Curiosity killed the cat  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
The Man Who Knew Too Much, curious, cat

Curiosity killed the cat is a proverb used to warn against being too curious lest one comes to harm. A less frequent rejoinder to 'curiosity killed the cat' is 'satisfaction brought it back'.

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