There are few who need complain of the narrowness of their minds if they will only do their best with them.
Desire to know why, and how — curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge — exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
Topics: The Mind, Knowledge
Fear of things invisible is the natural seed of that which every one in himself calleth religion.
Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
Laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly.
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