„Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.“

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US-amerikanischer Dichter und Schriftsteller 1894 - 1962

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„One asks and asks and always the answers become more incomprehensible than the question. In the end one becomes an idiot.
- EmBi“

—  Halldór Laxness, buch Kristnihald undir Jökli (bók)

Kristnihald undir Jökli (Under the Glacier/Christianity at Glacier) (1968)

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„If the answer is more politicians, you are asking the wrong question.“

—  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
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„Ask any girl what she'd rather be than beautiful, and she'll say more beautiful.“

—  Martha Raye American comic actress and singer 1916 - 1994

Quoted in Susan Horowitz: "Queens of comedy: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers" p. 128 http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=X77jSHAkKnMC&pg=PA128&lpg=PA128&dq=%22Ask+any+girl+what+she'd+rather+be+than+beautiful,+and+she'll+say+more+beautiful.%22&source=bl&ots=AzUsYOZJ2m&sig=QQAYhtyJb5NBPdpOSJdI_ZlKmLc&hl=en&sa=X&ei=2U8sT9rgAeaj0QXH-tysCA&ved=0CCEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22Ask%20any%20girl%20what%20she'd%20rather%20be%20than%20beautiful%2C%20and%20she'll%20say%20more%20beautiful.%22&f=false

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„An experiment is a question which we ask of Nature, who is always ready to give a correct answer, provided we ask properly, that is, provided we arrange a proper experiment.“

—  C. V. Boys British physicist 1855 - 1944

[Charles Vernon Boys, Soap-bubbles and the forces which mould them: Being a course of three lectures delivered in the theatre of the London institution on the afternoons of Dec. 30, 1889, Jan. 1 and 3, 1890, before a juvenile audience, Society for promoting Christian knowledge, 1896, 11]

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„The question of integrity will get finer and finer and more delicate and more beautiful.“

—  Buckminster Fuller American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist 1895 - 1983

From 1980s onwards, Only Integrity is Going to Count (1983)

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„There are three great questions which in life we have over and over again to answer. Is it right or wrong? Is it true or false? Is it beautiful or ugly? Our education ought to help us to answer these questions.“

—  John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, buch The Use of Life

The Use of Life (1894), ch. VI: National Education
Quelle: The Use of Life http://archive.org/details/uselife02lubbgoog/page/n114/mode/2up on Archive.Org, pages 102—103

„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

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„Love, with little hands,
Comes and touches you
With a thousand memories,
And asks you
Beautiful, unanswerable questions.“

—  Carl Sandburg American writer and editor 1878 - 1967

"Under the Harvest Moon" (1916)
Kontext: Under the summer roses
When the flagrant crimson
Lurks in the dusk
Of the wild red leaves,
Love, with little hands,
Comes and touches you
With a thousand memories,
And asks you
Beautiful, unanswerable questions.

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„Why do people always expect authors to answer questions? I am an author because I want to ask questions. If I had answers, I'd be a politician.“

—  Eugéne Ionesco Romanian playwright 1909 - 1994

As quoted in The Writer's Quotation Book : A Literary Companion (1980) by James Charlton, p. 44

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„He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 v.Chr

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