To see a world in a grain of sand
and a heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hand
and eternity in an hour.
We are not necessarily doubting that god will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.
Why, sometimes i've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
I wonder how many people i've looked at all my life and never seen.
Not all those who wander are lost.
Young cat! if you keep
your eyes open enough,
oh, the stuff you will learn!
the most wonderful stuff!
Think and wonder, wonder and think.
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.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.