Reference > Quotations > Robert Christy, comp. > Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Curiosity
 
Babbling, foolish vanity, and vain curiosity have the same parentage.  La Fontaine.  1
Curiosity often brings its own punishment.  Hans Andersen.  2
He that peeps in at his neighbor’s window may chance to lose his eyes.  Arabian.  3
He that pryeth into the clouds may be struck with a thunderbolt.  4
He who peeps through a hole may see what will vex him.  5
Her hands are on the wheel, but her eyes are in the street.  6
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors