Asking the why not (why not?)


All quotes taken from “Brainy Quote”

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“Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not?  Some people have to go to work and don’t have time for all that.” George Carlin

“To me, unconventional thinking is approaching a problem and asking, ‘Why not? Why can’t something be done?’ If someone can’t give me a good reason why you can’t do something, I find a way to do it.” Eli Broad

“Influential people are never satisfied with the status quo.  They’re the ones who constantly ask, ‘What if?’ and ‘Why not?’  They’re not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom, and they don’t disrupt things for the sake of being disruptive; they do it to make things better.” Travis Bradberry

“Instead of fretting about getting everything done, why not simply accept that being alive means having things to do?  Then drop into full engagement with whatever you’re doing, and let the worry go.” Martha Beck

“Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions.  But why not view them as peace offerings, ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope, security and freedom for our children and our children’s?” Abdullah II of Jordan

“I have faith in faith. God is there, whether we have faith or not, so why not have faith in him?”  Valerie Bertinelli

“If I’m pushed, I’d also have to admit I don’t like people with allergies.  They just annoy me.  There seems to be something far too self-centred about it. ‘No thanks, I’m allergic.’ Why not just say ‘No thanks’?  I wasn’t asking for your medical history, I was just passing around the nuts.  Trying to be friendly, that’s all.” Jack Dee

“Instead of asking ‘How much damage will the work in question bring about?’ why not ask  ‘How much good?  How much joy?””
Henry Miller

 

All quotes taken from “Brainy Quote”

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