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My parents were always very supportive and accepting. They even shared my curiosity for life, or perhaps I theirs.
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
I'm a strange mixture of my mother's curiosity; my father, who grew up the son of the manse in a Presbyterian family, who had a tremendous sense of duty and responsibility; and my mother's father, who was always in trouble with gambling debts.
Everybody in Spain is sick of me. But in America, there's curiosity about the new kid on the block who doesn't speak English very well. The attention makes me feel vulnerable, which is something I hadn't felt in a while. But I like it.
Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and what will follow our departure.
I think the virtue I prize above all others is curiosity. If you look really hard at almost anybody, and try to see why they're doing what they're doing, taking a dig at them ceases to be what you want to do even if you hate them.
A. S. Byatt
I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.
I'm strong and opinionated. Those qualities brought me a lot of problems since I was a little girl in school, saying 'I don't agree' and fighting with the children. It's part of my curiosity for life.
As I grow older, I have a growing curiosity about my other half. My dad did a wonderful job raising me, and I wouldn't change it for the world, but at the same time there is a growing curiosity about my other half.
I've always been inspired by artists who have shown musical and intellectual curiosity and the courage to take risks.
I do have a peripatetic and active intellectual curiosity.
Each story we approach in the same way, with curiosity and interest and determination to get behind the image.
The enemy of science is not religion. Religion comes in endless shapes and forms... The true enemy is the substitution of thought, reflection, and curiosity with dogma.
Frans de Waal
Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.
Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed.
One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
William Lyon Phelps
In an era of parental paranoia, lawsuit mania and testing frenzy, we are failing to inspire our children's curiosity, creativity, and imagination. We are denying them opportunities to tinker, discover, and explore - in short, to play.
I think when it comes to pop I'm past the point of curiosity. I admit to a full-on obsession with it, and I think it's getting worse, actually.
Carly Rae Jepsen
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
William Samuel Johnson
I write as a way of keeping myself going. You build your life around writing, and it's what gets you through. So it's partly just curiosity to see what you can do.
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
I think there is a general unrest or curiosity about what a human future is going to be like, and whether the way we're living is even sustainable.
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.
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
Curiosity begins as an act of tearing to pieces or analysis.
We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist, and our work is a delightful game.
My career as a magazine writer was largely prefaced on the idea of curiosity, to go on adventures and weasel my way into the lives of people that I admire.
We didn't set out to be educators or even scientists, and we don't purport that what we do is real science but we're demonstrating a methodology by which one can engage and satisfy your curiosity.
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
G. M. Trevelyan
China is an old nation with a colourful history. Its booming economy has triggered an appetite and a curiosity around the world for its art and culture, one that continues to grow. I can, however, tell people that it is a show with no actor.
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