questions and answers


Random quote of the day:

“Your preparation for the real world is not in the answers you’ve learned, but in the questions you’ve learned how to ask yourself.”

—Bill Watterson, Kenyon College Commencement, May 20, 1990

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Random quote of the day:

“To treat every day as a word spoken to us. And yourself—as an answer to the word.”

—Anna Kamieńska, “The Notebook: 1965-1972,” Astonishments, tr. Graźyna Drabik and David Curzon

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Random quote of the day:

“The noblest question in the world is What good may I do in it?”

—Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard, December 1737

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Random quote of the day:

“An infinite question is often destroyed by finite answers. To define everything is to annihilate much that gives us laughter and joy.”

—Madeleine L’Engle, A Circle of Quiet

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Random quote of the day:

“Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo, not a man.”

—Samuel Butler, The Note-Books of Samuel Butler, Vol. 1

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Random quote of the day:

“I’ve never seen anybody really find the answer, but they think they have. So they stop thinking. But the job is to seek mystery, evoke mystery, plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom. The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer.”

—Ken Kesey, interview, The Paris Review, No. 130, Spring 1994

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Random quote of the day:

“Difficult questions should be answered before they are asked.”

—Wieslaw Brudzinski, Szpilki

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Random quote of the day:

“There ain’t no answer. There ain’t going to be any answer. There never has been an answer. That’s the answer.”

—Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein: In Words and Pictures, ed. Renate Stendahl

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Random quote of the day:

“Folly consists in trying to draw conclusions.”

—Gustave Flaubert, as quoted in Albert Camus, Notebooks: 1942-1951, tr. Justin O’Brien

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Random quote of the day:

“I don’t have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.”

—Ashleigh Brilliant, Pot-Shot #759

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