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Asking “Is this possible?” is rarely relevant. The real question is, “Is this worth doing?”


Asking “Is this possible?” is rarely relevant. The real question is, “Is this worth doing?” – Andrew Sliwinski What does that mean? This is the measure of human ingenuity. So many things which were once considered impossible are now routinely done. The … Continue reading

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A problem is a question you haven’t yet answered to a level that has fulfilled you.


A problem is a question you haven’t yet answered to a level that has fulfilled you. – Tony Robbins and here What does that mean? This quote is about being done. As long as you aren’t fulfilled, as long as you are not satisfied, … Continue reading

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


It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. – Eugène Ionesco What does that mean? This is an interesting quote in that it turns a few things around from the usual way we think of them. The quote says … Continue reading

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


You can tell a man is clever by his answers. You can tell a man is wise by his questions. – Naguib Mahfouz What does that mean? Clever answers are one of my favorite things. But, according the quote, all … Continue reading

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The great question is not…


The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure. – Chinese Proverbs  (This has also been attributed to Laurence J. Peter, but I think the Chinese may have said it first)  8) What does that … Continue reading

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A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.


A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements. – Bo Bennett What does that mean? To me, it means that you can talk all you want.  All that does is reinforce what you already know, what you … Continue reading

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As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.


As for me, all I know is that I know nothing. – Socrates What does that mean? This is probably one of the most famous quotes in all the world, as it was the one that caused Socrates to be … Continue reading

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