CURIOSITY

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I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

We adults are often embarrassed by and seek to avoid mysteries we can’t explain; kids celebrate mysteries as wonderful companions for their curiosity.~Pablo Picasso

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why. ~Bernard Baruch

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. ~Albert Einstein

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

I keep six honest serving-men,
They taught me all I knew;
Their names are What and Why and When
And How and Where and Who.
~Rudyard Kipland

The one real object of education is to have a child in the condition of continually asking questions. ~Bishop Mandell Creighton

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. ~Stacia Tauscher

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer. ~Author Unknown

A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm. ~Bill Vaughan

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music. ~William Stafford

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man. ~Rabindranath Tagore

You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing. What! Is it nothing to be happy? Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again. ~Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The prime purpose of being four is to enjoy being four – of secondary importance is to prepare for being five. ~Jim Trelease

Youth is a perpetual intoxication; it is a fever of the mind. ~François Duc de la Rochefoucauld

While we try to teach our children all about life,
Our children teach us what life is all about.
~Angela Schwindt

Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything. ~Giacomo Leopard

Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives. ~Maya Angelou

There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child. ~Frank A. Clark

The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old. ~Joan Kerr

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. ~Walt Streightiff

You are a child of the Universe, no less than the moon and the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the Universe is unfolding as it should.~Max Ehrmann

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