Curiosity Quotes and Sayings

Much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on.
Steve Jobs

All of the smartest people I’ve met, regardless of where they received their formal education, were mostly self-taught, incredibly curious and voracious readers.
– Jim O’Shaughnessy

Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. What people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity.
– Aaron Swartz

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Albert Einstein

Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self criticism.
Albert Einstein

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
T.S. Eliot

Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.
– Lovelle Drachman

The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come home.

Curiosity is scandal’s microscope.

My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
– Malcolm X

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
– Ralph W. Sockman

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
– Bishop Mandell Creighton

To be curious about that which is not one’s concern while still in ignorance of oneself is absurd.
Plato

If you read someone else’s diary, you get what you deserve.
– David Sedaris

Curiosity is little more than another name for Hope.
– Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

Curiosity is the engine of achievement.
– Ken Robinson

No one asks how to motivate a baby. A baby naturally explores everything it can get at, unless restraining forces have already been at work. And this tendency doesn’t die out, it’s wiped out.
– B.F. Skinner

I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired – looking up something and finding something else on the way.
– Franklin P. Adams

If you really want to succeed, you’ll have to go for it every day like I do. The big time isn’t for slackers. Keep up your mental stamina and remain curious. I think that bored people are unintelligent people.
– Donald Trump

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

A sense of curiosity is nature’s original school of education.
– Smiley Blanton

Questions show the mind’s range, and answers its subtlety.
– Joseph Joubert

They know enough who know how to learn.
– Henry Adams

There are two possible outcomes: If the result confirms the hypothesis, then you’ve made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery.
– Enrico Fermi

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 would be curiosity.
Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Mere curiosity adds wings to every step.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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.
Alexander Pope

I have always had a curious nature; I enjoy learning, but I dislike being taught.
Winston Churchill

Let your curiosity be greater than your fear.
– Pema Chodron

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