quote by Stephen Hawking

So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and hold on to that childlike wonder about what makes the universe exist.

— Stephen Hawking

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My work is play. And I play when I design. I even looked it up in the dictionary, to make sure that I actually do that, and the definition of “play,” number one, was “engaging in a childlike activity or endeavor,” and number two was “gambling.” And I realize I do both when I’m designing.

By replacing fear of the unknown with curiosity we open ourselves up to an infinite stream of possibility. We can let fear rule our lives or we can become childlike with curiosity, pushing our boundaries, leaping out of our comfort zones, and accepting what life puts before us.

You can’t confuse childlike faith with childish thinking.

I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.

When you discard arrogance, complexity, and a few other things that get in the way, sooner or later you will discover that simple, childlike, and mysterious secret known to those of the Uncarved Block: Life is Fun.

Don’t complain; just work harder.

A simple, childlike faith in a Divine Friend solves all the problems that come to us by land or sea

Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.

Whatever else be lost among the years, Let us keep Christmas still a shining thing: Whatever doubts assail us, or what fears, Let us hold close one day, remembering Its poignant meaning for the hearts of men. Let us get back our childlike faith again.

I realized that my life was to be one of simple, childlike faith, and that my part was to trust, not to do. I was to trust in Him and He would work in me to do His good pleasure. From that time my life was different.

Enter the writing process with a childlike sense of wonder and discovery. Let it surprise you.

Writing tends to cheer me; it always soothes my spirit and blesses me with the gift of an innocent, tender, childlike day. It is the sensation of having spent a few hours in my homeland, with my customs, free whims, my total freedom.

A woman artist could be one of those intuitive geniuses [who] have kept their childlike spirit and have added to it breadth of vision and experience.

I think age is terribly overrated. You're okay as long as you don't grow up. By all means grow old, but don't mature. Remain childlike, retain wonder, the ability to be flabbergasted by something.

Know that humiliation does not weaken you, it strengthens you.

The more egoistic you are, the more humiliation you feel. When you are childlike and have a greater sense of kinship, you do not feel humiliated. When you are steeped in love with the Existence, with the Divine, nothing whatsoever can humiliate you.

I just close my eyes and act like I'm a 3-year-old.

I try to get as close to a childlike level as possible because we were all artists back then. So you just close your eyes and think back to when you were as young as you can remember and had the least barriers to your creativity.

I have a very childlike rage, and a very childlike loneliness.

We should go into His presence as a child goes to his father.

We do it with reverence and godly fear, of course, but we should go with a childlike confidence and simplicity.

Craving clarity, we attempt to eliminate the risk of trusting God.

Fear of the unknown path stretching ahead of us destroys childlike trust in the Father's active goodness and unrestricted love.

Childlike surrender and trust, I believe, is the defining spirit of authentic discipleship.

Develop a childlike fascination with life and people.

I'm very curious and being childlike is vital in our industry

The great person never loses a childlike spirit.

Never lose the childlike wonder. Show gratitude... Don't complain; just work harder... Never give up.

The more we become able to become a child again, to keep ourselves childlike, the more we can understand that because we love the world and we are open to understanding, to comprehension, that when we kill the child in us, we are no longer.

Faith walks simply, childlike, between the darkness of human life and the hope of what is to come.

We need to remain childlike. Children don't dream of being insignificant.

Beautiful was this world, looking at it thus, without searching, thus simply, thus childlike.

Pray a little each day in a childlike way for the Spirit of prayer.

If you feel that you know, as yet, very little concerning the deep things of prayer and what prayer really is, then pray for the Spirit of prayer. There is nothing He would rather do than unveil to you the grace of prayer.

Running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying, and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way. Run often and run long, but never outrun your joy of running.

People who get into animation tend to be kids.

We don't have to grow up. But also, animators are great observers, and there's this childlike wonder and interest in the world, the observation of little things that happen in life.

I like crazy, childlike, candy bar-filled cakes with gooey caramel, chocolate-covered nuts, marshmallows, and the like.

I think I still keep my sense of wonder, which I call childlike, not childish, childlike. I still have a vivid imagination, and I like to try a lot of new things.

If there be anything that can render the soul calm, dissipate its scruples and dispel its fears, sweeten its sufferings by the anointing of love, impart strength to all its actions, and spread abroad the joy of the Holy Spirit in its countenance and words, it is this simple and childlike repose in the arms of God.

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