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wonders Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about wonders
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“For it is owing to their wonder that men both now begin and at first began to philosophize; they wondered originally at the obvious difficulties, then advanced little by little and stated difficulties about the greater matters . . . they were pursuing science in order to know, and not for any utilitarian end.”
Aristotle
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The Metaphysics
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utilitarian devices
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“If, then, God is always in that good state in which we sometimes are, this compels our wonder; and if in a better this compels it yet more. And God is in a better state. And life also belongs to God; for the actuality of thought is life, and God is that actuality; and God’s self-dependent actuality is life most good and eternal.”
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“When we accept small wonders, we qualify ourselves to imagine great wonders.”
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“The devotee of myth is in a way a philosopher, for myth is made up of things that cause wonder.”
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“And a man who is puzzled and wonders thinks himself ignorant.”
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“Think! Think and wonder. Wonder and think. How much water can fifty-five elephants drink?”
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“How could I doubt such a miracle? Isn’t it a miracle that the sun rises every day in the east and sets in the west? Isn’t there mystery in all of nature’s wonders? In the movements of the moon or the stillness of the stars?”
Grimpow
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