62+ Best Question Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational question quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Question Quotes

Questions give us no rest. We know not why our curse makes us seek we know not what, ever and ever. But we cannot resist it. It whispers to us that there are great things on this earth of ours, and that we must know them. – Ayn Rand

Never let fear stop you from asking something you don’t understand or know. To pretend or to act as if you know is not a wise thing to do. – Catherine Pulsifer

You don’t have to answer every question that comes to your mind because some questions are like matryoshka dolls; once opened, new ones come out! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

Some questions cannot be answered. They become familiar weights in the hand, round stones pulled from the pocket, unyielding and cool. – Jane Hirshfield

The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions. – Claude Levi-Strauss

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. – Bernerd Baruch

When you are talking, you are only covering what you already know. The only way to learn what other person needs and what you don’t already know is to ask questions. – Tom Hopkins

Asking questions is one of the fundamental keys of learning. It is always better to ask a question than pretend you understand. – Catherine Pulsifer

Think about the answers of the questions that have not yet been asked! When they are asked, you will have the answers ready! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right question. – Anonymous

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure. – Joseph Campbell

Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. – Tony Robbins

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

There are no ugly questions except those clothed in condescension. – John Steinbeck

When we feel lost in time, with only shadows of the past living in our mind; when the moment, which ‘was’, no longer ‘is’ and when only silence remains, loads of questions arise. – Erik Pevernagie

Question everything, even the question mark, that shepherd’s crook floating in the air above that small round rock. If you stubbornly still wish to be unhappy, maybe you can grasp it. – Dick Allen

The first step to receiving an answer is being brave enough to ask a question. – Anonymous

It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it. – Joseph Joubert

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. – Francis Bacon

Both sides of a question do not belong to the poor old question at all, but to the opposing views which bedevil it. – Henry Haskins

Seeking answers to questions is what draws us forward. When you have no more questions you live in the satisfaction of the present moment. You have no more questions when you finally learn that love is the answer. Love is always the answer. – Kate McGahan

Every question possessed a power that did not lie in the answer. – Elie Wiesel

The riddle does not exist. If a question can be put at all, then it can also be answered. – Ludwig Wittgenstein

One common thing about great achievers is that, they keep asking useful questions every day. They ask questions like; What do I want and what do I need to do to get it? – Israelmore Ayivor

An empowered life begins with serious personal questions about oneself. Those answers bare the seeds of success. – Steve Maraboli

Would it have made a difference? This is the question we always ask after we have given up. – Thomas King

He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning – Anonymous

A wise man never regrets the questions he asks. Only the ones he didn’t ask. – Ted Bell

Asking the right question and listening to the answer is a great relationship builder, which is important to the persuasion process. – Zig Ziglar

Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt. – Paul Tillich

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. – Bruce Lee

The power to question is the basis of all human progress. – Indira Gandhi

Always ask the questions you want to, life is too short to know if you’ll get a second chance to ask. – Kaitlin Hollon

Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are. – Oscar Wilde

The question is the answer. – Thomas Vato

It is really quite impossible to be affirmative about anything which one refuses to question; one is doomed to remain inarticulate about anything which one hasn’t, by an act of the imagination, made one’s own. – James Baldwin

The important thing is never to stop questioning. – Albert Einstein

This is an everyday question and you must take note of it always. When you wake up, it should be among your number one thoughts. What are you doing for others? – Israelmore Ayivor

The only way to learn new things is to ask questions and be curious. Find the people who inspire your curiosity because those are the ones you will learn from the most. – James Altucher

Life is as simple as these three questions: What do I want? Why do I want it? And, how will I achieve it? – Shannon L. Alder

If you want the answer, ask the question. – Lorii Myers

One who never asks either knows everything or nothing. – Malcolm Forbes

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

Everything we know has its origins in questions. Questions, we might say, are the principal intellectual instruments available to human beings. – Neil Postman

I never learn anything by talking. I only learn things when I ask questions. – Lou Holtz

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions. – Naguib Mahfouz

It is not every question that deserves an answer. – Publilius Syrus

If you want to go to a place you have never been before, you have to ask questions you have never asked before. Don’t feel shy to ask questions about things you don’t know. – Israelmore Ayivor

Sometimes some questions shouldn’t be answered, sometimes some stuff should be kept private, and sometimes some people should just exist in specific places. – Deyth Banger

A valid answer comes when the question is lived. – Elizabeth Vongsaravanh

We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell. – James Stephens

The smart ones ask when they don’t know. And, sometimes, when they do. – Malcolm Forbes

When someone asks a question, don’t assume they don’t know the answer. Clever people will always test you. – Wayne Gerard Trotman

One of the best questions you can ask when something negative happens is this: What does this experience make possible? – Michael Hyatt

When you want to persuade, you’ll always get further by asking a question than by making a statement. – Dorothy Leeds

The master key of knowledge is, indeed, persistent and frequent questioning. – Peter Abelard

To become a better you, keep asking curious questions about yourself. If you lose, ask why? If you win, ask why not? – Israelmore Ayivor

A wise man’s question contains half the answer. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Remember, an easy question can have an easy answer. But a hard question must have a hard answer. And for the hardest questions of all, there may be no answer – except faith. – Charles Sheffield

Questions are the golden keys that unlock hearts and minds. – Bob Tiede

Better to ask a question than to remain ignorant. – Proverb

Doubts are good. Confusion is excellent. Questions are awesome. All these are attempts to expand the wisdom of mind. – Manoj Arora

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