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Great things are only possible with outrageous requests.

Author: Thea Alexander

Profession: American Science Fiction Writer

You can't ask for what you want unless you know what it is. A lot of people don't know what they want or they want much less than they deserve. First you have figure out what you want. Second, you have to decide that you deserve it. Third, you have to believe you can get it. And, fourth, you have to have the guts to ask for it.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

Man, if you gotta ask you'll never know.

Author: Louis Armstrong (1898-1971)

Profession: American Jazz Trumpeter, Singer

Ask with urgency and passion.

Author: Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930)

Profession: British Conservative Politician, Prime Minister

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek; and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. [Matthew 7:7-8]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

You don't always get what you ask for, but you never get what you don't ask for... unless it's contagious!

Author: Franklyn Broude


My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

If one asks the whence derives the authority of fundamental ends, since they cannot be stated and justified merely by reason, one can only answer: they exist in a healthy society as powerful traditions, which act upon the conduct and aspirations and judgments of the individuals; they are there, that is, as something living, without its being necessary to find justification for their existence.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Remember you are just an extra in everyone else's play.

Author: Stewart Emery


If you don't ask, you don't get.

Author: Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Profession: Indian Political, Spiritual Leader

Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.

Author: Shakti Gawain

Profession: American Human Potential Teacher

Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.

Author: Robert Half

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Robert Half & Associates

You create your opportunities by asking for them.

Author: Patty Hansen

Profession: American Author, Wife of Mark Victor Hansen

Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.

Author: Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968)

Profession: American Attorney General, Senator