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Answering The Big Questions of Life

Are you looking for inspiration and a few good ideas about how to start answering the Big Questions of Life? The following quotes ... as well as the hundreds in the Art Gallery 's online quote collection can provide a few hints.

Asking The Big Questions


All he’d wanted were the same answers the rest of us want. Where did I come from? Where am I going? How long have I got?  

- Blade Runner (movie)


Stanislavsky said the actor should constantly ask himself as a character: “Who am I? Why am I here? Where do I come from? And where am I going?”

- My Dinner with Andre (movie)


Far better an approximate answer to the right question, which is often vague, than the exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise.

- John W. Tukey


If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.

- Goethe


Anthroposophy is a path of knowledge, to guide the spiritual in the human being to the spiritual in the universe…. Anthroposophists are those who experience, as an essential need of life, certain questions on the nature of the human being and the universe, just as one experiences hunger and thirst.

- Rudolf Steiner


Never put off tomorrow what you can do today.

- Benjamin Franklin


Lost time is never found again.

- Benjamin Franklin


People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

- Stephen R. Covey


DO not seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.

- Rainer Maria Rilke

Asking Insightful Questions

Here are a few quotes about questions which you might enjoy ...


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

– Voltaire


An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.

- Gaius Plinius


I do not know all the answers -- I do not even know all the questions.

- Theodor Reik

Critical Tasks

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

- Chinese Proverb



Where Are You Coming From?


How we remember, what we remember, and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality.

- Christina Baldwin

Momma always said there's an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes ... where they're going, where they been. ... I've worn a lots of shoes. I bet if I think I could remember my first pair of shoes. Mama said they'd take me anywhere. She said they was my magic shoes.

- Forrest Gump (movie)

{reminds me of The Wizard of Oz and the power of shoes to transport us to other worlds and spark our imaginations to see things in a different light ... like Forrest's Momma used her imagination to redefine what the shoes and leg braces meant to Forrest.}

We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know it for the first time.

- T. S. Eliot (Little Gidding) - Run Lola Run (movie quote)



Critical Tasks

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How we remember, what we remember and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality.

- Christina Baldwin


Who Am I? .. Who Are You?

For inspiring quotes about Who Am I? and Who Are You? ... these quotes will inspire you.


Why Am I Here?

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Where You Are Going To?

Think of the going out before you enter.

- Arabian proverb


If life's journey be endless where is its goal? The answer is, it is everywhere. We are in a palace which has no end, but which we have reached. By exploring it and extending our relationship with it we are ever making it more and more our own. The i ...

- Rabindranath Tagore


... seeking knowledge of the heart, knowledge witch serves us as a means for arriving at our destinations. The approach of our arrival will be signaled by a profound inner peace - as the soul loves to swim in that deep ocean of divine knowledge, just as a ship is partial to deep water.

- Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani
Book: In the Mystic Footsteps of Saints


We walk the narrow path
Beneath the smoking skies
Sometimes you can barely tell the difference
Between darknessand light.

Do we have faith
In what we Beli.eve?
The truest test is when we cannot ...
When we cannot see ...
- song lyrics from The Crow (movie)


Movie Quotes

Coal mines your life, its not mine. I'm never going down there again. I wanna go into space.

- October Sky (movie quote)


What I'm talking about is a game. Game that can't be won. Only played. ... Ain't a soul on this entire planet ain't got a burden to carry he don't understand ... But you been carrying this one long enough. Time to lay it down ... You gotta choice. You can stop. Or you can start. .. walking ... (where?) right where you have always been. And then stand there. And remember. (its too long ago.) Oh no sir. It was just a moment ago.Time for you to come out of the shadows ... time for you to choose.

- The Legend of Bagger Vance (movie)


... I wasted too much of my life being quiet. I was afraid, I guess. You know how it is. You keep your head down and you hustle and hustle. Then you look up one day and wonder, “How did I even get here?”

- Last Holiday (movie quote)



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