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'What is the purpose of the universe?' is a silly question.
Richard Dawkins

A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.

An atheist doesn't have to be someone who thinks he has a proof that there can't be a god. He only has to be someone who believes that the evidence on the God question is at a similar level to the evidence on the werewolf question.
John McCarthy

Ask me no questions, I'll tell you no lies.
I don't want to discuss this topic.

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
Sydney J. Harris

Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.
Edgar Cayce

Every answer can result in a new question.

Every why has a wherefore.
For everything there is a reason.

How do we know that philosophy exists?
Minkukel

I am a philosopher, not a scientist, and we philosophers are better at questions than answers.
Daniel Dennett

I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these 'how' and 'why' questions. Occasionally, I find an answer.
Stephen Hawking

I don't know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.
Woody Allen

I grew a reputation for always asking questions and being nosy.
Tamron Hall

I mused for a few moments on the question of which was worse, to lead a life so boring that you are easily enchanted or a life so full of stimulus that you are easily bored.
But then it occured to me that musing is a pointless waste of anyone's time, ...
Bill Bryson
Source: Lost Continent

I say, if any misanthrope were to put, in my presence, the question 'Why were we born?' I should reply, 'To make an effort'
Charles Dickens
Source: Dombey and Son
Quoted: Mrs. Chick

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Scott Adams

Love is the answer.
What was the question?
John Lennon

Never has a man more need of his intelligence than when a fool asks him a question.

Question everything!
(unknown author)

Science is increasingly answering questions that used to be the province of religion.
Stephen Hawking

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Albert Einstein

The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best.
Thomas Sowell

The only stupid question is the one that is not asked.

The only stupid question is the question you don't ask.

The power to question is the basis of all human progress.
Indira Gandhi

The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
David Attenborough

The question now is: Can we understand our stupidity? This is a test of intellect, not of character.
John King Fairbank

The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
Osho

There is no question that a Neanderthal could easily beat us up. So, too, presumably could their women, which may be why we are only 2 percent Neanderthal instead of 50 percent. Those bitches were too scary for us.
Bill Bryson
Source: The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

There is no such thing as a stupid question.
(unknown author)

To question a wise man is the beginning of wisdom.

We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.
Seneca

Why are we here? Where do we come from? Traditionally, these are questions for philosophy, but philosophy is dead.
Stephen Hawking

Why would I want answers to my rhetorical questions?
(unknown author)

Wise people can’t answer the most foolish questions.

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Naguib Mahfouz




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