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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.

The curiosity of an honorable mind willingly rests where the love of truth does not urge it further onward and the love of its neighbor bids it stop. - In other words, it willingly stops at the point where the interests of truth do not beckon it onward, and charity cries "Halt."

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

The gratification of curiosity rather frees us from uneasiness, than confers pleasure. - We are more pained by ignorance, than delighted by instruction. - Curiosity is the thirst of the soul.

The important thing is not to stop questioning. 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. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.

The over curious are not over wise.

There are different kinds of curiosity; one of interest, which causes us to learn that which would be useful to us; and the other of pride, which springs from a desire to know that of which others are ignorant.


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