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Picture quote by Roy Bennett about curiosity

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

Picture quote about adventures

Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.

Picture quote by Walt Whitman about curious

Be curious, not judgmental. ⏤ Walt Whitman

Picture quote about inspirational

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

Picture quote about curious

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

Picture quote by Jesse Lyn Stoner about curiosity

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

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

Picture quote by Ken Robinson about curiosity

Curiosity is the engine of achievement. ⏤ Ken Robinson

Picture quote by Sayings about curiosity

Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote about progress

It's good to be curious about many things.

Picture quote by Bryant H. McGill about happiness

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

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

Albert Einstein, physicist

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

Albert Einstein, physicist

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

Dorothy Parker, poet

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

Christopher Nolan, director

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

Albert Einstein, physicist

Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

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, cartoonist

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, first lady

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

Patricia Alexander,

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

Martha Beck, author

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

G. K. Chesterton, writer

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

Edmund Burke, statesman

Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.

Alistair Cooke, journalist

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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

Richard P. Feynman, physicist

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

William Lyon Phelps, educator

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

Francis Beaumont, playwright

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, physicist

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


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

Robert Browning, poet

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.

Victor Hugo, author

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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

Smiley Blanton,

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.

Freya Stark, writer

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

Daniel Boone, explorer

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, dramatist

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

James Russell Lowell, poet

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Steven Wright, comedian

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.

G. M. Trevelyan, historian

I'm full of curiosity.

Sienna Miller, actress

Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.

Jeremy Taylor, clergyman

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

Richard Whately, writer

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

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit.

Jeremy Taylor, clergyman

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

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

Mary McCarthy, author

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

John Burroughs, author

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

Aldous Huxley, novelist

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

William Arthur Ward, writer

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

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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, statesman

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, poet

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, author

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, cartoonist

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

Harry Lorayne, celebrity

Curiosity is the lust of the mind.

Thomas Hobbes, philosopher

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

Christy Turlington, model

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

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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

Malcolm X, activist

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

Vincent Canby, critic

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

Samuel Johnson, author

I have encountered on this long road an enthusiasm for an Irishness which will be built on recognising again those sources from which spring the best of our reason and curiosity.

Michael D. Higgins, politician

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.

Javier Bardem, actor

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.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

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.

Russell Baker, journalist

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

Penelope Lively, author

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.

Ted Allen, entertainer

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of the mind for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France, novelist

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Necessity is the mother of invention is a silly proverb. Necessity is the mother of futile dodges is much closer to the truth. The basis of growth of modern invention is science, and science is almost wholly the outgrowth of pleasurable intellectual curiosity.

Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician

The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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, poet

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

Grace Paley, writer

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, scientist

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,

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, philosopher

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, astronaut

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, novelist

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, author

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, physicist

If you can approach the world

Daniel C. Dennett,

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

Clarence Day, author

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, novelist

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, journalist

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,

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, director

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, president

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, journalist

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

Charles Lamb, critic

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

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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, writer

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, publisher

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, educator

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, physicist

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

Paul Nurse, scientist

Never lose a holy curiosity.

Albert Einstein, physicist

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, scientist

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, lawyer

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, scientist

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

Lara St. John, musician

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

James Kirkwood, playwright

The curiosity to see the prisoners appears to be unabated.

Lewis Tappan, businessman

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, journalist

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

Petrarch, poet

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