quote by Timothy Keller

Jesus didn't come to tell us the answers to the questions of life, he came to be the answer.

— Timothy Keller

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Essential questions quote The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

The key question to keep asking is, Are you spending your time on the right things? Because time is all you have.

In the word question, there is a beautiful word - quest.

I love that word. We are all partners in a quest. The essential questions have no answers. You are my question, and I am yours - and then there is dialogue. The moment we have answers, there is no dialogue. Questions unite people.

Essential questions quote Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. T

Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.

That which is called humanism, but what would be more correctly called irreligious anthropocentrism, cannot yield answers to the most essential questions of our life

the essence of philosophy is not the possession of the truth but the search for truth. ... Philosophy means to be on the way. Its questions are more essential than its answers, and every answer becomes a new question.

The only attitude (the only politics--judicial, medical, pedagogical and so forth) I would absolutely condemn is one which, directly or indirectly, cuts off the possibility of an essentially interminable questioning, that is, an effective and thus transforming questioning.

Essential questions quote The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.

Who are we? That is the big question.

And essentially we are just an upright-walking, big-brained, super-intelligent ape.

Having the answers is not essential to living.

What is essential is the sense of God's presence during dark seasons of questioning.

A talkative soul lacks both the essential virtues and intimacy with God.

A deeper interior life, one of gentle peace and of that silence where the Lord dwells, is quite out of the question. A soul that has never tasted the sweetness of inner silence is a restless spirit which disturbs the silence of others.

Essential questions quote Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions

Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions.

There is no question of any erosion of essential national sovereignty.

If you're in such a position of power and your ego is such that this is not possible, then its essential to have a small cadre of very bright, committed people who are questioning, exploring and understanding these emerging concepts.

Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation.

In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment.

Essential questions quote Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no critici

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.

The question is not 'Can you make a difference?' You already do make a difference. It's just a matter of what kind of difference you want to make during your life on this planet.

The difference between a good picture and a mediocre picture is a question of millimeters - small, small differences - but it’s essential. I didn’t think there is such a big difference between photographers. Very little difference. But it is that little difference that counts, maybe

Essential questions quote Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.

Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.

If we accept and internalize the fact of our own mortality, then, by definition, we have to deal with the essential questions of how we live and spend our allotted time. We have to stop procrastinating, pretending that we have forever to do what we want to do and be what we long to be.

Mastering the art of asking questions is essential to creativity and innovation.

A More Beautiful Question should be standard reading for all aspiring design thinkers as well an inspiration to those searching for a life of curiosity and meaning.

The big question is, are we letting ourselves become what we wish to become?

Essential questions quote The important thing is not to stop questioning.

The important thing is not to stop questioning.

The question of the origin of life is essentially speculative.

We have to construct, by straightforward thinking on the basis of very few factual observations, a plausible and self-consistent picture of a process which must have occurred before any of the forms which are known to us in the fossil record could have existed.

Who are we? And to me that's the essential question that's always been in science fiction. A lot of science fiction stories are - at their very best - evocations of that question. When we look up at the night sky and wonder, "Is there anyone else out there?" we're also asking who we are we in relation to them.

The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.

Essential questions quote You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.

You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.

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The essential question is not, "How busy are you?" but "What are you busy at?"

The question isn't whether we 'need' guns.

It's wether the government should have a monopoly on force

I think the more important task for a young person than developing a personal brand is figuring out what she's great at, what she loves to do, and how she can use that to leave an imprint in the world. Those are tough questions, but essential ones. Answer those - and the personal brand follows.

Essential questions quote He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

The question in brief, is whether democracy and freedom are values to be preserved or threats to be avoided . . . democracy and freedom are more than values to be treasured; they may well be essential to survival.

When Jesus got the big questions, he didn't present arguments. He presented himself.

Anthroposophy is a path of knowledge, to guide the spiritual in the human being to the spiritual in the universe... Anthroposophists are those who experience, as an essential need of life, certain questions on the nature of the human being and the universe, just as one experiences hunger and thirst.

Essential questions quote Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?

Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?

Curiosity about the world and questioning of the status quo to open minds to alternative visions of the future are essential leadership skills. And they can be learned.

Ultimately, we have to ask ourselves an essential spiritual and ethical question: Are we the kind of people who take everything for ourselves and leave nothing for others, or do the angels of our better nature still live? I believe the angels are still alive.

Once evil is individualized, becoming part of everyday life, the way of resisting it also becomes individual. How does the soul survive? is the essential question. And the response is: through love and imagination.

Essential questions quote Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.

Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.

All male friendships are essentially quixotic: they last only so long as each man is willing to polish the shaving-bowl helmet, climb on his donkey, and ride off after the other in pursuit of illusive glory and questionable adventure.

Essentially, what the most important questions we can ever ask ourselves are, "Who am I? Who are we all? What do we share, and what is our purpose here? How do we discover meaning?" Addressing these questions is the core of Inspirational Psychology.

No one questions the validity, the urgency, the essentiality of the Voting Rights Act.

To ask whether the natural rights philosophy of the Declaration of Independence is true or false, is essentially a meaningless question.

There is no easy formula for determining right and wrong livelihood, but it is essential to keep the question alive. To return the sense of dignity and honor to manhood, we have to stop pretending that we can make a living at something that is trivial or destructive and still have sense of legitimate self-worth. A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls.

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