Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.
Al Qaeda asks its recruits to establish their bona fides as a condition of membership, even requiring answers to a long questionnaire. But ISIS has democratized and globalized jihad by lowering the entry bar to an eve-of-destruction YouTube pledge of allegiance to the caliphate — and even that could probably be waived.
The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.
Men's memoirs are about answers; women's memoirs are about questions. Most male authors want to look good in their memoirs and have a place in posterity, while most women know that posterity is what happens when you no longer care. Women want to connect with others here and now; they couldn't care less about legacy!
It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.
My life has been a quest for knowledge and understanding, and I am nowhere near having achieved that. And it doesn't bother me in the least. I will die without having come up with the answers to many things in life.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Answers — quotes and aphorisms
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
New Year's Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway.
I am a teacher. It's how I define myself. A good teacher isn't someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That's the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it'll have to do a lot with teaching.