The Best 30 Curiosity Quotes

The Best 30 Curiosity Quotes to Inspire Kids and Adults

"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." - Albert Einstein

Curiosity Quotes

Curiosity allows you to learn and to stimulate and activate your mind. It makes you want to discover new things in life and it will make you live an adventurous and surprising journey, due to discovering new ways of understanding this crazy world. 

Many people throughout your life, such as teachers or your parents, will nurture your curiosity by encouraging you to look for the answers to interesting questions. Read these curiosity quotes that will surely inspire you and make you want to wonder about many more things in life

1"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing."

Albert Einstein

2"Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."

Marie Curie

3"Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will."

James Stephens

4"Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why."

Bernard Baruch

5"Curiosity is a willing, a proud, and eager confession of ignorance."

S.Leonard Rubinstein

6"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

7"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity."

Dorothy Parker

8"Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness."

Bryant H. McGill

9"I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."

Albert Einstein

10"Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life."

Linus Pauling

11"Progress is born of doubt and inquiry."

Robert G. Ingersoll

12"Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers."


13"Knowing the answer will help you in school. Knowing how to question will help you in life."

Warren Berger

14"Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory."

Richard Whately

15"A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education."

Smiley Blanton

16"Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people."

Leo Burnett

17“It is so important to allow children to bloom and to be driven by their curiosity.”

May-Britt Moser

18“There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.”

Charles Proteus Steinmetz

19“Curiosity is the lust of the mind.”

Thomas Hobbes

20“Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.”

Samuel Johnson

21"If you are curious, you’ll find the puzzles around you. If you are determined, you will solve them."

Erno Rubik

22"Your curiosity is your growth point always."

Danielle LaPorte

23“Let your curiosity be greater than your fear.”

Pema Chodron

24“The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.”

Irving Langmuir

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

26"The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity."

Edmund Burke

27“Every single day, I’m curious about everything. Curiosity is finding answers to things.”

Mickey Drexler

28“Curious people are interesting people; I wonder why that is.”

Bill Maher

29“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.”

Eugene Cernan

30“When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.”

Walt Disney