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

A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe,
and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
-- Newton D. Baker

* The combined efforts of millions of concerned citizens could do wonders to help the impoverished. The American people are ready for action!
-- Barbara Boxer
* "I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings...I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels."
-- Pearl S. Buck

"The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for destruction."
~ Rachel Carson

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
-- Rachel Carson

"Dream your dream. Follow your heart. Imagine. Listen to the wind.
Drink sunsets. Be free. Let the wonder never cease. Believe.
Wish on EVERY star. Create adventure. Be Kind."
-- Debbie Coulter

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
-- Helen Keller

Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
-- John F. Kennedy

* "This focus on money and power may do wonders in the marketplace, but it creates a tremendous crisis in our society. People who have spent all day learning how to sell themselves and to manipulate others are in no position to form lasting friendships or intimate relationships... Many Americans hunger for a different kind of society -- one based on principles of caring, ethical and spiritual sensitivity, and communal solidarity. Their need for meaning is just as intense as their need for economic security."
-- Rabbi Michael Lerner

The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.
-- James Madison

"...Why is compassion not part of our established curriculum, an inherent part of our education? Compassion, awe, wonder, curiosity, exaltation, humility - these are the very foundation of any real civilisation, no longer the prerogatives, the preserves of any one church, but belonging to everyone, every child in every school."
-- Yehudi Menuhin

Whether sixty or sixteen, there is in every human being's heart the lure of wonder, the unfailing child-like appetite of what's next, and the joy of the game of living. In the center of your heart and my heart there is a wireless station; so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer, courage and power from men and from the infinite, so long are you young.
-- Samuel Ullman

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world.
No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity - much less dissent.
-- Gore Vidal

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