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Question Quotes – Free

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Use during training sessions and presentations. These quotations can be used in conjunction with our Questioning Skills materials. They can also be used with any other session that includes questioning as part of the topic.

Training course contents:

A two page document of ‘Question’ quotes from famous people can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can follow the notes below.

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers. Voltaire 

There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions. Charles Steinmetz

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

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one to ask why. Bernard Baruch

That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on your way to a pertinent answer. Jacob Bronowski

I keep six honest serving men (they taught me all I knew): their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who. Rudyard Kipling

He who does not question, does not dream Andrew Wood If you don’t ask ‘why this?’ often enough, somebody will ask, why you? Tom Hirschfield, US IT author

All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. Martin H. Fischer

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious. George Bernard Shaw 

One who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; one who does not ask question remains a fool forever. Chinese Proverb

The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge. Adolf Berle

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? Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential. Anthony Robbins 

If you wish to provide skills talk about what and how, but if you want actions, talk about why. Andrew Wood

Some see things as they are and say, ‘Why?’ I dream things that never were, and say, ‘Why not?’ George Bernard Shaw

When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die. Lillian Smith

To be able to ask a question clearly is two-thirds of the way to getting it answered. John Ruskin 

A wise man, when asked how he had learned so much about everything, replied: ‘By never being ashamed or afraid to ask questions about anything of which I was ignorant.’ Unknown 

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein

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? Charles Connolly

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. Edward Hodnett


These free question quotes help add interest to a training session and emphasises key points.

They work well in supporting the Trainer Bubble training course materials, ‘Questioning Skills’

Question Quotes – Free


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