An English writer telephoned me from London, asking questions. One was, ‘What’s your alma mater?’ I told him, ‘Books.— Malcolm X
Fulfilling Dumb Questions quotations
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
Rachel: They asked me a lot of questions about you. I played dumb. Annabeth: Was it hard?
Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions.
Be ever questioning. Ignorance is not bliss. It is oblivion. You don't go to heaven if you die dumb. Become better informed. Lean from others' mistakes. You could not live long enough to make them all yourself.
I do know dumb-ass questions when I see dumb-ass questions.
Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
Courage is a hard thing to figure. You can have courage based on a dumb idea or mistake but you’re not supposed to question adults or your coach or your teacher because they make the rules. Maybe they know best but maybe they don’t. It all depends on who you are, where you come from.
Newspapermen ask dumb questions. They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining.
No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don't ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
There are no dumb questions?only dumb answers.
That was a f****g dumb question. If I didn't think I was gonna win, why the hell would I be fighting?!
If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
To the dumb question, 'Why me?' the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply, 'Why not?'
The only dumb question is the question you don't ask.
Every time you get into a new job, new location, you have an amazing opportunity in front of you. You get to play dumb for as long as people will allow you to play dumb. You get to ask all the dumb questions, you get to ask multiple people the dumb questions, and you get to make mistakes. Thats how you stand out in the crowd.
Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.
Getting offended is a great way to avoid answering questions that make you sound dumb.
I'm calm," Rachel insisted. "Every time I'm around you, some monsters attack us. What's to be nervous about?" "Look," I said. "I'm sorry about the band room. I hope they didn't kick you our or anything." "Nah. They asked me a lot of questions about you. I played dumb." "Was it hard?" Annabeth asked.
Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.
The saddest thing for a girl to do is dumb herself down for a guy.
I hate it when people come up to me on trains and ask 'Are you Soulja Boy?' If people want pictures or autographs, that's cool, but I don't like the dumb questions.
It's a dumb question, because I don't look at things as a black director, just as a director, so ask me as a director first and we can segue into the colour thing later.
If one synchronized swimmer drowns, do the rest drown too?
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Advocates of dumbing down should note the wonderfully perverse fact that 'University Challenge' and 'Mastermind' were watched by millions who could hardly even understand the questions, let alone ejaculate the answers. Maybe they just liked to watch smart people sweating.
How come "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean the same thing?
When you ask a dumb question, you get a smart answer.
You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.
There are naive questions, tedious questions, ill-phrased questions, questions put after inadequate self-criticism. But every question is a cry to understand the world. There is no such thing as a dumb question.
Often when you get a really good script, and you receive the new pages, you see that the entire thing has been dumbed down. Films in the '30s and '40s, that were huge blockbusters, were very sophisticated in their language, and the ideas they brought. There were no questions about whether the audience would get it or not.
That was a foul, young lady. You know that was a foul. Don't ask dumb questions.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
I appreciated and respected kids who asked questions.
They didn't do it to get attention, but because they were interested. Kids who didn't want to look dumb seemed like scared little rabbits.
There is always a place I can take someone's curiosity and land where they end up enlightened when we're done. That's my challenge as an educator. No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don't ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives.
If sculpture can really deal with the body, because we all inhabit ourselves, and if sculpture can really do that, which it is supposed to be able to do, and through it ask questions, philosophical questions, about being, I think these are all things we work on, all of us in our different ways, so perhaps somewhere in there, there are moments where dumb objects can speak.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
While I was in college, I became a page at ABC.
Suddenly I was working for Good Morning America, local news, national news. The page is the lowest rung of the ladder, and it's the also the place where you can ask any question and not feel dumb.
There are no dumb questions, but there are plenty of people who give dumb answers.
There is no such thing as a dumb question but there is such a thing as a dumb person asking a question.
We parents ask dumb questions, therefore we get dumb answers.
There are no dumb male questions. There are dumb males, but not dumb male questions.