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Stephen Fry – People do not care to know

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The only reason people do not know much is because they do not care to know. They are incurious. Incuriosity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is.

Stephen Fry  

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Sigmund Freud – I am not at all a man of science

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Sigmund FreudI am actually not at all a man of science, not an observer, nor an experimenter, not a thinker. I am by temperament nothing but a conquistador – an adventurer.. . with all the curiosity, daring, and tenacity characteristic of a man of this sort.

Sigmund Freud   (1856-1939)

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Confucius – A fool for a minute

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ConfuciusThe man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

Confucius  

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Neil deGrasse Tyson – Kids are never the problem

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Neil deGrasse TysonKids are never the problem. They are born scientists. The problem is always the adults. They beat the curiosity out of the kids. They out-number kids. They vote. They wield resources. That’s why my public focus is primarily adults.

Neil deGrasse Tyson   (Oct 5, 1958 -)

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