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  1. Picture quote by Roy Bennett about curiosity

    Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. ⏤ Roy Bennett

  2. Picture quote about adventures

    Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.

  3. Picture quote by Walt Whitman about curious

    Be curious, not judgmental. ⏤ Walt Whitman

  4. Picture quote about inspirational

    Don't be afraid to be open-minded. Your brain isn't going to fall out.

  5. Picture quote about curious

    Be curious! A good question can take you a lot farther than a quick answer.

  6. Picture quote by Jesse Lyn Stoner about curiosity

    Curiosity opens doors. Blame closes them. ⏤ Jesse Lyn Stoner

  7. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about wisdom

    Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living. ⏤ Albert Einstein

  8. Picture quote by Ken Robinson about curiosity

    Curiosity is the engine of achievement. ⏤ Ken Robinson

  9. Picture quote by Sayings about curiosity

    Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity. ⏤ Sayings

  10. Picture quote about progress

    It's good to be curious about many things.

  11. Picture quote by Bryant H. McGill about happiness

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

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Below you can read the best quotes about curiosity of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best curiosity quotations. Top curiosity sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.

Albert Einstein

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.Einstein thinks that formal education is a waste of time

Albert Einstein

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

Dorothy Parker

You're never going to learn something as profoundly as when it's purely out of curiosity.

Christopher Nolan

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

Albert Einstein

Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.

Bryant H. McGill

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

Walt Disney

A man should go on living -- if only to satisfy his curiosity.

Yiddish Proverbs

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.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Fear paralyzes; curiosity empowers. Be more interested than afraid.

Patricia Alexander

When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity.

Martha Beck

There are no uninteresting things, there are only uninterested people.

G. K. Chesterton

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

Edmund Burke

Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.

Alistair Cooke

Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.

Richard P. Feynman

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.

Samuel Johnson

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.

Aaron Klug

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives


One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.

William Lyon Phelps

Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.

Francis Beaumont

Be not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shrewd unto thee than men understand.


Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.

Zora Neale Hurston

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.

Smiley Blanton

Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.

Samuel Johnson

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.

Victor Hugo

Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.

Robert Browning

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

Daniel Boone

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.

Freya Stark

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.

G. M. Trevelyan

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't believe in principle, but I do in interest.

James Russell Lowell

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.

Steven Wright

Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.

Jeremy Taylor

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

Aldous Huxley

Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.

Richard Whately

The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit.

Jeremy Taylor

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

John Burroughs

I'm full of curiosity.

Sienna Miller

Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted.

Mary McCarthy

It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Curiosity is the lust of the mind.

Thomas Hobbes

A man's interest in the world is only an overflow from his interest in himself.

George Bernard Shaw

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.

Robert Morgan

Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

Walt Disney

I think most people are curious about what it would be like to be able to meet yourself -- it's eerie.

Christy Turlington

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

Harry Lorayne

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

William Arthur Ward

Some degree of novelty must be one of the materials in almost every instrument which works upon the mind; and curiosity blends itself, more or less, with all our pleasures.

Edmund Burke

It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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.

Victor Hugo

Since I was old enough to understand what a songwriter/producer is, I've had a curiosity about how Max Martin creates what he creates. I wanted to see that happen. I wanted to be there. I wanted to learn from him.

Taylor Swift

Your skills may not be anything out of the ordinary, but you can do miraculous things with what you've got. Maybe it's your parenting skills, or your compassion. It may be your curiosity, your imagination or unique style of fashion. Even if it seems to be no big deal, the lesson here is we all have unique abilities and talents.

Chris Gardner

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.

John Barton

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

Leo Burnett

Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed.

Philip Zimbardo

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.

Alistair Cooke

I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.

Bryant H. McGill

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.

William Wirt

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.

Michael Dell

I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.

Rachel McAdams

People die when curiosity goes.

Graham Swift

You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.

John Singer Sargent

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.

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.

Fawn M. Brodie

That low vice, curiosity!

Lord Byron

Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four Cs. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.

Walt Disney

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


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

David Attenborough

The curiosity to see the prisoners appears to be unabated.

Lewis Tappan

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

James Kirkwood

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

Lara St. John

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.

Clyde Tombaugh

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.

Charles Lyell

Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.

Charles Lamb

Never lose a holy curiosity.

Albert Einstein

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

Paul Nurse

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.

Robert B. Laughlin

Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?

Frank Moore Colby

I'm a strange mixture of my mother's curiosity; my father, who grew up the son of the manse in a Presbyterian family, who had a tremendous sense of duty and responsibility; and my mother's father, who was always in trouble with gambling debts.

Rupert Murdoch

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.

Robert Wilson Lynd

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

George Bernard Shaw

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.

Henry Bessemer

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.

Tucker Carlson

Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end and prefer the interest of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.

Woodrow Wilson

All my life I've been harassed by questions: Why is something this way and not another? How do you account for that? This rage to understand, to fill in the blanks, only makes life more banal. If we could only find the courage to leave our destiny to chance, to accept the fundamental mystery of our lives, then we might be closer to the sort of happiness that comes with innocence.

Luis Bunuel

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carson

Curiosity...endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.

Alistair Cooke

Although there may be nothing new under the sun, what is old is new to us and so rich and astonishing that we never tire of it. If we do tire of it, if we lose our curiosity, we have lost something of infinite value, because to a high degree it is curiosity that gives meaning and savour to life.

Robertson Davies

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

Clarence Day

If you can approach the world

Daniel C. Dennett

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.

Albert Einstein

We must not inquire too curiously into motives... They are apt to become feeble in the utterance: the aroma is mixed with the grosser air. We must keep the germinating grain away from the light.

George Eliot

Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in daily life that when people are inquisitive they nearly always have bad memories and are usually stupid at bottom.

E. M. Forster

I suppose the one quality in an astronaut more powerful than any other is curiosity. They have to get some place nobody's ever been.

John Glenn

Desire to know why, and how -- curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge -- exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.

Thomas Hobbes

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.

Robert Lynd

We never stop investigating. We are never satisfied that we know enough to get by. Every question we answer leads on to another question. This has become the greatest survival trick of our species.

Desmond Morris

All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest, it seems, is an interest in life, good, bad or peculiar.

Grace Paley

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.

Alexander Pope

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