Inspirational Curiosity Quotes

Curiosity Quotes
Curiosity Quotes

Curiosity is a quality related to inquisitive thinking such as exploration, investigation, and learning, evident by observation. Curiosity helps us to improve our learning, memory, and motivation. Curiosity makes your mind active and observant, it develops the ability of reasoning and motivates you to explore new ideas.

Curiosity is very essential quality for success because directly or indirectly it improves our memory, learning ability, productivity, reasoning, efficiency and optimism. Curiosity creates a strong desire to know or learn something. It was Curiosity not knowledge or talent, which helped Albert Einstein and Issac Newton to discover Theory of Relativity and Law of Gravitation.

Below is a list of Inspirational Curiosity quotes.

“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why.”
— Bernard Mannes Baruch

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

“Curiosity is more important than knowledge.”
― Albert Einstein

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

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

“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.”
― Samuel Johnson Curiosity quotes

“Children, be curious. Nothing is worse (I know it) than when curiosity stops. Nothing is more repressive than the repression of curiosity. Curiosity begets love. It weds us to the world. It’s part of our perverse, madcap love for this impossible planet we inhabit. People die when curiosity goes. People have to find out, people have to know.”
― Graham Swift

“Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.”
― Richard P. Feynman

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

“Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”
― Walt Disney

“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. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

“Free curiosity has greater power to stimulate learning than rigorous coercion. Nevertheless, the free ranging flux of curiosity is channeled by discipline under Your Law.”
― Augustine of Hippo

“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”
― Marie Curie

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

“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

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

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

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

“Energy and curiosity are the lifeblood of universities; the desire to find out, to uncover, to dig deeper, to puzzle out obscurities, is the spirit of the university, and it is a channelling of that unresting curiosity that holds mankind together.”
― Robertson Davies

“I believe that curiosity, wonder and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; and that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways that less intense emotions can never do.”
― Kay Redfield Jamison Curiosity quotes


  1. You’ve gotten me curious about what all i am curious about…nice topic to blog about.


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


    1. What a wonderful quote, Bob! I will have to use this to deflect any criticisms I receive in the future for being too curious.


  3. This is brilliant. I especially love the first one. “Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why.”

    Thanks for putting this together. It’s a nice dose of inspiration for sure. 🙂


  4. Fantastic, I shared it on twitter, tried to “like.” but it just kept loading and was unable to.


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