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Curiosity Quotes

Albert Einstein once said, “The important thing is not to stop questioning…Never lose a holy curiosity.” Curiosity is the reason why intellectual giants like Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Louis Braille could influence our lives the way they did. The hunger to know more, to explore beyond the obvious, to investigate the possibilities and to learn from it is what can be best described as curiosity. It’s the inquisitiveness of the mind to probe deep and go beyond the evident that triggers curiosity. These famous curiosity quotation and sayings below is a tribute to this wonderful mental facility.

Thomas Moore

Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.

Anatole France

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Helen Rowland

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.

Zora Neale Hurston

Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.

Gene Tierney

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

Charles Kingsley

All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

David Attenborough

An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.

Walt Disney

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

Soren Kierkegaard

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.

William Arthur Ward

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

William Lyon Phelps

One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.

Marie Curie

If I see anything vital around me, it is precisely that spirit of adventure, which seems indestructible and is akin to curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

Rachel McAdams

I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.

Joseph Addison

Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.

Anatole France

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.

Charles Lamb

Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.

Samuel Johnson

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Steven Wright

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.

As a print journalist, you can be frustrated by people who don't call you back, parts of the story you can't get. TV gets you access to everyone because people call you back. It also allows you to satisfy your curiosity. I am a very curious person.

Rupert Murdoch

I'm a permanently curious person. I probably waste my time being curious about things that have got nothing to do with the business sometimes. What keeps me alive, certainly, is curiosity.

Robert Louis Stevenson

It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.

Albert Einstein

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

David Bowie

What I have is a malevolent curiosity. That's what drives my need to write and what probably leads me to look at things a little askew. I do tend to take a different perspective from most people.

George H. W. Bush

I have survivor's curiosity, I guess.

I'm a strange mixture of my mother's curiosity; my father, who grew up the son of the manse in a Presbyterian family, who had a tremendous sense of duty and responsibility; and my mother's father, who was always in trouble with gambling debts.

Bruce Springsteen

I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover, I buy it if I like the name of the band, anything that sparks my imagination.

Aldous Huxley

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

Brittany Murphy

Curiosity did kill the cat, but I'm very curious.

I have known plenty of people who, in their later years, had the energy of children and the kind of curiosity and fascination with things like little children. I think we can keep that, and I think it's important to keep that part of staying young. But I also think it's great fun growing old.

Albert Einstein

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

Victor Hugo

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.

People get jaded in every profession, but for some reason, I feel as passionate as when I was 13 years old and just released my first album. I feel the same amount of adrenaline in my blood, and the same amount of curiosity as well. Curiosity about why I'm different.

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.