25 Inspirational Quotes On Wonder

25 Inspirational Quotes On Wonder

Wonder is defined as a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar; to ask yourself questions or express a wish to know about something. May these quotes inspire you to live a life of wonder.

1. “Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.” Neil Armstrong

2. “Think and wonder, wonder and think.” Dr. Seuss

3. “I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.” Gerry Spence

4. “Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” E.B. White

5. “Never lose your sense of wonder.” Anonymous

6. “Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

7. “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” Ronald Reagan

8. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” E .E. Cummings

9. “The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” Ralph Sockman

10. “Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.” Abraham Joshua Heschel

11. “Philosophy begins in wonder.” Plato

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

13. “He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.” M. C. Escher

14. “Man has to awaken to wonder.” Ludwig Wittgenstein

15. “Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.” Saint Augustine

16. “I believe that curiosity, wonder, and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways that less intense emotions can never do.” Kay Redfield Jamison

17. “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” Socrates

18. “Live a life of wonder.” ATGW

19. “All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them.” Charles Dickens

20. “What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world.” G.K. Chesterton”

21. “The feeling of awed wonder that science can give us is one of the highest experiences of which the human psyche is capable.” Richard Dawkins

22. “The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.” G. K. Chesterton

23. “Look at everything in the world as if you are seeing it for the first time, and paint everything as if you were seeing it for the last time.” Andrew Hamilton

24. “A state of wonder is a state of mind.” Margaret Stone

25. “We carry within us, the wonders we seek around us.” Sir Thomas Browne