Quotes about "wonder"

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Sell also: admiration, curiosity, enquire, inquire, marvel, question, wonderment

Definitions and meanings of word "wonder"

• Noun: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

• Noun: something that causes feelings of wonder; example: "the wonders of modern science"

• Noun: a state in which you want to learn more about something

• Verb: have a wish or desire to know something; example: "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"

• Verb: place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; examples: "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do", "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"

• Verb: be amazed at; example: "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "wonder"

Plato
3 quotes about wonder
Greek Writer, Philosopher, Mathematician
427 B.C. - 347 B.C.
Samuel Horsley
one quote about wonder
English Clergyman
Tuesday 15 September 1733 - Saturday 4 October 1806
Kevin Costner
2 quotes about wonder
American Actor, Businessman, Musician, Producer, Director
Born Tuesday 18 January 1955
Kingsley Amis
3 quotes about wonder
English Novelist, Critic, Poet
Saturday 22 April 1922 - Sunday 22 October 1995
Alfred North Whitehead
2 quotes about wonder
English Philosopher, Mathematician
Friday 15 February 1861 - Tuesday 30 December 1947
Ralph W. Sockman
2 quotes about wonder
American Leader
Tuesday 1 October 1889 - Saturday 29 August 1970
Jonathan Swift
2 quotes about wonder
Irish Writer, Poet
Wednesday 30 November 1667 - Tuesday 19 October 1745
Jonny Lang
2 quotes about wonder
American Writer, Artist, Musician, Songwriter
Born Thursday 29 January 1981
Danica McKellar
3 quotes about wonder
American Author, Actress
Born Friday 3 January 1975
Harry S. Truman
one quote about wonder
American President
Thursday 8 May 1884 - Tuesday 26 December 1972
Don Young
one quote about wonder
American Politician
Born Friday 9 June 1933
Albert Einstein
2 quotes about wonder
German Physicist
Friday 14 March 1879 - Monday 18 April 1955

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

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We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there.

Samuel Horsley

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I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give.

Samuel Horsley

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Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.

Samuel Horsley

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You wonder about it and wonder how will I make an instrument that can handle this kind of a problem.

Samuel Horsley

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Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.

Samuel Horsley

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I think I'm more influenced, just in general, not by blues artists, but more by stuff from Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder. Stevie Wonder is probably my biggest musical influence of all. And Donny Hathaway.

Samuel Horsley

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I remember when I first came to Washington. For the first six months you wonder how the hell you ever got here. For the next six months you wonder how the hell the rest of them ever got here.

Samuel Horsley

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From wonder into wonder existence opens.

Samuel Horsley

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Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.

Samuel Horsley

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People call me Wayne Wonder and it also goes back to football because I could do mad skills with the ball and people would marvel and wonder how I could do it.

Samuel Horsley

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I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it.

Samuel Horsley

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I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.

Samuel Horsley

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We wonder why we have got the Freemen or the militants. We wonder why we have got unrest in this country. It is because our government, in fact, has got out of hand and out of line, with the Endangered Species Act.

Samuel Horsley

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Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.

Samuel Horsley

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I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.

Samuel Horsley

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I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.

Samuel Horsley

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I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.

Samuel Horsley

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Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.

Samuel Horsley

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People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.

Samuel Horsley

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