169+ LEGENDARY Curiosity Quotes to Rekindle Your Life

Curiosity makes our mind stronger and brings excitement into our lives. The life of curious people is open to see new worlds and possibilities. They are more positive, happier and successful. Famous curiosity quotes motivate you to be eager to learn something, feel more excited about life and live your dreams.

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Top 10 Curiosity Quotes

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day. Albert Einstein

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch

Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on the other side? George R.R. Martin

most powerful quotes on curiosity

Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. Bryant H. McGill

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly. Arnold Edinborough

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein

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If you are curious, you’ll find the puzzles around you. If you are determined, you will solve them. Erno Rubik

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. Marie Curie

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Enjoy every step you take. If you’re curious, there is always something new to be discovered in the backdrop of your daily life. Roy T. Bennett

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last. Samuel Johnson

Best Curiosity Quotes

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why. Bernard Baruch

Curiosity is a willing, a proud, an eager confession of ignorance. S. Leonard Rubinstein

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

quotes on curiosity and exploration

The future belongs to the curious.

Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life. Linus Pauling

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. Stephen Hawking

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Curiosity is the engine of achievement. Ken Robinson

There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions. Charles Proteus Steinmetz

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

top curiosity quotes

Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own.

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. Dorothy Parker

Your curiosity is your growth point always. Danielle LaPorte

famous curiosity quotes

Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be. Carolyn Haywood

Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory. Richard Whately

Curiosity is the fuel for discovery, inquiry, and learning.

A sense of curiosity is nature’s original school of education. Smiley Blanton

motivating curiosity quotes

When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. Walt Disney

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. James Stephens

Curiosity about life in all aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. Leo Burnett

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If you can let go of passion and follow your curiosity, your curiosity just might lead you to your passion. Elizabeth Gilbert

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. Leo Burnett

My favourite words are possibilities, opportunities and curiosity. I think if you are curious, you create opportunities, and then if you open the doors, you create possibilities. Mario Testino

To be curious about that which is not one’s concern while still in ignorance of oneself is absurd. Plato

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Be curious, not judgmental. Walt Whitman

May you always have a beautiful soul with a fierce demeanor and a curiosity to know.

No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don’t ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. What people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity. Aaron Swartz

meaningful curiosity quotes

Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts. Clarence Day

Curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. Walt Disney

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery. Victor Hugo

Your soul is infinitely creative. It is alive and expansive in nature. It is curious and playful, changing with the tides of time. Debbie Ford

curiosity sayings and quotes

I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive. Albert Einstein

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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.

inspiring curiosity quotes

I’m so curious about knowing the unknown; it can be scary, but I see it as a game. Hrithik Roshan

Much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity an intuition turned out to be priceless later on. Steve Jobs

Curiosity is the lust of the mind. Thomas Hobbes

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. Oscar Wilde

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It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent. Cicero

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in nature. Freya Stark

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. William Arthur Ward

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. Carl Rogers

quotes on curiosity

Curious people are interesting people; I wonder why that is. Bill Maher

Curiosity is the hunger of the human mind. Rose Wilder Lane

Awaken the curiosity within you.

Take all the courses in your curriculum. Do the research. Ask questions. Find someone doing what you are interested in! Be curious! Katherine Johnson

amazing curiosity quotes

Learning is by nature, curiosity. Plato

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study. Chinese Proverb

Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.

Curiosity is one of the most valuable characteristics one can possess. When coupled with fearlessness and determination, that’s freedom.

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All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. Martin H. Fischer

Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it and make it the life you want to live. Mae Jemison

Ideas come from curiosity. Walt Disney

Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will. Vernon Howard

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I shall always be grateful for this curious love of history, allowing me to spend a lifetime looking back into the past, allowing me to learn from these large figures about the struggle for meaning for life. Doris Kearns Goodwin

Creativity grows out of two things: curiosity and imagination. Benny Goodman

Never lose your curiosity.

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. Ralph W. Sockman

Inspirational Quotes On Curiosity

When people express opinions that differ from yours, take it as a chance to grow. Seek to understand over being understood. Be curious, not defensive. The only way to disarm another human being is by listening. Glennon Doyle Melton

Don’t try to be young. Just open your mind. Stay interested in stuff. There are so many things I won’t live long enough to find out about, but I’m still curious about them. You know people who are already saying, ‘I’m going to be 30 – oh, what am I going to do?’ Well, use that decade! Use them all! Betty White

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. Mark Twain

Let your curiosity lead you down a road that is less traveled.

God spare me sclerosis of the curiosity, for the curiosity which craves to keep us informed about the small things no less than the large is the mainspring, the dynamo, the jet propulsion of all complete living. John Mason Brown

Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling. Blaise Pascal

It is so important to allow children to bloom and to be driven by their curiosity. May-Britt Moser

It’s sort of a mental attitude about critical thinking and curiosity. It’s about mindset of looking at the world in a playful and curious and creative way. Adam Savage

Curiosity is life. Mark Parker

Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. The great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected. John Locke

The best in business have boundless curiosity and open minds. Robin Sharma

Every single day, I’m curious about everything. Curiosity is finding answers to things. Mickey Drexler

The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards; and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy. Anatole France

Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity. Billy Cox

Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. Henry L. Doherty

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. Terry Gross

As children we all possess a natural uninhabited curiosity, a hunger for explanations, which seems to die slowly as we age–suppressed, I suppose by the need not to appear ignorant. Mahlon Hoagland

At the heart of great leadership is a curious mind, heart, and spirit. Chip Conley

Childhood and genius have the same master-organ in common inquisitiveness. Edwin Bulwar-Lytton

Curiosity … endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will. Alistar Cooke

The human brain had a vast memory storage. It made us curious and very creative. Those were the characteristics that gave us an advantage – curiosity, creativity and memory. And that brain did something very special. It invented an idea called ‘the future.’ David Suzuki

Curiosity is one of those insatiable passions that grow by gratification. Sarah Scott

When curiosity is alive, we are attracted to many things; we discover many worlds. Eric Booth

Give people facts and you feed their minds for an hour. Awaken curiosity and they feed their own minds for a lifetime. Ian Russell

Curiosity might be pictured as being made up of chains of small questions extending outwards, sometimes over huge distances, from a central hub composed of a few blunt, large questions. Alain De Botton

I’m curious about other people. That’s the essence of my acting. I’m interested in what it would be like to be you. Meryl Streep

If you are hungry for food, you are prepared to hunt high and low for it. If you are hungry for information, it is the same. Information is all around us, now more than ever before in human history. You barely have to stir or incommode yourself to find things out. The only reason people do not know much is because they do not care to know. They are incurious. Incuriosity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is. Stephen Fry

Let your curiosity be greater than your fear. Pema Chodron

I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. Franklin P. Adams

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it. Sudie Back

Science means constantly walking a tightrope between blind faith and curiosity; between expertise and creativity; between bias and openness; between experience and epiphany; between ambition and passion; and between arrogance and conviction – in short, between an old today and a new tomorrow. Heinrich Rohrer

I have always had a curious nature; I enjoy learning, but I dislike being taught. Winston Churchill

Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type of confidence. And it is fragile. It can be blackened by fear and superstition. Bernard Beckett

The open mode is a mood in which curiosity for its own sake can operate, because we’re not under pressure to get a specific thing done properly. We can play. John Cleese

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

A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. Alexander Pope

The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value. Arthur Schopenhauer

No one asks how to motivate a baby. A baby naturally explores everything it can get at, unless restraining forces have already been at work. And this tendency doesn’t die out, it’s wiped out. B.F. Skinner

Where the apple reddens never pry — lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I. Robert Browning

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. Albert Einstein

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers. Voltaire

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. Samuel Johnson

Famous Quotes About Curiosity

The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size. Albert Einstein

Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. Zora Neale Hurston

All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge. The fun is in making the connections. Arthur Aufderheide

The power to question is the basis of all human progress. Indira Gandhi

Progress is born of doubt and inquiry. Robert G. Ingersoll

Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations. Mae Jemison

Skepticism is the first step towards truth. Denis Diderot

Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. Golda Meir

We must dare to think about ‘unthinkable things’ because when things become ‘unthinkable’, thinking stops and action becomes mindless. J. William Fulbright

It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view. George Eliot

It would be better for us to have some doubts in an honest pursuit of truth, than it would be for us to be certain about something that was not true. Daniel Wallace

A map does not just chart, it unlocks and formulates meaning; it forms bridges between here and there, between disparate ideas that we did not know were previously connected. Reif Larsen

From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction, from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are and everything we have comes from one attribute of man – the function of his reasoning mind. Ayn Rand

The focus is what is right before you–to give it your best. It sows the seeds of tomorrow. Kiran Bedi

Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It’s posing questions and coming up with a method. It’s delving in. Sally Ride

Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance. Anne Lamott

Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins. Edith Wharton

Knowing the answers will help you in school. Knowing how to question will help you in life. Warren Berger

Intellectual Curiosity Quotes

Live a life full of humility, gratitude, intellectual curiosity, and never stop learning. Gza

One can remain alive … if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity interested in big things and happy in small ways. Edith Wharton

I want people to believe in themselves. I want intellectual curiosity. I want someone who realizes that they don’t know it all and that they’re dying to learn. Kevin Plank

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. Albert Einstein

One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute. William Lyon Phelps

You’re never going to learn something as profoundly as when it’s purely out of curiosity. Christopher Nolan

Listen more than you talk. Nobody learned anything by hearing themselves speak. Richard Branson

People don’t always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history. Caroline Kennedy

I’ve always been inspired by artists who have shown musical and intellectual curiosity and the courage to take risks. Renee Fleming

Intellectual curiosity drove Einstein to some of the world’s most important discoveries. Gordon Gee

I do have a peripatetic and active intellectual curiosity. Guy Kawasaki

Actually, I’ve never thought myself as being a particularly hard worker. I’ve always worked, and I guess my mind is busy all the time. I’ve been in a lot of things just because of my own intellectual curiosity. Sam Wyly

Why should we subsidize intellectual curiosity? Simon Hoggart

Intellectual curiosity about one’s own illness is certainly born of a desire for mastery. If I couldn’t cure myself, perhaps I could at least begin to understand myself. Siri Hustvedt

Intellectual curiosity is a superpower. Anthony Pompliano

One can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways. Daniel Handler

Following your genuine intellectual curiosity is a better foundation for a career than following whatever is making money right now. Naval Ravikant

Curious Quotes

I’m curious. Period. I find everything interesting. Real life. Fake life. Objects. Flowers. Cats. But mostly people. If you keep your eyes open and your mind open, everything can be interesting. Agnes Varda

Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words. Roy T. Bennett

Mere curiosity adds wings to every step. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you read someone else’s diary, you get what you deserve. David Sedaris

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

There are two possible outcomes: If the result confirms the hypothesis, then you’ve made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery. Enrico Fermi

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. Bishop Mandell Creighton

Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible. Richard Feynmann

They know enough who know how to learn. Henry Adams

Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world. John Muir

Questions show the mind’s range and answers its subtlety. Joseph Joubert

Be very wary of any attempt, by anybody or anything, to limit the ultimate human right and duty to question and verify the truth.

The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design. Friedrich August von Hayek

Stay Curious Quotes

Stay curious and stay joyful.

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. E. E. Cummings

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

As long as you’re interested in people and things, that curiosity propels you forward. Joanna Coles

Curiosity is the best motive for writing: curiosity about the world at large, or about oneself. Michael Korda

Stay curious! Life is simple but mysterious.

I’m talking about enjoying and finding pleasure and interest and happiness and curiosity every moment. Valerie Harper

I am generally fascinated by what are the big, challenging questions – that’s behind my curiosity. Paul Allen

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

Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Susan Sontag

Curiosity is the essence of human existence. ‘Who are we? Where are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going?’… I don’t know. I don’t have any answers to those questions. I don’t know what’s over there around the corner. But I want to find out. Gene Cernan

We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them. Jean Jacques Rosseau

The secret of success is an absolute ungovernable curiosity. Larry King

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso

What I have is a malevolent curiosity. That’s what drives my need to write and what probably leads me to look at things a little askew. I do tend to take a different perspective from most people. David Bowie

Wise Quotes About Being Curious

Intelligence follows curiosity. James Clear

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

Curiosity is what keeps me open to a sense of hope. It staves off negativity. Carrie Brownstein

In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. Eric Hoffer

I don’t know anything, but I do know that everything is interesting if you go into it deeply enough. Richard Feynman

When people don’t have any curiosity about themselves, that is always a bad sign. Irvin D. Yalom

Learning never exhausts the mind. Leonardo Da Vinci

We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. Lloyd Alexander

Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing. Thomas Huxley

No matter how he may think himself accomplished, when he sets out to learn a new language, science or the bicycle, he has entered a new realm as truly as if he were a child newly born into the world. Frances Willard

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. Henry Ford

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

Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form. Vladimir Nabokov

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. Albert Einstein

Boredom leads to one of these two things: more boredom or more creativity. Matthew Kobach

Some Facts About Curiosity

Is curiosity a skill?

Yes. A sense of curiosity is a fantastic skill to have and it must come from the right intention to understand, learn, or know more about someone or something.

How do you explain curiosity?

Basically, it is a strong desire to learn and know somethings. Those who are curious actively seek out new ways to broaden their horizons.

Why is curiosity important?

Since the mind of curious people is active, you start to ask questions, learn from others, and look for ways to live better. Life is better when you’re curious.

How do you develop curiosity?

Open your mind, ask questions, be enthusiastic and read.

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