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It Is A Curious Thing... That Every Creed Promises A Paradise Which Will Be Absolutely Uninhabitable For Anyone Of Civilized Taste.
~ Evelyn Waugh
It Is A Curious Fact That When We Get Sick We Want An Uncommon Doctor... When We Get Into A War, We Dreadfully Want An Uncommon Admiral And An Uncommon General. Only When We Get Into Politics Are We Content With The Common Man.
~ Herbert Clark Hoove
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
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
By A Curious Confusion, Many Modern Critics Have Passed From The Proposition That A Masterpiece May Be Unpopular To The Other Proposition That Unless It Is Unpopular It Cannot Be A Masterpiece.
~ G. K. Chesterton
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
It Is A Curious Thought, But It Is Only When You See People Looking Ridiculous That You Realize How Much You Love Them.
~ Agatha Christie
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
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
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
From Mount Hollywood, Los Angeles Looks Rather Nice, Enveloped In A Haze Of Changing Colors. Actually, And In Spite Of All The Healthful Sunshine And Ocean Breezes, It Is A Bad Place - Full Of Old, Dying People, Who Were Born Old Of Tired Pioneer Parents, Victims Of America - Full Of Curious Wild And Poisonous Growths, Decadent Religious Cults And Fake Science, And Wildcat Enterprises, Which, With Their Aim For Quick Profit, Are Doomed To Collapse And Drag Down Multitudes Of People.
~ Louis Adamic
One Who Is Too Wise An Observer Of The Business Of Others, Like One Who Is Too Curious In Observing The Labor Of Bees, Will Often Be Stung For His Curiosity.
~ Alexander Pope