Inquisitive Quotes (3 quotes)
Geology is part of that remarkable dynamic process of the human mind which is generally called science and to which man is driven by an inquisitive urge. By noticing relationships in the results of his observations, he attempts to order and to explain the infinite variety of phenomena that at first sight may appear to be chaotic. In the history of civilization this type of progressive scientist has been characterized by Prometheus stealing the heavenly fire, by Adam eating from the tree of knowledge, by the Faustian ache for wisdom.
The chief end of science is to make things clear, the educative aim is to foster the inquisitive spirit.
[Reading a cartoon story,] the boy favored reading over reality. Adults might have characterized him in any number of negative waysas uninquisitive, uninvolved, apathetic about the world around him and his place in it. Ive often wondered: Are many adults much different when they read the scriptures of their respective faiths?