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Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
I never intended to become a professional pilot. But, as I became more curious about aircraft, and, well, not being John Travolta, I realized that the only way I was ever going to fly a jet is if I got a job.
There's a part of me that's always charging ahead. I'm the curious kid, always going to the edge.
If you're curious, you'll probably be a good journalist because we follow our curiosity like cats.
There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
I was curious and hungry at a young age, and jazz was such a mystery to me, an ocean where you can express yourself in the moment. It represented freedom, it represented wearing wings and going somewhere with music.
Everyone wants to escape, everyone's drawn to escapism to leave their lives for an hour or two, and we're all so curious as human beings.
One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.
Unfortunately, the highly curious student is a small percentage of the kids.
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
Honore de Balzac
I've always been very curious about fringe cultures where people temporarily adopt a different social model or way of presenting themselves.
Even if you're happy with the life you've chosen, you're still curious about the other options.
Curious people are interesting people; I wonder why that is.
It is curious how instinctively one protects the image of oneself from idolatry or any other handling that could make it ridiculous, or too unlike the original to be believed any longer.
I was eccentric, even as a kid. I was an early reader, an early talker. I was very curious in a way that maybe the other kids weren't. I was a little more outgoing.
Michael J. Fox
When I was a child, kids used to make fun of me because I was blind. But I just became more curious, 'How can I climb this tree and get an apple for this girl?' That's what mattered to me.
What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.
It is a curious phenomena that God has made the hearts of the poor, rich and those of the rich, poor.
For nobody is curious, who isn't malevolent.
The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens.
D. H. Lawrence
Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is, or help to half-a-crown.
What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It's an area that I'm curious about, and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me. If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else.
I've always been really curious about things and slightly confused by the world, and I think someone who feels that way is in a good position to be the one asking questions.
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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