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When curiosity is alive, we are attracted to many things; we discover many worlds. (Eric Booth)

Curiosity might be pictured as being made up of chains of small questions extending outwards, sometimes over huge distances, from a central hub composed of a few blunt, large questions. (Alain de Botton)

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

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. (Leo Burnett)

I have survivor's curiosity, I guess. (George H.W. Bush)

-from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland...
'Curiouser and curiouser!' cried Alice. 'Now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! Good-bye, feet!' (Lewis Carroll)

-on the Dalai Lama...
He is so childlike in his laughter. In his curiosity. He gets excited about things most of us are too jaded to notice. He is really different. (Victor Chan)

Let your curiosity be greater than your fear. (Pema Chodron)

I have always had a curious nature; I enjoy learning, but I dislike being taught. (Winston Churchill)

-on Leonardo da Vinci...
...undoubtedly the most curious man who ever lived. (Sir Kenneth Clark)

The open mode is a mood in which curiosity for its own sake can operate, because we're not under pressure to get a specific thing done properly. We can play. (John Cleese)

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. (Marie Curie)

Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts. (Clarence Day)

Wolves are hunters; they are adaptable with eyes that absorb their landscape. Be like the wolf. Fascinating and alive with curiosity. (Michael Duncan)

What I believe is that all clear-minded people should remain two things throughout their lifetimes: Curious and teachable. (Roger Ebert)

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. (Albert Einstein)

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 marvelous structure of reality. (Albert Einstein)

The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived from the inquiring mind. (Felix Frankfurter)

-on Leonardo da Vinci...
He transmuted his passion into inquisitiveness. (Sigmund Freud)

Evolved creators are just as curious about their failures as they are of their successes. (Robert Genn)

Curiosity allows your unique "owned processes" to draw you toward creative conclusions. (Robert Genn)

Make a searching and fearless inventory of your creative curiosity. (Sara Genn)

-The Quiet American...
If you live in a place for long you cease to read about it. (Henry Graham Greene)

People often say that I'm curious about too many things at once... But can you really forbid a man from harbouring a desire to know and embrace everything that surrounds him? (Alexander von Humboldt)

I do have a peripatetic and active intellectual curiosity. (Guy Kawasaki)

Curious people are interesting people. I wonder why that is? (Bill Maher)

We are no more than God's curiosity about himself. (Thomas Mann)

I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane. (Abraham Maslow)

I am curious to know what would happen if art were suddenly seen for what it is, namely, exact information of how to rearrange one's psyche in order to anticipate the next blow from our own extended faculties... (Marshall McLuhan)

What we do, if we are successful, is to stir interest in the matter at hand, awaken enthusiasm for it, arouse a curiosity, kindle a feeling, fire up the imagination. (Julius Sumner Miller)

Curiosity killed the cat, and satisfaction brought it back. (Eugene O'Neill)

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. (Ellen Parr)

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)

I have throughout been curious about how much we can be said to know and with what degree of certainty or doubtfulness. (Bertrand Russell)

You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. (John Singer Sargent)

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. (Freya Stark)

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. (James Stephens, author)

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

Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory. (Richard Whately)


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