Wonder Quotes

Wisdom begins in wonder.

Socrates

Some people make things happen, some watch things happen, while others wonder what has happened.

Proverb

When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator.

Mahatma Gandhi

Think about this, the people gave birth to me cannot stop hating each other enough. What does that tell you about me? Half of my genes must be fighting with other half, no wonder I am so fucking messed up.

Chetan Bhagat

A life of love is one of continual growth, where the doors and windows of experience are always open to the wonder and magic that life offers. To love is to risk living fully.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

Wonder is the basis of worship.

Thomas Carlyle

Wonder is the desire for knowledge.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.

Bette Davis

Wonder is not a Pollyanna stance, not a denial of reality; wonder is an acknowledgment of the power of the mind to transform.

Christina Baldwin

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.

Jimmy Carter

We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again.

Shana Alexander

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.

Albert Einstein

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

Greek Proverb

Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, inquiry the progress, ignorance the end.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder.

Unknown

Wonder implies the desire to learn.

Aristotle

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.

Will Durant

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.

Samuel Horsley

A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.

Charles Dickens

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.

Bishop Mandell Creighton

It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.

Aristotle

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

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...

Sophocles

English translation of the Koran. I wonder how, with such a repetitive farrago of platitudes, expressing so self-evident a theology and an ethic so puerile, Islam can have spread as it has.

Anthony Burgess

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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