1.We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
2.Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.
3.The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
4.It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
5.Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
6.Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
7.First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
8.The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.
9.Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
10.Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.
11.If I see anything vital around me, it is precisely that spirit of adventure, which seems indestructible and is akin to curiosity.
12.Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
13.Since I was old enough to understand what a songwriter/producer is, I’ve had a curiosity about how Max Martin creates what he creates. I wanted to see that happen. I wanted to be there. I wanted to learn from him.
14.I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover, I buy it if I like the name of the band, anything that sparks my imagination.
15.My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
16.Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
17.Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
18.What I have is a malevolent curiosity. That’s what drives my need to write and what probably leads me to look at things a little askew. I do tend to take a different perspective from most people.
19.When people don’t have any curiosity about themselves, that is always a bad sign.
20.Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
21.Never lose a holy curiosity.
22.I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
23.What interests me in life is curiosity, challenges, the good fight with its victories and defeats.
24.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.
25.Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
26.When Twitter made its way to my radar I looked at it as a curiosity, then started experimenting. I approached that as a place to be less formal and more off-the-cuff, honest and ‘human.’
27.Kids are born curious about the world. What adults primarily do in the presence of kids is unwittingly thwart the curiosity of children
28.There is always a place I can take someone’s curiosity and land where they end up enlightened when we’re done. That’s my challenge as an educator. No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don’t ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives.
29.Every day, I wake up and I say, ‘Why… how… did I end up with 1.7 million Twitter followers?’ It’s freaky to me, every day, but that tells me that there’s an appetite out there that had previously been underserved. There’s an inner geek in us all, an inner bit of curiosity that people are discovering, and they like it.
30.The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
31.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.
32.’Vogue’ and ‘Vice’ may appear to some to see the world through different lenses. But in my view, both are fearless and breathtaking, with unquenchable curiosity and vigor.
33.It is only from the people I’ve had the good fortune to meet that I am learning the lessons to guide me. Baz Luhrmann, director of ‘Moulin Rouge,’ for example, has a childlike curiosity about the world. He doesn’t pretend to know all the answers – quite the opposite, in fact. He asks loads of questions of everyone.
34.Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
35.Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.
36.I have known plenty of people who, in their later years, had the energy of children and the kind of curiosity and fascination with things like little children. I think we can keep that, and I think it’s important to keep that part of staying young. But I also think it’s great fun growing old.
37.An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.
38.Without transformation, you can assume you’re at a high moral, spiritual level just because you call yourself Lutheran or Methodist or Catholic. I think my great disappointment as a priest has been to see how little actual spiritual curiosity there is in so many people.
39.Some advice: keep the flame of curiosity and wonderment alive, even when studying for boring exams. That is the well from which we scientists draw our nourishment and energy. And also, learn the math. Math is the language of nature, so we have to learn this language.
40.Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
41.The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
42.There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to know that which may be useful to us; and the other, from pride which comes from the wish to know what others are ignorant of.
43.When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity.
44.Pay attention to those employees who respectfully ask why. They are demonstrating an interest in their jobs and exhibiting a curiosity that could eventually translate into leadership ability.
45.It may be that our cosmic curiosity… is a genetically-encoded force that we illuminate when we look up and wonder.
46.It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
47.Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
48.Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all – that has been my religion.
49.Curiosity is a great weapon for the artist.
50.Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
51.A tree you pass by every day is just a tree. If you are to closely examine what a tree has and the life a tree has, even the smallest thing can withstand a curiosity, and you can examine whole worlds.
52.What I can’t completely understand is most other people’s fascination with what the famous among us do with their lips and the rest of their bodies. Why do ordinary people become the target of this curiosity simply by virtue of the fact that other people recognise their names and faces but know almost nothing else about them?
53.I have survivor’s curiosity, I guess.
54.The best scientists and explorers have the attributes of kids! They ask question and have a sense of wonder. They have curiosity. ‘Who, what, where, why, when, and how!’ They never stop asking questions, and I never stop asking questions, just like a five year old.
55.The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
56.The age in which we live, this non-stop distraction, is making it more impossible for the young generation to ever have the curiosity or discipline… because you need to be alone to find out anything.
57.I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
58.Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
59.Curiosity is the best motive for writing: curiosity about the world at large, or about oneself.
60.People ask me, ‘Don’t you ever run out of ideas?’ Well, on the first place, I don’t use ideas. Every time I have an idea, it’s too limiting and usually turns out to be a disappointment. But I haven’t run out of curiosity.