We don't have a right to ask whether we're going to succeed or not. The only question we have a right to ask is what's the right thing to do? What does this earth require of us if we want to continue to live on it?— Wendell Berry
Thrilling Asking The Right Questions quotations
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions.
To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
The key question to keep asking is, Are you spending your time on the right things? Because time is all you have.
People have the right to ask questions and dig deep when you're hurting people and things around you, but when I haven't talked to anyone in years, and every single article I see is dope this, junkie that, whiskey this- that ain't my title...my bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and talents are my title.
An expert is not someone who gives you the answer, it is someone who asks you the right question.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
As long as you ask questions you are breaking through, but the moment you begin to accept, you are psychologically dead. So right through life don't accept a thing, but inquire, investigate. Then you will find that your mind is something really extraordinary, it has no end, and to such a mind there is no death.
My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?
Your most important task as a leader is to teach people how to think and ask the right questions so that the world doesn't go to hell if you take a day off.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
Whether there are innately female leadership styles.
.. is not really the right question. It is more important to ask why there has been so little attention paid to women leaders over the years as well as why the styles of leading more often exhibited by women are particularly useful at this critical moment in history.
To ask the right question is harder than to answer it.
In the old economy, it was all about having the answers.
But in today’s dynamic, lean economy, it’s more about asking the right questions. A More Beautiful Question is about figuring out how to ask, and answer, the questions that can lead to new opportunities and growth.
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
Pause now to ask yourself the following question: 'Am I dreaming or awake, right now?' Be serious, really try to answer the question to the best of your ability and be ready to justify your answer.
When things get too complicated, it sometimes makes sense to stop and wonder: Have I asked the right question?
On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr.
Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Asking a question is the simplest way of focusing thinking.
..asking the right question may be the most important part of thinking.
To ask the 'right' question is far more important than to receive the answer.
The solution of a problem lies in the understanding of the problem; the answer is not outside the problem, it is in the problem.
I cannot expect even my own art to provide all of the answers, only to hope it keeps asking the right questions.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
If you don't ask the right questions, I can't give you the answers, and if you don't know the right question to ask, you're not ready for the answers
Solutions come through evolution. They come through asking the right questions, because the answers pre-exist. It is the questions that we must define and discover. You don't invent the answer-you reveal the answer.
Every good educator knows that true teaching is to teach kids how to ask the right questions.
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.
Questions are places in your mind where answers fit.
If you haven't asked the question, the answer has nowhere to go. It hits your mind and bounces right off. You have to ask the question - you have to want to know - in order to open up the space for the answer to fit.
Do what's right! Do the best you can and treat others the way you want to be treated because they will ask three questions: (1) Can I trust you? (2) Are you committed? (3) Do you care about me as a person?
The answers are all out there, we just need to ask the right questions.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
The history of science knows scores of instances where an investigator was in the possession of all the important facts for a new theory but simply failed to ask the right questions.
If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing.
Only the inquiring mind solves problems.
If things go wrong, don’t go with them.
I always had an existential crisis, trying to figure out ‘what does it all mean?’ I came to the conclusion that if we can advance the knowledge of the world, if we can expand the scope and scale of consciousness, then, we’re better able to ask the right questions and become more enlightened. That’s the only way to move forward.
The best way to get the right answer on the Internet is not to ask a question, it's to post the wrong answer.
Our job is not to answer questions, its to ask the right questions.
..that get us to the right answer.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question.
To gain knowledge, we must learn to ask the right questions;
and to get answers, we must act, not wait for answers to occur to us.
If you ask the wrong question, of course, you get the wrong answer.
We find in design it's much more important and difficult to ask the right question. Once you do that, the right answer becomes obvious.
Someone has to ask you a question," George continues meaningly, "before you can answer it. But it's so seldom you find anyone who'll ask the right questions. Most people aren't that much interested.
Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.