28 Best Quotes about Curiosity

Curiosity Quote of the Day

My most important quality or property is curiosity. And that had its beginning in what I was going to do with my life. - Richard Artschwager , Artist

What you need to be a good photographer is an overwhelming curiosity and a good digestion. Sometimes you feel blessed with curiosity, sometimes you feel cursed with it. - Eve Arnold , Photographer

I have always had a sense of curiosity and aspiration. - Waris Ahluwalia , Designer

Aspiration Quotes

Curiosity begins as an act of tearing to pieces or analysis. - Samuel Alexander , Philosopher


I don't find myself interesting as a person and the details I find boring, quite frankly. You could sum it up in a few words or sentences really: came from nothing. Self-educated. Luck. Energy. Curiosity. Ambition. That's it. Nothing at all can illuminate the work as far as I can tell. - Peter Ackroyd, Author

Ambition Quotes, Work Quotes, Energy Quotes, Luck Quotes

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 - Clay P. Bedford

Learning Quotes

Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them. - Russell Baker, Journalist

Age Quotes, Children Quotes, Parents Quotes

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. - e. e. cummings, Poet

Risk Quotes, Experience Quotes, Wonder Quotes

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Education Quotes

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. - George Bernard Shaw

Love Quotes

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. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Desire Quotes, Passion Quotes, Mind Quotes

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? - Alan Alda , American Actor

Virtue Quotes

Never lose a holy curiosity. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Lying Quotes

Ray Bradbury is one who is contributing to the understanding of the imagination and the curiosity of the human race. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Understanding Quotes, Imagination Quotes

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

Tooth Fairy Quotes, Birth Quotes

What interests me in life is curiosity, challenges, the good fight with its victories and defeats. - Paulo Coelho, Novelist

Life Quotes, Challenge Quotes

What makes an actor, I think, is a combination of a deep curiosity about life and a case of the crazies. - Nina Arianda , Actress

Life Quotes

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. - Steven Wright , Comedian

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Off to College Quotes, Graduation Quotes, Important Quotes

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. - Walt Disney, Cartoonist

My most important quality or property is curiosity. And that had its beginning in what I was going to do with my life. - Richard Artschwager , Artist

Life Quotes, Important Quotes, Beginning Quotes

An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment. - David Attenborough, Journalist

Great Quotes, Understanding Quotes, Fulfillment Quotes

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

Emotion Quotes, Mind Quotes

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. - Joseph Addison, Writer

Imagination Quotes

Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion. - John Burroughs, Author

Religion Quotes

I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where I was just a guest of the reviewer, because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures and understanding other parts of the world. - Ted Allen , Entertainer

Understanding Quotes, Studying Quotes

Most Muslim women know it is fear and curiosity that cause people to stare. They know it is ignorance and stereotypes that cause people to suppose that a piece of material covering the hair strips a woman of the ability to speak English, pursue a career, work a remote control. - Randa Abdel-Fattah, Writer

Work Quotes, Ability Quotes, Control Quotes, Ignorance Quotes, Women Quotes, Fear Quotes, Material Quotes

What drove me and kept me going over the decades? If I had to use a single word, it would be 'curiosity.' - Eve Arnold , Photographer