lust for learning

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Noun1.lust for learning - curiosity that motivates investigation and study
curiosity, wonder - a state in which you want to learn more about something
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After his family moved to New York City, young Asimov grew up in Brooklyn, where he taught himself to read by the age of five years old, already filled with an insatiable lust for learning. Working at his family's candy store, Asimov would read the science-fiction magazines they had on stock, inspiring his future path in life.
That was when I discovered a new lust for learning.
You instilled in me so much that has stood me in good stead during my life - a lust for learning, a love of reading, the importance of education and pride in being a Boland.