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Wonder Quotes


These are some of the best 'Wonder' quotations and sayings.

"Wonder," says Aristotle, "is the first cause of philosophy." This is quite as true in the progress of the individual as in that of the concrete mind; and the constant aim of philosophy is to destroy its parent.

A schoolboy's tale, the wonder of an hour.

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

In wonder all philosophy began, in wonder it ends, and admiration fills up the interspace; but the first wonder is the offspring of ignorance, the last is the parent of adoration.

It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.

No wonder can last more than three days.

The man who cannot wonder, who does not habitually wonder and worship, is but a pair of spectacles behind which there is no eye.

Wonder is involuntary praise.

Wonder is the basis of worship.

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.

Wonder, rather than doubt, is the root of all knowledge.