— Ani DiFranco musician and activist 1970
„Questions are great, but only if you know the answers. If you ask questions and the answers surprise you, you look silly.“
— Laurell K. Hamilton, buch Burnt Offerings
Quelle: Burnt Offerings
„Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was, 'Did you bring joy?' The second was, 'Did you find joy?“
— Leo Buscaglia Motivational speaker, writer 1924 - 1998
„Edward, Edward," he said with a patronising smile, "there are no unanswered questions of any relevance. Every question that we need to ask has been answered fully. If you can't find the correct answer then you are obviously asking the wrong question.“
— Jasper Fforde British novelist 1961
Shades of Grey (2010), p206
— John Major Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1943
Attributed to Major by Vernon Bogdanor, " Why the Lords doesn't need more politicians http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2007/02/11/do1104.xml", Sunday Telegraph, 11 February 2007
„God is not running the world. (…) All happens by itself. You are asking the question and you are supplying the answer. And you know the answer when you ask the question. All is play in consciousness. All divisions are illusory. (…)“
— Nisargadatta Maharaj Indian guru 1897 - 1981
Quelle: "I am That." P.36.
„I like talking when people ask me sensible questions. Ask me senseless questions also, but in a context, and I can have fun, I can make you laugh at my answers.“
— Shahrukh Khan Indian actor, producer and television personality 1965
From interview with Anshul Chaturvedi
— Quentin Tarantino American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor 1963
Quelle: Pulp Fiction: A Quentin Tarantino Screenplay
„There were a significant number of questions I had asked myself and, as you know, when you really ask yourself the questions, you give better answers than if we merely read the conventional answers.“
— Albert Messiah French physicist 1921 - 2013
Il y avait un nombre important de questions que je m'étais posées et, comme vous le savez, lorsqu'on se pose vraiment les questions, on donne de meilleures réponses que si l'on se contente de lire les réponses convenues.
explaining how he came to write his textbook on quantum mechanics, in Descente au coeur de la matière, an interview edited by [Stéphane Deligeorges, Le monde quantique, Editions du Seuil, Sciences et Avenir, 1984, 2020089084, 111]
„I wish that we worried more about asking the right questions instead of being so hung up on finding answers.“
— Madeleine L'Engle American writer 1918 - 2007
Section 4.8 <!-- p. 208 -->
The Crosswicks Journal, A Circle of Quiet (1972)
Kontext: I wish that we worried more about asking the right questions instead of being so hung up on finding answers. I don't need to know the difference between a children's book and an adult one; it's the questions that have come from thinking about it that are important. I wish we'd stop finding answers for everything. One of the reasons my generation has mucked up the world to such an extent is our loss of the sense of the mysterious.
„If you look at things like Google Now also. Maybe you want to just have [a question] answered for you before you ask it.“
— Larry Page American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur 1973
„People will continue to search for answers to universal and perplexing problems. But to find meaningful answers, one must first know what questions to ask.“
— Jacque Fresco American futurist and self-described social engineer 1916 - 2017
Quelle: The Best That Money Can't Buy: Beyond Politics, Poverty, & War (2002), p. 18.
„Do you always ask me the same questions you ask him?"
"It depends on whether or not I get an answer.“
— Anne Bishop American fiction writer 1955
Quelle: Daughter of the Blood
„There is only one question. And once you know the answer to that question there are no more to ask. That one question is the Original Question. And to that Original Question there is only one Final Answer. But between that Question and its Answer there are innumerable false answers.“
— Meher Baba Indian mystic 1894 - 1969
47 : The Question and its Answer, p. 78.
The Everything and the Nothing (1963)
„When you love something, you'll always come back to it. You'll always keep asking questions, and finding answers.“
— Kobe Bryant American basketball player 1978 - 2020
„Why can’t you ever answer a simple question? (Wulf)
Ask me a simple question and you will get a simple answer. (Acheron)“
— Sherrilyn Kenyon Novelist 1965
Quelle: Kiss of the Night
— Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl
Quelle: Artemis Fowl
— Yogi Berra American baseball player, manager, coach 1925 - 2015
What Time Is It? You Mean Now?: Advice for Life from the Zennest Master of Them All, Simon and Schuster, 2003, ISBN 0743244532, p. 101.
„Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.“
— Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987