Curiosity Quotes, Sayings and Proverbs

Explore interesting sayings, quotes and proverbs on the subject of curiosity. Enjoy!

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why. ~Bernard Baruch

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. ~Albert Einstein

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands. ~Oscar Wilde

There are no uninteresting things, there are only uninterested people. ~G. K. Chesterton

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. ~Marie Curie

Curiosity killed the cat. ~Proverb

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. ~Blaise Pascal

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. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity. ~Albert Einstein

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. ~Samuel Johnson

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

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ignorance and incuriosity are two very soft pillows. ~French proverb

Sometimes questions are more important than answers. ~Nancy Willard

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it. ~Sudie Back

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of the mind for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. ~Anatole France

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. ~Albert Einstein

The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity. ~Edmund Burke

Do not speak of evil for it creates curiosity in the hearts of the young. ~Native American Lakota proverb

Fear paralyzes; curiosity empowers. Be more interested than afraid. ~Patricia Alexander

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. ~Anonymous

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