Curiosity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Curiosity

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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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, 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


People die when curiosity goes.
~By Graham Swift ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
~By Alexander Pope ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


I think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn't think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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

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