Curiosity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Curiosity

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I write as a way of keeping myself going. You build your life around writing, and it's what gets you through. So it's partly just curiosity to see what you can do.
~By Robert Morgan ~


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


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 ~


Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
~By Alistair Cooke ~


The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
~By Anatole France ~


Never lose a holy curiosity.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


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


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


I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where I was just a guest of the reviewer, because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures and understanding other parts of the world.
~By Ted Allen ~


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


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


Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
~By William Wirt ~


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


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


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


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


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


The existence is a tremendous curiosity, with in the course of the years, the discovery of yourself in your inmost evolutions. With the age you feel better than you are, what you represent. Which means a little at the planet's scale.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


My curiosity sustains me for the period of the shoot.
~By Daniel Day Lewis ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 curiosity to see the prisoners appears to be unabated.
~By Lewis Tappan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.
~By Freya Stark ~


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


Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
~By Linus Pauling ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined.
~By Jose Saramago ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


As a print journalist, you can be frustrated by people who don't call you back, parts of the story you can't get. TV gets you access to everyone because people call you back. It also allows you to satisfy your curiosity. I am a very curious person.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
~By Alistair Cooke ~


In such a case secrecy must be absolute to be effective, and although mere vague curiosity induced many persons of my intimate acquaintance to ask to be allowed to just go in and have a peep, I never admitted anyone.
~By Henry Bessemer ~


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


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


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


There's certainly something very uncomfortable about the voyeurism involved in being in the press, being an actor, where people have a seemingly insatiable curiosity about, you.
~By Claire Danes ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


People die when curiosity goes.
~By Graham Swift ~


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 ~


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


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


Love is three quarters curiosity.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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