Wondering Sayings and Quotes

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

The world will never starve for wonders but only for the want of wonder. G.K. Chesterton
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something as unfathomably mysterious, thought begins. Albert Schweitzer
It is man's destiny to ponder on the riddle of existence and, as a by-product of his wonderment to create a new life on earth. Charles Kettering
Everything has its wonders, even darkness, and silence, and I learn whatever state I may be in, therein to be content. Helen Keller
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand Jose Ortega Y Gasset
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. Ralph W. Sockman
Awe enables us. Heschel
The more I wonder...the more I love. Alice Walker
There is wonder here / And there is surprise / In everything the unseen moves. / The ocean is full of songs. / The sky is not an enemy. / Destiny is our friend. Ben Okri
The world is not lacking in wonders but in a sense of wonder. G.K. Chesterton
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. Walt Streightiff
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. W.B. Yeats
There is nothing like the first hot days of spring when the gardener stops wondering if it's too soon to plant the dahlias and starts wondering if it's too late. Henry Mitchell
We can't survive without enchantment...the loss of it is killing us. Thomas Moore
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. Einstein
Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, inquiry the progress, ignorance the end. Montaigne
Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discovery, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot. Samuel Horsly
Laying down to sleep I wonder / what have I missed as I wondered about what was coming my way. Nanette Hmml
Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. Abraham Joshua Heschel
A state of wonder is a state of mind. Margaret Stone
You see, the what-ifs are as boundless as the stars. Sally Gardner
We men are fascinated by the things we don't really understand. It gives us something to think and talk about: like females, they drive us nuts. Criss Jami