Let these quotes on questioning encourage you to question, rather than just accept things the way the are!
"We are often asked how did we do it, leave our jobs, the
security of a steady paycheck and move across the country
to find a simpler way of life. While there are many answers to these
questions, the one thing that we did do is set our goals."
Catherine Pulsifer Goals |
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning."
"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking
up something and finding something else on the way."
Franklin P. Adams
"The man who questions opinion is wise; the man who quarrels
with fact is a fool."
Frank A Garbutt
Inspirational Poems |
"Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any
"The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live."
Quotes to Live By |
"Adults ask questions as a child does. When you stop wondering,
you might as well put your rocker on the front porch and call it a day."
"The power to question is the basis of all human progress."
"Curiosity is part of the cement that holds society together."
"You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether
a man is wise by his questions."
"Questions show the mind's range, and answers, its subtlety."
"We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and
not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself."
"If we are ever in doubt about what to do, it is a good rule
to ask ourselves what we shall wish on the morrow that we had done."
John Lubbock, Sr
"Perhaps the very best question that you can memorize and repeat,
over and over, is, 'what is the most valuable use of my time right now?'
"What does it mean to succeed?
It is a question that haunts many. Many people, don't set any goals
for themselves and succeed at very little."
"Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?"
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Helping Others |
"The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask
his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions
he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer."
Alice Wellington Rollins
"The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the
world, and become one's key to the experience of others."
"When we have arrived at the question, the answer is already near."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who
does not ask a question remains a fool forever."
"We question everything that we put in our garbage.
With landfill sites overflowing, and with our limited budget,
we try and make use and find uses for everything possible."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer, A Simple Life, Our Journey
"Questions focus our thinking. Ask empowering questions like:
What's good about this? What's not perfect about it yet? What am
I going to do next time? How can I do this and have fun doing it?"
Positive Thoughts |
"To be able to ask a question clearly is two-thirds of the way to getting
"It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers."
"A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions.
There is something about a well-worded question that often penetrates
to the heart of the matter and triggers new ideas and insights."