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I'm full of curiosity.
Because of my capacity for listening to strangers' tales, or the details of their lives, my patience with their food and their crotchets, my curiosity that borders on nosiness, I am told that anyone traveling with me experiences an unbelievable tedium, and this is why I choose to travel alone.
There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
Robert Wilson Lynd
Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.
Popularity gets up people's noses. But I understand the importance and the function of popular music. There is an artistic purpose. Popular music helps people to develop a curiosity and leads them towards classical music.
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
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 did kill the cat, but I'm very curious.
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.
I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.
One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
William Lyon Phelps
I had this unusual mix of curiosity, the ability to write in ways people understood, and when I appeared, viewers seemed to trust me to get them through some cataclysmic changes.
A burning itch to know is higher than a solemn vow to pursue truth. To feel the burning itch of curiosity requires both that you be ignorant, and that you desire to relinquish your ignorance.
Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.
So curiosity, I think, is a really important aspect of staying young or youthful.
I do have a peripatetic and active intellectual curiosity.
I think life is about having the mixture of the curiosity of an older person and the imagination of a child.
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.
I have two curiosity cabinets at home filled with finds from jumble sales, markets and my travels. My favourite piece is a voodoo mask from just outside Cape Town.
We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist, and our work is a delightful game.
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
G. M. Trevelyan
I like a man who has a great curiosity and sense of adventure because that's the way I am. He has to have a willingness to be vulnerable and a willingness to see where the road takes us. And I want a man who is romantic.
Poets have to be sensitive to their audience, but it does not mean that they censor themselves. I realise my audience is diverse. Some will read with empathy and curiosity while others will take offense.
I have always had a sense of curiosity and aspiration.
Each story we approach in the same way, with curiosity and interest and determination to get behind the image.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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