Awe is a feeling, some would call it spiritual, of reverence, deep respect, with an undercurrent of fear or wonder. We usually describe a feeling of awe when we sense that what we find awesome is greater and more powerful than ourselves.  Find here some reflections on awe.

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Wisdom begins in wonder.

— Socrates

If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear and trembling. If our religion is based on wonder, our chief emotion will be gratitude.

— Carl Jung

Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement. Get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible. Never treat life casually. To be spiritual is to be amazed.

— Abraham Joshua Heschel

I don’t try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.

— Albert Einstein
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