Quotes: inquisitive

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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    Edward M. Forster
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    Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in daily life that when people are inquisitive they nearly always have bad memories and are usually stupid at bottom.
  • Alvin Adams
    Alvin Adams
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    My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    The physical is inherently entropic, giving off energy in ever more disorderly ways. The metaphysical is antientropic, methodically marshalling energy. Life is antientropic. It is spontaneously inquisitive. It sorts out and endeavors to understand.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
  • Edith Hamilton
    Edith Hamilton
    American educator and author 1867-1963
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    There are few efforts more conducive to humility than that of the translator trying to communicate an incommunicable beauty. Yet, unless we do try, something unique and never surpassed will cease to exist except in the libraries of a few inquisitive book lovers.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    There are innumerable questions to which the inquisitive mind can in this state receive no answer: Why do you and I exist? Why was this world created? Since it was to be created, why was it not created sooner?
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