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The shortest answer is doing.


Folly always knows the answer.


A soft answer turneth away wrath.

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An answer is always a form of death.
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind.
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.


In the Book of Life, the answers are not in the back.


His answer trickled through my head,
Like water through a sieve.
The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions.

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An answer is invariably the parent of a great family of new questions.

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Ah, what a dusty answer gets the soul
When hot for certainties in this our life!


The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers.
There are answers which, in turning away wrath, only send it to the other end of the room.
However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.


Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.

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

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Teachers who offer you the ultimate answers do not possess the ultimate answers, for if they did, they would know that the ultimate answers cannot be given, they can only be received.
Most people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing. They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety. They want answers that are, in effect, escapes.
Warped with satisfactions and terrors, woofed with too many ambiguities and too few certainties, life can be lived best not when we have the answers—because we will never have those—but when we know enough to live it right out to the edges, edges sometimes marked by other people, sometimes showing only our own footprints.