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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.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Curiosity
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Curiosity
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Curiosity
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Curiosity
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
~ Thomas Hobbes | ( British philosopher. ) | 1588-1679 | Curiosity
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Curiosity
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Desire to know why, and how -- curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge -- exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
~ Thomas Hobbes | ( British philosopher. ) | 1588-1679 | Curiosity
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
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 | ( American columnist, lecturer and humanitarian. ) | 1884-1962 | Curiosity
quotes Division : Civil Libertarians   
     
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Curiosity
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Curiosity
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Never lose a holy curiosity.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Curiosity
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
That low vice, curiosity!
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Curiosity
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Curiosity
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Curiosity
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
~ Anatole France | ( French writer. ) | 1844-1924 | Curiosity
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.
~ Robert Browning | (British poet. ) | 1812 -1889 | Curiosity
quotes Division : British Poets