Inspirationally Curious Quotes

By Nic LazMonday, Feb 13, 2017


[Latin: I am Human and Nothing of Human Nature is Alien to me.]


⁓ Publius Terentius Afer (Terence)
It all comes down to being truly curious and wanting to get to know more our authentic self.


“The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.”


⁓ Oscar Wilde
So perhaps it all starts with elementary questions :
What do I want to know more off?
What is worthwhile to understand better?
What is sequestering my attention?


“Curiosity killed the cat”


⁓ Unknown
An expression which describes the paradox of curiosity well; as I focus my attention and find out more about the subject I am investigating, the outcome deviates from the preliminary idea I had about the subject. Schrodinger devised a quantum physical dilemma, where he posed that it was unknown if a cat was alive or dead in a quantum box. So both situations are possible at the same time; only once the observer opens the box does the outcome become definite.


“Life can be considered a Theater in which we are the actors experiencing our own lives.”


⁓ Jochem Janssen


“The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he’s one who asks the right questions.”


⁓ Claude Lévi-Strauss


“It’s time to fly. Care to join me?”


⁓ Anthony T. Hincks


“Life isn’t a fairytale but we can make it like a fairytale”


⁓ Lucy ‘Aisy


“Look, there’s no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.”


⁓ Fernando Pessoa


“If music be the food of love, play on”


⁓ William Shakespeare.


“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.”


⁓ William Blake


“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”


⁓ Oscar Wilde


“If we are to discuss peace, we must discuss war, if we are to discuss love, we must understand hate.”




“The most important thing is a person. A person who incites your curiosity and feeds your curiosity; and machines cannot do that in the same way that people can.”


⁓ Steve Jobs



“Much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on.”


⁓ Steve Jobs


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


⁓ Arnold Edinborough


“Curiosity is the essence of human existence.”


⁓ Eugene Cernan, Astronaut of Apollo 17 mission