Curiosité n. Vilain défaut de l'esprit féminin. L'envie de savoir si oui ou non une femme se consume de curiosité est l'une des passions les plus actives et les plus insatiables de l'âme masculine. Ambrose Bierce, 1842-1914
Curiosity and of that eager passion for news. Michel De Montaigne
Curiosity in children Nature has provided to remove the ignorance they were born with. Locke
Curiosity is a kernel of the forbidden fruit, which still sticketh in the throat of a natural man, sometimes to the danger of his choking. Thomas Fuller
Curiosity is a little more than another name for hope. J. C. and A. W. Hare
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention as attention is of memory; therefore the first business of a teacher - first not only in point of time, but of importance - should be to excite not merely a general curiosity on the subject of the study, but a particular curiosity on particular points in that subject. To teach one who has no curiosity to learn, is to sow a field without ploughing it. Whately
Curiosity is but vanity. Oftenest one wishes to know but to talk of it. Otherwise one would not go to sea it he were never to say anything about it, and for the sole pleasure of seeing, without hope of ever communicating what he has seen. Pascal
Curiosity is endless, restless, and useless.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. Emerson
Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery. Victor Hugo
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. Johnson
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit. Knock therefore at the door before you enter upon your neighbor's privacy; and remember that there is no difference between entering into his house and looking into it. Jeremy Taylor
Curiosity is the most superficial of all the affections; it changes its object perpetually; it has an appetite which is very sharp, but very easily satisfied, and it has always an appearance of giddiness, restlessness and anxiety. Burke
Curiosity is the thirst of the soul. Johnson
Curiosity is thought on its entering edge. Charles H. Parkhurst
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last, and perhaps always predominates in proportion to the strength of the contemplative faculties. Johnson
Curiosity killed the cat. Satisfaction brought it back, that's why the cat has nine lives.
Curiosity killed the cat. fr] La curiosité est un vilain défaut.
Curiosity of knowing things has been given to man for a scourge. Michel De Montaigne
Curiosity, or the love of knowledge, has a very limited influence, and requires youth, leisure, education, genius and example to make it govern any person. Hume
Curioso: le donne insignificanti sono sempre gelose dei loro mariti, le belle non lo sono mai. Sono sempre così occupate a essere gelose dei mariti delle altre. (Oscar Wilde)
Curious Varvara's nose was torn off.
Currage prowokis hardenes. Scotland
Curran's favorite mode of meditation was with his violin in his hand; for hours together would he forget himself, running voluntaries over the strings, while his imagination, collecting its tones, was opening all his faculties for the coming emergency at the bar. Beaconsfield
Current among men, Like coin, the tinsel clink of compliment. The Princess, Pt. II, A. TENNYSON.
Currente calamo. en] With the pen running on; an afterthought.
Curriculum vitae. de] Lebenslauf. en] Course of life. / The courts of one's life; an academic resume.