An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





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


Aristotle (BC 384-322, Greek philosopher)


Wonder is the basis of worship.


Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881, Scottish philosopher, author)


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


Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936, British author)


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


Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, American poet, essayist)


He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.


M. C. Escher


Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.


Abraham J. Heschel (1907-1972, Polish educator, author)


All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.


Samuel Johnson (1709-1784, British author)


As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.


Charles Morgan (1894-1958, British writer)


Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.


Bishop Robert South (1634-1716, British clergyman)


No wonder lasts over three days.


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