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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.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
W. H. Auden
Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.
Rainer Maria Rilke
America is looking for answers. She's looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America's great North Star; it can come from Alaska.
Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
We don't go into journalism to be popular. It is our job to seek the truth and put constant pressure on our leaders until we get answers.
An expert knows all the answers - if you ask the right questions.
You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.
I try not to listen to the shoulds or coulds, and try to get beyond expectations, peer pressure, or trying to please - and just listen. I believe all the answers are ultimately within us.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Real answers need to be found in dialogue and interaction and, yes, our shared human condition. This means being open to one another instead of simply fighting to maintain a prescribed position.
If you believe indeed in the Lord Jesus for the salvation of your soul, if you walk uprightly and do not regard iniquity in your heart, if you continue to wait patiently, and believingly upon God; then answers will surely be given to your prayers.
Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.
I won't call my work entertainment. It's exploring. It's asking questions of people, constantly. 'How much do you feel? How much do you know? Are you aware of this? Can you cope with this?' A good movie will ask you questions you don't already know the answers to. Why would I want to make a film about something I already understand?
Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
Religion is dangerous because it allows human beings who don't have all the answers to think that they do.
The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.
I think kids want the same thing from a book that adults want - a fast-paced story, characters worth caring about, humor, surprises, and mystery. A good book always keeps you asking questions, and makes you keep turning pages so you can find out the answers.
The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
If I wasn't Bob Dylan, I'd probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself.
God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in it.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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