Quotes: curiosity

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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with it? Very little to be sure. But the real question is, What it will do with you? You will come here and get books that will open your eyes, and your ears, and your curiosity, and turn you inside out or outside in.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
  • Walt Disney
    Walt Disney
    American producer 1901-1966
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    We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    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.
  • An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
  • Clarence Day
    Clarence Day
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    Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    Curiosity ... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
  • Richard Whately
    Richard Whately
    British writer 1787-1863
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    Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
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