Quotes in Questioning

Since all models are wrong the scientist must be alert to what is importantly wrong. It is inappropriate to be concerned about mice when there are tigers abroad.

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If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers.

Don't look with your eyes, look with your feet. Don't think with you head, think with your hands.

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A relentless barrage of "why's" is the best way to prepare your mind to pierce the clouded veil of thinking caused by the status quo. Use it often!

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The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.

There are two sides to every question.

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The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.

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

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"Why won't anyone ever answer my questions?"
"Because you never stop asking them and especially because you keep asking them even when it's clear that nobody knows the answers."
"Well, how do I know that they don't know the answer unless I ask?"

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.