“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire
What are we not saying, what are we pretending not to know? All possibilities open up when we stop deceiving ourselves. Let’s start asking bigger questions. Let’s test our limits and challenge our small perceptions.
“We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” – Carl Sagan
There are many questions in life for which there are no set answers, or such diverging opinions on answers that just raise more questions. Here are just 5 philosophical questions for you to ponder. Meditation is often useful in helping people to search inside for their own answers and meanings.
“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world?
- If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
- If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be?
- What’s something you know you do differently than most people?
- Why are you, you?
Now share yours. What are the questions that made the biggest difference in your life? Comments encouraged.