Quotation Explorer - 'Curiosity'

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. - Dorothy Parker
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of the mind for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. - Anatole France
Look back with compassion, look forward with curiosity, but live for the present moment with wonder and joy. - Debasish Mridha
It is the unknown that we thirst for. Curiosity that drives us... to learn. Not to hear, or to be told. But to see and feel, to experience. - Steven Hudson
They say curiosity killed the cat but I am unconcerned. I am smarter, though slightly less evil, than any cat. - Eliza Crewe
Curiosity is the key to creativity. - Akio Morita
Ask questions. Seek answers, knowing you’ll never have all of them. And that’s okay. Sometimes curiosity is its own reward. - Michael Holbrook
See if you can approach your own practice with a healthy combination of mindfulness, playfulness, precision, and curiosity - Cyndi Lee
Remember that things are not always as they appear to be… Curiosity creates possibilities and opportunities. - Roy T. Bennett
Greatness always indicates simplicity. Wisdom always results from curiosity. - Debasish Mridha
My curiosity is my creativity on the way to discovery.
A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education. - Dr. Smiley Blanton
Curiosity is the lust of the mind. - Thomas Hobbes
Curiosity may get you started, but conviction will keep you going. - Benjamin Lotter
Curiosity is the essence of our existence. - Gene Cernan
A little wisdom can lead to great understanding.A little curiosity can lead to great discoveries.A little talent can lead to great achievements.A little love can lead to great virtue.A little faith can lead to great miracles.A little opportunity can lead to great success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways. - Edith Wharton
I'm of the mind that even people who have limitations, if they have a curiosity, they will find a way to explore it. - Tish Grier
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
Adults envy the open-hearted and open-minded explorations of children; seeing their joy and curiosity, we pine for our own capacity for wide-eyed wonder. - Gabor Maté
Thoughtful minds grow, from the sharpened awareness of those who have lived life; through love, curiosity and tragedy. - Aisha Mirza
Curiosity is the intellectual need to answer questions and close open patterns. Story plays to this universal desire by doing the opposite, posing questions and opening situations. - Robert McKee
The valuable attributes of research men are conscious ignorance and active curiosity. - Willis R. Whitney
One of the saddest things to see, is a person who's void of curiosity. - Andrea L'Artiste
Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed. - Philip G. Zimbardo
Curiosity is the primary fuel that drives lifelong education. - Dhaval Gajera
Curiosity is the engine of achievement. - Ken Robinson
Why is compassion not part of our established curriculum, an inherent part of our education? Compassion, awe, wonder, curiosity, exaltation, humility - these are the very foundation of any real civilization. - Yehudi Menuhin
When sex was something godlike, Lust was the profane curiosity that killed many a straying cat. Now, having removed mystery, Lust is less a long-standing, overpowering yearning, more a sudden craving of the appetite. Less quest, more impulse buy. - Geoffrey Wood
I am not trying to teach you anything but trying to ignite the fire of curiosity for knowledge and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
No matter how knowledgeable you are, respect your parents for their experience and your children for their curiosity. - Amit Kalantri
Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. What people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity. - Aaron Swartz
Optimistic curiosity and persistent goal oriented action bring more success than anything else. - Debasish Mridha
Arrogance kills Creativity, Curiosity and Passion. Stop it and you'll learn more. - Steeven Shaw
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
November 20th, 2013. A new beginning. A new day. Reborn. Time to grow. Hello world! I am yours. Feed me, I am full of curiosity. Awakened. - Ace Antonio Hall
Do the things that make your spirit soar. Be fearless.Cultivate the interests that inspire you. Nourish your curiosity and embrace what comes back to you as your gift for taking aleap forward. - The Free Spirited Woman
Any other iron on you? he asked impatiently.Just my tongue stud.His look was a mixture of curiosity and horror.I’m kidding, you idiot. Let’s go. - Kiersten White
Curiosity is the ultimate beauty of an adventurous mind. - Debasish Mridha
Curiosity is the driving force that propels humanity forward. - Debasish Mridha
Curiosity leads to knowledge.Knowledge leads to understanding.Understanding leads to love.Love leads to harmony.Be curious. - Sabina Nore
Curiosity is the offspring of mystery. For without mystery there be no need for curiosity. Curiosity is the search for the things that can be, it is the inspiration of the true adventurer. - Paul Bamikole
Curiosity, boldness, and persistence help you to be a success. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
...use design as a secret disguise to infiltrate whatever world you want to go into. If you do that over and over again, and then translate that interest and curiosity into the work that you’re doing, you’ll do great. - Michael Bierut
CURIOSITY, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul. - Ambrose Bierce
If the spirit of wonder & curiosity stays alive in us, then surely we will always have new questions, and always expand our creativity in response? - Jay Woodman
I could have all of the powers of mind in the world, but still be alone. Until I have met with the curiosity of others, I will remain alone and in hell. I have a dream, but I am not living it.At least I have comfort in completing CAPTHA's. - Michael Brett Turner
A person who wants to know everything eventually comes to a stage where his/her curiosity of knowing everything comes to an end and that is the stage of Enlightenment. - Sangita Pareek
Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected. - John Locke
Curiosity is the fire of desires that burns the dust to reveal the diamond. - Debasish Mridha
Curiosity lights a fire;wisdom illuminates it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Why is it that beautiful women never seem to have curiosity? Is it because they know they're classical? With classical things the Lord finished the job. Ordinary ugly people know they're deficient and they go on looking for the pieces. - Penelope Gilliatt
The universe was alive with staccato radio chatter and art and curiosity and wonder and change. - Exurb1a
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
Position yourself with something that captures your curiosity, something that you're missionary about. - Jeff Bezos
There are strategies to score or to be ahead but there is one strategy to learn which is curiosity. - Ronald Tudu
For me, writing stories set, well, wherever they're best set, is a form of cultural curiosity that is uniquely Scottish - we're famous for travelling in search of adventure. - Sara Sheridan
I believe in always being open to learning more through exploration of everything available and following one's sense of curiosity, creativity, and playfulness. - Jay Woodman
Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. - Walt Disney Company
I like curiosity. It's a mind game, not a necessity. - Debasish Mridha
Curiosity is the origin of knowledge. Experience is the origin of wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. - Albert Einstein
To live without zest is to live without an appetite for new experiences, to miss out on the spice, the juice, the edge that makes life thrilling. It is to live with deadened, flattened senses, with your passions unaroused and your curiosity untapped. - Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin
Curiosity is called curiosity because of how curiously it can creep into people’s behavior no matter what dangers are around. - Elizabeth Newton
Be excited about life, Pet your curiosity, Get in touch with your emotions. - Jasz Gill
Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. - Zora Neale Hurston
My quest and passionate curiosity are the basis for my love for scientific adventure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Kids are never the problem. They are born scientists. The problem is always the adults. They beat the curiosity out of kids. They outnumber kids. They vote. They wield resources. That's why my public focus is primarily adults. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The person you have known a long tme is embedded in you like a jewel. The person you have just met casts out a few glistening beams & you are fascinated to see more of them. How many more are there? With someone you've barely met the curiosity is intoxicating. - Naomi Shihab Nye
Curiosity is often mistaken as Love,Since they both have the common elements of Interest and Passion - drishti bablani
Curiosity is always good if it is aimed at learning. - Unarine Ramaru
Science is beautiful because of its endless curiosity. - Debasish Mridha
Knowledge comes from curiosity; wisdom comes from experience. - Debasish Mridha
Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own. - James Cameron
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. - Roy Bennett
Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own. Imagination is a force that can actually manifest a reality. - James Cameron
Let's follow our curiosity & our joy. - Jay Woodman
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. Without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail. - Albert Einstein
Curiosity is more important than knowledge. - Albert Einstein
Learning is by nature curiosity... prying into everything, reluctant to leave anything, material or immaterial, unexplained. - Philo of Alexandria
You’re never going to learn something as profoundly as when it’s purely out of curiosity. - Christopher Nolan
Thoughtful minds grow, in the sharpened awareness of those who have lived life; through love, curiosity and tragedy. - Aisha Mirza
Knowledge is the most essential ingredient of life, and it comes from curiosity. - Debasish Mridha
As Richard has pointed out on several occasions, I subscribe to the irregular verb theory of life: I am a trained investigator, you have a healthy curiosity, she/he is a nosy parker. - Val McDermid
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind. - Samuel Johnson
curiosity did not kill the cat - Sam Pottorff
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. - Anatole France
Curiosity improved the cat - Brandon Nankivell
The mainspring of genius is curiosity. - Charles Baudelaire
I am ordinary person with extraordinary curiosity. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Go according to your curiosity. - Debasish Mridha
Let go of certainty. The opposite isn't uncertainty. It's openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow. - Tony Schwartz
Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. - Freya Stark
Value judgments are destructive to our proper business, which is curiosity and awareness. - John Cage
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands. - Oscar Wilde
Curiosity is the beginning of knowledge, but understanding is the beginning of wisdom. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Healthy curiosity is a great key in innovation. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Four be the things I'd have been better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt. - Dorothy Parker
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. - Alexander Pope
As a writer, the main skill you need is curiosity. As a reader, the main tool you need is open-mindedness. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
I believe language is infinitely malleable, a live being in our hands, which deserves our great respect and curiosity - Brian Kiteley
Curiosity is the pleasure of seeking - Lailah Gifty Akita
I could have all of the powers of mind in the world, but still be alone. Until I have met with the curiosity of others, I will remain alone and in hell. I have a dream, but I am not living it.At least I feel some solace in completing CAPTCHA challenges. - Michael Brett Turner
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance. - William Wirt
A person should want to live, if only out of curiosity. - Yiddish Proverb
Part ways with your perception of reality, allow the unknown and your curiosity muster into a visual you've never allowed yourself to see. - Elizabeth Lomeli
Isn't it a good thing we don't know everything? If we did, we wouldn't have a reason to have curiosity, and curiosity is like imagination, taking us back to the time when we were just children in our own fantasylands. - Jule Warner
Curiosity is the main energy... - Robert Rauschenberg
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. - Albert Einstein
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry. - Albert Einstein
A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity. - Yiddish Proverb
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization. - G. M. Trevelyan
Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography. - Evelyn Waugh
The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity. - Ezra Pound
Curiosity was a form of lust, a wandering cupidity of the eye and the mind.
Curiosity brought me this far in life - Beta Metani' Marashi
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit - E.E. Cummings
Creativity is an amazing human characteristic, which is more connected with curiosity than with knowledge. - Eraldo Banovac
If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected. - Bill Gates
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. - Malcolm X
Why should we subsidize intellectual curiosity? - Ronald Reagan
If I have a theological virtue, it is curiosity or inquisitiveness. - Jurgen Moltmann
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity and tolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision. - Aldous Huxley
Curiosity can only be called "fear of the unknown" only when you are in your comfort zone. - Jury Nel
Curiosity is good, but creativity is greater. - Lailah Gifty Akita
One word love: curiosity. You long for freedom. You long to do what you want to do because you want it. To act on selfish impulse. You want to see what it's like. One day you won't be able to resist. - Jack Sparrow
There is no key to open the heart of another - except curiosity. - Stefan Molyneux
I made dangerous choices in those years, thinking myself bold and adventurous. Later I would come to understand that I hadn't been daring at all, just driven by confusion and hormones. The person capable of true daring, I knew now, possessed two admirable qualities: curiosity and courage. - Alice Steinbach
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