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Run and Find Out – “The Jungle Book” – Rudyard Kipling

September 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Run and Find Out – “The Jungle Book” – Rudyard Kipling · Colonialism, Fiction, India, Quotes, Youth/Children

It is the hardest thing in the world to frighten a mongoose, because he is eaten up from nose to tail with curiosity. The motto of all the mongoose family is “Run and find out,” and Rikki-tikki was a true mongoose.

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Jefferson’s Curiosity – “Thoughtlines” – Bob Carr

June 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Jefferson’s Curiosity – “Thoughtlines” – Bob Carr · Humanism, Philosophy, Politics

Thomas Jefferson: “Not a sprig of grass shoots uninteresting to me.

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