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

Inspiring Childlike Wonder quotations

Childlike wonder quote Wander often, wonder always.
Wander often, wonder always.

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.

Don’t complain; just work harder.

Childlike wonder quote Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.

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

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


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.

Childlike wonder quote Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search the truth. Have holy curios
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.

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

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 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.

Childlike wonder quote We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Whether seventy or sixteen, there is in every being's heart a love of wonder;

the sweet amazement at the stars and starlike things and thoughts; the undaunted challenge of events, the unfailing childlike appetite for what comes next, and the joy in the game of life.


A child's world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement.

There are those much more rare people who never lose their curiosity, their almost childlike wonder at the world; those people who continue to learn and to grow intellectually until the day they die. And these usually are the people who make contributions, who leave some part of the world a little better off than it was before they entered it.

Childlike wonder quote I wonder how many people I've looked at all my life and never seen.
I wonder how many people I've looked at all my life and never seen.

Never lose the child-like wonder. It’s just too important. It’s what drives us. Help others.

It's fun playing two roles. The roles provide a wonderful range of emotions. Stuart is childlike and sensitive. Adam is ruthless, outrageous. He's flamboyant. He does the unexpected.

To be more childlike, you don't have to give up being an adult.

The fully integrated person is capable of being both an adult and a child simultaneously. Recapture the childlike feelings of wide-eyed excitement, spontaneous appreciation, cutting loose, and being full of awe and wonder at this magnificent universe.

Childlike wonder quote Wake up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is about to happ
Wake up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is about to happen.

The process I go through in the art and the architecture, I actually want it to be almost childlike. Sometimes I think it's magical.

The really intelligent person keeps his childhood alive to his last breath.

He never loses it-the wonder the child feels looking at the birds,looking at the flowers,looking at the sky...Intelligence also has to be,in the same way,childlike.

most of us carry into marriage not only our childlike illusions, but we bring to it as well the demand that it has to be wonderful, because it's supposed to be.

Childlike wonder quote We seek outside the wonders we carry inside us.
We seek outside the wonders we carry inside us.

To cease to wonder is to fall plumb-down from the childlike to the commonplace—the most undivine of all moods intellectual. Our nature can never be at home among things that are not wonderful to us.

But that's the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned.

I don't want to know what people are talking about. 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. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can't read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can't even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.


I know that part of why I was excited to do this was the sense of play and childlike wonder and the spirit that's in the Daniels' work. I think we're tracking some issues that are actually quite sad or lonely but I think in a joyful, creative way. So I like that balance. I think singing in the woods, the music and spirit of that - there's something very pure about the film [Swiss Army Man].

Childlike wonder quote Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

You can't have a bad time at Disney World.

It's not allowed. They have hidden electronic surveillance cameras everywhere, and if they catch you failing to laugh with childlike wonder, they lock you inside a costume representing a beloved Disney character such as Goofy and make you walk about in the Florida heat getting grabbed and leaped on by violently excited children until you have learned your lesson.

What is patriotism? Is it love of one's birthplace, the place of childhood's recollections and hopes, dreams and aspirations? Is it the place where, in childlike naïveté, we would watch the passing clouds, and wonder why we, too, could not float so swiftly? The place where we would count the milliard glittering stars, terror-stricken lest each one "an eye should be," piercing the very depths of our little souls?

The Wizard Of Oz" has secrets that are just too much.

Or "Peter Pan" – the whole 'lost boys' thing is just incredible. They’re not childlike at all, they’re really, really deep; you can rule your life by them. Or say 'child-like', because children are the most brilliant people of all, that’s why they relate to those stories so well. Fairy-tales are wonderful.

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