A clever, imagination, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds.
As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
Ask with urgency and passion.
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek; and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. [Matthew 7:7-8]
Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
Be careful what you ask for because you just might get it.
Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.
Great things are only possible with outrageous requests.
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
If one asks the whence derives the authority of fundamental ends, since they cannot be stated and justified merely by reason, one can only answer: they exist in a healthy society as powerful traditions, which act upon the conduct and aspirations and judgments of the individuals; they are there, that is, as something living, without its being necessary to find justification for their existence.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask!
If you don't ask, you don't get.
Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time.
Man, if you gotta ask you'll never know.
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.