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50 Interesting Questions

When you have a little spare time to think, review these interesting and thought provoking questions!

Then if you still have a little more spare time, share with us your thoughts, answers, and questions!
 

  1. If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?
     
  2. What is the difference between being alive and truly living?
     
  3. Why do religions that support love cause so many wars?
     
  4. Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend?
     
  5. Does love equal sex?
     
  6. If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
     
  7. Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing?
     
  8. If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?
     
  9. Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things?
     
  10. If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today?
     
  11. If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be?
     
  12. What one thing have you not done that you really want to do? What’s holding you back?
     
  13. Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton?
     
  14. Has your greatest fear ever come true?
     
  15. Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing?
     
  16. When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing?
     
  17. Decisions are being made right now. The question is: Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you?
     
  18. If you had all the money in the world but still had to have some kind of job, what would you choose to do?
     
  19. When you’re 90 years old, what will matter most to you?
     
  20. What do you regret most so far in life?
     
  21. If you were at heaven’s gates, and God asked you “Why should I let you in?”, what would you say?
     
  22. What small thing could you do to make someone’s day better?
     
  23. What impact do you want to leave on the world?
     
  24. When was the last time you tried something new?
     
  25. What life lesson did you learn the hard way?
     
  26. What do you wish you spent more time doing five years ago?
     
  27. What is the difference between living and existing?
     
  28. If not now, then when?
     
  29. Have you done anything lately worth remembering?
     
  30. If you had to teach something, what would you teach?
     
  31. What would you regret not fully doing, being or having in your life?
     
  32. Is stealing to feed a starving child wrong?
     
  33. What lifts your spirits when life gets you down?
     
  34. Have you ever regretted something you did not say or do?
     
  35. Why do we think of others the most when they’re gone?
     
  36. Is it more important to love or be loved?
     
  37. If a doctor gave you five years to live, what would you try to accomplish?
     
  38. Can there be happiness without sadness?
     
  39. What’s the one thing you’d like others to remember about you at the end of your life?
     
  40. Is there such a thing as perfect?
     
  41. What does it mean to be human?
     
  42. Are you happy with yourself?
     
  43. Can you think of a time when impossible became possible?
     
  44. How do you spend the majority of your free time?
     
  45. How have you helped someone else recently?
     
  46. What did you learn recently that changed the way you live?
     
  47. What is the nicest thing someone has ever done for you?
     
  48. What will you never do?
     
  49. In your lifetime, what have you done that hurt someone else?
     
  50. When was the last time you were nice to someone and did NOT expect anything in return for it?

{ 43 comments… add one }
  • Ravi rathi October 24, 2014, 5:11 am

    These are all good for every human beings.

  • Nazaline Harnauth July 13, 2014, 8:30 pm

    25) I learned not to lie the hard way.

    45) It is more important to love others than you caring about yourself or you caring about who loves you.

    31) I would have taught about god.when he died for us.when Christ was risen three days after his death.when he created us.when he made the impossible possible.when he woke the dead.when he walked upon the waters.even the waves,the seas and weather listens to him.

    15) I would o more work that I actually enjoy doing.

    22) I wold tell them a real funny joke or remind them of all the good things they did for me or all the good choices they have made.

    48)I will never go Satan’s way

    26) In my five years, I would rather be praising the lord my god.

    Only yesterday I discovered something new!!!

  • Ashu July 4, 2014, 7:06 am

    Answer of Question No. 21 is “NOTHING” I would not say anything to the “GOD”.
    He is “ALL KNOWING” and know where are you going “heaven or hell” .

  • Stephen April 28, 2014, 8:07 am

    #39: Thank you, B! We benefit a lot from your answers!

  • B April 28, 2014, 1:47 am

    If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?
    Because we must go through the hardships of learning. Making mistakes is easy, dealing with the consequences and learning from them is the hard part for most.

    What is the difference between being alive and truly living?
    Being alive means to survive, truly living is enjoying it.

    Why do religions that support love cause so many wars?
    This is simple, they do not support love.

    Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend?
    Not lately, but usually I put everyone before me, and I always end up on the bottom..But recently I have been putting myself first, and I do not know if people would find that to be a good thing.

    Does love equal sex?
    No, love equals love, lust equals sex. The two can be balanced together, unhealthily crossed, or completely separate. It depends on the person whom is asked this question, and what they value love as.

    If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
    Being a psychologist, art therapist, love coach, working with depressed or anxious adolescence, working with children who have autism, traveling around the world as a writer, being a literature or english teacher, or working in a backpackers or hotel in Europe.

    Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing?
    Sadly, I am not doing very much with my life.

    If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?
    I would live in general, experience a beautiful romance, read a library full of books, and write a few of my own, I would delete the toxic people from my life, forgive those who wronged me and be happy.

    Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things?
    I am more worried about doing the right things..I try to be a good person.

    If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today?
    I refuse to visualise this happening!

    If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be?
    Have your dreams, and do not let life’s beautiful and sometimes misleading distractions let you side track from those dreams. Your life will be hard, everyone goes through something, but do not get caught in the cycles that own our souls, many people make this mistake..So be aware, be strong and get your dreams..Never settle for less than what you need, want and deserve.

    What one thing have you not done that you really want to do? What’s holding you back?
    Never speaking to certain people again, I am held back by fear..Fear of things I do not know, but one day will have to get to know. I am a scared person. A sad and scared person.

    Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton?
    An intelligent person who is not sad, is a rare thing to find. I do not want to be sad, but I would still rather be a genius.

    Has your greatest fear ever come true?
    Yes, everyone I ever loved killed me over and over again, and they still continue to. However, I have found a light in my life, quite a few of them, and now, I am ready to live.

    Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing?
    I would rather have more work I enjoy doing, not doing something leaves too much room for thinking.

    When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing?
    In this moment.

    Decisions are being made right now. The question is: Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you?
    I would like to make my own decisions, I have made a few..However, as a minor, I can’t seem to push the over bearing, decision stealing people away from me.

    If you had all the money in the world but still had to have some kind of job, what would you choose to do?
    I would be a psychologist.

    When you’re 90 years old, what will matter most to you?
    The happy memories, and the love I have had the honour to experience.

    What do you regret most so far in life?
    I regret nothing.

    If you were at heaven’s gates, and God asked you “Why should I let you in?”, what would you say?
    Because you should, I do not owe any explanation to you, you are the one who put me there for a reason, I am also here because I have a reason to be. Does that really need an explanation?

    What small thing could you do to make someone’s day better?
    Smile at them and give them a friendly reminder that they are cared about.

    What impact do you want to leave on the world?
    A good one, an impact that improved and maybe even saved someone’s precious life.

    When was the last time you tried something new?
    It has been awhile..

    What life lesson did you learn the hard way?
    Cycles: My father was not nice to my mum. Now people are not nice to me, because I am unaware that I am allowing it, by learning from my parent’s wonderful example, I am going to break that cycle.

    What do you wish you spent more time doing five years ago?
    I wish I had spent more time making better memories.

    What is the difference between living and existing?
    Living is enjoying, existing is surviving in nothingness..so really, its not surviving at all.

    If not now, then when?
    Soon.

    Have you done anything lately worth remembering?
    Yes, I told someone I do not trust at all, one of my deepest, and darkest secrets, and this person will probably tell my family, however, I do not care anymore, because I know those who matter to me the most, will support me, and things are going to be okay.

    If you had to teach something, what would you teach?
    The philosophy of happiness.

    What would you regret not fully doing, being or having in your life?
    Being..

    Is stealing to feed a starving child wrong?
    No. You are helping someone to hold onto their life a little longer, if that means a company loses such little money out of the billions they get every year, because you stole an apple, then fine.

    What lifts your spirits when life gets you down?
    A deep conversation with someone I love.

    Have you ever regretted something you did not say or do?
    No, I regret not a lot in this life. Life is too short, we all die, stop regretting and start fixing, or move on.

    Why do we think of others the most when they’re gone?
    Because we think of all the things we could have done, or all the things we should have said while they were here, and we know because they are not here anymore, we will miss them and it will hurt. It means they made an impact that matters to us in our lives.

    Is it more important to love or be loved?
    I think we get back what we put out, even if we don’t mean to put certain things out there, In order to be loved, I think we must love..In order for someone to love you, they must first love, It is more important to love, than to be loved.

    If a doctor gave you five years to live, what would you try to accomplish?
    Happiness, seeing a few places around the world, and loving someone endlessly..Or maybe even try to accomplish immortality on the side so I can have longer to live.

    Can there be happiness without sadness?
    Of course. However, I think sadness helps us to appreciate happiness more, or to feel a greater happiness than what we had originally known.

    What’s the one thing you’d like others to remember about you at the end of your life?
    That I loved them to death and beyond. And that at my funeral no one is to wear black, plus sunflowers are my thing, and I will reincarnate one day as an ant, so they better not hurt ants because they will be hurting me.

    Is there such a thing as perfect?
    Yes, everyone is perfect in their own way. There’s no such thing as imperfection within us, just uniqueness.

    What does it mean to be human?
    It means to be human.

    Are you happy with yourself?
    I love myself completely. My life is just needing some straightening out.

    Can you think of a time when impossible became possible?
    Yes..I thought it was impossible to live, but I keep finding reasons to keep fighting and to hold on.

    How do you spend the majority of your free time?
    Reading, talking to people who fascinate me and school work.

    How have you helped someone else recently?
    Everyday I help someone.

    What did you learn recently that changed the way you live?
    Distractions are like tides, they take you to depths of life you did not mean to end up in. But if you work hard enough, you will eventually make it back to shore.

    What is the nicest thing someone has ever done for you?
    Loved me and never expected anything in return.

    What will you never do?
    Kill myself, hate myself, hurt myself or anyone else. (Not intentionally)

    In your lifetime, what have you done that hurt someone else?
    I got scared and ran away from someone when they loved me, but I came back and things were not as scary is I had thought.

    When was the last time you were nice to someone and did NOT expect anything in return for it?
    Helping someone with their personal issues.

  • Joanna November 16, 2013, 6:54 am

    Great questions!!! I liked them all!!

  • Shania August 4, 2013, 12:26 am

    #5 Does love equal sex.

    Answer: No. Well for one, you love your mother but you wouldn’t have sex with her! But when in a relationship with someone sex shouldn’t be “making love” because the love should already be there. You always hear people say “SEX IS FOR MARRIAGE!” without explaining why. The reason is because purity paves the way to intimacy (Intimacy – knowing someone fully and being known by them without the fear of rejection). Sex was designed as an expression of intimacy and a couple’s commitment and oneness. While impurity erodes the capacity to experience intimacy and lowers the satisfaction of sex.

  • Anonymous August 3, 2013, 12:39 pm

    Amazing!!!

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