Curiosity Proverbs

By | March 6, 2017

Sayings about Curiosity

Where curiosity is not the purveyor, detraction will soon be starved. ~ Latin Proverb

Curiosity killed the cat. ~ Traditional Proverb

Be not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shrewd unto thee than men understand. ~ Bible

A man should go on living — if only to satisfy his curiosity. ~ Yiddish Proverb

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. ~ Saying

Keep your curiosity sharp, and you will never become too old to appreciate life. ~ Saying

Quotations about Curiosity

Favorite quote about Curiosity

Curiosity doesn’t matter anymore. These days people don’t want to be transported to emotional territories where they don’t know how to react. ~ Hector Babenko

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. ~ James Stephens

Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence. ~ Alistair Cooke

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. ~ William A. Ward

What we want to tell, we wish our friend to have curiosity to hear. ~ Samuel Richardson

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

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. ~ Albert Einstein Quotes

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

Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. ~ Bryant H. McGill

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered. ~ Graham Greene

Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography. ~ Evelyn Waugh

When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity. ~ Martha Beck

Curiosity in children is but an appetite for knowledge. ~ John Locke

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. ~ Marie Curie

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

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery. ~ Victor Hugo Quotes

One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute. ~ William Lyon Phelps

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly. ~ Arnold Edinborough

An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating. ~ Marie Carmichael Stopes

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

You know what a woman’s curiosity is. ~ Oscar Wilde

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

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

Her curiosity instructed her more than the answers she was given. ~ Clarice Lispector

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. ~ Walt Disney Quotes

There are different kinds of curiosity: one comes from self-interest, which makes us want to know everything that may be profitable to us; another from pride, which comes from a desire to know what others are ignorant of. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

Curiosity has its own reason for existence. ~ Albert Einstein

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity. ~ Anatole France

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

I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas. ~ Albert Einstein Quotes

Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit. ~ Jeremy Taylor

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

My alma mater was books, a good library. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. ~ Malcolm X

Love is three quarters curiosity. ~ Giacomo Casanova

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting woman would take advantage of it. ~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes

When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. ~ Walt Disney

Curiosity is the lust of the mind. ~ Thomas Hobbes

We praise old times, but show no curiosity about modern events. ~ Syrus Publilius Syrus

Curiosity is the key to creativity. ~ Akio Morita

It is the spur of ignorance, the consciousness of not understanding, and the curiosity about that which lies beyond that are essential to our progress. ~ John Pierce

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last. ~ Samuel Johnson

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. ~ Oscar Wilde Quotes

Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections. ~ Daniel Boone

Curiosity . . . endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will. ~ Alistair Cooke

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. ~ Freya Stark

Never lose a holy curiosity. ~ Albert Einstein Quotes

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. ~ Ellen Parr

Curiosity is idle only to those who fail to realize that it may be a very rare and indispensable thing. ~ James Harvey Robinson

Let’s just say I was testing the bounds of reality. I was curious to see what would happen. That’s all it was: curiosity. ~ Jim Morrison

The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food. ~ Winwood W. Reade

The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth. ~ Irving Langmuir

People die when curiosity goes. ~ Graham Swift

Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind. ~ Samuel Johnson

Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life. ~ Linus Pauling

Each story we approach in the same way, with curiosity and interest and determination to get behind the image. ~ Martin Bashir

Curiosity begins as an act of tearing to pieces or analysis. ~ Samuel Alexander

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