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All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.

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Wonder [said Socrates] is very much the affection of a
philosopher; for there is no other beginning of philosophy read more

Wonder [said Socrates] is very much the affection of a
philosopher; for there is no other beginning of philosophy than
this.

by Plato Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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It will have blood, they say: blood will have blood.
Stones have been known to move and trees to read more

It will have blood, they say: blood will have blood.
Stones have been known to move and trees to speak;
Augures and understood relations have
By maggot-pies and choughs and rooks brought forth
The secret'st man of blood. What is the night?

by William Shakespeare Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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Pretty! in amber to observe the forms
Of hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms!
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Pretty! in amber to observe the forms
Of hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms!
The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare,
But wonder how the devil they got there.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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Nothing but what astonishes is true.

Nothing but what astonishes is true.

by Edward Young Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.

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

by Aristotle Found in: Wonder Quotes,
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Out of our reach the gods have laid
Of time to come th' event,
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Out of our reach the gods have laid
Of time to come th' event,
And laugh to see the fools afraid
Of what the knaves invent.

by Sir Charles Sedley Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

by Charles Morgan Found in: Wonder Quotes,
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The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for
want of wonder.

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

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