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Curiosity Quotes


These are some of the best 'Curiosity' quotations and sayings.

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A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no fibs.

Avoid him who, for mere curiosity, asks three questions running about a thing that cannot interest him.

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

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

Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.

Curiosity draws a man from consideration of the effect, to seek the cause.

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.

Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.

Curiosity is a kernel of the forbidden fruit which still sticketh in the throat of a natural man, sometimes to the danger of his choking.

Curiosity is a little more than another name for hope.

Curiosity is a lust of the mind.

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

Curiosity is but vanity. Oftenest one wishes to know but to talk of it. Otherwise one would not go to sea if he were never to say anything about it, and for the sole pleasure of seeing, without hope of ever communicating what he has seen.

Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.

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

Curiosity is its own reason.

Curiosity is looking over other people's stairs, and overlooking our own.

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.

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


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