Asking Quotes

Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.

Miguel Angel Ruiz


Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.

C.S. Lewis


When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’

Sydney J. Harris


I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.

Franklin D. Roosevelt


Go to your bosom: Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know.

William Shakespeare


Magic trick: to make people disappear, ask them to fulfill their promises.

Mason Cooley


One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca


So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.

Jesus Christ


Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn’t, it is of no use.

Carlos Castaneda


Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.

Khalil Gibran


No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.

George Eliot


Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it is he who is asked.

Viktor E. Frankl


Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life that it shall yield them any of those personal goods that are subject to the mutations of time.

Bertrand Russell


Remember that the greatest fool in the world may ask more than the wisest man can answer.

Bryant H. McGill


For your information, I would like to ask a question.

Samuel Goldwyn


To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.

Anne Rice


When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.

Saul Bellow


If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.

Horace Mann


We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.