Asking Questions Quotes & Sayings On Answers, Doubts

These asking questions quotes will inspire you. Asking questions interrogating, querying, inquire means addressing a person in order to gain information.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging asking questions quotes, asking questions sayings, and asking questions proverbs.

Inspiring Asking Questions Quotes

  1. “It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.” ~ Eugene Ionesco
  2. “Kick-start your brain. New ideas come from watching something, talking to people, experimenting, asking questions and getting out of the office!” ~ Steve Jobs
  3. “Curiosity has its own reason for existence.” ~ Albert Einstein
  4. “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” ~ Voltaire
  5. “Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.” ~ Tony Robbins

  6. “The one real goal of education is to leave a person asking questions.” ~ Max Beerbohm
  7. “Millions saw the apple fall but Newton was the one who asked why.” ~ Bernard Baruch
  8. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~ Albert Einstein
  9. “Asking questions is one of the best ways to grow as a human being.” ~ Michael Hyatt
  10. “You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” ~ Naguib Mahfouz

  11. “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 , Asking questions quotes to get answers
  12. “A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.” ~ Francis Bacon
  13. “In mathematics, the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems.” ~ Georg Cantor
  14. “If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.” ~ Thomas Pynchon
  15. “No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.” ~ Charles Proteus Steinmetz

  16. “We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers.” ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel
  17. “For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?” ~ James Allen
  18. “By questioning all the aspects of our business, we continuously inject improvement and innovation into our culture.” ~ Michael Dell
  19. “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
  20. “Good questions outrank easy answers.” ~ Paul Samuelson

  21. “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
  22. “I love being coached. I get angry when I’m not coached. I ask a lot of questions and certainly appreciate any insight and feedback. I think if you ever stop listening to coaching or stop asking questions, you probably need to be doing something else.” ~ Peyton Manning
  23. “Distinguish open-minded people from closed-minded people. Open-minded people seek to learn by asking questions; they realize that what they know is little in relation to what there is to know and recognize that they might be wrong. Closed-minded people always tell you what they know, even if they know hardly anything about the subject being discussed. They are typically made uncomfortable by being around those who know a lot more about a subject, unlike open-minded people who are thrilled by such company.” ~ Ray Dalio
  24. “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
  25. “That’s all managing is: just coming up with the right questions and getting the right answers.” ~ Jack Welch

  26. “In order to align your life choices with your values, you will need to inquire about the effects of your actions (and inactions) on yourself and others. Although we are always stumbling upon new knowledge that shifts our choices and life direction, bringing conscious inquiry to life means that we continually ask questions that lead us to the information we need to make thoughtful decisions. Asking questions is liberating because we develop great understanding and discover more choices with our new knowledge” ~ Zoe Weil
  27. “People asking questions, lost in confusion, well I tell them there’s no problem, only solutions.” ~ John Lennon
  28. “The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.” ~ Antony Jay , Asking questions quotes wrong
  29. “Telling is not selling. Only asking questions is selling.” ~ Brian Tracy
  30. “It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” ~ James Thurber

  31. “Brothers and sisters, as good as our previous experience maybe, if we stop asking questions, stop thinking, stop pondering, we can thwart the revelations of the Spirit. Remember, it was the questions young Joseph asked that opened the door for the restoration of all things. We can block the growth and knowledge our Heavenly Father intends for us. How often has the Holy Spirit tried to tell us something we needed to know but couldn’t get past the massive iron gate of what we thought we already knew?” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  32. “While many conclusions are drawn… the process of asking questions is more important than the answers… an ongoing process of discovery.” ~ John Paul Caponigro
  33. “The best scientists and explorers have the attributes of kids! They ask question and have a sense of wonder. They have curiosity. ‘Who, what, where, why, when, and how!’ They never stop asking questions, and I never stop asking questions, just like a five-year-old.” ~ Sylvia Earle , Never stop asking questions quotes
  34. “My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.” ~ Peter Drucker
  35. “We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  36. “Ask an impertinent question and you are on the way to the pertinent answer.” ~ Jacob Bronowski
  37. “The point of asking questions is to find true answers; the point of measuring is to measure accurately; the point of making maps is to find your way to your destination… In short, the goal of truth goes without saying, in every human culture.” ~ Daniel Dennett
  38. “Once the law starts asking questions, there’s no stopping them.” ~ William S. Burroughs
  39. “Learn from yesterday, live for today.” ~ Albert Einstein
  40. “There are no right answers to wrong questions.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

  41. “If you don’t understand, ask questions. If you’re uncomfortable about asking questions, say you are uncomfortable about asking questions and then ask anyway. It’s easy to tell when a question is coming from a good place. Then listen some more. Sometimes people just want to feel heard. Here’s to possibilities of friendship and connection and understanding.” ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  42. “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
  43. “When people asked Socrates, ‘What is wisdom?’ he always gave the same answer: ‘I don’t know’. In fact, Socrates never claimed to know much of anything except how to ask questions. And by asking questions, he would prove to other people that they didn’t know what they thought they knew.” ~ Jim Rohn
  44. “I’m always looking, and I’m always asking questions.” ~ Anne Rice
  45. “I love the early process of asking questions about a story and deciding which questions matter most.” ~ Diane Sawyer

  46. “Going online and asking questions is the best way to learn.” ~ Tom Felton
  47. “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
  48. “When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die.” ~ Lillian Smith
  49. “Once you start asking questions, innocence is gone.” ~ Mary Astor
  50. “Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow.” ~ Orison Swett Marden

  51. “Ask the right questions if you’re going to find the right answers.” ~ Vanessa Redgrave
  52. “It’s great to be in the position of asking questions and not having to answer questions.” ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  53. “You don’t have to stop thinking and asking questions to believe in God, child. If He’d wanted a flock of eight billion sheep, He wouldn’t have given us opposable thumbs, much less free will.” ~ Hillary Jordan
  54. “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
  55. “Don’t wait for mentors to seek you out. Don’t ever wait for your phone calls to be returned, your letters to be answered, your faxes to be responded to. Keep going out and asking question.” ~ Denis Waitley

  56. “Your teacher cannot bridge the gap between what you know and what you want to know. For his words to ‘educate’ you, you must welcome them, think about them, find somewhere for your mind to organize them, and remember them. Your learning is your job, not your teacher’s job. And all you need to start with is desire. You don’t need a schoolteacher to get knowledge – you can get it from looking at the world, from watching films, from conversations, from reading, from asking questions, from experience.” ~ Grace Llewellyn
  57. “Just keep asking questions. Does this job allow me to be myself? Does it make me smarter? Does it open doors? Does it represent a compromise I accept? Does it touch my inner being?” ~ Suzy Welch
  58. “The coaching process is unique in how it accomplishes leadership development. The coach works not by providing answers per se but by asking questions through which the leader gains new insights and takes new actions.” ~ Aubrey Malphurs
  59. “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
  60. “What’s the ultimate price I’ll pay if I don’t stop this indulgence now? By asking questions like this, they’ll associate pain to overeating, and their behavior will change immediately.” ~ Tony Robbins

  61. “You force people to stop asking questions, and before you know it they have auctioned off the question mark, or sold it for scrap. No boldness. No good ideas for fixing what’s broken in the land. Because if you happen to mention it’s broken, you are automatically disqualified.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  62. “When employees tell you about their good ideas for the business, don’t limit your response to asking questions, taking notes and following up. If you can, ask those people to lead their projects and take responsibility for them. From those experiences, they will then have built the confidence to take on more and you can take a further step back.” ~ Richard Branson
  63. “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

  64. “The most valuable thing a teacher can impart to children is not knowledge and understanding per se but a longing for knowledge and understanding, and an appreciation for intellectual values, whether they be artistic, scientific, or moral. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. Most teachers waste their time by asking questions that are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning is to discover what the pupil does know or is capable of knowing.” ~ Albert Einstein
  65. “We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell.” ~ James Stephens

Asking questions ask implies no more than the putting of a question.

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