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Wonder Quotes

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

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Wonder is the basis of worship.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

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

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

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

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.

Author: M. C. Escher


Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.

Author: Abraham J. Heschel (1907-1972)

Profession: Polish educator, Author

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Author: Charles Morgan (1894-1958)

Profession: British Writer

No wonder lasts over three days.

Author: Proverb


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...

Author: Sophocles

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet

Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.

Author: Bishop Robert South (1634-1716)

Profession: British Clergyman