Please find below a curated list of 613 of The Best Awe Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Awe Quotes that resonate.
I think there’s a difference between the type of folk music that people put into the box of folk music and then there’s the kind of folk music that I aspire to and am in awe of, and that is the kind of folk music where it’s very limited tools – in most cases a guitar, in a self-taught style that is idiosyncratic and particular to that musician.
In my work, it’s simultaneously realities, instead of parallel. Simultaneous avoids the problem of alternate reality. In parallel reality, there’s always a hierarchy, and there doesn’t necessarily have to be a hierarchy. When you’re in a palace like Blenheim, you’re supposed to be in awe – why not be in awe of something different than the stuff they’re showing you? It’s about finding your own existential place.
In awe, I watched the waxing moon ride across the zenith of the heavens like an ambered chariot towards the ebony void of infinite space wherein the tethered belts of Jupiter and Mars hang, for ever festooned in their orbital majesty. And as I looked at all this I thought… I must put a roof on this toilet.
I can never be who I was. I can simply watch her with sympathy, understanding, and some measure of awe. There she goes, backpack on, headed for the subway or the airport. She did her best with her eyeliner. She learned a new word she wants to try out on you. She is ambling along. She is looking for it.
It is no accident that banks resemble temples, preferably Greek, and that the supplicants who come to perform the rites of deposit and withdrawal instinctively lower their voices into the registers of awe. Even the most junior tellers acquire within weeks of their employment the officiousness of hierophants tending an eternal flame.
We fear our highest possibilities. We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments, under conditions of great courage. We enjoy and even thrill to godlike possibilities we see in ourselves in such peak moments. And yet we simultaneously shiver with weakness, awe, and fear before these very same possibilities.
I’m in awe of how grounded Ms. Tyson is and how her performances can be different but the same. She can switch up the delivery, but it’s still with the right intention. Her words are effortless in terms of their meaning and how she inhabits them. She’s been doing Trip to Bountiful for four months, and it still feels real. She’s pretty amazing.
Here’s a funny question:What is your favorite word?Think about it—maybe it’s a word that makes you absolutely happy, or a word that sounds gloriously beautiful, or a word that evokes awe and wonder. Maybe you are reminded of a great time when you hear it, or maybe it represents your life’s dream.So, what is it? What is your favorite word of all words?Thought about it yet?Good.And now, think why.