Curiosity Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Alain De Botton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity might be pictured as being made up of chains of small questions extending outwards, sometimes over huge distances, from a central hub composed of a few blunt, large questions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander Pope” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alistar Cooke” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anatole France” float=”none” width=”100%”]The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards; and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arnold Edinborough” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arthur Schopenhauer” float=”none” width=”100%”]The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bernard Baruch” float=”none” width=”100%”]Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Blaise Pascal” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Proteus Steinmetz” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chinese Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cicero” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Clarence Day” float=”none” width=”100%”]Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Damien Echols” float=”none” width=”100%”]Those with less curiosity or ambition just mumble that God works in mysterious ways. I intend to catch him in the act. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dorothy Parker” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Drishti Bablani” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is often mistaken as love, since they both have the common elements of interest and passion. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edmund Burke” float=”none” width=”100%”]The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edmund Burke” float=”none” width=”100%”]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 marvellous structure of reality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edwin Bulwar-Lytton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Childhood and genius have the same master-organ in common–inquisitiveness.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eleanor Roosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eleanor Roosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eleanor Roosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]None of us can afford to stop learning or to check our curiosity about new things, or to lose our humility in the face of new situations.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Enrico Fermi” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are two possible outcomes: If the result confirms the hypothesis, then you’ve made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eric Booth” float=”none” width=”100%”]When curiosity is alive, we are attracted to many things; we discover many worlds.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fernand Lacaud” float=”none” width=”100%”]Without curiosity, my dear, there would be no wise men.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are different kinds of curiosity; one of interest, which causes us to learn that which would be useful to us; and the other of pride, which springs from a desire to know that of which others are ignorant. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gabriel Garcia Marquez” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is one of the many masks of love.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”H. L. Wayland” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is looking over other people’s affairs, and overlooking our own. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Adams” float=”none” width=”100%”]They know enough who know how to learn.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry James” float=”none” width=”100%”]She had an immense curiosity about life, and was constantly staring and wondering. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry L. Doherty” float=”none” width=”100%”]Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Stephens” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johann Wolfgang von Goethe” float=”none” width=”100%”]Mere curiosity adds wings to every step.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Cleese” float=”none” width=”100%”]The open mode is a mood in which curiosity for its own sake can operate, because we’re not under pressure to get a specific thing done properly. We can play.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Locke” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. The great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Mason Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]God spare me sclerosis of the curiosity, for the curiosity which craves to keep us informed about the small things no less than the large is the mainspring, the dynamo, the jet propulsion of all complete living.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Muir” float=”none” width=”100%”]Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Joubert” float=”none” width=”100%”]Questions show the mind’s range, and answers its subtlety.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Robinson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is the engine of achievement.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lauren Bacall” float=”none” width=”100%”]Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world. Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Laurence Sterne” float=”none” width=”100%”]A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by he who interests his heart in everything. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leo Burnett” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Linus Pauling” float=”none” width=”100%”]Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lord Byron” float=”none” width=”100%”]I loathe that low vice, curiosity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Luci Swindoll” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s daring to be curious about the unknown, to dream big dreams, to live outside prescribed boxes, to take risks, and above all, daring to investigate the way we live until we discover the deepest treasured purpose of why we are here. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahlon Hoagland” float=”none” width=”100%”]As children we all possess a natural uninhabited curiosity, a hunger for explanations, which seems to die slowly as we age–suppressed, I suppose by the need not to appear ignorant.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marie Curie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin H. Fischer” float=”none” width=”100%”]All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael J. Fox” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think I benefited from being equal parts ambitious and curious. And of the two, curiosity has served me best. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pasquier Quesnel” float=”none” width=”100%”]People are more inclined to ask curious questions, than to obtain necessary instruction. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pema Chodron” float=”none” width=”100%”]Let your curiosity be greater than your fear.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Guber” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do not let the weight of fear weigh down curiosity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip Massinger” float=”none” width=”100%”]The over curious are not over wise. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Plutarch” float=”none” width=”100%”]The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rachel Carson” float=”none” width=”100%”]If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ramakrishna” float=”none” width=”100%”]The fabled musk deer searches the world over for the source of the scent which comes from itself. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Feynmann” float=”none” width=”100%”]Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Whately” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Browning” float=”none” width=”100%”]Where the apple reddens never pry — lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ronald Reagan” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”S.Leonard Rubinstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is a willing, a proud, and eager confession of ignorance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The gratification of curiosity rather frees us from uneasiness, than confers pleasure. We are more pained by ignorance, than delighted by instruction. Curiosity is the thirst of the soul. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sarah Scott” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is one of those insatiable passions that grow by gratification.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Smiley Blanton” float=”none” width=”100%”]A sense of curiosity is nature’s original school of education.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Terence” float=”none” width=”100%”]Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Fuller” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is a kernel of the forbidden fruit which still sticketh in the throat of a natural man, sometimes to the clanger of his choking. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Hobbes” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is the lust of the mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Toba Beta” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is a call from knowledge. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Schwartz” float=”none” width=”100%”]Let go of certainty. The opposite isn’t uncertainty. It’s openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Be very wary of any attempt, by anybody or anything, to limit the ultimate human right and duty to question and verify the truth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]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[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Vernon Howard” float=”none” width=”100%”]Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Victor Hugo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is gluttony. To see is to devour.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Victor Hugo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Disney” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Arthur Ward” float=”none” width=”100%”]Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have always had a curious nature; I enjoy learning, but I dislike being taught.[/wpsm_quote]