Wonder Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wonder quotes, wonder sayings, and wonder proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience. Robert South
Wondering is healthy. Broadens the mind. Opens you up to all sorts of stray thoughts and possibilities. Charles De Lint
Wonder is the desire for knowledge. Thomas Aquinas
Wonder is the basis of worship Thomas Carlyle
Wonder implies the desire to learn. Aristotle
Wonder is involuntary praise. Edward Young
Wonder is the heaviest element on the periodic table. Even a tiny fleck of it stops time. Diane Ackerman
Men love to wonder and that is the seed of our science. Ralph Waldo Emerson
All understading begins in wonder. Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe
The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor Ralph Waldo Emerson
The significance which is in unity is an eternal wonder. Rabindranath Tagore
To wonder is to begin to understand. Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. Abraham Joshua Heschel
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
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. Neil Armstrong
From wonder into wonder existence opens. Lao Tzu
If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder. Ray Bradbury
No wonder is greater than any other wonder, and if once explained ceases to be a wonder. Leigh Hunt
Wonder is the precondition for all wisdom. Christian Wiman
The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder. G. K. Chesterton
Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder. E.B White
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder. Plato
The wonder is what you can make a paradise out of. Eva Hoffman
The less you reveal the more people can wonder. Emma Watson
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. Ralph Washington Sockman
Wonder is the first of all passion. Rene Descartes
Wonder is the beginning of all wisdom. Socrates
He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder. M. C. Escher
We carry within us, the wonders we seek around us. Sir Thomas Browne
All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance. Samuel Johnson