Inspiring Awe Quotes : Awe Sayings In Life

These awe quotes will inspire you. Awe a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging awe quotes, awe sayings, and awe proverbs.

Famous Awe Quotes

  1. “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt is awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.” ~ John Milton
  3. “Awe enables us to see in the world intimations of the divine, to sense in small things the beginning of infinite significance, to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple, to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal.” ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel
  4. “Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies.” ~ John Milton

  5. “Create experiences that leave you in awe, for these will be the highlights of your life.” ~ Ryan Blair
  6. “Gratitude bestows reverence…..changing forever how we experience life and the world.” ~ John Milton
  7. “Curiosity has its own reason for existence.” ~ Albert Einstein
  8. “Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.” ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  9. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.” ~ Albert Einstein
  10. “(Some people) have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy.” ~ Abraham Maslow
  11. “Self-preservation, nature’s first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe.” ~ Andrew Marvell , Awe quotes nature
  12. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a person dull, boring, and despised.” ~ Ernie J Zelinski
  13. “He that rises late must trot all day.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  14. “Take it from Richard, poor and lame, What’s begun in anger ends in shame.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  15. “I love being around great actors and film-makers, and I try to hide the fact that I’m in awe of them.” ~ Jessica Chastain
  16. “If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  17. “If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  18. “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
  19. “If I had influence with the good fairy… I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.” ~ Rachel Carson
  20. “If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  21. “I really like being pregnant. Not that there aren’t things I don’t love, but when I think about what my body is doing – creating a child – it just blows my mind. I’m in awe of the process and science.” ~ Emily Deschanel
  22. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  23. “Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within.” ~ Immanuel Kant
  24. “Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while laziness travels so slowly, that poverty soon overtakes him.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  25. “He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  26. “The possibilities of creative effort connected with the subconscious mind are stupendous and imponderable. They inspire one with awe.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  27. “What’s a Sun-Dial in the shade?” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  28. “Conscience is but a word that cowards use, devised at first to keep the strong in awe” ~ William Shakespeare
  29. “A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later such a religion will emerge.” ~ Carl Sagan
  30. “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  31. “To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  32. “Drive thy business or it will drive thee.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  33. “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  34. “How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, ‚ÄúThis is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant?” ~ Carl Sagan
  35. “Creditors have better memories than debtors.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  36. “It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  37. “He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  38. “He that riseth late, must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  39. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  40. “The Internet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea – massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind-boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.” ~ Gene Spafford
  41. “You may delay, but time will not.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  42. “Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  43. “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  44. “Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  45. “He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.” ~ Albert Einstein
  46. “Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all things easy.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  47. “I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.” ~ Gerry Spence

  48. “Who is wise? He that learns from everyone.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  49. “If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” ~ Alex Trebek
  50. “I still when I wake up hit the ground running; and having an illness, I’m only one of hundreds of thousands of people that live with an illness, and I’m just in awe of the bravery and dignity of the people I see at the hospital.” ~ Karen Duffy
  51. “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  52. “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  53. “Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.” ~ Thomas Aquinas
  54. “Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.” ~ Immanuel Kant
  55. “Awe and respect are two different things.” ~ Oliver Reed

  56. “I was always longing to do, emotionally and physically, what my male counterparts always got to do. I just felt envious, every time I saw a movie that I was in awe of, and it was usually a male lead. And those kinds of roles weren’t available. They just weren’t being written.” ~ Sandra Bullock
  57. “Religious awe is the same organic thrill which we feel in a forest at twilight, or in a mountain gorge.” ~ William James
  58. “I stand in awe of my body.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  59. “Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  60. “When Galileo discovered he could use the tools of mathematics and mechanics to understand the motion of celestial bodies, he felt, in the words of one imminent researcher, that he had learned the language in which God recreated the universe. Today we are learning the language in which God created life. We are gaining ever more awe for the complexity, the beauty, the wonder of God’s most devine and sacred gift.” ~ William J. Clinton
  61. “Why is compassion not part of our established curriculum, an inherent part of our education? Compassion, awe, wonder, curiosity, exaltation, humility – these are the very foundation of any real civilization, no longer the prerogatives, the preserves of any one church, but belonging to everyone, every child in every home, in every school.” ~ Yehudi Menuhin
  62. “The feeling of awed wonder that science can give us is one of the highest experiences of which the human psyche is capable. It is a deep aesthetic passion to rank with the finest that music and poetry can deliver. It is truly one of the things that make life worth living and it does so, if anything, more effectively if it convinces us that the time we have for living is quite finite.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  63. “When I look at the human brain I’m still in awe of it.” ~ Benjamin Carson

  64. “I’m in awe of the universe, but I don’t necessarily believe there’s an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.” ~ David Bowie
  65. “Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.” ~ Lise Meitner

Awe is an emotion variously combining dread, veneration, and wonder that is inspired by authority or by the sacred or sublime.

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