Wonder is not a Pollyanna stance, not a denial of reality; wonder is an acknowledgment of the power of the mind to transform.
Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, inquiry the progress, ignorance the end.
In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder.
Wonder implies the desire to learn.
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers.
Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him...
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate.
Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder; as if creation rose, bathed.
Philosophy is the product of wonder.
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
Wonder is involuntary praise.
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