Curiosity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Curiosity

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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Never lose a holy curiosity.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


People die when curiosity goes.
~By Graham Swift ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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