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“The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.”
“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”
E. E. Cummings
“Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others”
“Curiouser and curiouser!”
“It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.”
“Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.”
“Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back”
“Whenever I found out anything remarkable, I have thought it my duty to put down my discovery on paper, so that all ingenious people might be informed thereof.”
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.”
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