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"Half of science is asking the right questions." - Roger Bacon

"Asking the right questions is as important as answering them" - Benoit Mandelbrot

"Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers." - Robert Half

"Data is the new science. Big Data holds the answers. Are you asking the right questions?" - Patrick P. Gelsinger

"You can't get right answers if you're asking the wrong questions." - Mark Victor Hansen

"Quora found success by connecting the right reward to the intended behavior of asking and answering questions.
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"I wish that we worried more about asking the right questions instead of being so hung up on finding answers." - Madeleine L'Engle

"If you don't ask the right questions, you don't get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the ABC of diagnosis. Only the inquiring mind solves problems." - Edward Hodnett

"Once the law starts asking questions, there's no stopping them." - William S Burroughs

"Who is in your life asking you the tough questions?" - Jeff Henderson

"I cannot expect even my own art to provide all of the answers, only to hope it keeps asking the right questions." - Grace Hartigan

"In a way, I think religion is to be admired for asking the right questions. I just think it's got the wrong answers." - Richard Dawkins

"You do not need to justify asking questions. But if you think you have found answers, you do not have the right to remain silent." - Jacob Neusner

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"Ask the right questions. The fastest way to change the answers you receive - from yourself and others - is to change the questions you ask. Asking the right questions will get you better answers - because the questions you ask will either limit or expand the possible responses." - Lee J. Colan

"a good part of the trick to being a first-rate scientist is in asking the right questions or asking them in ways that make it possible to find answers." - Anne Roe

"Solutions come through evolution. They come through asking the right questions, because the answers pre-exist. It is the questions that we must define and discover. You don't invent the answer-you reveal the answer." - Jonas Salk

"Philosophy may be defined as the art of asking the right question...awareness of the problem outlives all solutions. The answers are questions in disguise, every new answer giving rise to new questions." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Leadership isn't answering the questions others ask. Leadership is asking others to answer their own questions." - Simon Sinek

"It's great to be in the position of asking questions and not having to answer questions." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"In a way, math isn't the art of answering mathematical questions, it is the art of asking the right questions, the questions that give you insight, the ones that lead you in interesting directions, the ones that connect with lots of other interesting questions -the ones with beautiful answers." - Gregory Chaitin

"If you do not ask the right questions, you do not get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the A-B-C of diagnosis. Only the inquiring mind solves problems." - Edward Hodnett

"The constitutional questions are in the first instance not questions of right but questions of might." - Ferdinand Lassalle

"I love the early process of asking questions about a story and deciding which questions matter most." - Diane Sawyer

"Most people believe that great leaders are distinguished by their ability to give compelling answers. This profound book shatters that assumption, showing that the more vital skill is asking the right questions.... Berger poses many fascinating questions, including this one: What if companies had mission questions rather than mission statements? This is a book everyone ought to read-without question." - Adam Grant

"Most people believe that great leaders are distinguished by their ability to give compelling answers. This profound book shatters that assumption, showing that the more vital skill is asking the right questions.... Berger poses many fascinating questions, including this one: What if companies had mission questions rather than mission statements? This is a book everyone ought to read-without question." - Adam Grant

"Ultimately, we are seeking a better understanding of what is means to be human. In this quest, progress is not made by finding the "right" answers, but by asking meaningful questions." - Terry Winograd

"Do things that will get people asking questions, the answer to which is the Gospel." - Lesslie Newbigin

"If you get people asking the wrong questions, you don't have to worry about the answers." - Hunter S Thompson

"Canadians are always asking the questions the rest of us are afraid to ask." - Tucker Carlson

"Examinations consist of the foolish asking questions the wise cannot answer" - Oscar Wilde

"I was asking Charlie the most important questions, and you heard the answers." - Edgar Bergen

"The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge." - Thomas Berger

"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers." - Thomas Pynchon

"But questions that don't answer themselves at the very moment of their asking are never answered." - Franz Kafka

"I define coaching as launching the salesperson on a voyage of discovery by asking questions." - Chris Lytle

"In mathematics, the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems." - Georg Cantor

"If you dislike the answers you're getting from life, try asking better questions." - Steve Pavlina

"Having all the answers just means you've been asking boring questions." - Joey Comeau

"If we shall take the good we find, asking no questions, we shall have heaping measures." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Schooling, instead of encouraging the asking of questions, too often discourages it." - Madeleine L'Engle

"The one real goal of education is to leave a person asking questions." - Max Beerbohm

"I'm sick of asking questions everyone else already knows the answers to." - Ann Aguirre

"But questions that do' answer themselves at the very moment of their asking are never answered." - Franz Kafka

"The great questions are those an intelligent child asks and, getting no answers, stops asking." - George Wald

"I'm sick of asking questions everyone else already knows the answers to." - Ann Aguirre

"The way that you become world-class is... by asking good questions." - Tim Ferriss

"If you dislike the answers you're getting from life, try asking better questions." - Steve Pavlina

"The trouble with asking questions is you sometimes get answers you don't wanna hear." - Nikki Sixx

"Scott Buchanan . . . taught me that the questions that can be answered are not worth asking." - Milton Mayer

"Asking questions is one of the best ways to grow as a human being." - Michael Hyatt

"Going online and asking questions is the best way to learn." - Tom Felton

"I have always been much better at asking questions than knowing what the answers were." - Bill James

"The act of trying keeps me excited, looking, asking questions and learning." - Doug Dawson

"I love doing what I do. I love asking questions. I love being in the mix." - Larry King

"Adolescence begins when children stop asking questions-because they know all the answers." - Evan Esar

"Learning is the new skill. Imagination, creation and asking new questions are at its core." - Sugata Mitra

"When I stop asking questions, something's wrong." - Rene Marie

"Asking good questions is half of learning." - Elijah Muhammad

"When will you start asking different questions? Better questions?" - Shahrukh Khan

"In the old economy, it was all about having the answers. But in today's dynamic, lean economy, it's more about asking the right questions. A More Beautiful Question is about figuring out how to ask, and answer, the questions that can lead to new opportunities and growth." - Eric Ries

"In the old economy, it was all about having the answers. But in today's dynamic, lean economy, it's more about asking the right questions. A More Beautiful Question is about figuring out how to ask, and answer, the questions that can lead to new opportunities and growth." - Eric Ries

"Effective management always means asking the right question." - Robert Heller

"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

"Asking the proper questions is the central action of transformation. Questions are the key that causes the secret doors of the psyche to swing open." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"All the time, as an actor, you want to be asking what's next and where things are going. If you're not asking those questions, you're not growing." - Willem Dafoe

"Stop asking yourself questions that have no meaning. Or if they have, you'll find out when you need to - find out both the questions and the answers." - Thomas Merton

"Again the important point to remember is that you should keep asking yourself questions. Do not make statements. Ask questions to yourself. The mind hates that." - Robert Adams

"Feynman's cryptic remark, "no one is that much smarter ...," to me, implies something Feynman kept emphasizing: that the key to his achievements was not anything "magical" but the right attitude, the focus on nature's reality, the focus on asking the right questions, the willingness to try (and to discard) unconventional answers, the sensitive ear for phoniness, self-deception, bombast, and conventional but unproven assumptions." - Philip Warren Anderson

"By looking at the questions the kids are asking, we learn the scope of what needs to be done." - Buffy Sainte-Marie

"By looking at the questions the kids are asking, we learn the scope of what needs to be done." - Buffy Saintemarie

"Education ent only books and music - it's asking questions, all the time. There are millions of us, all over the country, and no one, not one of us, is asking questions, we're all taking the easiest way out." - Arnold Wesker

"It has been said that the primary function of schools is to impart enough facts to make children stop asking questions. Some, with whom the schools do not succeed, become scientists... and I never stopped asking questions." - Knut Schmidt-Nielsen

"The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions." - John A. Simone, Sr.

"The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions." - Mandell Creighton

"I'm not looking for answers when I show up to the set. I'm just asking the questions, over and over." - Timothy Olyphant

"We need to pay attention to the questions non-Christians are asking, and the conversations that Christians are having." - Mark Driscoll

"The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions." - Bishop Mandell Creighton

"The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers." - Brian Greene

"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers." - Thomas Pynchon

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

"The answers I remember longest are the ones that answer questions that I didn't think of asking." - Jonathan Kozol

"I began to realize that thinking itself is nothing but the process of asking and answering questions." - Tony Robbins

"All that's different about me is that I still ask the questions most people stopped asking at age five." - Albert Einstein

"I heard you asking questions of each: Who killed the pork chops? What price bananas? Are you my Angel?" - Allen Ginsberg

"We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"The first time I had a secretary, I was sheepish about being demanding or even asking questions." - Bing Gordon

"Half of science is putting forth the right questions." - Francis Bacon

"I don't think we've asked the right questions, the tough questions, at the right time, in Washington." - Jorge Ramos

"Our job is not to answer questions, its to ask the right questions...that get us to the right answer." - Bill Buxton

"Current intelligence-testing practices require examinees to answer but not to pose questions. In requiring only the answering of questions, these tests are missing a vital half of intelligence- the asking of questions..." - Robert Sternberg

"Why do leaders fail? Isolation and inability to learn. They are afraid to express doubt, admit vulnerability or seek advice from subordinates. Leaders must actively work to seek feedback and a reality check. They must be open to asking questions and framing issues. As the world becomes more complex and global, the risk of isolation becomes greater. The need for leaders to be open to learning becomes greater. Great leaders will need to ask the right questions and balance inquiry with advocacy." - Robert S. Kaplan

"As a director you have to be at 30,000 ft objectively looking at everything, wondering if you're making the right objective, emotional, story, character choices. As the writer, while you're asking all of those same questions, you're also forced by the nature of what writing is to be looking at everything under a microscope. That's the difference between the two jobs." - Alex Kurtzman

"I don't think you'll ever replace human judgment and human inspiration and creativity because, at the end of the day, you need to be asking questions like, O.K., the system says this. Is this really what we want to do? Is that the right thing?" - Laszlo Bock

"When I was in my early twenties, my mom started repeating things, asking the same questions, telling the same stories. It was like, Oh, God, this is not right. When I was 25, my brother and I finally told our dad we had to take her to the doctor." - Lauren Miller

"A key to improved prayer is to learn to ask the right questions. Consider changing from asking for the things you want to honestly seeking what He wants for you. Then as you learn His will, pray that you will be led to have the strength to fulfill it." - Richard G Scott

"The challenge is right now, I call it the death of critical thinking in America. It's a very worrisome development. More and more people seem to be resisting the idea of standing back and asking questions about something, challenging their beliefs." - Lester Holt

"When I was in my early twenties, my mom started repeating things, asking the same questions, telling the same stories. It was like, 'Oh, God, this is not right.' When I was 25, my brother and I finally told our dad we had to take her to the doctor." - Lauren Miller

"Telling is not selling. Only asking questions is selling." - Brian Tracy

"Those who do not stop asking silly questions become scientists." - Leon M. Lederman

"Even when I was older, I couldn't stop asking questions." - Anne Frank

"Once you start asking questions, innocence is gone." - Mary Astor

"Philosophers are adults who persist in asking childish questions." - Isaiah Berlin

"I'm always looking, and I'm always asking questions." - Anne Rice

"If you don't put the spiritual and religious dimension into our political conversation, you won't be asking the really big and important question. If you don't bring in values and religion, you'll be asking superficial questions. What is life all about? What is our relationship to God? These are the important questions. What is our obligation to one another and community? If we don't ask those questions, the residual questions that we're asking aren't as interesting." - Larry Brilliant

"I'm really much better at asking questions than answering them, since asking questions is like a constant deflection of oneself." - Christopher Bollen

"The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions." - Claude Levi-Strauss

"The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions." - Claude Levistrauss

"The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions." - Claude Levistrauss

"The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions." - Claude Levi-Strauss

"Ask the right questions if you're going to find the right answers." - Vanessa Redgrave

"That's all managing is: just coming up with the right questions and getting the right answers." - Jack Welch

"It's not enough to have the right answers. You have to have the right questions." - Tim Ferriss

"Knowing the right questions is better than having all the right answers." - Tyler Blackburn

"Ask the right questions if you're to find the right answers." - Vanessa Redgrave

"Being human means asking the questions of one's own being and living under the impact of the answers given to this question. And, conversely, being human means receiving answers to the questions of one's own being and asking questions under the impact of the answers." - Paul Tillich

"Every time I ask questions about sex, I always end up asking questions about death." - Christian Boltanski

"I'm good at asking other people questions, but I'm not really good at answering questions." - Samantha Bee

"Beware of anyone who calls you bad names merely for asking honest questions. Beware of anyone who insists on reframing your sincere curiosity as a character defect. Beware of anyone who questions your motives while ignoring your facts. When someone calls you bad names merely for asking questions, it suggests they know the answer but are terrified to admit it." - Jim Goad

"Red carpets are pretty unpredictable. You can go from one person asking you what you're wearing to the next person asking you about the situation in Haiti. It's the extreme juxtaposition, and some of the questions can throw me!" - Keith Urban

"The interesting thing is that you don't have to know the answers - simply asking the questions and your reflection itself causes the rewiring of the brain." - Deepak Chopra

"Asking the questions - that's what changes lives. Every cell in your body is awake with inquiry. And you cannot believe the old thoughts again." - Byron Katie

"To go beyond the mind, you must be silent and quiet. Peace and silence, silence and peace - this is the way beyond. Stop asking questions." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Increasingly, people perceive no difference between the narcissistic self-serving reporters asking questions, and the narcissistic self-serving politicians who evade them." - Michael Crichton

"We live in a time of fear," Skulduggery said, "where we're too scared of upsetting the status quo to ask the questions we need to be asking." - Derek Landy

"One of the best skills of an entrepreneur is the ability to question. By asking new questions, new answers are found." - Robert Kiyosaki

"The people in Arab countries are now speaking out and asking many questions about human rights, minorities, religion, democracy, "the other," and so on." - Hassan Blasim

"If that had been my last show last night, you'd be talking to the new guy, asking the same questions that I got." - David Mandel

"It really is disgusting when a guy in a ball cap with a high school education is the one asking the tough questions." - Michael Moore

"While many conclusions are drawn... the process of asking questions is more important than the answers... an ongoing process of discovery." - John Paul Caponigro

"My trademark at CNN was really asking insightful questions and making sure people are understanding the connections in humanity, and I think that is the core of education." - Soledad Obrien

"Faith does not inquire whether there are good works to be done, but even before asking questions, faith has done the works already." - Martin Luther

"I think I have an ongoing conversation with God. I think throughout the day, I'm constantly asking myself questions about what I'm doing, why am I doing it." - Barack Obama

"Getting people to think about what they think, and asking them questions about it, is the best way I know how to teach," - Eleanor Duckworth

"It is not only by the questions we have answered that progress may be measured, but also by those we are still asking." - Freda Adler

"The best educators I have met never stop asking questions. Some of them have taught for forty years and continue to be energized by new possibilities." - Carol Ann Tomlinson

"No coach ever stops learning. That's what makes the great coaches great. They strive to learn more every day and they never stop asking questions." - Tom Crean

"We are very shy of asking questions of those who know enough to destroy with one word the hopes we live on." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Monsters exist, but they are too few in numbers to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are...the functionaries ready to believe and act without asking questions." - Primo Levi

"The questions I'm asking myself are, 'What makes me happy? Where do I want to be? What will make me happy at 50, 60 and 70?'" - Courteney Cox

"You write to please yourself, you write to move yourself, to engage yourself in the asking of questions that are important to you." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Henry James proposed asking of art three modest and appropriate questions: What is the artist trying to do? Does he do it? Was it worth doing?" - Robert Adams

"Kick-start your brain. New ideas come from watching something, talking to people, experimenting, asking questions and getting out of the office!" - Steve Jobs

"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

"I think I've been asked just about every question under the sun. I'm just really honored that people are even interested in asking me questions." - Ken Jeong

"Science fiction is very well suited to asking philosophical questions; questions about the nature of reality, what it means to be human, how do we know the things that we think we know." - Ted Chiang

"We did that often, asking each other questions whose answers we already knew. Perhaps it was so that we would not ask the other questions, the ones whose answers we did not want to know." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"Today Google celebrated its 13th anniversary.... That's right, Google turned 13 years old. Which explains why today when I searched for something, Google was just like, "I don't know. Stop asking me questions! I'm going upstairs." - Jimmy Fallon

"I'm always asking questions - not to find 'answers,' but to see where the questions lead. Dead ends sometimes? That's fine. New directions? Interesting. Great insights? Over-ambitious. A glimpse here and there? Perfect." - Lesley Hazleton

"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



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