Jacques-Yves Cousteau on the insatiable need to know, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Every explorer I have met has been driven—not coincidentally but quintessentially—by curiosity, by a single-minded, insatiable, and even jubilant need to know.
— Jacques-Yves Cousteau, The Human, the Orchid, and the Octopus: Exploring and Conserving Our Natural World

I first heard this while watching Becoming Cousteau (2021).