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Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.

Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.

Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. - Every advance into knowledge opens new prospects and produces new incitements to further progress.

Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

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

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

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

Curiosity killed the cat.

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.

Curiosity, from its nature, is a very active principle; it quickly runs over the greatest part of its objects, and soon exhausts the variety common to be met with in nature. Some degree of novelty must be one of the materials; in almost every instrument which works upon the mind; and curiosity blends itself, more or less, with all our pleasures.

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.

Curiosity, or the love of knowledge, has a very limited influence, and requires youth, leisure education, genius and example to make it govern any person.

Eve, with all the fruits of Eden blest, save only one, rather than leave that one unknown, lost all the rest.

How many a noble art, now widely known, owes its young impulse to this power alone.

I loathe that low vice, curiosity.

Inquisitive people are the funnels of conversation; they do not take anything for their own use, but merely to pass it on to others.

Men are more inclined to ask curious questions, than to obtain necessary instruction.

No heart is empty of the humor of curiosity, the beggar being as attentive, in his station, to an increase of knowledge, as the prince.


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