Why do you hate life? Three be the things I shall have till I die: Laughter and hope and a sock in the eye. Dogs say cats love too much, are irresponsible, are dangerous, marry too many wives, desert their children, chill all dinner tables with tales of their nine lives. With a million dash of curiosity every new sunrise paints upon her black box with the roaring fire. I noticed, found, saw, listened to, watched, uncovered, captured, trapped, etc. All these things are certainly against him; and it is not easy to select a subject which will afford sufficient interest for the variety of hearers. The speaker states that all people live and all die, but it is what happens between the beginning and end of life that matters.
Light a match without reason just to watch the tiny blaze eat away just to leave black ash in its wake. Why is it that when I start to feel alive, It feels like the wrong thing to do? It has the heaps a room for everyone and time for the timeless times. In the end There's not much of a point Unless reincarnation exists. This is an obvious shift from the beginning, in which the speaker states that curiosity can be a cause of death. He thrives in social situations, that inevitably cause me nothing but exhaustion. In conclusion, the author feels it is better to be a risk-taking cat than a dog who plays it safe. The insight into the mystery of life, coupled though it be with fear, has also given rise to religion.
I felt a seductive curiosity that compelled me to move towards her. I borrowed aspects from both poems as a basis for our shared writing. Would you like to share what you discovered? You feel a bit too close to the fire, but your curiosity and wonder do not tire. Leonard Rubinstein Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers. Filled with beauty Filled with you. The following quotes about curiosity are short, simple, and memorable. Her bright, her bloody records to unroll, See history come, and wake the inquiring soul: How bounds the bosom at each wondrous deed Of those who founded, and of those who freed; The good, the valiant of our own loved clime, Whose names shall brighten through the clouds of time.
In the thronged court the ruling passion read, Where Story dooms, where Wirt and Webster plead; Yet kindred minds alone their flights shall trace, The herd press on to see a cut-throat's face. Children from elementary through high school will find meaning in these quotes appropriate to their level of development and understanding. The poet, on this occasion, labors under some disadvantages. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. And on any day he swivels me up when I run into him for a no reason hug.
George Eliot It would be better for us to have some doubts in an honest pursuit of truth, than it would be for us to be certain about something that was not true. Arthur Aufderheide The power to question is the basis of all human progress. One must have a mind of winter To regard the frost and the boughs Of the pine-trees crusted with snow; And have been cold a long time To behold the junipers shagged with ice, The spruces rough in the distant glitter Of the January sun; and not to think Of any misery in the sound of the wind, In the sound of a few leaves, Which is the sound of the land Full of the same wind That is blowing in the same bare place For the listener, who listens in the snow, And, nothing himself, beholds Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is. Turn to the world — its curious dwellers view, Like Paul's Athenians, seeking Something New. You are not fifteen, or twelve, or seventeen— You are a hundred wild centuries And fifteen, bringing with you In every breath and in every step Everyone who has come before you, All the yous that you have been, The mothers of your mother, The fathers of your father. Curiosity brings upon them A state of wonder Which they cannot deny, They keep wondering and wondering For the knowledge They cannot petrify.
It tempts him from the blandishments of home, Mountains to climb and frozen seas to roam; By air-blown bubbles buoyed it bids him rise, And hang, an atom in the vaulted skies; Lured by its charm, he sits and learns to trace The midnight wanderings of the orbs of space; Boldly he knocks at wisdom's inmost gate, With nature counsels and communes with fate; Below, above, o'er all he dares to rove, In all finds God, and finds that God all love. Oh earth, our close clay-star is far ahead of the day at noon. Pre-teens look at their bodies, Wondering what certain parts are, And, to be decent, the parents speak privately, For we need not say much more. From those centuries we human beings bring with us The simple solutions and songs, The river bridges and star charts and song harmonies All in service to a simple idea: That we can make a house called tomorrow. The baby crawls and points, Wondering what is playing from the stereo, Mama tells him it's music, That is coming from the radio.
Less favoured than a worm, shall his stern doom Lock up these seraph longings in the tomb? Even if a single answer is doubtful, stop where you are. Why life is so unfair? What does she look at when she blinks? But the manner and substance, in which satire dominates over sentiment, owes more to Pope's Moral Epistles. Why is it that when it feels like the final victory, the war is just beginning? Galileo looked at the stars, With a telescope of great improvement, He saw the moons of Jupiter, Circling in an orbital movement. I love thee with the passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith. Conclusion Literal Meaning In this poem, the speaker describes the curiosity of a cat as something positive. Curiosity poems bring the best collection of short and long curiosity poetry. This gave everyone a bank of ideas to draw from for their independent writing and meant we could go back at the end of the shared writing and consider any other options.
This is not a small voice you hear. The dog is also a symbol for people, who worry too much, do not take any chances, and who just play it safe. And when life question me Why do you hate yourself? The kindly throbs that other men control, Ne'er melt the iron of the miser's soul; Through life's dark road his sordid way he wends, An incarnation of fat dividends; But when to death he sinks, ungrieved, unsung, Buoyed by the blessing of no mortal tongue; No worth rewarded and no want redressed, To scatter fragrance round his place of rest, What shall that hallowed epitaph supply The universal wo when good men die? Eyes so wide, so deep, filled with delicate roses, the power of mighty warriors, elegant as Venus's flowing dress, filled with souls of thousands, with passion, with yearning, with desire. There follows the character of a grasping miser, both the subject and object of Curiosity. Look what a lot of things there are to learn. For what then ensued through that day and that night, Was nothing short or pure cosmic delight. This is not a small love you hear this is a large love, a passion for kissing learning on its face.
Are you a child who has not yet become world-weary? As down the pane the rival rain-drops chase, Curious he'll watch to see which wins the race; And let two dogs beneath his window fight, He'll shut his Bible to enjoy the sight. Griswold, Poets and Poetry of America 1842. Without trying new things, a person's life would be droll. You are the breaking news of the century. A listing can be compiled of quotes with the most meaning, or posters can be created for home or school. Why is it that I am convinced that I don't deserve the greatness I'm gifted? When you hear thunder, Hear it as their applause.