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"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."
"Wonder is the beginning of wisdom."
"Wonder is the basis of worship."
"Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, inquiry the progress, ignorance the end."
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
"Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains."
Alfred North Whitehead
"All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance."
Dr Samuel Johnson
"The wonder is, not that the field of stars is so vast, but that man has measured it."
"The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder."
G K Chesterton
"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed."