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Wonder is the basis of worship.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

No wonder lasts over three days.


Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him...

Sophocles (497/6 BC-406/5 BC) Greek tragic poet.

The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

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

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.