Saturday Sayings – 7

1.  Curiosity, people say,
      Killed the kitty cat, one fine day.
      Well, this may be true, but hear me:
      This is what to do for curiosity–

See the Encylopedia, E-N-C-Y-C-L-O-P-E-D-I-A!
Encylopedia, E-N-C-Y-C-L-O-P-E-D-I-A!

      Just look inside this book and you will see
      Everything from A clear down to Z!

Encyclopedia, E-N-C-Y-C-L-O-P-E-D-I-A!

                                  —Jiminy Cricket, c. 1958

2.  The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind is curiosity.  –Edmund Burke (1729-1797) The Sublime and Beautiful

3.  Shun the inquisitive person, for he is also a talker.  –Horace (65-8 B.C.) Epistles

4.  Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.  –Samuel Johnson (1709-1787) The Rambler

5.  He that pryeth into every cloud may be struck by a thunderbolt.  –John Ray (1627?-1705) English Proverbs

 

Cracker Jacks © first contained a prize on this date in 1912. 🙂

Published by Katharine

Katharine is a writer, speaker, women's counselor, and professional mom. Happily married over 50 years to the same gorgeous guy. She loves cooking amazing homegrown food, celebrating grandbabies, her golden-egg-laying hennies, and watching old movies with popcorn. Her writing appears at Medium, Arkansas Women Bloggers, Contently, The Testimony Train, Taste Arkansas, Only in Arkansas, and in several professional magazines and one anthology.

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