Sunday, 18 December 2011


A generous and elevated mind is distinguished by nothing more certainly than an eminent degree of curiosity. - Samuel Johnson

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.-  Smiley Blanton

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it. - Sudie Back

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. - Unknown

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 existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvellous structure of reality. - Edmund Burke

Curiosity is a feeling which causes us not to be content with the beauty and fragrance of the flower, but which prompts us to look under the rose. - Mrs. Inchbald

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

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 forerunner of discovery. - Richard Duke

Curiosity is the lust of the mind. - Thomas Hobbes

Curiosity is the root of all knowledge. - Unknown

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

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. - William Arthur Ward

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last. - Samuel Johnson

Curiosity killed the cat. - James Allan Mair

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. - James Stephens

Energy and curiosity are the lifeblood of universities; the desire to find out, to uncover, to dig deeper, to puzzle out obscurities, is the spirit of the university, and it is a channelling of that unresting curiosity that holds mankind together. - Robertson Davies

Free curiosity has greater power to stimulate learning than rigorous coercion. - St. Augustine

Healthy curiosity is a great key in innovation. - Unknown

One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute. - William Lyon Phelps

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. - Dorothy Parker

The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come home. - Jeanette Winterson

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

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. - Unknown 

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reasons 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

Thinkers aren't limited by what they know, because they can always increase what they know. Rather they're limited by what puzzles them, because there's no way to become curious about something that doesn't puzzle you. - Daniel Quinn

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

When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. - Walt Disney

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