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Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. ...
by Abraham Joshua Heschel

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

The road to the sacred leads through the secular.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Just to be is a blessing.
Just to live is holy.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Racism is man's gravest threat to man -
the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

 

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline;
the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

He who is satisfied has never truly craved,
and he who craves for the light of God neglects his ease for ardor.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

When I was young, I admired clever people.
Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

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Man is a messenger who forgot the message.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

It is not enough for me to ask question;
I want to know how to answer the one question that
seems to encompass everything I face:
What am I here for?
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

God is of no importance unless He is of supreme importance.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

The issue of prayer is not prayer; the issue of prayer is God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is.
Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old.
It is easy to love children.
Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children.
But the affection and care for the old,
the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions,
but an immediate insight, self-evident as light.
He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason.
He is the light.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time,
at all times, who suffers harm done to others,
whose greatest passion is compassion,
whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

From wonder into wonder existence opens.
- Lao Tzu

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

Wisdom begins in wonder.
- Socrates

To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
- Jose Ortega Y Gasset

In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I can only wonder what treasure awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
- Jimmy Carter

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

The process of scientific discovery is,
in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
- Albert Einstein

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Twinkle, twinkle little bat
How I wonder what you're at!
Up above the world you fly,
Like a tea-tray in the sky.
- Lewis Carroll

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore.
There is always something to make you wonder
in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.
- Albert Schweitzer

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Remain in wonder if you want the mysteries to open up for you.
Mysteries never open up for those who go on questioning.
Questioners sooner or later end up in a library.
Questioners sooner or later end up with scriptures,
because scriptures are full of answers.
And answers are dangerous, they kill your wonder.
- Osho

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise,
the amazement of the Gods.
- Plato

There are no great limits to growth because there are
no limits of human intelligence,
imagination, and wonder.
- Ronald Reagan

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise,
a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
- Ansel Adams

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.
Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
- Katharine Hepburn

One of the oldest human needs is having someone
to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
- Margaret Mead

I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
- Rita Rudner

Smile, it makes people wonder what you are thinking.
- Anonymous

An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold,
and her preparations for viewing were awesome.
- William Manchester

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder,
with a dash of the dictionary.
- Khalil Gibran

I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
- Jonathan Swift

In creating the Harry Potter artwork,
I try to bring a certain amount of realism and believability
to the characters and setting,
but still add an element of wonder and the unknown.
- Mary Grandpre

I don't know if I practiced more than anybody,
but I sure practiced enough.
I still wonder if somebody - somewhere -
was practicing more than me.
- Larry Bird

I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ,
and they're out there, and I wonder,
who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?
- Willie Aames

Sometimes when I visit my sister and her two children,
I wonder if she missed a lot by getting married.
Right now, nothing could be further from my mind than getting married.
- Natalie Wood

Curious people are intersting people,
I wonder why that is.
- Bill Maher

Sometimes I wonder whether Washington's liberal politicians
truly understand the greatness that is America.
- Mitt Romney

A lot of people thought I was going to be a one-hit wonder,
so I had that chip on my shoulder.
- Bubba Sparxxx

Poetry is always slightly mysterious,
and you wonder what is your relationship to it.
- Seamus Heaney

You always wonder if you can make plays at the end.
- Bruce Weber

Many poets write books.
They'll tell you: Well, I've got my next book,
but there are two poems I need to write,
one about x, one about y. This is a wonder to me.
- Sharon Olds

I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing.
I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself...
I can only hope for the best and expect the worse.
- David Blaine

I am amazed; until the day I die I shall wonder how
Whittaker Chambers got into my house to use my typewriter.
- Alger Hiss

It sometimes feels like a strange movie,
you know, it's all so weird that sometimes I wonder
if it is really happening.
- Eminem

Philosophy begins in wonder.
- Plato

He knows I rip him off every day.
He's the godfather for me.
Nobody can say they aren't influenced by what Stevie Wonder has done.
- Brian McKnight

People call me Wayne Wonder and it also goes back to
football because I could do mad skills with the ball
and people would marvel and wonder how I could do it.
- Wayne Wonder

I sometimes wonder what would've happened if I'd entered
the competition instead -
I'd probably have come nowhere and given up on the whole fiction game.
- Paul Kane


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