Awe Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old awe quotes, awe sayings, and awe proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We stand in awe before that which cannot be seen. We respect with every fiber of our being that which cannot be explained.     

Tite Kubo

Create experiences that leave you in awe, for these will be the highlights of your life.     

Ryan Blair

The first act of awe, when man was struck with the beauty or wonder of Nature, was the first spiritual experience.     

Henryk Skolimowski

At the moment you are most in awe of all there is about life that you don't understand, you are closer to understanding it all than at any other time.     

Jane Wagner

Awe is the emotion of self-transcendence.     

Jonathan Haidt

When we're infused with either enthusiasm or awe or fondness, it changes what we see. It changes what we remember.     

Robert Legato

During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.     

Thomas Hobbes

The world is vast, beautiful, and fascinating, even awe-inspiring - but impersonal. It demands nothing of me, and allows me to demand nothing of it.     

Herbert Simon

Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Because when beauty awes you, you must halt and try to catch your breath and your staggered heart.     

Kate Elliott

No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.     

Llewelyn Powys

Familiarity with any great thing removes our awe of it.     

L. Frank Baum

There's no way we can possibly understand anything. But we can see things, we can perceive things, and we can wonder. We can just be in a world of awe and wonder. That's the best we can do.     

Frederick Lenz

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

Albert Einstein

Awe consumes any brand that ignites it.     

Cynthia Ozick