Curiosity Quotes

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

Curiosity has its own reason for existence.

Albert Einstein

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

Samuel Johnson

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

Samuel Johnson

Mere curiosity adds wings to every step.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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.

Blaise Pascal

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

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

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

Samuel Johnson

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.

James Stephens

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.

Anatole France

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Eleanor Roosevelt
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