Inquiring Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Inquiring Quotes from Wayne Rogers, Isaac Newton, Thabo Mbeki, Emma Willard, Maajid Nawaz. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

It's not up to the employer to decide or to figure out

It’s not up to the employer to decide or to figure out what religious problems you may have as an employee. In other words, if I’m inquiring about your religious peculiarities or whatever they may be, I’m invading your privacy about that.
Wayne Rogers
The proper method for inquiring after the properties of things is to deduce them from experiments.
Isaac Newton
Science is always inquiring.
Thabo Mbeki
In inquiring concerning the benefits of the plan proposed, I shall proceed upon the supposition that female seminaries will be patronized throughout our country.
Emma Willard
I had a mind inquiring enough to question world events, as well as the passion fostered by my background to care, but I lacked the emotional maturity to process these things. That made me ripe for Islamist recruitment. Into this ferment came my recruiter, himself straight out of a London medical college.
Maajid Nawaz
Our children are our most cherished possession. In their early years, we must make sure they get a healthy start in life. They must receive the right food for a healthy body, the right education for a bright and inquiring mind – and the equal opportunity for a meaningful job.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
Here are the facts: In 2007, I led Prince William County in adopting a policy of (1) inquiring into the immigration status of every person arrested for a crime; and (2) implementing the federal 287(g) program, which deputizes County Jail officers to determine the immigration status of every inmate.
Corey Stewart
The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
William Kingdon Clifford
The name ‘Seventh-day Adventist’ carries the true features of our faith in front and will convict the inquiring mind. Like an arrow from the Lord’s quiver, it will wound the transgressors of God’s law, and will lead to repentance toward God, and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ellen G. White
The most important thing I think teachers can do for young people is to make them inquiring, is to ensure that they know how to gather information, that they check information and they take their information from a multiplicity of sources.
David Puttnam
Our inquiring friends and neighbors not of our faith can also catch the wave. We encourage them to keep all that is good and true in their lives. And we invite them to receive more, especially the glorious truth that through God’s eternal plan, families can be together forever.
Russell M. Nelson
It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system.
Charles Sanders Peirce
The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived from the inquiring mind.
Felix Frankfurter
The time has passed in the history of the world when anything is too sacred to be touched, when anything is beyond the reach of the inquiring and scientific spear.
David Josiah Brewer
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on, we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.
Thomas Jefferson
Infinity is almost impossible for an eight-year-old to grasp. It’s an inquiring age, and you’re beginning to shape your thoughts and questions about life in general at that stage.
Ian Gillan
To learn means by practice, by inquiring, by analyzing to find out what is, not what was.
Lobsang Tenzin
So long as I can stay mentally alert – inquiring, curious – I want to keep going. I love my wife and my children, but I don’t want to sit around at home with them. We go on safaris and things like that. I can do that for a couple of weeks a year. I’m just not ready to stop, to die.
Rupert Murdoch
Certainly, the poverty, the discrimination, the episodic unemployment could not but strike an inquiring youngster: why did these exist, and what could we do about them.
Joseph Stiglitz
You have to be serious, and you must have a constantly inquiring mind. But I find it’s new music that really stretches me, both technically and as an interpreter.
Julian Bream