Quotes on Curiosity

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
----------
What we have to do is to be forever curiously testing new opinions and courting new impressions.
~ Walter Pater
----------
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.
~ Oscar Wilde
----------
Sometimes questions are more important than answers.
~ Nancy Willard
----------
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
~ Dorothy Parker
----------
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
~ Marie Curie
----------
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
~ Leo Burnett
----------
Curiosity has its own reason for existence.
~ Albert Einstein
----------
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
----------
Curiosity is little more than another name for Hope.
~ Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles
----------
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
~ Samuel Johnson
----------
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
~ James Stephens
----------
A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
~ Smiley Blanton
----------
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
~ Walt Disney
----------
Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
~ Dr.Linus Pauling
----------
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
~ Albert Einstein
----------
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.
~ Albert Einstein
----------
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 is a willing, a proud, and eager confession of ignorance.
~ S. Leonard Rubinstein
----------
Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.
~ Zora Neale Hurston
----------
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
~ Samuel Johnson
----------
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson
----------
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
~ Albert Einstein
----------
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
~ Edward Morgan 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
----------
Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
~ Victor Hugo
----------
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
~ Albert Einstein
----------
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
~ Anatole France
----------
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
~ Samuel Johnson
----------
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
----------
Never lose a holy curiosity.
~ Albert Einstein
----------
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
~ Bryant Harrison McGill
----------
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
~ Edward Morgan Forster
----------
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.
~ Edmund Burke
----------
Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
~ Victor Hugo
----------
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
----------
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
~ George Bernard Shaw
----------
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
~ William Arthur Ward
----------
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
– Albert Einstein
--------------------
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
– Voltaire
----------
Be curious, not judgmental.
– Walt Whitman
----------
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
– Ralph W. Sockman
----------
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
– Albert Einstein
----------
Never lose a holy curiosity.
– Albert Einstein
----------
Curiosity has its own reason for existence.
– Albert Einstein
----------
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 everyday. Never lose a holy curiosity.
– Albert Einstein
----------
I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.
– Albert Einstein
----------
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.
– Albert Einstein
----------
The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come home.
----------
Curiosity is scandal’s microscope.
----------
My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
– Malcolm X
----------
To be curious about that which is not one’s concern while still in ignorance of oneself is absurd.
– Plato
----------
The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
– Bishop Mandell Creighton
----------
If you read someone else’s diary, you get what you deserve.
– David Sedaris
----------
Curiosity is little more than another name for Hope.
– Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare
----------
Curiosity is the engine of achievement.
– Ken Robinson
----------
No one asks how to motivate a baby. A baby naturally explores everything it can get at, unless restraining forces have already been at work. And this tendency doesn’t die out, it’s wiped out.
– B.F. Skinner
----------
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired – looking up something and finding something else on the way.
– Franklin P. Adams
----------
If you really want to succeed, you’ll have to go for it every day like I do. The big time isn’t for slackers. Keep up your mental stamina and remain curious. I think that bored people are unintelligent people.
– Donald Trump
----------
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
– Samuel Johnson
----------
A sense of curiosity is nature’s original school of education.
– Smiley Blanton
----------
Questions show the mind’s range, and answers its subtlety.
– Joseph Joubert
----------
Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.
– John Muir
----------
They know enough who know how to learn.
– Henry Adams
----------
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.
– Enrico Fermi
----------
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 will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
– James Stephens
----------
Mere curiosity adds wings to every step.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
----------
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
----------
I have always had a curious nature; I enjoy learning, but I dislike being taught.
– Winston Churchill
----------
Let your curiosity be greater than your fear.
– Pema Chodron
----------
When curiosity is alive, we are attracted to many things; we discover many worlds.
– Eric Booth
----------
Childhood and genius have the same master-organ in common–inquisitiveness.
– Edwin Bulwar-Lytton
----------
Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.
– Vernon Howard
----------
All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.
– Martin H. Fischer
----------
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
– Richard Whately
----------
There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.
– Charles Proteus Steinmetz
----------
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
----------
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.
– John Locke
----------
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
– Anatole France
----------
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
– Leo Burnett
----------
I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.
– Albert Einstein
----------
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
– Abraham Lincoln
----------
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
----------
Ideas come from curiosity.
– Walt Disney
----------
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
----------
Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
– Linus Pauling
----------
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
----------
Curiosity – Millions Saw The Apple Fall, But Newton Asked Why.
– Bernard Baruch
----------
Curiosity ,It keeps us moving forward, exploring experimenting, opening new doors.
– Walt Disney
----------
Only the curious have, if they live, a tale worth telling at all.
----------
You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn – creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
– Clay P. Bedford
----------
Curiosity Can Be As Dangerous As A Butterfly Hovering Over A Flame.
----------
The future belongs to the curious, The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, poke at it, question it and turn it inside out.
----------
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
– Samuel Johnson
----------
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret
----------
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
----------
The future belongs to the curious
----------
The future belongs to the curious
----------
Curiosity is the forerunner of discovery.
– Richard Duke
----------
Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
– Thomas Hobbes
----------
Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own
----------
Curiosity is shark behind the spark of every great ideas.the future belongs to the curious.
----------
Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make
– Cowley
----------
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
– McGill
----------
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but lack of curiosity would have killed thousands
– Morrow
----------
People die when curiosity goes
– Swift
----------
Just because we are curious does not mean that our curiosity should be satisfied,
– Cornyn
----------
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
– Roosevelt
----------
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
– Burke
----------
Interest which blinds some People, enlightens others.
– Franklin
----------
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.
– Wilde
----------
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing
– Wilde
----------
It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.
– Wilde
----------
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
– Earl Nightingale
----------
Enthusiasm is the most important thing in life.
– Tennessee Williams
----------
I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.
– Lou Holtz
----------
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.
– Neil Armstrong
----------
In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
– Neil Armstrong
----------
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
– William Arthur Ward
----------
Children do not give up their innate imagination, curiosity, dreaminess easily. You have to love them to get them to do that.
– R. D. Laing
----------
The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
– William Osler
----------
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
– Leo Burnett
----------
These are the sort of things that push you on in music – the curiosity, a passion for new ideas.
– Elvis Costello
----------
I’ve never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back.
– Judy Garland
----------
Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
– Graham Greene
----------
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
– Dame Agatha Christie
----------
When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
– Walt Disney
----------
Curiosity is only vanity. We usually only want to know something so that we can talk about it.
— Blaise Pascal
----------
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
– Marie Curie
----------
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
– Dorothy Parker
----------