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

—  John Major

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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John Major
britischer Politiker 1943

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„Once they have you asking the wrong questions. They don't have to worry about the answers.“

—  Thomas Pynchon, buch Die Enden der Parabel

Variante: If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers.
Quelle: Gravity's Rainbow

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„If eval() is the answer, you're almost certainly asking the wrong question.“

—  Rasmus Lerdorf Danish programmer and creator of PHP 1968

PHP.net: eval http://php.net/eval, Anonymous comment, 2004
PHP in a Nutshell https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/php-in-a/0596100671/re47.html by Paul Hudson, 2005

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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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„When it is a child you ask a lot of questions and ask for answers. When you are an adult you avoid many questions, to avoid unnecessary answers.“

—  Prevale Italian DJ and producer 1983

From the Aphorisms http://www.prevale.net/aphorisms.html page of the official website of Prevale
Original: Quando si è bimbi si fanno tante domande pretendendo altrettante risposte. Quando si è adulti si evitano molte domande, per evitare inutili risposte.

„The way a question is asked limits and disposes the ways in which any answer to it—right or wrong—may be given.“

—  Susanne K. Langer, buch Philosophy in a New Key

Quelle: Philosophy in a New Key (1942), Ch. 1, p. 1

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„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]

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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 my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions.“

—  Quentin Tarantino American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor 1963

Quelle: Pulp Fiction: A Quentin Tarantino Screenplay

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„What the hell is wrong with you?" he asked.
It was a good question.“

—  Maureen Johnson, buch 13 Little Blue Envelopes

Quelle: 13 Little Blue Envelopes

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„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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