Curiosity Quotes

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

Graham Greene

Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things. Awakened people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them. Put there just a spark. If there is some good flammable stuff, it will catch fire.

Anatole Franceć

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life-blood of real civilization

George Macaulay Trevelyan

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

Aldous Huxley

I've tried everything. I can say to you with confidence, I know a fair amount about LSD. I've never been a social user of any of these things, but my curiosity has carried me into a lot of interesting areas.

Dan Rather

If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.

Bill Gates

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

Admiration is a curiosity.

Greg Evans

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

Albert Einstein

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

Edmund Burke

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.

Albert Einstein

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Malcolm X

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.

Clay P. Bedford

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

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

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing

Oscar Wilde

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

Ellen Parr

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

It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.

Albert Einstein

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

Richard Whately

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

Sydney J. Harris

A good scientist is a person in whom the childhood quality of perennial curiosity lingers on. Once he gets an answer, he has other questions.

Frederick Seitz

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

Edmund Burke
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