Wonder

Wonder /noun/ a cause of astonishment, surprise or marvel; a feeling aroused by something extraordinary or affecting

 

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

“He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is a good as dead; his eyes are closed.”
Albert Einstein

“As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.”
Charles Morgan


"It’s essential that a part of you not grow up. Childhood wonder gives us our spark and beauty."
Robin Quivers


"A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders."
Lord Dunsany


"Only when the clamor of the outside world is silenced will you be able to hear the deeper vibration."
Sarah Ban Breathnach


"Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder."
Eberhard Arnold


"The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder."
G.K. Chesterton


"Mysteries lie all around us, even in the most familiar things, waiting only to be perceived."
Wynn Bullock


"Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder."
Jimmy Carter


"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity."
Ellen Parr


"When I grow up, I want to be a little boy."
Joseph Heller


"I do not understand how anyone can live without one small place of enchantment to turn to."
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


"Once in a young lifetime one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold."
Judith Olney


"Try to be surprised by something every day. It could be something you see, hear, or read about. Stop to look at the unusual car parked at the curb, taste the new item on the cafeteria menu, actually listen to your colleague at the office. How is this different from other similar cars, dishes, or conversations? Be open to what the world is telling you. Life is nothing more than a stream of experiences—the more widely and deeply you swim in it, the richer your life will be."
Mihaly Cxikszentmihalyi, Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention


"The first step toward a more creative life is the cultivation of curiosity and interest, that is, the allocation of attention to things for their own sake."
Mihaly Cxikszentmihalyi, Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention


"Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder."
Eberhard Arnold

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