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Quotes October 28, 2009

Posted by Who? in History, Life, Philosophy, religion, Science.
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‘There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men, who talk in a road, according to the notions they have borrowed and the prejudices of their education.’

John Locke

‘You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.’

Mahfouz Naguib

‘To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.’

Albert Einstein

‘Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.’

Bernard Mannes Baruch

I’m still trying to wrap my head around this next one-

‘Man’s “progress” is but a gradual discovery that his questions have no meaning.’

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry