… 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?

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.

A timid question will always receive a confident answer.

Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.

An educated man is one who has finally discovered that there are some questions to which nobody has the answer.

An expert knows all the answers — if you ask the right questions.

Beware of the man who knows the answer before he understands the question.

By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.

Every clarification breeds new questions.

For every why he had a wherefore.

He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.

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

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.

I learned very early in my life in Whitehall, the acid test of any political question is; What is the Alternative?

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.

If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.

It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.

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?

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.

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