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I Am Convinced That The World Is Not A Mere Bog In Which Men And Women Trample Themselves In The Mire And Die. Something Magnificent Is Taking Place Here Amid The Cruelties And Tragedies, And The Supreme Challenge To Intelligence Is That Of Making The Noblest And Best In Our Curious Heritage Prevail.
~ Charles A. Beard
Only The Curious Will Learn And Only The Resolute Overcome The Obstacles To Learning. The Quest Quotient Has Always Excited Me More Than The Intelligence Quotient.
~ Eugene S. Wilson
When I Found The Skull In The Woods, The First Thing I Did Was Call The Police. But Then I Got Curious About It. I Picked It Up, And Started Wondering Who This Person Was, And Why He Had Deer Horns.
~ Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Those Little Nimble Musicians Of The Air, That Warble Forth Their Curious Ditties, With Which Nature Hath Furnished Them To The Shame Of Art.
~ Izaak Walton
Did Blind Chance Know That There Was Light And What Was Its Refraction, And Fit The Eyes Of All Creatures After The Most Curious Manner To Make Use Of It? These And Other Suchlike Considerations, Always Have, And Always Will Prevail With Mankind, To Believe That There Is A Being Who Made All Things, Who Has All Things In His Power, And Who Is Therefore To Be Feared.
~ Isaac Newton
It Is A Curious Thing... That Every Creed Promises A Paradise Which Will Be Absolutely Uninhabitable For Anyone Of Civilized Taste.
~ Evelyn Waugh
Be Less Curious About People And More Curious About Ideas.
~ Marie Curie
Nothing Is More Curious Than The Almost Savage Hostility That Humor Excites In Those Who Lack It.
~ George Saintsbury
It Is Curious That Physical Courage Should Be So Common In The World And Moral Courage So Rare.
~ Mark Twain
It Is In Fact Nothing Short Of A Miracle That The Modern Methods Of Instruction Have Not Yet Entirely Strangled The Holy Curious Of Inquiry. It Is A Very Grave Mistake To Think That The Enjoyment Of Seeing And Searching Can Be Promoted By Means Of Coercion And A Sense Of Duty.
~ Albert Einstein
What A Curious Phenomenon It Is That You Can Get Men To Die For The Liberty Of The World Who Will Not Make The Little Sacrifice That Is Needed To Free Themselves From Their Own Individual Bondage.
~ Bruce Barton
Only Barbarians Are Not Curious About Where They Come From, How They Came To Be Where They Are, Where They Appear To Be Going, Whether They Wish To Go There, And If So, Why, And If Not, Why Not.
~ Sir Isaiah Berlin