37 Quotes About Curiosity


Being curious in life will help you to explore and discover new knowledge and gain the experience you need in life to be successful. These quotes about curiosity will encourage you to maintain this desirable childlike trait.

“A sense of curiosity is nature’s original school of education.”

“A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.”

“All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.”

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.”

“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”

“Be very wary of any attempt, by anybody or anything, to limit the ultimate human right and duty to question and verify the truth.”

“Childhood and genius have the same master-organ in common–inquisitiveness.”

“Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.”

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

“Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. The 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 willing, a proud, and eager confession of ignorance.”

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

“Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.”

“Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.”

“Curiosity is one of those insatiable passions that grow by gratification.”

“Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.”

“Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.”

“Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.”

“Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.”

“God spare me sclerosis of the curiosity, for the curiosity which craves to keep us informed about the small things no less than the large is the mainspring, the dynamo, the jet propulsion of all complete living.”

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

“I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.”

“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.”

“It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.”

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”

“Let your curiosity be greater than your fear.”

“Questions show the mind’s range, and answers its subtlety.”

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”

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

“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.”

“The open mode is a mood in which curiosity for its own sake can operate, because we’re not under pressure to get a specific thing done properly. We can play.”

“The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards; and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy.”

“There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.”

“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.”

“They know enough who know how to learn.”

“When curiosity is alive, we are attracted to many things; we discover many worlds.”

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”

Being curious is what it takes to achieve your desires and dreams in life.

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