curiosity

A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on curiosity and life

Yet these uneasy pleasures and fine pains are for curiosity, and not for life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Essays. Friendship

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on curiosity, lies, and secrets

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Pietro Perugino on curiosity, death, giving, and world

I am curious to see what happens in the next world to one who dies unshriven. [Giving his reasons for refusing to see a priest as he lay dying.]

Pietro Perugino

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on curiosity, habits, journalism, and worth

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on curiosity, men, and women

Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious, both are disappointed.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Melinda Shore on curiosity, facts, forgiveness, insults, judgment, order, questions, and stupidity

I'm not intending to imply insult or judgment here but I am curious to know in order to be able to respond to your posts in an appropriate manner, so please forgive what appears to be, but in fact is not intended as, an insulting question: Are you stupid?

Melinda Shore

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A Quote by Mark Twain on courage, curiosity, and world

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

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Madame Marie Curie on curiosity, ideas, and people

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.

Marie Curie (1867 - 1934)

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A Quote by Malcolm X on books, curiosity, good, justice, libraries, life, reading, and rest

My Alma mater was books, a good library . . . . I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

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A Quote by Philip Dormer Stanhope, Lord Chesterfield on curiosity, knowledge, manners, value, and world

Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its way through the world. Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value.

Lord Chesterfield Stanhope (1694 - 1773)

Source: July 1, 1748.

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