Wonder And Mystery Quotes by Albert Einstein, Marcel Proust, Norman Vincent Peale, Loren Eiseley, Rachel Carson, Neil Armstrong and many others.
Curiosity has its own reason for existence.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Though one may acquire much in wealth, fame, or honor, the real joy of life does not lie there but, rather, in keeping the romance of living going. Nothing gives such complete and profound happiness as the perpetually fresh wonder and mystery of exciting life.
One (practitioner of science) is the educated man who still has a controlled sense of wonder before the universal mystery, whether it hides in a snail’s eye or within the light that impinges on that delicate organ.
If I had influence with the good fairy… I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.
It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
[Mystery] is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
There’s way too much wonder and mystery all around us to not stay open to more that’s going on here. You can wake up, and sense and feel and taste and hear a whole world right here within this one, right here in this breath you’re about to take.
We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty… this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
Stuff your eyes with wonder.
The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.