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

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
Questions focus our thinking. Ask empowering questions like: What's good about this? What's not perfect about it yet? What am I going to do next time? How can I do this and have fun doing it?
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A timid question will always receive a confident answer.
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
No question is so difficult to answer as that which the answer is obvious.
For every why he had a wherefore.
It is not enough for me to ask question; I want to know how to answer the one question that seems to encompass everything I face: What am I here for?
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.
To be or not to be that is the question. Whether it is nobler in the mind to suffer the stings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or take up arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing them, end them. [Hamlet]
The wise man questions the wisdom of others because he questions his own, the foolish man, because it is different from his own.
It's better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
There are no foolish questions and no one becomes a fool until they have stopped asking questions.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
If you do not ask the right questions, you do not get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the A-B-C of diagnosis. Only the inquiring mind solves problems.
Why ask why? If it's raining it just is.
Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential.
No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.
I learned very early in my life in Whitehall, the acid test of any political question is; What is the Alternative?
When someone says, That's a good question. You can be sure it's a lot better than the answer you're going to get.
The word question is derived from the Latin quarrier (to seek) which is the same root as the word for quest. A creative life is a continued quest, and good questions can be very useful guides. Most useful are open-ended questions; they allow for fresh unanticipated answers to reveal themselves.
There are no stupid questions; just obvious answers... or overlooked questions... or badly worded questions.
Every clarification breeds new questions.
... I believe the best test of a model is how well can the modeler answer the questions what do you know now that you did not know before? and how can you find out if it is true?
The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.
I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness.
The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions.
The question to everyone's answer is usually asked from within.
Man will not live without answers to his questions.

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