Monday, February 24, 2014

Quote of the Week

It is day 24 of the Third Second Annual 30 Minus 2 Days of Writing challenge hosted by Nicky and Mike at We Work for Cheese and today's prompt is And then she said.  To find out more about what was said, get thee post haste to WWFC.

"The world is your kumquat" she said.  She was always saying quirky things like that.
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"What does that mean" he asked?


"What do you think it means?"


"Why do you always answer a question with a question?"


"Moms are like that sometimes."


And then she said...


Sometimes questions are more important than answers.  

Nancy Willard, American Poet

Why would she say that?  There always seems to be more questions than answers.  Maybe she means that when we stop asking questions, we stop learning and that is important no matter what the answers are.


9 comments:

  1. Ah, very smart. She is making us think! We need that.

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  2. Questions train the mind to think. Answers train the mind to accept.

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  3. The more important the question, the greater the likelihood that the answer lies within.

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  4. I totally agree with the comment from Frank Lee MeiDere.

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  5. Are we on a bit of a philosophical bent today? That was the only question I could think of.

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  6. I have a lot more questions than i have answers!

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  7. ReformingGeek- Yes, we do. We can't let it become a lost art.

    Frank- Good point, indeed.

    Cheryl- We do have a lot of the answers inside us if we look deep enough.

    Meleah- Ditto! :)

    nonamedufus- Mondays tend to bend that way around here.

    Linda- Me too.

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  8. Something really good to think about... I like it!

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  9. I am a voracious question asker. I like the idea that there is some importance to it.

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