Inspirational Wonder Quotes & Sayings In Life

These wonder quotes will inspire you. Wonder is a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar.

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

Best Wonder Quotes

  1. “Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.” ~ Neil Armstrong
  2. “If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder.” ~ Ray Bradbury
  3. “Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~ Socrates
  4. “He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.” ~ Albert Einstein

  5. “Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” ~ E. B. White
  6. “The world is a strange and wonderful place.” ~ Laurie Anderson
  7. “Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.” ~ Albert Einstein
  8. “The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  9. “The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity – much less dissent.” ~ Gore Vidal
  10. “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” ~ Ray Bradbury
  11. “That is ever the difference between the wise and the unwise: the latter wonders at what is unusual; the wise man wonders at the usual.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.” ~ Plato

  13. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~ e. e. cummings
  14. “People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child — our own two eyes. All is a miracle.” ~ Nhat Hanh
  15. “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.” ~ Albert Einstein
  16. “As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.” ~ Charles Morgan

  17. “One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.” ~ Margaret Mead
  18. “The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.” ~ Albert Einstein
  19. “The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.” ~ James Madison
  20. “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe

  21. “Some people wonder all their lives if they’ve made a difference. The Marines don’t have that problem.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  22. “Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn’t happen.” ~ Steven Wright
  23. “Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  24. “A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.” ~ Lord Dunsany

  25. “Whether 60 or 16, there is in every human being’s heart the lure of wonder, the unfailing child-like appetite of what’s next, and the joy of the game of living. In the center of your heart and my heart there is a wireless station; so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer, courage and power from men and from God, so long are you young.” ~ Samuel Ullman
  26. “Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.” ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel
  27. “The combined efforts of millions of concerned citizens could do wonders to help the impoverished. The American people are ready for action!” ~ Barbara Boxer
  28. “The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.” ~ Charles de Lint

  29. “Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder.” ~ Albert Einstein
  30. “And I’m wondering where the lions are.” ~ Bruce Cockburn
  31. “Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, 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 Horsley
  32. “The modern mind has lost all capacity to wonder. It has lost all capacity to look into the mysterious, into the miraculous – because of knowledge, because it thinks it knows.” ~ Rajneesh

  33. “Look for the stars, you’ll say that there are none; / Lookup a second time, and, one by one, / You mark them twinkling out with silvery light, / And wonder how they could elude the sight!” ~ William Wordsworth
  34. “Now, isn’t imagination a precious thing? It peoples the earth with all manner of wonders.” ~ Mark Twain
  35. “Painting and sculpture help other people to see what a wonderful world we live in.” ~ Henry Moore
  36. “A week ago it was the mountains I thought the most wonderful, and today it’s the plains. I guess it’s the feeling of bigness in both that carries me away.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe

  37. “Amazement and wonder signify that one’s concepts of self and of the world and of other people are ready to be re-formed.” ~ Sidney Jourard
  38. “The need to eat, sleep and dry out plays havoc with your sense of wonder.” ~ Michael Palin
  39. “Oh, I wonder if I will ever feel the burst of birth-joy, that knowing that the indescribable, joyous thing that has wooed and wond me has passed through my life and produced one atom of the great reality.” ~ Emily Carr , Wonder quotes about life
  40. “The more sophisticated we become – as we pierce reality and see the void beyond – the more our sense of wonder is destroyed, along with our reasons for being.” ~ Eric Maisel

  41. “Clouds are fascinating to paint because they are the only element in a landscape that possesses free movement.” ~ John F. Carlson
  42. “One of the main reasons I paint is because I think nature is so wonderful. I want to try to get my feelings of that down on canvas, if possible.” ~ E. J. Hughes
  43. “What wonders lie in every mountain day!” ~ John Muir
  44. “While drawing grasses I learn nothing ‘about’ grass, but wake up to the wonder that there is grass at all.” ~ Frederick Franck

  45. “Imagine a glorious full moon coming over the tops of the spruce, big and yellow, shedding a mysterious light on everything… the moonlight had colour, you could see to paint and be able to appreciate the colour of things.” ~ Arthur Lismer
  46. “Sitting on the floor of a room in Japan, looking out on a small garden with flowers blooming and dragonflies hovering in space, I suddenly felt as if I had been too long above my boots.” ~ Mark Tobey
  47. “No wonder is greater than any other wonder, and if once explained ceases to be a wonder.” ~ Leigh Hunt
  48. “A wonder lasts but nine days, and then the puppy’s eyes are open.” ~ Henry Fielding

  49. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau
  50. “Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.” ~ Robert Fulghum
  51. “Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  52. “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” ~ Rachel Carson

  53. “Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” ~ Stephen King
  54. “Curiosity has its own reason for existence.” ~ Albert Einstein
  55. “I think there should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their lives.” ~ R. J. Palacio
  56. “All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  57. “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
  58. “I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.” ~ Gerry Spence
  59. “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  60. “I wonder whether art has a higher function than to make me feel, appreciate, and enjoy natural objects for their art value?” ~ Bernard Berenson

  61. “An artist… must actively caress wonder: for fascination, like the desire to play, can be eradicated by the rigors of living.” ~ Eric Maisel
  62. “Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder; as if creation rose, bathed in the light, out of the darkness, utterly new and fresh and astonishing. The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us.” ~ Eugene Ionesco
  63. “All the wonders you seek are within yourself.” ~ Thomas Browne

  64. “Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  65. “Look at everything as though you are seeing it for the first time.” ~ Betty Smith

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