Quotes About Asking Questions That Can Change Your Life

You have heard the popular line: “Questions are answers”. You see questions demand answers, stimulate your thinking, improves your listening skills, and many other aspects.

Yes, asking questions can change your life. But the problem is when we experienced setbacks, failures and frustrations,  most of us tend to ask negative questions like “Why does this always happen to me?” or “Why can’t I ever do anything right?”.

quotes about asking questions

So it is important of knowing how to ask yourself the right questions. Better questions provide your better answers or solutions.

It’s time to learn to harness the power of questions.  There is this book called “The 7 Powers of Questions: Secrets To Successful Communication in Life and at Work“.

In this book by Dorothy Leeds, you get to learn how questions can improve relationships, help determine what people really want, unravel opportunities, persuade others, and get more out of every business or personal encounter.

Anyway, here is a list of selected quotations about asking 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

“I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.” – Aryeh Frimer

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Sometimes questions are more important than answers.” – Nancy Willard

“Perhaps depression is caused by asking oneself too many unanswerable questions.”- Miriam Toews

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

“The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” – Thomas Berger

“For every why he had a wherefore.” – Samuel Butler

“A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements” – Unknown

“The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.” – John A. Simone, Sr

“The one who asks questions doesn’t lose his way” – African Proverb

“The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself.” – John Fowles

“The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he’s one who asks the right questions.” – Claude Lévi-Strauss

“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.” – Bernard Baruch

“Any man who knows all the answers most likely misunderstood the questions” – Unknown

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

Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.  – Francis Bacon

“Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.” – Dr. Ralph Gerard

“For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?” – James Allen

“Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.” – Danish Proverb

“There are no foolish questions, only foolish silence”  – Unknown

“Questions are the creative acts of intelligence” – Unknown

“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.” – Decouvertes

“No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.” – Charles Steinmetz

“No question is so difficult to answer as that which the answer is obvious.” – George Bernard Shaw

“We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” – Carl Sagan

“To find the exact answer, one must first ask the exact question” – S. Tobin Webster

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