Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
— Plato

When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.
Mary Oliver amazement quote

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
— Socrates

Appreciation is a combination of understanding, quiet amazement, and gratitude. Appreciating something permits its experience and integration.
— Harry Palmer

This was love at first sight, love everlasting: a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected - in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness; it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
— amazement quotation by Thomas Mann