Motivational Quotes: Inquisitiveness

16 02 2010

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.”
Naguib Mahfouz (Nobel Prize Winner)

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”

“Nothing shapes our journey through life so much as the questions we ask.”
Greg Levoy

“It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.”
James Thurber

“The important thing is to not stop questioning.”
Albert Einstein

“A generous and elevated mind is distinguished by nothing more certainly than an eminent degree of curiosity.”
Samuel Johnson

“The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advances.”
Albert Einstein

“If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem.”
Dr. Robert Anthony

“Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.”
Anthony Robbins

“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.”
Samuel Johnson
“It’s not the answers that enlighten us, but the questions.”

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Chinese proverb

“If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.”
Suzanne Langer

“If you spend more time asking appropriate questions rather than giving answers or opinions, your listening skills will increase.”
Brian Koslow

“Millions saw apples fall, but Newton asked why.”
Bernard Baruch

“Good questions outrank easy answers.”
Paul A. Samuelson

“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 J. Heschel

He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning.
Danish Proverb
“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”
Ellen Parr

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

“I have no special gift. I am only passionately curious.”
Albert Einstein



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