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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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We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise,
And the door stood open at our feast,
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We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise,
And the door stood open at our feast,
When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes,
And a man with his back to the East.

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There's something in a flying horse,
There's something in a huge balloon.

There's something in a flying horse,
There's something in a huge balloon.

by William Wordsworth Found in: Wonders Quotes,
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O day and night, but this is wondrous strange!

O day and night, but this is wondrous strange!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Wonders 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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A schoolboy's tale, the wonder of an hour!

A schoolboy's tale, the wonder of an hour!

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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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If a man proves too clearly and convincingly to
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If a man proves too clearly and convincingly to
himself . . . that a tiger is an optical illusion--well, he will
find out he is wrong. The tiger will himself intervene in the
discussion, in a manner which will be in every sense conclusive.

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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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