Quotes of Curiosity

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

- Dorothy Parker

“ Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. ”

- Eugene S. Wilson

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

- Steven Wright

“ What we have to do is to be forever curiously testing new opinions and courting new impressions. ”

- Walter Pater

“ 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

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

- Harry Lorayne

“ 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

“ 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. ”

- Edward M. Forster

“ The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. ”

- Anatole France

“ Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization. ”

- G. M. Trevelyan

“ 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 do have a massive curiosity. ”

- Ben Kingsley

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

- Rachel McAdams

“ Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly. ”

- Arnold Edinborough

“ 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 would be curiosity. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ 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

“ 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… ”

- Albert Einstein

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

- Steven Wright

“ 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

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

- Samuel Johnson

“ One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. ”

- Hyman G. Rickover

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

- Smiley Blanton

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

- Clarence Day

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

- Richard Whately

“ Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit. ”

- Jeremy Taylor

“ Curiosity is the lust of the mind. ”

- Thomas Hobbes

“ Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. ”

- Freya Madeline Stark
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