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I always had a curiosity about Texas. I had a curiosity about small-town life, although, granted, Odessa's not a tiny town.
H. G. Bissinger
I don't separate my books into historical novels and the rest. To me, they're all made-up worlds, and both kinds are borne out of curiosity, some investigation into the past.
The curiosity to see the prisoners appears to be unabated.
I read the papers online, and something usually piques my curiosity - that will then be the baseline of my research for the day.
Most of the time, I don't even watch what I do on TV. I go in, get the job done, and just know it's nothing. It's a job. Sometimes, I try something different, and I'll watch out of curiosity. Generally, I don't watch too much of what I do. Movies are basically the same, except it's more money spent on sets.
I feel blessed that I found not just a profession, but a 24/7 way of life that I purely love. That curiosity to be current, to listen to the Hozier album, to be early in recognition of a Lorde and spending time with her and Miguel, the pleasure of seeing new talent erupt... I love it.
In such a case secrecy must be absolute to be effective, and although mere vague curiosity induced many persons of my intimate acquaintance to ask to be allowed to just go in and have a peep, I never admitted anyone.
Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
I would have thought he would be there out of just plain curiosity. It was incredible that he was missing.
The first interviews I gave were entirely unpleasant. You have people trying to trip you up with impolite questions that have nothing to do with the books. It's simply vulgar curiosity, and I won't have it.
The curiosity of the human mind is essential if you want citizens who think rather than accept the first nonsense they come to.
Here's the teaching point, if you're teaching kids about intelligence and policy: Intelligence does not absolve policymakers of responsibility to ask tough questions, and it doesn't absolve them of having curiosity about the consequences of their actions.
What is the intersection between technology, art and science? Curiosity and wonder, because it drives us to explore, because we're surrounded by things we can't see.
My most important quality or property is curiosity. And that had its beginning in what I was going to do with my life.
The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.
William Winwood Reade
I won't deny that I have a far more productive writing life without the Internet, mostly because I rekindle my ability to concentrate on one thing for a period of longer than three minutes. My curiosity is channeled inward rather than Internet-ward.
I've always been an engineer devoted to the potential of advanced technologies. Like most engineers, I have a keen sense of curiosity and a deep desire to learn. Garmin was my first entrepreneurial endeavour, and it has been an incredible journey.
The older I get, the more my curiosity grows, and every book I write is a new exploration.
I have a vast curiosity about our universe, our origins, and its probable future.
In a house where there are small children the bathroom soon takes on the appearance of the Old Curiosity Shop.
I wasn't driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity.
If there's one thing I've learned in my life, it's that curiosity might kill cats, but it doesn't kill people.
For me, the real pleasure in writing is in having an excuse to pursue my curiosity about people who have meant something to me.
One of the fundamental discoveries I made about myself - early enough to make use of it - was that I am driven to seize life and to understand it. The motor that pushes me is propelled by more than scientific curiosity.
Curiosity is the best motive for writing: curiosity about the world at large, or about oneself.
C. S. Lewis
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