Wonder Quotes

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  • If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, 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.
    o Rachel Carson

  • It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.
    o Rachel Carson

  • 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 in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
    o Albert Einstein

  • The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
    o Anais Nin

  • Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
    o Plato

  • Man has to awaken to wonder — and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.
    o Ludwig Wittgenstein

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