer some of the great questions of life."
- John Astin
(Related: Life, Mission, Questions)

"Once you start asking questions, innocence is gone."
- Mary Astor
(Related: Innocence, Questions)

"The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Answers, Literature, Questions)

"History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: History, Answers, Anthropology, Questions, Study)

"By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers, the people doing the work have lost track of the questions."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Time, Work, People, Answers, Questions)

"The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born? Where is your home? Where are you going? What are you doing? Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Change, Home, Answers, Questions)

"You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Answers, Colors, Light, Questions, Study, Want)

"Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Questions)

"Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers."
- Joan Baez
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"Peace congresses often start by dealing with some of the less important questions in excessive detail, so at the end there is no time to discuss the most important problems."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, Detail, End, Problems, Questions)

"In the beginning I thought, and still think, he did great good in giving support and encouragement to this movement. But I did not believe then, and have never believed since, that these ills can be settled by partisan political methods. They are moral and economic questions."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Thought, Beginning, Encouragement, Giving, Questions, Support)

"But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Faith, Honesty, Authority, May, Questions, Respect, Sincerity)

"The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Experience, Key, Questions, World)

"The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest."
- Albert Barnes
(Related: God, Soul, Bible, Desire, Information, Questions, Rest)

"When you've been locked up in a mental institution, people are going to ask questions. It was OK, because I didn't have to act perfect all the time."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Time, People, Act, Questions)

"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."
- Bernard Barton
(Related: Answers, Questions, Talk)

"You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Time, Country, First, Rights, Human rights, Injustice, Question, Questions, Years)

"We do not yet have the solutions to these questions, but the awareness that we live in an endangered world is present in more and more life situations."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Life, Awareness, Present, Questions, World)

"What are you? What am I? Those are the questions that constantly persecute and torment me and perhaps also play some part in my art."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Art, Play, Questions)

"You have to be willing to ask questions that almost no one else would ask."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Questions)

"Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Open, Questions, Reason)

"Using rhetorical questions in speeches is a great way to keep the audience involved. Don't you think those kinds of questions would keep your attention?"
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Attention, Questions)

"If you are going to ask yourself life-changing questions, be sure to do something with the answers."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Life, Answers, Questions)

"I was asking Charlie the most important questions, and you heard the answers."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge."
- Thomas Berger
(Related: Art, Science, Knowledge, Questions)

"Philosophers are adults who persist in asking childish questions."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Questions)

"Unfortunately, most college kids these days aren't coming from any place-they seem to ask the same kind of questions over and over again."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: College, Kids, Questions)

"The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised."
- Carl Bernstein
(Related: Fear, Environment, First, Information, May, Pressure, Questions, Will)

"Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Gold, Innovation, Now, Pretty, Questions, Right)

"I also believe that the Supreme Court should be the final arbiter of all federal questions."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Court, Questions)

"So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman, and we became fast friends. He asked me all manner of questions on the way, and I found that he knew my father well, and remembered his tragic death in Salt Creek Valley."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Death, Father, Friends, Questions)

"The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Blood, Day, Decisions, Majority, Questions, Will)

"Most people are really cool and I really don't mind talking to them and answering their questions."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: People, Mind, Questions, Talking)

"I find it odd that there's such strong objection to what is a clear way to assure that our elections are reliable and we can do a recount if there are any questions."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Elections, Questions)

"One of the reasons I don't have kids is because I think people would have been very unfair to them. Think of it. You're still asking me questions about The Exorcist."
- Linda Blair
(Related: People, Kids, Questions)

"Every clarification breeds new questions."
- Arthur Bloch
(Related: Questions)

"And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: People, Learning, Questions, Want)

"It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Nature, People, Opinion, Questions)

"We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong."
- Bono
(Related: Thought, Answers, Questions, Wrong)

"You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else."
- Bono
(Related: Equality, Idea, Commitment, Concern, Fool, Justice, Questions)

"I don't know what I have said. I have answered so many questions and I am so confused I don't know one thing from another. I am telling you just as nearly as I know."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Questions)

"There are many questions, but I cannot answer because I'm not a businessman, I am a climber."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Questions)

"One can always debate questions back and forth."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: Debate, Questions)

"I'm getting tired of answering the same questions every day."
- Milton Bradley
(Related: Day, Questions)

"If you take away money, if you take away the houses and things, who are we really? What is love really about? What is it to love each other? Why do we stay together, and why do all the kids split? All these questions I have really deep inside of me."
- Sonia Braga
(Related: Love, Money, Deep, Houses, Kids, Questions)

"In the past, I always used to be looking for answers. Today, I know there are only questions. So I just live."
- Sarah Brightman
(Related: Answers, Past, Questions, Today)

"Einstein was a man who could ask immensely simple questions. And what his work showed is that when the answers are simple too, then you can hear God thinking."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Work, God, Answers, Man, Questions, Thinking)

"I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress."
- Dan Brown
(Related: Work, Life, Progress, Quest, Questions, Spiritual, Will)

"Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Money, People, Survival, Freedom, Liberals, Questions, Security)

"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Mind, Questions, Relax, Will)

"I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: Help, Questions, Will)

"We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Faith, Government, Community, Needs, Questions)

"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 Bush
(Related: Answers, Children, Learning, Libraries, Open, Questions, World)

"And we've got to ask ourselves some very serious questions as to whether or not certain religious leaders, in terms of raising money - I hate to bring this up - are pushing hot buttons."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Money, Hate, Leaders, Questions, Religious)

"I was going to go make a film in Greece. if they caught you with this much marijuana, they threw you in jail, no questions asked, and I was trying to stuff it in my deodorant bottles. I thought, what I am doing?"
- Dyan Cannon
(Related: Thought, Film, Greece, Questions, Trying)

"Socialism is good when it comes to wages, but it tells me nothing when it comes to other questions in life that are more private and painful, for which I must seek answers elsewhere."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Life, Answers, Nothing, Questions, Socialism, Wages)

"One mind can think only of its own questions; it rarely surprises itself."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Mind, Questions, Surprises)

"Black power can be clearly defined for those who do not attach the fears of white America to their questions about it."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Power, America, Questions)

"People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions."
- Nick Cave
(Related: People, Questions)

"Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions."
- Edgar Cayce
(Related: Dreams, Answers, Questions, Today, Tomorrow)

"My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?"
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Father, Wife, Successful, Being, Law, Now, Practice, Questions, School, Wine)

"Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead."
- Chanakya
(Related: Work, Successful, Answers, Questions, Results, Will)

"I see some recurring themes: things that feel threaded together, some symbolic references, and songs about some of the big questions, like death. There are a lot of references to weather, too!"
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Death, Questions, Songs, Weather)

"In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: People, Now, Questions, Will)

"As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Science, Action, Decision, Choice, Loss, Questions, Reason, Will)

"Every time I get tested, I ask questions about it, and I watch how they do it."
- Tommy Chong
(Related: Time, Questions)

"I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Trust, Editors, Flattery, Giving, Questions, Secrets, Will, Woman)

"My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were going to learn how to deal with very simple questions such as how a body falls due to the acceleration of gravity."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Body, Day, Gravity, Physics, Questions)

"We'd like to have immediate answers to all of our questions. I think medicine in particular. I found it frustrating as a physician sometimes to not be able to tell someone exactly why something was happening to them. There are still so many mysteries in medicine."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Answers, Medicine, Questions)

"I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Answers, Questions, Thinking, Worth)

"Could the one whom Christians worship be merely a mythological creation, or is he real? These questions have exercised many great minds and have been the dominant issue in New Testament studies during this century."
- John Clayton
(Related: Creation, New testament, Questions, Worship)

"Kids enjoy laughing and are seldom bored when they find something funny. They also ask questions, often to adults, because they understand that the more words they can comprehend about a funny story or a joke, the more they'll enjoy it."
- Brian P. Cleary
(Related: Funny, Kids, Questions, Words)

"I'd be perfectly happy never to have to answer anything again about how I work with Ethan, or whether we have arguments, or... you know what I mean? I've been answering those questions for 20 years. I suppose it's interesting to people."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Work, People, Arguments, Questions, Years)

"Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Life, People, Pleasure, Questions)

"I appreciated and respected kids who asked questions. They didn't do it to get attention, but because they were interested. Kids who didn't want to look dumb seemed like scared little rabbits."
- Henry Cole
(Related: Attention, Dumb, Kids, Questions, Want)

"The secret of having a personal life is not answering too many questions about it."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Life, Questions)

"A man usually falls in love with a woman who asks the kinds of questions he is able to answer."
- Ronald Colman
(Related: Love, Man, Questions, Woman)

"Sometimes we have to actually say, I think you're really funny, but none of your jokes are going to make it on the air. So just answer my questions. Seriously."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Funny, Jokes, Questions)

"When people ask me silly questions about my private life, I just say, I don't discuss that."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Life, People, Questions, Silly)

"It is evident that one cannot say anything demonstrable about the problem before having resolved these preliminary questions, and yet we hardly possess the necessary information to solve some of them."
- Georges Cuvier
(Related: Information, Questions)

"On some level, now, we are joining the larger world and realizing that we are connected with people in these very scary ways, sometimes. What happened recently in Spain affects us here and brings questions up. It is too bad that people have to be shaken up in that way."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Now, Questions, Spain, World)

"You should not ask questions without knowledge."
- W. Edwards Deming
(Related: Knowledge, Questions)

"There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Love, Life, Dying, Living, Questions, Spirit, Value, Worth)

"The prosecution wants to make sure the process by which the evidence was obtained is not truthfully presented, because, as often as not, that process will raise questions."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Questions, Will)

"I've always been interested in a lot of things, and a lot of things at the same time, and I always tried to explain them to myself. I ask a lot of questions."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Time, Questions)

"Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: People, Dignity, Holiness, Questions)

"It's very hard for a man to ask questions about sex. The smart ones do."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: Sex, Man, Questions)

"There are going to be questions about what major oil companies are doing with all of the resources they're accumulating. They can't escape that."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Oil, Questions)

"The questions don't do the damage. Only the answers do."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"One of the fundamental questions of today's world is undoubtedly the question of equitable globalisation."
- Janez Drnovsek
(Related: Question, Questions, Today, World)

"My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Strength, Questions)

"In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Culture, Future, Light, Questions)

"Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character's voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Character, Actors, Fact, Questions, Voice)

"The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers."
- Will Durant
(Related: Life, Answers, Being, Day, Questions, Will, Wonders, World)

"The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years?"
- Charles Eames
(Related: Questions, Years)

"You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: Time, Compassion, Listening, Open, Parents, Questions, Schools, Students, Teachers)

"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Imagination, Science, Old, Possibilities, Problems, Questions)

"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms."
- George Eliot
(Related: Animals, Friends, Questions)

"I feel like I'm not smart enough to answer the questions I'm asked."
- Bret Easton Ellis
(Related: Questions)

"I tried to use the questions and answers as an armature on which to build a sculpture of genuine conversation."
- Clifton Fadiman
(Related: Answers, Conversation, Questions, Sculpture)

"Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Questions, Soldiers)

"Magneto has a whole lot of complexity to him. Emotionally, he's coming from a very damaged place. I like the ambivalence of it. I want the audience leaving the theater wondering, asking the questions themselves rather than being spoon-fed like a lot of these super-villain characters."
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Being, Complexity, Questions, Theater, Want)

"If I leave my computer, I'm probably not going to get back for hours. If I take a few minutes to answer questions and go web surfing, then guilt kicks in and I get back to work."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Work, Computer, Guilt, Questions)

"I don't mind doing interviews. I don't mind answering thoughtful questions. But I'm not thrilled about answering questions like, 'If you were being mugged, and you had a lightsaber in one pocket and a whip in the other, which would you use?'"
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Being, Mind, Questions, Thoughtful)

"To come to grips with creativity, I must ask creative, adventurous questions - the kind which, in all likelihood, cannot be answered."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Creativity, Questions)

"The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself."
- John Fowles
(Related: Life, Questions)

"I never participated in far-reaching political decisions, since I never belonged to the circle of the closest associates of Adolf Hitler, neither was I consulted by Adolf Hitler on general political questions, nor did I ever take part in conferences about such problems."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Decisions, Problems, Questions)

"I dealt with legal questions in the interest of Adolf Hitler and the NSDAP and its members during the difficult years of struggle for the victory of the Movement."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Legal, Victory, Interest, Questions, Struggle, Years)

"Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are sufficient for the economy to reach the sustained growth path."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Growth, Economy, Past, Questions)

"There were always questions about my parents; I got so fed up with that."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Related: Parents, Questions)

"I thought people would ask me really personal questions because I've shown more of myself, but it's a comedy, and people understand that it's a game we play."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Related: Thought, People, Comedy, Play, Questions)

"In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Science, Authority, Questions, Worth)

"To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Faith, Public, Questions, Religious, Right, State)

"Since There are so many questions about what the president was doing over 30 years ago, what is it that he did after his honorable discharge from the National Guard? Did he make speeches alongside Jane Fonda denouncing America's racist war in Vietnam?"
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: War, America, President, Questions, Vietnam, Years)

"I answered their questions truthfully and honestly, but I would prefer not to say more. I assume the information was routed back and that is why I was not called to testify."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Information, Questions)

"I'm homosexual... How and why are idle questions. It's a little like wanting to know why my eyes are green."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Eyes, Questions)

"My best attribute is knowing when not to answer stupid questions."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Questions)

"We have to be that wedge that drives the question and asks the hard questions."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Question, Questions)

"Shoot first and ask questions later, and don't worry, no matter what happens, I will protect you."
- Hermann Goering
(Related: First, Questions, Will, Worry)

"Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Men, Questions, Years)

"There are so many questions to be answered and so many personal compliments that we appreciate so very much."
- Eydie Gorme
(Related: Compliments, Questions)

"But now it's kind of a given that a 15-year-old would have a record deal and sell a quarter of a million records. No one's expecting her to answer any deep theological questions. And I'll tell you, I was asked some deep theological questions from the git-go."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Deep, Now, Questions)

"I loved being asked 2,000 questions a day, storyboarding every move, knowing as though by instinct exactly where the camera had to be, because it was my story."
- Richard Grant
(Related: Being, Day, Instinct, Questions)

"The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers."
- Brian Greene
(Related: Answers, Boldness, Deep, Flexibility, May, Questions)

"The traditional practice is that the justices don't ask the attorney general any questions, so as not to embarrass him. But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn't mind if they asked him questions and they did."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Mind, Practice, Questions)

"I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?"
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Children, Friends, Horror, Questions, Slavery, Wrong)

"People recognize me, call me Ron, and ask me questions. It's really cool and weird as well."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: People, Questions)

"Anyone who agrees to be interviewed must decide where to draw the line between what is public and what is private. But the line can shift, depending on who is asking the questions."
- Terry Gross
(Related: Public, Questions)

"The one thing I seek above all else is understanding. Sometimes I'm so frustrated and I don't get it. But I'm lucky to have a good management team and people around me who explain things and answer my questions."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: People, Management, Questions, Understanding)

"There are no right answers to wrong questions."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Answers, Questions, Right, Wrong)

"The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Questions)

"In choosing any role, I ask the same questions: what kind of part is it? is the role challenging? does the director have a vision? is the story moving? etc."
- Lukas Haas
(Related: Vision)

"Religion deals in certainties and philosophy deals more in un-answered questions."
- Steve Hackett
(Related: Religion, Deals, Philosophy, Questions)

"I am atheist in a very religious mould. I'm always asking myself the big questions. Where did we come from? Is there a meaning to all of this? When I find myself in church, I edit the hymns as I sing them."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Church, Meaning, Questions, Religious)

"Science and literature give me answers. And they ask me questions I will never be able to answer."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Science, Answers, Literature, Questions, Will)

"I like to write about things about which I have no answers, questions that trouble me. These things trouble me."
- Paul Haggis
(Related: Answers, Questions, Trouble)

"I don't think it's the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre."
- Paul Haggis
(Related: Answers, Film, Job, Questions, Theatre)

"Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers."
- Robert Half
(Related: Answers, Giving, Questions, Right, Skill)

"In the last analysis, it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions that life puts to us."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Death, Life, Answers, Questions)

"I think that by following the route that I have tried to outline, one gets into a much more interesting and productive series of questions than those that result from saying simply that Chinese don't like milk because they don't like milk."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Questions, Result, Saying)

"If I can bring some light to bear on problems like that, I feel that people will be enlightened not only on the question but also on a way of approaching such questions."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: People, Light, Problems, Question, Questions, Will)

"I do know dumb-ass questions when I see dumb-ass questions."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Dumb, Questions)

"And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence. This happened one day after my attorneys had left a message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Day, Mail, Questions, Voice)

"The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?"
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: Science, Questions, Universe)

"It seems to me that socialists today can preserve their position in academic economics merely by the pretense that the differences are entirely moral questions about which science cannot decide."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Science, Economics, Questions, Today)

"If most people are not willing to see the difficulty, this is mainly because, consciously or unconsciously, they assume that it will be they who will settle these questions for the others, and because they are convinced of their own capacity to do this."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: People, Difficulty, Questions, Will)

"I have arrived at the conviction that the neglect by economists to discuss seriously what is really the crucial problem of our time is due to a certain timidity about soiling their hands by going from purely scientific questions into value questions."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Time, Conviction, Neglect, Questions, Timidity, Value)

"We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party action, if continued in such a time, would ruin the party. Moderation is its only chance. The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Power, Time, Action, Chance, Extreme, Moderation, Old, Party, Questions, Ruin)

"Everywhere, authority and tradition have to justify themselves in the face of questions."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Authority, Questions, Tradition)

"On the contrary, the characteristic element of the present situation is that economic questions have finally and irrevocably invaded the domain of public life and politics."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Life, Politics, Present, Public, Questions)

"But your questions, which are unanswerable without exception, all spring from the same erroneous thinking."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Questions, Spring, Thinking)

"There are big issues, like the reform of the Security Council. These kinds of questions are something the President of the General Assembly must keep his eye on."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Eye, President, Questions, Reform, Security)

"In international or national crises, there are always questions of lack of confidence. You have to change the minds of the people in order to get results."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Change, People, Confidence, Order, Questions, Results)

"I think we have grave problems. I am very much concerned about environmental questions, even though in Finnish society, we are not facing the most urgent problems."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Environmental, Society, Grave, Problems, Questions)

"I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions."
- Lou Holtz
(Related: Questions, Talking)

"My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?"
- Joseph Howe
(Related: Life, Profession, Public, Questions, Right, Solitude, Will)

"When we deal with questions relating to principles of law and their applications, we do not suddenly rise into a stratosphere of icy certainty."
- Charles Evans Hughes
(Related: Certainty, Law, Principles, Questions)

"And when I started college, I think I was good at two things: arguing and asking questions."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: College, Questions)

"All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them."
- Richard Hughes
(Related: Business, Fiction, Questions)

"I may be wrong in that, but not I think in putting the questions. In our modern democracy the government needs not a unanimous but a general support for war before it orders our forces to fight."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Government, War, Democracy, Fight, May, Needs, Questions, Support, Wrong)

"There are years that ask questions and years that answer."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Questions, Years)

"If you are Iraqi, you know who I am... and you know that I do not tire. I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these questions because this court is illegitimate."
- Saddam Hussein
(Related: Court, Iraq, President, Questions)

"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
(Related: Peace, God, Rights, Question, Questions, Will, World)

"Journalists are accused of being lapdogs when they don't ask the hard questions, but then accused of being rude when they do. Good thing we have tough hides."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Being, Questions)

"Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Fitness, People, Failure, Grave, Mind, Questions, Senate, states, United)

"I had been plunged into a different world. I found myself spending half my time answering weird questions on book tours in the Midwest. People would stand up and explain to me the situation in their office and ask me whether they should resign or not."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Time, People, Office, Questions, World)

"For me, this world of questions and the provisional, this chase after an answer that was always put off to the next day, all that was euphoric. I lived in the future."
- Francois Jacob
(Related: Day, Future, Questions, World)

"Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Love, Fear, Absence, Questions, State)

"I discovered that the study of past philosophers is of little use unless our own reality enters into it. Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Past, Questions, Reality, Study)

"The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions."
- Antony Jay
(Related: Answers, Mind, Questions, Wrong)

"The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns over how the things of God appear to them."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: God, Questions)

"I was raised with the notion that it was OK to ask questions, and it was OK to say, I'm not sure. I believe, but I'm not quite so certain about the resurrection."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: Questions)

"And what I wanted to do was, I wanted to explore problems and areas where we didn't have answers. In fact, where we didn't even know the right questions to ask."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Answers, Fact, Problems, Questions, Right)

"Kids are all computer-savvy. Sit down and write to your parents on the computer. And just say, I have some questions and I'm scared. There's some stuff I don't know and I really need to talk to you about sex. Tear it off and put it on their pillow. They'll read it."
- Sue Johanson
(Related: Sex, Computer, Kids, Parents, Questions, Talk)

"Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers."
- Janis Joplin
(Related: Answers, Being, Questions)

"I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening to people call Carter and ask stupid questions while I designed the screen editor."
- Bill Joy
(Related: People, Listening, Questions, Right)

"So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Food, Time, Being, Questions)

"I do not espouse the unitarian position. President Clinton's assertion of directive authority over administration, more than President Reagan's assertion of a general supervisory authority, raises serious constitutional questions."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Authority, President, Questions)

"For some years I have spent my time on exactly these questions - both in thinking about ways to prevent war, and in thinking about how to fight, survive, and terminate a war, should it occur."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Time, War, Fight, Questions, Thinking, Years)

"I started realizing that I wasn't so dumb; rather, most people simply didn't know the answers to the questions that I was interested in-or they didn't care."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: People, Answers, Care, Dumb, Questions)

"All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?"
- Immanuel Kant
(Related: Hope, May, Reason)

"When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Crisis, Questions)

"There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Science, Morals, Questions)

"This hearing came about very quickly. I do have a few preliminary comments, but I suspect you're more interested in asking questions, and I'll be happy to respond to those questions to the best of my ability."
- David Kay
(Related: Ability, Hearing, Questions)

"I asked him a number of questions and I got some very interesting answers. Ken's heroes, according to Christopher, would be people like John Wayne, of course."
- Stacy Keach
(Related: People, Answers, Heroes, Questions)

"Unless you're flat out dead, you have to think of some other questions like: what's on the other side? It brings up issues of God, or no God. How does he play into this? Or he, or she, or it? How does it all play into this?"
- Michael Keaton
(Related: God, Play, Questions)

"Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Time, Months, Questions, Research, Writing, Years)

"I believe that in the end the abolition of war, the maintenance of world peace, the adjustment of international questions by pacific means will come through the force of public opinion, which controls nations and peoples."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, War, End, Force, Nations, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Questions, Will, World)

"Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment."
- Anthony Kennedy
(Related: Investigation, Police, Questions, Sense)

"The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Defeat, Questions, Sense)

"I consider no man honest who does not observe towards other nations the principles which he desires to be observed towards his own: and therefore I will not interfere in your domestic questions."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Man, Nations, Principles, Questions, Will)

"I'm not a marketing person. I don't ask myself questions. I go by instinct."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Instinct, Marketing, Questions)

"The reactions haven't differed; the concerns have been different. When I read for a predominantly Indian audience, there are more questions that are based on issues of identity and representation."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Identity, Questions)

"My basic approach to interviewing is to ask the basic questions that might even sound naive, or not intellectual. Sometimes when you ask the simple questions like 'Who are you?' or 'What do you do?' you learn the most."
- Brian Lamb
(Related: Questions, Sound)

"To address questions of scientific responsibility does not necessarily imply that one needs technical competence in a particular field (e.g. biology) to evaluate certain technical matters."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Competence, Evaluate, Needs, Questions, Responsibility)

"Questions have also arisen about AIDS being transmitted to hemophiliacs via blood transfusions."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Being, Blood, Questions)

"Questions have arisen about the policing of science. Who is responsible for the policing? My answer is: all of us."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Science, Questions)

"I object to a legal approach when settling questions of science or scientific behavior."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Legal, Science, Behavior, Questions)

"If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions."
- Susanne Langer
(Related: Knowledge, Questions, World)

"The constitutional questions are in the first instance not questions of right but questions of might."
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Related: First, Questions, Right)

"The questions worth asking, in other words, come not from other people but from nature, and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned out by the noise of everyday life."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Life, Nature, People, Questions, Words, Worth)

"This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Policy, Country, Intention, Party, Questions)

"What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Country, Friends, Man, Neighbors, Questions)

"I suppose I'm intrigued with the bad traits of society, because I'm a part of society, and the bad traits pose the dangerous questions for our future."
- Jude Law
(Related: Society, Future, Questions)

"I was reading five or six years ahead of my grade during public school. I was pretty bored. I made a contract with some of my teachers that if I didn't ask too many questions, I could work in the back of the room."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Work, Pretty, Public, Questions, Reading, School, Teachers, Years)

"On a Chinese film you just give orders, no one questions you. Here, you have to convince people, you have to tell them why you want to do it a certain way, and they argue with you. Democracy."
- Ang Lee
(Related: People, Democracy, Film, Questions, Want)

"For the future, I would suggest avoiding subjects of too vast a scale. It would be useful to make out a list of fundamental questions on the matter to be dealt with, and discuss only those."
- Karl Lehmann
(Related: Future, Questions)

"I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism. I am not involved in the story. I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions. I am not the story."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Journalism, Practice, Questions)

"I'm not claiming divinity. I've never claimed purity of soul. I've never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can... But I still believe in peace, love and understanding."
- John Lennon
(Related: Love, Life, Peace, Soul, Answers, Divinity, Purity, Questions, Songs, Understanding)

"The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge."
- Edward Levi
(Related: Knowledge, Learning, Questions, Unity)

"The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions."
- Claude Levi-Strauss
(Related: Answers, Man, Questions, Right)

"The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions."
- Claude Levi-Strauss
(Related: Answers, Mind, Questions, Right)

"The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions."
- Claude Levi-Strauss
(Related: Answers, Questions, Right)

"Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: God, Nonsense, Questions)

"Newspapermen ask dumb questions. They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining."
- Sonny Liston
(Related: Dumb, Questions, Sun)

"There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men."
- John Locke
(Related: Men, Questions)

"If you ask questions that interest you, you'll get answers that interest your audience."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Answers, Interest, Questions)

"A guy gave me a job at an information booth - no questions asked."
- Jay London
(Related: Information, Job, Questions)

"If you want to ask about my drug problem, go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter, she'll answer any questions you have about it."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Daughter, Questions, Want)

"One of the oddities about being Judy Garland's daughter was that everyone treated my mother with such awe that they would never have asked me the normal questions kids get about their moms."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Being, Kids, Questions)

"I've been traveling all over the world for 25 years, performing, talking to people, studying their cultures and musical instruments, and I always come away with more questions in my head than can be answered."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: People, Questions, Talking, Traveling, World, Years)

"You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Answers, Man, Questions)

"The writer interweaves a story with his own doubts, questions, and values. That is art."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Art, Values, Questions, Writer)

"War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Peace, War, Questions)

"Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new."
- Og Mandino
(Related: Attitude, Questions)

"Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them."
- Franz Marc
(Related: Art, Life, Truth, Dream, Expression, Nothing, Questions, Surrender)

"Beware the man who doesn't ask you any questions about yourself on your first date."
- Merrill Markoe
(Related: First, Man, Questions)

"Conversely, beware the man who does nothing but ask you questions about yourself and offers no information about himself. Not only is he keeping you at bay, he is probably not listening to your answers."
- Merrill Markoe
(Related: Answers, Information, Listening, Man, Nothing, Questions)

"There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination."
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Imagination, Work, Acting, Mystery, Questions)

"What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine."
- Walter Martin
(Related: Doctrine, Houses, Information, Publishing, Questions)

"I'm different, and my manner invites questions. I'm never afraid to answer."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Questions)

"I don't believe he had a responsibility to even answer that question - you have no responsibility to answer personal questions that people have no right to ask you."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: People, Question, Questions, Responsibility, Right)

"I don't know why his lawyers didn't tell him, 'You don't have to answer any questions about your private life, Mr. President. Let them sue you. Take the heat. You don't have to answer.'"
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Life, Lawyers, President, Questions)

"The mind of man has perplexed itself with many hard questions. Is space infinite, and in what sense? Is the material world infinite in extent, and are all places within that extent equally full of matter? Do atoms exist or is matter infinitely divisible?"
- James C. Maxwell
(Related: Atoms, Infinite, Man, Mind, Questions, Sense, Space, World)

"For a time I didn't want to answer any questions about Queen. I'd like to be viewed as something alive and relevant, not some fossil."
- Brian May
(Related: Time, Queen, Questions, Want)

"And I think that what is of concern is that they seem to be bringing skills from the scientific world into the interrogation room in a way that begs a lot of questions about whether it's ethical."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: Concern, Questions, World)

"Well, because lots of questions had been raised about the toxicity of the drug, which is very serious."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Questions)

"The concern around probable questions, which in a sense have been hidden, will grow around the world and the matter is critical, the reason we are doing all this is so we can respond correctly to what is reported to be a major catastrophe on the African continent."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: African, Concern, Questions, Reason, Sense, Will, World)

"It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked."
- Carolyn McCarthy
(Related: Selling, Children, Common sense, Country, Questions)

"I can't deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions."
- Paul McCartney
(Related: Hate, Press, Questions)

"Questions are a burden to others; answers are a prison for oneself."
- Patrick McGoohan
(Related: Answers, Burden, Prison, Questions)

"And a friend of mine in the Christys, we used to sit up at night and talk and read and wonder if reincarnation, and if it wasn't reality, what would happen to the human spirit when the body dies? Is there an afterlife? Just questions like that."
- Barry McGuire
(Related: Friend, Afterlife, Body, Night, Questions, Reality, Reincarnation, Spirit, Talk, Wonder)

"It's just so fragile. The growing sense of 'Oh, God, what am I doing? Am I any good? Will I ever work again?' All those questions of self doubt, they do creep in."
- Jacqueline McKenzie
(Related: Work, God, Doubt, Questions, Self, Sense, Will)

"Arnold Schwarzenegger's gubernatorial campaign raises a series of fascinating questions, the most perplexing of all being why an international star of his stature would ever want to run in the first place."
- Michael Medved
(Related: Being, First, Questions, Want)

"The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask them as inexorably as I can. And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Absence, Answers, Humility, Job, Questions)

"We are afraid to face the hard questions. We are willing to tackle drugs, crime, and public education only if it doesn't cost us any new taxes."
- J. Irwin Miller
(Related: Education, Crime, Drugs, Public, Questions, Taxes)

"There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation."
- James Nathan Miller
(Related: Life, Conversation, Questions)

"I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Truth, Debate, Questions, Schools)

"I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind; and it didn't seem to matter."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Mind, Questions)

"All handling by IPCC of the Sea Level questions have been done in a way that cannot be accepted and that certainly not concur with modern knowledge of the mode and mechanism of sea level changes."
- Nils-Axel Morner
(Related: Knowledge, Questions, Sea)

"When I heard his first songs, Dylan was answering certain questions that I had all my life been asking myself."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Life, First, Questions, Songs)

"Memorizing dialogue has always come easy and quickly to me. My wife Eileen is also very helpful. She gives me choices, and asks me questions, and runs my lines with me."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Wife, Choices, Questions)

"The great thing about this town hall format is that it allows us to hear what's on the minds of Americans. Tonight, it was clear - voters have quite a few questions about the direction in which the current administration is headed."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Americans, Direction, Questions)

"If you choose the wrong questions and you proceed, you still get a result, but it's not interesting."
- Bruce Nauman
(Related: Questions, Result, Wrong)

"And then what makes the work interesting is if you choose the right questions."
- Bruce Nauman
(Related: Work, Questions, Right)

"It is hard to know what you are talking about in mathematics, yet no one questions the validity of what you say. There is no other realm of discourse half so queer."
- James Newman
(Related: Mathematics, Questions, Talking, Validity)

"We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"But if you're talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Art, Work, Deep, Pretty, Questions, Talking, Want)

"The subject of my work has a lot to do with general, artistic matters, questions like: What is creativity? Where do we come from? What are our motors? What is coincidence? What is logic?"
- Alva Noto
(Related: Work, Creativity, Logic, Questions)

"I don't think you want to give all the answers, but I think every answer you do give should bring up another question, and not all questions should be answered."
- Kim Novak
(Related: Answers, Question, Questions, Want)

"So when I read this story, it unlocked a volcano of unanswered questions, because the questions had never been asked. It was an opportunity to come to terms with the lot of repressed history - and history of repression."
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: History, Opportunity, Questions, Repression)

"Obviously all of us have thought about Vietnam, particularly in my generation in Australia that were part of conscription and fought there. Our friends came back, forever changed. So there were a lot of questions."
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: Thought, Friends, Questions, Vietnam)

"That first week, I also went to Washington. That was really tough. I sympathize with those Washington figures who have to face 40 Times Washington bureau reporters. They ask hard questions and they're relentless. And they were quite suspicious and quite dubious about me."
- Daniel Okrent
(Related: First, Questions, Washington)

"It is easy to answer the ultimate questions - it saves you bothering with the immediate ones."
- John Osborne
(Related: Questions)

"There are some great questions to ask your doctor. If he says 'no,' then you find yourself a different doctor. There really has to be a change in how we medically look at women at this time. I mean, this is not just baby gloom."
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Change, Women, Time, Baby, Questions)

"Take risks. Ask big questions. Don't be afraid to make mistakes; if you don't make mistakes, you're not reaching far enough."
- David Packard
(Related: Mistakes, Questions)

"I'm not sure. I did not set it up. I have never done a polygraph test in my life. I didn't know what to expect. I was just there to answer the questions that they put in front of me."
- Rafael Palmeiro
(Related: Life, Questions)

"The first census in 1790 asked just six questions: the name of the head of the household, the number of free white males older than 16, the number of free white males younger than 16, the number of free white females, the number of other free persons, and the number of slaves."
- Tom G. Palmer
(Related: First, Name)

"Group personification obscures, rather than illuminates, important political questions."
- Tom G. Palmer
(Related: Questions)

"I adore people who ask questions and who cause others to share in their search."
- Anne Parillaud
(Related: People, Cause, Questions)

"Theory not only formulates what we know but also tells us what we want to know, that is, the questions to which an answer is needed."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Questions, Theory, Want)

"We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Faith, Doctors, Grave, Questions)

"I have absolutely no regret about my vote against this war. The same questions remain. The cost in human lives, the cost to our budget, probably 100 billion. We could have probably brought down that statue for a lot less."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: War, Questions, Regret, Vote)

"I used to ask Sean questions about acting. He's a brilliant actor, but I could never digest his information. I work primarily on an intuitive level."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Work, Acting, Actor, Information, Questions)

"The second Cocoon questions that and deals much more directly with the value of living in the real world with its trials and tribulations. I would say it's about that and not about aging or death."
- Daniel Petrie
(Related: Death, Deals, Living, Questions, Trials, Value, World)

"I ask questions, and a large part of my life has been spent asking questions of Ken Livingstone."
- Trevor Phillips
(Related: Life, Questions)

"You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Lies, Questions)

"Why are empirical questions about how the mind works so weighted down with political and moral and emotional baggage?"
- Steven Pinker
(Related: Mind, Questions)

"I'd just like to see a role for women where someone who isn't traditionally attractive is not portraying the best friend. You know, the character that only speaks in questions. 'Gee, are you gonna go out with him? Do you think I look fat?'"
- Martha Plimpton
(Related: Women, Friend, Character, Questions)

"The problem we were struggling with within the closed market was what the incentive would be. You probably wouldn't use dollars. But those are all questions that need to be explored."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Questions)

"So long as we use a certain language, all questions that we can ask will have to be formulated in it and will thereby confirm the theory of the universe which is implied in the vocabulary and structure of the language."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Language, Questions, Theory, Universe, Vocabulary, Will)

"How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. That's why I am not against violence in the media, I am against the glorification of immoral violence."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Society, Aggression, Media, Questions, Violence, Will)

"You never have to know all the answers because you won't be asked all the questions."
- Herbert Prochnow
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"The attraction, and my particular participation is in being able to communicate with my fans, answer their questions, get a feel for how they respond to Vader."
- David Prowse
(Related: Being, Fans, Participation, Questions)

"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers."
- Thomas Pynchon
(Related: Answers, Questions, Worry, Wrong)

"A psychologist said to me, there are only two important questions you have to ask yourself. What do you really feel? And, what do you really want? If you can answer those two, you probably can leave your neuroses behind you."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Questions, Want)

"People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: People, Questions, Road)

"Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Questions)

"Please don't ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Politics, Questions, Years)

"Ask the right questions if you're to find the right answers."
- Vanessa Redgrave
(Related: Answers, Questions, Right)

"Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Questions, Students, Years)

"Perhaps you should say there should be mandatory retirement even of members of the court, members of the federal judiciary. I'm sure there can be questions about whether one does as good work when you get into your - you know, I'm 67."
- William Rehnquist
(Related: Work, Court, Questions, Retirement)

"I was obsessed with religious questions, the basics: Why are we here? Why is the world so beautiful?"
- Anne Rice
(Related: Questions, Religious, World)

"I'm always looking, and I'm always asking questions."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Questions)

"I've been giving interviews for the last 25 or 30 years, more often than not answering the same questions over and over again, ad nauseum."
- Boyd Rice
(Related: Giving, Questions, Years)

"On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise."
- Paul Ricoeur
(Related: Life, Time, Questions, World)

"Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Answers, Day, Now, Questions, Will)

"A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Man, Mistakes, Questions, Sleep, Woman)

"If you find yourself in a movie that you have questions about, it's not a compromise to your integrity."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Compromise, Integrity, Questions)

"Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: People, Successful, Answers, Questions, Result)

"From those few pending questions which the Commission would be called upon to solve at its fourth session, the most important one was the entry into force of the treaty."
- Alfonso G. Robles
(Related: Force, Questions)

"Pat Roberts and I both feel very strongly that when we get to Iran, that we can't make the same mistakes. We have to ask the questions, the hard questions before, not afterwards, and get the right intelligence."
- Jay Rockefeller
(Related: Intelligence, Mistakes, Questions, Right)

"To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?"
- Jim Rohn
(Related: First, Questions)

"The function of a genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions which time and mediocrity can resolve."
- Hugh Trevor Roper
(Related: Time, Genius, Answers, Mediocrity, Questions)

"Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life."
- Miguel Angel Ruiz
(Related: Life, Courage, Agreement, Drama, Questions, Sadness, Want)

"I do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise. You have to achieve such precision as you can, as you go along."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Questions)

"When immortality becomes for us no longer a matter of academic discussion, but the most vital of all questions; we shall find our comfort where so many before us have found it, in the ancient words."
- Henry Norris Russell
(Related: Comfort, Immortality, Questions, Words)

"Society questions the police and their methods, and the police say, Do you want the criminals off the street or not?"
- Kurt Russell
(Related: Society, Police, Questions, Want)

"I try to ask visual questions. I'll ask what someone was wearing, if that seems relevant. If possible, I'll walk over the same ground that they're depicting. Of course, I can never get it precisely as it was."
- Joe Sacco
(Related: Questions)

"Some people, you have to grit your teeth in order to stay in the same room as them, but you get on and ask the questions you assume most of the people watching want to ask."
- Morley Safer
(Related: People, Order, Questions, Want)

"By looking at the questions the kids are asking, we learn the scope of what needs to be done."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Kids, Needs, Questions)

"Good questions outrank easy answers."
- Paul Samuelson
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all."
- George Santayana
(Related: Power, Nature, Man, Questions)

"I always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases?"
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Countries, Military, states, United)

"You guys ask really long questions. In the U.S., they just want to know who you're sleeping with."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Questions, Want)

"I'm tired of being labelled anti-American because I ask questions."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Being, Questions)

"I love the early process of asking questions about a story and deciding which questions matter most."
- Diane Sawyer
(Related: Love, Questions)

"Great questions make great reporting."
- Diane Sawyer
(Related: Questions)

"I just think the word interview, although it is the view between two people exchanged, became a sort of cliche. You ask questions and the other one answers."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: People, Answers, Questions, Word)

"So the tough questions that have been asked of Sarah Palin thus far just have been about the fact that she doesn't know anything and isn't ready to be vice president. That's fair game and it has nothing to do with her gender."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Fact, Gender, Nothing, President, Questions, Vice)

"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
(Related: Poor, Problems, Questions)

"Lately I've been going to all these high schools talking to the students, answering their questions, listening to what they have to say. It has been an incredible journey to be around them and try to give them what my mother gave me."
- Jill Scott
(Related: Mother, Journey, Listening, Questions, Schools, Students, Talking)

"Where questions of style and exposition are concerned I try to follow a simple maxim: if you can't say it clearly you don't understand it yourself."
- John Searle
(Related: Questions, Style)

"I think these are very improper questions for any American to be asked, especially under such compulsion as this. I would be very glad to tell you my life if you want to hear of it."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Life, American, Questions, Want)

"I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Beliefs, Questions, Religious)

"Historically, I believe I was correct in refusing to answer their questions."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Questions)

"If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked."
- William Shatner
(Related: Books, Quest, Questions, Tomorrow)

"Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Time, Poor, Poverty, Questions, Uselessness, Waste)

"I like to think that I have no single view nor any single situation that I think things arrive from. I try to give examples of what I think are interesting questions for me."
- Robert Sheckley
(Related: Questions)

"Ethical and questions of philosophy interest me a great deal."
- Robert Sheckley
(Related: Interest, Philosophy, Questions)

"I suspect there isn't an actor alive who was able to truthfully answer his family's questions after his first day's activity in his future profession."
- Simone Signoret
(Related: Family, Actor, Day, First, Future, Profession, Questions)

"The questions are scientific, but the UN answers are political. The global warming debate is hardly about science."
- Allen Simmons
(Related: Science, Answers, Debate, Global warming, Questions)

"Technology may create a condition, but the questions are what do we do about ourselves. We better understand ourselves pretty clearly and we better find ways to like ourselves."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Technology, May, Pretty, Questions)

"In all candor, the Court fails to perceive any reason for suspending the power of courts to get evidence and rule on questions of privilege in criminal matters simply because it is the president of the United States who holds the evidence."
- John J. Sirica
(Related: Power, Candor, Court, President, Privilege, Questions, Reason, states, United)

"To my mind, the best SF addresses itself to problems of the here and now, or even to problems which have never been solved and never will be solved - I'm thinking of Philip K. Dick's work here, dealing with questions of reality, for example."
- John Sladek
(Related: Work, Example, Mind, Now, Problems, Questions, Reality, Thinking, Will)

"The lesson that any thinking person draws from the Stewart saga is that when the government asks questions, run for your lawyer and don't say a word. Had Stewart kept her mouth shut, she'd be OK."
- Allan Sloan
(Related: Government, Questions, Thinking, Word)

"I joined another circle and the leader gave us a little leaflet in very small print, asking us to read it carefully and then come prepared to ask questions. It was a technical Marxist subject and I did not understand it nor did I know what questions to ask."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Leader, Questions)

"It's not about me, it's about my family. You don't answer questions for you, but for us. You learn to live beyond yourself."
- Jaclyn Smith
(Related: Family, Questions)

"Long time no see. I only pray the caliber of your questions has improved."
- Kevin Smith
(Related: Time, Questions)

"When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die."
- Lillian Smith
(Related: Time, Learning, Listening, Questions)

"Why was I feeling this way? Why was everything so bad in my life? I had no answers to these questions."
- Susan Smith
(Related: Life, Answers, Feeling, Questions)

"Questions about form seem as hopelessly inadequate as questions about content."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Content, Questions)

"The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"In order for answers to become clear, the questions have to be clear."
- Abdolkarim Soroush
(Related: Answers, Order, Questions)

"Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind."
- Nicholas Sparks
(Related: Books, Focus, Mind, Questions, Variety, Want)

"By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it's possible to learn how things are done - the mechanics of writing, so to speak - and which genres and authors excel in various areas."
- Nicholas Sparks
(Related: Questions, Reading, Variety, Writing)

"It's not going to fill in the potholes. It's not going to put a roof over people's heads. What it does is it helps to address really fundamental questions of who we are, where we came from, by which I mean we can learn how life came about."
- Steven Squyres
(Related: Life, People, Questions)

"The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions."
- John A. Simone, Sr.
(Related: Wisdom, Key, Questions, Right)

"People have a right to ask questions and dig deep when you're hurting people and things around you."
- Layne Staley
(Related: People, Deep, Questions, Right)

"After an extensive investigation, the office produced a report that addressed the many questions that confronted the difficult issues, it laid out new evidence, and it reached a definitive conclusion."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Investigation, Office, Questions)

"It is the duty of the Umpire to determine all questions submitted to him according to these laws, when they apply, and according to his best judgment when they do not apply."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Duty, Judgment, Laws, Questions, Umpire)

"Questions are fiction, and answers are anything from more fiction to science-fiction."
- Saul Steinberg
(Related: Science, Answers, Fiction, Questions)

"God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: God, May, Questions)

"What you don't see are the cameras shoved in my face and the bizarre intrusive questions being asked, or the people falling over themselves, screaming and taunting to get a reaction."
- Kristen Stewart
(Related: People, Being, Bizarre, Questions)

"That subject has lost its one time appeal to economists as our science has become more abstract, but my interest has even grown more intense as the questions raised by the sociology of science became more prominent."
- George Stigler
(Related: Science, Time, Interest, Questions)

"Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago. We published our findings in 27 volumes of information and evidentiary material."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: Committee, Information, Investigation, Now, Questions, Years)

"If anything, if you can get somebody interested in something and get them excited, that's great. You should be praised for having opened the debate and having asked the right questions."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Debate, Questions, Right)

"At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on."
- Robert Stone
(Related: Time, Feelings, Difference, Questions, Reality, Religious, Silence, Words)

"Before I was a year old I walked and talked and I was even potty trained. When I started going to school I think I got on everyone's nerves because I used to ask adult questions rather than settle for the stuff usually fed to kids."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Kids, Nerves, Old, Questions, School)

"My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers."
- Tom Stoppard
(Related: Life, Answers, Questions, Waiting)

"I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases."
- J. Michael Straczynski
(Related: Religion, Science, Motivation)

"An expert knows all the answers - if you ask the right questions."
- Levi Strauss
(Related: Answers, Questions, Right)

"I do not believe that I have had an interview with anybody in twenty-five years in which the person to whom I was talking was not annoyed during the early part of the interview by my asking stupid questions."
- Harry Stack Sullivan
(Related: Questions, Talking, Years)

"To try to be authentic these days, to ask questions of the people in power - it's difficult. This administration has evolved new techniques to handle people like me. Their strategy, in a word, is simple: ignore them."
- Ron Suskind
(Related: Power, People, Strategy, Questions, Word)

"That's my life in there. It would never be possible today to ask as many questions as I did."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: Life, Questions, Today)

"It is the answers, not the questions, that are embarrassing."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life."
- Wislawa Szymborska
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Questions)

"In order for a long piece of work to engage a novelist over an extended period of time, it has to deal with questions that you find very important, that you're trying to work out."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Work, Time, Order, Questions, Trying)

"Then they held my mouth shut for a while and hit me in the face, and with a whip across chest and back. I then collapsed, rolled on the floor, always keeping face down and no longer replied to any of their questions."
- Ernst Thalmann
(Related: Questions)

"It's about putting the pedal to the metal and not asking any questions at all and just going for it."
- Brandon Thomas
(Related: Questions)

"Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition."
- Freeman Thomas
(Related: Design, Honesty, Collaboration, Intuition, Questions)

"It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."
- James Thurber
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: People, Historians, Questions)

"When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Success, Work, People, Successful, Hard work, Hiring, Persistence, Questions)

"Non-technical questions sometimes don't have an answer at all."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: Questions)

"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."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Music, Dance, Answers, Eye, Light, Questions, Voice)

"In rating ease of description as very important, we are essentially asserting a belief in quantitative knowledge - a belief that most of the key questions in our world sooner or later demand answers to 'by how much?' rather than merely to 'in which direction?'"
- John Tuley
(Related: Knowledge, Belief, Answers, Direction, Key, Questions, World)

"I like the big questions."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Questions)

"The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before."
- Thorstein Veblen
(Related: Questions, Research)

"An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five-year-old."
- Carl Van Vechten
(Related: Questions, Will)

"It was not easy to get all my questions answered, frankly."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Questions)

"But as I said to Dr. Rice following her testimony, and I think she appreciated it, we had our job to do and we did it best we could, trying to get answers to the important questions that the 9/11 Commission must answer."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Answers, Job, Questions, Trying)

"Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers."
- Voltaire
(Related: Answers, Man, Questions)

"Science goes from question to question; big questions, and little, tentative answers. The questions as they age grow ever broader, the answers are seen to be more limited."
- George Wald
(Related: Age, Science, Answers, Question, Questions)

"At least believe this many humans, who are interested obviously in this topic. Many of them visited me after lectures and meetings, in hope that I can give concrete answers to their questions. For it was clear: If that does not know it, who is to then know it?"
- Ulrich Walter
(Related: Hope, Answers, Meetings, Questions)

"Those are serious questions of war and peace, of freedom or tyranny, whether or not there is ever going to be a hope of us instilling some democratic systems in a part of the world that frankly is breeding hate and destruction directed right at us."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: War, Peace, Hope, Breeding, Destruction, Freedom, Hate, Questions, Right, Tyranny, World)

"My friends are all really nice about my fame, they're just curious really, they ask lots of questions."
- Emma Watson
(Related: Fame, Friends, Questions)

"It's funny, 'cause it seems like just yesterday that I was the youngest player just starting out. But now there are young players all over the league, and they'll ask me questions about playing overseas or finding an agent."
- Sue Wicks
(Related: Funny, Now, Questions, Yesterday)

"Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Answers, Questions)

"I hope somebody hits .400 soon. Then people can start pestering that guy with questions about the last guy to hit .400."
- Ted Williams
(Related: People, Hope, Questions)

"Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking."
- Malcolm Wilson
(Related: Music, Poetry, Answers, Artists, Prose, Questions, Saying)

"To maximize our potential to enhance our health and our knowledge, we should remain open to new understanding and evolving technology or resources that might inspire a change in our approach to these important questions."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Change, Health, Technology, Knowledge, Open, Potential, Questions, Understanding)

"The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop doing philosophy when I want to. The one that gives philosophy peace, so that it is no longer tormented by questions which bring itself into question."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Peace, Discovery, Philosophy, Question, Questions, Want)

"It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Concern, Questions)

"I was deeply concerned then, and have become more concerned since, that unless we can deal with the questions of development and the questions of poverty, there's no way that we're going to have a peaceful world for our children."
- James Wolfensohn
(Related: Development, Children, Poverty, Questions, World)

"It is time... to end the long-standing and unproductive methodological debate over 'originalism' versus 'dynamism' or 'evolution' and focus instead on how, as a substantive matter, we should interpret the Constitution in the twenty-first century, and what it has to say on questions unimaginable to our eighteenth-century Framers."
- Diane Wood
(Related: Time, Constitution, Debate, End, Focus, Questions)

"I was unpopular at school just because I was an intellectual. I always answered all the questions off the top of my head but they nevertheless resented because of that."
- George Woodcock
(Related: Questions, School)

"I don't think I can answer questions about the trust fund."
- Louise Woodward
(Related: Trust, Questions)

"The questions of philosophy proper are human desires and fears and aspirations - human emotions - taking an intellectual form."
- Chauncey Wright
(Related: Aspirations, Emotions, Philosophy, Questions)

"We worked very hard to make the lyrics suit the music. I can't, like Elton John, for example, compose by lyrics. Elton has a great talent for that. Whatever you give him, including your questions, he composes in half an hour and makes a great song out of it."
- Rick Wright
(Related: Music, Talent, Example, Questions, Song)

"Why stick your neck out if you don't have to? If you're right nobody will remember and if you're wrong people will ask a lot of questions."
- David Wu
(Related: People, Questions, Right, Will, Wrong)

"Another Black Label motto. That's what I think life is. It's just another bridge to cross. You ask no questions. Whatever work it is you gotta do, you gotta go over it, under it, through it, around it, to do it."
- Zakk Wylde
(Related: Life, Work, Questions)

"And this is one of the major questions of our lives: how we keep boundaries, what permission we have to cross boundaries, and how we do so."
- A. B. Yehoshua
(Related: Questions)

"Part of my heritage being Korean, it's going to be interesting going to Korea and answering these questions dealing with North and South Korea."
- Rick Yune
(Related: Being, Questions)

"Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Women, Class, Consciousness, Importance, Propaganda, Questions, Struggle)

"My instinct as a philosopher is that we are effectively approaching a multicentric world, which means we need to ask new, and for the traditional left, unpleasant questions."
- Slavoj Zizek
(Related: Instinct, Questions, World)

"That's where I began to ask questions that maybe don't have one specific answer. And the more people you get answers from, the richer the environment becomes."
- John Zorn
(Related: People, Answers, Environment, Questions)