As America is transformed from a 90 percent European American nation, as it was in the 1960s, to one where we will soon be a minority, should we not ask some pertinent questions. Is this racial diversity enriching, or will it be damaging to our social fabric?— David Duke
Revealing Pertinent Questions quotations
Ask an impertinent question and you are on the way to the pertinent answer.
The pertinent question: if Americans did not want these wars should they have been compelled to fight them?
Of all questions, why? is the least pertinent.
It begs the question; it assumes the larger part of its own response; to wit, that a sensible response exists.
The fine art of executive decision consists in not deciding questions that are not now pertinent, in not deciding prematurely, in not making decision that cannot be made effective, and in not making decisions that others should make.
I ask people impertinent questions. Hopefully turning up pertinent answers.
It seems to me the only pertinent question is: cui bono? It is clear that the size of the privileged strata as a percentage of the whole has grown significantly under historical capitalism. And for these people, the world they know is better on the whole than any their earlier counterparts knew.
Asking what the question is, and why the question is asked, is always asking a pertinent question.
That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
The question of societal fairness is always pertinent.
The only pertinent political question in relation to an identity [or its photograph] is not Is it really coherent? but What does it actually achieve?
Concordantly, while your first question may be the most pertinent, you may or may not realize it is also the most irrelevant.
[I]nstead of the usual "Why can't we make movies more like real life?" I think a more pertinent question is "Why can't real life be more like the movies?"
The class that I teach is called "The Life of a Photograph.
" It takes up the question, of the billion photographs that were taken today, how many will have a life, and why? So the new reality has made the question more pertinent, not less pertinent.
I read as much as I could, but really just spoke to Chris Chibnall and asked all the pertinent questions. That made me feel like we weren't going to do an off-the-peg Camelot, which has been touched upon in many films and TV series before. I really just picked his brain and, in doing so, I got fired up by tackling Merlin in a fresher angle.
Maybe it's a little more pertinent now since the whole concept of evolution is being questioned by the know-nothing Republican right. Yes, maybe the play's a little more pertinent now.
I think, once recipes become digital, pirating a digital recipe and all the questions that you have with music and so forth will become pertinent to food as well.
It is frequently more rewarding merely to ask pertinent questions.
It may get someone to go and look for an answer.
in the course of the last century science has become so dizzy with its successes, that it has forgotten to ask the pertinent questions- or refused to ask them under the pretext that they are meaningless, and in any case not the scientists concern.
The Pertinent Question is NOT how to do things right - but how to find the right things to do, and to concentrate resources and efforts on them.