curiosity

Seize the moment of excited curiosity of any subject, to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.

In your daily life, you can treat people you meet in a way that strengthens them in spirit through genuine interest or respect… not a patronizing or false sense of sincerity… but rather a genuine curiosity and respect for each individual you meet… Your actions do make a lasting impact on each person you encounter. It’s an enormous responsibility to take seriously how you treat the people in your life, and a great joy to know you have acted with caring, warmth, and love.

Crystals are like concentrated knowledge pressed into crystalline form. They are the culmination of life force coming together in time and space. The crystal shows nature’s urge for symmetry and perfection. Our life purpose is like that – purposeful curiosity and imagination yearning for balance and beauty.

One great Reason why many Children abandon themselves wholly to silly sports and trifle away all their time insipidly is because they found their Curiosity baulk’d and their Enquiries neglected. But had they been treated with more kindness and Respect and their Questions answered, as they should, to their Satisfaction, I doubt not but they would have taken more Pleasure in Learning and improving their Knowledge, wherein there would be still Newness and Variety, which is what they are delighted with, than in returning over and over to the same Play and Playthings.

Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn one’s back on life.

Life is no dress rehearsal. This is the time to explore, to indulge our curiosity and our hunger for truth.

The opened mind can be relaxed and playful. It is filled with curiosity and wonder. There is something childlike about it. It loves to get off the beaten track, to explore paths that are not the ones taken by social convention.

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography.

In the musical field there appears to be an unquenchable thirst for the familiar, and very little curiosity as to what the newer composers are up to.

In the musical field there appears to be an unquenchable thirst for the familiar, and very little curiosity as to what the newer composers are up to.

In the musical field there appears to be an unquenchable thirst for the familiar, and very little curiosity as to what the newer composers are up to.

We suppress the child’s curiosity (for example, there are questions one should not ask), and then when he lacks a natural interest in learning he is offered special coaching for his scholastic difficulties.

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

There are different kinds of curiosity - one of interest, which causes us to learn that which would be useful to us, and the other of pride which springs from desire to know that of which others are ignorant.

As those things which engage us merely by their novelty cannot attach us for any length of time, curiosity is the most superficial of all the affections.

Some men think that the gratification of curiosity is the end of knowledge; some the love of fame; some the pleasure of dispute; some the necessity of supporting themselves by their knowledge; but the real use of all knowledge is this, that we should dedicate that reason which was given us by God to the use and advantage of man.

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life-blood of real civilization.

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age. When the sense of curiosity has withered.