Wonder Quotes

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.

Anais Nin

By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate.

Janet Flanner

Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder; as if creation rose, bathed.

Eugene Ionesco

Philosophy is the product of wonder.

Alfred North Whitehead

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.

Albert Einstein

To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Wonder is involuntary praise.

Edward Young

Worship is transcendent wonder.

Thomas Carlyle

The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.

G K Chesterton

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

Mark Twain

The few wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.

Charles de Lint

Wondering's healthy. Broadens the mind. Opens you up to all sorts of stray thoughts and possibilities.

Charles de Lint

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As each day goes by, you wonder where you’re going to go next. God always comes through – he always has in the past.

Kim Klardie

He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.

M. C. Escher

No wonder lasts more than three days.

Italian Proverb

Some men wonder over Godís values, others over the cut of a garment.

Afghan Proverb

Some people wonder all their lives if theyíve made a difference. The Marines donít have that problem.

Ronald Reagan

Wonder is retained by wise pondering.

Ravi Zacharias

He wondered if she would dream about a man who never left her, about some unemployed agoraphobic Indian warrior who liked to wash dishes.

Sherman Alexie

O plunge your hands in water, Plunge them in up to the wrist; Stare, stare in the basin And wonder what you've missed. 'The glacier knocks in the cupboard, The desert sighs in the bed, And the crack in the tea-cup opens A lane to the land of the dead.

Wystan Hugh Auden

George the Third Ought never to have occurred. One can only wonder At so grotesque a blunder.

Edmund Clerihew Bentley

I have a feeling that wherever I may be in the future, I will be wondering whether there is rain at Ngong.

Karen von Blixen-Finecke

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

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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