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Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
Alistair Cooke

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

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

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

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

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

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

The basic drive behind real philosophy is curiosity about the world, not interest in the writings of philosophers.
Bryan Magee

Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
Thomas Hobbes

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

Love is three quarters curiosity.
Giacomo Casanova

Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
Jeremy Taylor

Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
Abraham Cowley

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

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

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.
Freya Stark

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

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

Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
Alistair Cooke

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

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

Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.
Harry Lorayne

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

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

People die when curiosity goes.
Graham Swift

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
George Bernard Shaw

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

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

There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
Robert Wilson Lynd

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
G. M. Trevelyan

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

Basically, I have been compelled by curiosity.
Mary Leakey
 
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