Curiosity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Curiosity

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I have an inate curiosity about people.
~By Martin Bashir ~


We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
~By Walt Disney ~


Oprah has this intense curiosity that I haven't found with any interviewer.
~By Genevieve Gorder ~


That ere long, now that curiosity has been so much excited on this subject, some human remains will be detected in the older alluvium of European valleys, I confidently expect.
~By Charles Lyell ~


I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.
~By Anne Rice ~


So curiosity, I think, is a really important aspect of staying young or youthful.
~By Goldie Hawn ~


The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Hack fiction exploits curiosity without really satisfying it or making connections between it and anything else in the world.
~By Vincent Canby ~


I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover, I buy it if I like the name of the band, anything that sparks my imagination. I still like to go to record stores, I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


Curiosity begins as an act of tearing to pieces or analysis.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.
~By Rachel McAdams ~


There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to know that which may be useful to us; and the other, from pride which comes from the wish to know what others are ignorant of.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


It's through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we've always mapped our path at Dell. There's always an opportunity to make a difference.
~By Michael Dell ~


Each individual fact, taken by itself, can indeed arouse our curiosity or our astonishment, or be useful to us in its practical applications.
~By Hermann von Helmholtz ~


Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The young generation has a different curiosity that is more visual.
~By Jurgen Klinsmann ~


The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity.
~By Ezra Pound ~


Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
~By Clarence Day ~


Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and what will follow our departure.
~By Petrarch ~


Children do not give up their innate imagination, curiosity, dreaminess easily. You have to love them to get them to do that.
~By R. D. Laing ~


Looking back, I realize that nurturing curiosity and the instinct to seek solutions are perhaps the most important contributions education can make.
~By Paul Berg ~


Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.
~By Harry Lorayne ~


Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
~By Leo Burnett ~


The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.
~By Irving Langmuir ~


I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.
~By Charles Lamb ~


Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
~By James Stephens ~


Curiosity doesn't matter any more. These days people don't want to be transported to emotional territories where they don't know how to react.
~By Hector Babenko ~


Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
~By Samuel Horsley ~


Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
~By Joseph Addison ~


First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist, and our work is a delightful game.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.
~By William Winwood Reade ~


For infants and toddlers learning and living are the same thing. If they feel secure, treasured, loved, their own energy and curiosity will bring them new understanding and new skills.
~By Amy Laura Dombro ~


Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
~By Daniel Boone ~


Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


If you're curious, you'll probably be a good journalist because we follow our curiosity like cats.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The most intense curiosity and excitement prevailed, and though the weather was uncertain, enormous masses of densely packed people lined the road, shouting and waving hats and handkerchiefs as we flew by them.
~By Fanny Kemble ~


In a house where there are small children the bathroom soon takes on the appearance of the Old Curiosity Shop.
~By Robert Benchley ~


Through this additional support, we must renew our commitment to provide talented young people with the opportunity to build scientific careers based on their curiosity, the same opportunity that was provided to me when I began my work.
~By Kenneth G. Wilson ~


Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
~By Victor Hugo ~


These are the sort of things that push you on in music - the curiosity, a passion for new ideas.
~By Elvis Costello ~


I wasn't driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity.
~By Jonathan Miller ~


Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
~By Malcolm X ~


Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Naturally, I was a bit of a curiosity, being the first hydrogen peroxide ingestion patient they had ever seen.
~By Lara St. John ~


Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Getting to know someone else involves curiosity about where they have come from, who they are.
~By Penelope Lively ~


It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


I would have thought he would be there out of just plain curiosity. It was incredible that he was missing.
~By James Kirkwood ~


People die when curiosity goes.
~By Graham Swift ~


An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.
~By David Attenborough ~


Love is three quarters curiosity.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


My own curiosity and interest are insatiable.
~By Emma Lazarus ~


Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
~By William Samuel Johnson ~


Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion.
~By John Burroughs ~


The basic drive behind real philosophy is curiosity about the world, not interest in the writings of philosophers.
~By Bryan Magee ~


When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
~By E. M. Forster ~


I have this extraordinary curiosity about all subjects of the natural and human world and the interaction between the physical sciences and the social sciences.
~By Ian Hacking ~


One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


It is an interesting fact that during my tour I was never allowed access to computers, radios, or anything else that I might damage through curiosity, or perhaps something more sinister.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


I think it was this curiosity about the natural world which awoke my early interest in science.
~By Paul Nurse ~


Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
~By Steven Wright ~


Basically, I have been compelled by curiosity.
~By Mary Leakey ~


Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
~By Graham Greene ~


What we want to tell, we wish our friend to have curiosity to hear.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
~By Richard Whately ~


While I don't satisfy my curiosity about the way I work, I'm terribly curious about the way other poets work. But I would think that's true about many of us.
~By Thom Gunn ~


You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.
~By John Singer Sargent ~


A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I came together with younger musicians and tried to pass on my own experiences. In the process, I always tried to maintain my curiosity and spontaneity.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
~By Abraham Cowley ~


My invention, (the motion picture camera), can be exploited... as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that it has no commercial value whatsoever.
~By Auguste Lumiere ~


There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
~By Robert Wilson Lynd ~


Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them.
~By Russell Baker ~


Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


Never lose a holy curiosity.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The music and everything we're doing on the stage and on television backs itself up. If that's what gets people's curiosity going or brings their attention to us, that's fine.
~By Tina Yothers ~


Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.
~By Aaron Klug ~


Poets have to be sensitive to their audience, but it does not mean that they censor themselves. I realise my audience is diverse. Some will read with empathy and curiosity while others will take offense.
~By John Barton ~


When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity.
~By Martha Beck ~


Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


Each story we approach in the same way, with curiosity and interest and determination to get behind the image.
~By Martin Bashir ~


Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.
~By Fawn M. Brodie ~


Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


Everybody in Spain is sick of me. But in America, there's curiosity about the new kid on the block who doesn't speak English very well. The attention makes me feel vulnerable, which is something I hadn't felt in a while. But I like it.
~By Javier Bardem ~


Curiosity is idle only to those who fail to realize that it may be a very rare and indispensable thing.
~By James Harvey Robinson ~


And obviously, when I started out, I had a little bit more curiosity than some, and went seeking out the original artists, or in some cases searching up country music.
~By Elvis Costello ~


The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
~By Anatole France ~

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