Wonder Quotes

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

From wonder into wonder existence opens.

Lao Tzu

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some.

Robert Fulghum

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

Samuel Johnson

An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesnít know why they choose him and heís usually too busy to wonder why.

William Faulkner

Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.

Henry Miller

If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder.

Ray Bradbury

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Itís no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

Mark Twain

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of manís desire to understand.

Neil Armstrong

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you donít come home at night.

Margaret Mead

Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.

Alfred North Whitehead

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.

Kahlil Gibran

Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world.

Polykarp Kusch

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.

George Bernard Shaw

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.

Ronald Reagan

To me, Beauty is the wonder of wondersÖIt is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.

Oscar Wilde

Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.

Bishop Robert South

A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

Lord Dunsany

Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.

Steven Wright

My heart is a gypsy - continuously searching for a home, fighting within itself, wondering whether it is weak or even right for that matter to be searching in the first place. Lonliness is what it feels like.

Jenna Jameson

People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.


We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.

Albert Camus

The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes.

Mark Twain

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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