A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.
I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress.
Look, it's one of the great mysteries of the world, I cannot answer that question. I think I'm vaguely blonde. To be perfectly frank, I don't know.
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago taken her resolution.
Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.
At least believe this many humans, who are interested obviously in this topic. Many of them visited me after lectures and meetings, in hope that I can give concrete answers to their questions. For it was clear: If that does not know it, who is to then know it?
Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are.
Dreams are today's answers to tomorrow's questions.
Whence come I and whither go I? That is the great unfathomable question, the same for every one of us. Science has no answer to it.
I question myself every day. That's what I still find motivating about this. I don't have the answers, I don't pretend that I do just because I won the match. Just keep fighting and maybe something good happens.
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
But I was thinking of a way To multiply by ten, And always, in the answer, get The question back again.
You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself.
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness? The simple answer runs: because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.