Wondering Sayings and Quotes

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

It is a curious thing. that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.     

Evelyn Waugh

To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of oneself is ridiculous.     


Curiosity is a kernel of the forbidden fruit, which still sticketh in the throat of a natural man, sometimes to the danger of his choking.     

Thomas Fuller

Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.     

Linus Pauling

Be curious, learn and read as much as you can about food. Don't worry about making money. Focus on learning at various venues before you settle down for a steady position.     

Rocco DiSpirito

One of the greatest things about playing a villain is people wondering when hes going to make his comeback.     

Michael Mcmillian

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other     

Laurence J Peter

If you catch yourself wondering why you want more of the world and you're not satisfied with God, it's because you have a spiritual problem.     

Craig Groeschel

Curious people who have become accustomed to think that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time.     

Moshe Sharett

The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens.     

D. H. Lawrence

So we all embark wondering what lies over the horizon, what's around the next bend. And isn't that, in the end, what drives us?     

Blake Crouch

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.     

Smiley Blanton

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened     

Jennifer Yane

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It may be that we're not seeing the wonder in life because all we're doing is wondering how we're going to survive life.     

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Curiosity is the forerunner of discovery.     

Richard Duke

Looking back and wondering if it could have worked eventually hurts more than trying and failing.     

Dominic Riccitello

The worst thing about war was the sitting around and wondering what you were doing morally     

Paul Fussell

A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went     

Dave Ramsey

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.     

William Arthur Ward

Is there any stab as deep as wondering where and how much you failed those you loved.     

Florida Scott-Maxwell

The longer the waiting, the longer the wondering.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

All thinking begins with wondering     


If the stones that we walked on could talk, they would surely tell our story.     

Nico J. Genes

For through wondering human beings now and in the beginning have been led to philosophizing.     


Crazy people don't sit around wondering if they're nuts     

Jake Gyllenhaal

Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion.     

John Burroughs

The brain cannot learn without wondering, listening, and making connections while your myelin part of your brain develops and grows     

Sage Canny

Meditation is wondering. It is both wondering and wonder.     

Frederick Lenz

If you're curious, you'll probably be a good journalist because we follow our curiosity like cats.     

Diane Sawyer