The Wonder Of The Universe

A Special Collection Of Quotations From Great Minds Throughout History


I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how he could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

– Abraham Lincoln




Oh Lord, thou givest us everything, at the price of an effort.

– Leonardo Da Vinci


No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions

– Charles P. Steinmetz


If a book be false in its facts, disprove them; if false in its reasoning, refute it. But for God’s sake, let us freely hear both sides if we choose.

– Thomas Jefferson


Great thoughts come from the heart

– Marquis de Vauvenargues


Curiosity is the thirst of the soul.

– Samuel Johnson


The invisible order of the universe proclaims a supreme intelligence.

– Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Science brings men nearer to God.

– Louis Pasteur


Truth between candid minds can never do harm.

– Thomas Jefferson


The visible marks of extraordinary wisdom and power appear so plainly in all the works of the creation that a rational creature, who will but seriously reflect on them, cannot miss the discovery of a Deity.

– John Locke




As a house implies a builder, and a garment a weaver, and a door a carpenter, so does the existence of the Universe imply a Creator.

– Marquis de Vauvenargues


It is impossible to account for the creation of the universe without the agency of a Supreme Being.

– George Washington


From a knowledge of His work, we shall know Him.

– Robert Boyle


We cannot fathom the mystery of a single flower. Nor is it intended that we should.

– John Locke


In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

– Galileo Galilei


Of what I call God, And fools call Nature.

– Robert Browning


So irresistible are these evidences of an intelligent and powerful Agent that, of the infinite numbers of men who have exited thro’ all the time, they have believed, in the proportion of a million at least to Unit, in the hypothesis of an eternal pre-existence of a creator, rather than in that of a self-existent Universe.

– Thomas Jefferson


Nature is the art of God.

– Dante Alighieri


The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator.

– Louis Pasteur

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