Best 39 Quotes & Tweets on Curiosity

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Highs that don’t lead to subsequent lows: • Meditation, gratitude, prayer, journaling, unconditional love. • Yoga, exercise, play, nature walks. • Creating art, reading for fun, singing, poetry. • Practicing a craft, pursuing curiosity, work done for its own sake, flow.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Following your genuine intellectual curiosity is a better foundation for a career than following whatever is making money right now.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

Whether you’re starting a company or a cult, recruit for conviction, not curiosity.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

It’s never been a better time for self-motivated people. Anyone connected to the internet has the education power of a university and the distribution power of a media company at their fingertips. Curiosity, courage, and persistence are the new gatekeepers.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

5

As a student, I usually enjoyed school, but only because I was good at “playing the game” of school. As an adult, I’m struck by how much more fun it is to learn. For a curious person, right now is the best time ever to be alive. You can learn whatever you want. It’s incredible.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

6

Knowledge is the compound interest of curiosity.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

7

We want solutions, but what we really need are attitudes. You don't need abs, but rather an attitude of training. You don't need the answer, but rather an attitude of curiosity. You don't need an easier life, but rather an attitude of perseverance. Attitude precedes outcome.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

8

Abilities that lead to intelligence: 1. The curiosity to experiment and explore. 2. The honesty to observe the world as it is, not as you wish it to be. 3. The humility to kill your favorite ideas when you learn something new. 4. The consistency to repeat this cycle for life.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

9

There are nearly endless opportunities to improve each day and finding them largely boils down to being curious. People who are better in the end are usually curious in the beginning.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

10

3 tips for getting started as a writer 1. Publish on a schedule. Consistency develops ability. 2. Share your writing publicly. Writing is a magnet. It attracts like-minded people. 3. Write about what fascinates you. You don't need to be an expert. Curiosity leads to expertise.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

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We live in an age of infinite leverage, and the economic rewards for genuine intellectual curiosity have never been higher.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

12

The old gatekeepers were external: credentials, approval, access. The new gatekeepers are internal: curiosity, confidence, consistency.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

13

Love like a poet. Forgive like a parent. Be curious like a child.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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Increasingly, I feel curiosity and an eagerness to learn is the most crucial skill in life. If you're not curious, I'm not sure if there is much others can do to help you. But if you're eager to learn, even if you aren't particularly talented, then so much is possible.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

15

No amount of computing power can replace curiosity.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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My philosophy of writing: • Write every day. • Write in public to improve the quality of your thinking. • Write for clarity, not to impress people. • Write about your curiosities. You don’t need to be an expert. • Write for the most intelligent person you know.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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If you have enough curiosity you won’t need as much discipline.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

18

Freedom is monetizing your curiosity.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

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Some ways to write a good introduction: ∙ Start with a surprising story ∙ Lead with what's counter-intuitive ∙ Create suspense ∙ Share a half-told story ∙ Ask a question, but don't share the answer Aim to ignite your reader's curiosity.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

20

Schools are about teaching compliance not fostering curiosity.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

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Intelligence follows curiosity.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

22

Traits of exceptional entrepreneurs: 1) Disagreeable: They’re unsatisfied with the world, often to a point of anger. 2) High-agency: They believe they can shape the world, often to a point of pride. 3) Curious: They build before they’re experts, often to a point of arrogance.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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School: Learn in private, follow the syllabus, and write for the teacher. Real-life: Learn in public, follow your curiosity, and write for a global audience.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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The word “school” shares the same root as the Greek word for leisure. School was once a place to explore and experiment. But now, it’s a full-time job. Curious minds are saddled with homework. And college prep begins in middle school. The Greeks had it right.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

25

A characteristic I've started to notice in most successful creators, artists, and founders: curiosity that overrides fear.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

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The world is kind to young people who are driven and curious.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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Why I write long-form essays: 1) Writing sharpens my thinking. 2) To attract the most intellectually curious people in the world — and learn from them. 3) To build deep relationships with readers, some of whom will become lifelong friends. Long-form is my favorite format.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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Email newsletters are fun, but building a personal website is more valuable. It communicates professionalism and intellectual curiosity. Plus, you can add a splash of personality. Publish a couple well-written articles and it’s a home run. Websites are the new resume.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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Best thing about the Internet: If you’re curious, you’ll never be bored.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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The best marketers are social scientists. They're insatiably curious about what makes people tick, click and buy. 🤓

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

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Continuous learning is essential. Don't like to read? That's okay There are thousands of lectures on YouTube. There are podcasts available on every topic under the sun. No excuses. Keep learning. If you're curious, there's never been a better time to be alive.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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Use curiosity to build competence.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

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The world is kind to curious people. Show up with energy and enthusiasm, and a kingdom of possibility will open to you.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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One of my favorite things about Internet culture is that it’s cool to be smart. Learning is praised. Teaching others is rewarded. Curiosity is the name of the game. That’s a world I want to live in.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

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Make your curiosity consumable.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

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Want to get better at marketing? Be curious about people. Be willing to dig deep and explore how customers think. The best ideas are rarely obvious. They’re in your customer’s head just waiting to be discovered.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

37

Curiosity is an advantage.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

38

Combine your competence with your curiosity.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

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The shape of the world rewards a kind of curiosity that is willing to look really, really closely at ten boring things to find one worthy of More Examination Than Could Possibly Be Worthwhile, and returns to this sort of curiosity are probably increasing over time.

Patrick McKenzie

Patrick McKenzie

@patio11