Curiosity

“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

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

“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

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

“Pay attention to those employees who respectfully ask why. They are demonstrating an interest in their jobs and exhibiting a curiosity that could eventually translate into leadership ability.” – Harvey Mackay

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

“Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.” – James Stephens

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

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

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

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

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

“As a documentarian, you think, ‘Follow your curiosity.’” – Ron Howard

“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

“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

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

“Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

“Replace judgment with curiosity.” – Lynn Nottage

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

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

“The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.” – Anatole France

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

“A tree you pass by every day is just a tree. If you are to closely examine what a tree has and the life a tree has, even the smallest thing can withstand a curiosity, and you can examine whole worlds.” – William Shatner

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life, it’s that curiosity might kill cats, but it doesn’t kill people.” – Tracy Morgan

“The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.” – E. M. Forster

“Creativity flows when curiosity is stoked.” – Neil Blumenthal