25 'Wonder' Quotes From The Story That Will Help You Choose Kindness

'Wonder' quotes teach us the importance of kindness.
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Wonder if a beautiful book written by R. J. Palacio, as she's popularly known (her real name is Raquel Jaramillo).

The hit book was also adapted into a film in 2017. There are several awesome quotes from the book 'Wonder', as well as plenty of 'Wonder' movie quotes that everyone loves!

RJ Palacio's 'Wonder' is filled with life lessons for everyone, including kids and adults. 'Wonder' teaches about tolerance and kindness, and the main message is that there's happiness to be found for everyone, irrespective of what they've been through in life. One good quote from the book is provided by Auggie, the main character, who says, "Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world," powerful right?

Auggie teaches everyone to be themselves, as seen in his last lines from the 'Wonder' movie ending about kindness: "Be kind for everyone is fighting a battle. And if you really want to see what people are, all you have to do is look." This quote at the end of the movie 'Wonder' is the best quote ever from the book and film. It is hugely powerful and inspiring for children and adults alike, and reminds us that everyone should be a little more Auggie!

If you are looking for the best quotes in 'Wonder', listen up! Here are lots of 'Wonder' themes and quotes, including kindness quotes from 'Wonder', inspiring quotes in the book 'Wonder', quotes from Summer in 'Wonder' the book, Via from the book 'Wonder' quotes, 'Wonder' quotes about life and childlike 'Wonder' quotes. So, whether you are looking for a choose to be kind quote or a never lose your sense of wonder quote, these 'Wonder' by RJ Palacio quotes  will remind you to "be kind, for everyone is fighting a battle". 'Wonder' truly is a beautiful book, full of wonder and inspirational precepts, so do enjoy these R.J Palacio 'Wonder' quotes about kindness and much, much more.

If you are looking for more inspiring always choose kindness quotes, why not check out these ['Holes' quotes] and 'The Book Thief' quotes too?

Inspirational Quotes From 'Wonder'

The book 'Wonder' is so inspirational. There are lots of quotes from the book that will inspire you to be tolerant and kind, and to be a better person.

1. "Walking up towards that stage, I felt like I was floating. My heart was beating so fast. I didn’t really understand why I was getting a medal."

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

2. “Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.”

- Mr. Tushman, 'Wonder'.

3. "Every time I came home from the hospital, Daisy was here. She was a real friend, and real friends are hard to find."

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

4. "Here’s what I think: the only reason I’m not ordinary is that no one else sees me that way.”

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

5. "I wish every day could be Halloween. We could all wear masks all the time. Then we could walk around and get to know each other before we go to see what we looked like under the masks."

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

6. "I love Auggie very, very much. But he has many angels looking out for him already, Via. And I want you to know that you have me looking out for you."

- Grans, 'Wonder'.

7. "If they stare let them stare. You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out."

- Via Pullman, 'Wonder'.

8. "We all have marks on our faces. This is the map that shows where we’ve been and it’s never, ever ugly.”

- Isabel Pullman, 'Wonder'.

9. "Greatness is not being strong but using strength to carry the most hearts.”

-Mr Tushman, 'Wonder'.

10. "Are you always going to look this way, August? I mean, can't you get plastic surgery or something?"

- Jack Will, 'Wonder'.

11. "You are not ugly Auggie.”

- Isabel Pullman, 'Wonder'.

12. "What's the deal with your face? I mean, were you in a fire or something?"

- Julian, 'Wonder'.

13. "Isabel Pullman: You are not ugly, and anyone who cares to know you will see that.

Auggie Pullman: You just have to say that because you’re my mom!

Isabel Pullman: Because I’m your mom it counts the most because I know you the most. Believe me."

- 'Wonder'.

14. "Incubator, bunsen burners, oh, and this is an eraser. You know what an eraser is, right?"

- Julian, 'Wonder'.

15. "My mom always said, 'If you don’t like where you are just picture where you want to be'.”

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

16. "And I feel ordinary. Inside. But I know ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. I know ordinary kids don't get stared at wherever they go."

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

Funny 'Wonder' Book Quotes

Have you read these 'Wonder' quotes?

'Wonder' also has some funny quotes that give the book some humor. Our personal favorite is Auggie's suggestion that, "it should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their life"! Below are some funny quotes from 'Wonder' to make you laugh.

17. "For a second, I imagined how cool it would be... To have all these people standing up and cheering for me. I think it should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their life."

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

18. "We have a lot of friends on the school board."

-Mr Tushman, 'Wonder'.

19. "Meeting kids is harder than meeting adults.”

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

20. "In the hallways, which were always crowded, my face would always surprise some unsuspecting kid who maybe hadn't heard about me. The kid would make the sound you make when you hold your breath before going underwater, a little "uh!" sound."

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

Movie Quotes From 'Wonder'

These child 'Wonder' quotes will inspire you.

'Wonder' also has a movie that was released on 14 November 2017. There are some interesting quotes from the movie that you should check out.

21. "If every person in this room made it a rule that wherever you are, whenever you can, you will try to act a little kinder than is necessary - the world really would be a better place. And if you do this, if you act just a little kinder than is necessary, someone else, somewhere, someday, may recognize in you, in every single one of you, the face of God."

-Mr Tushman, 'Wonder'.

22. “It’s not all random, if it really was all random, the universe would abandon us completely. And the universe doesn’t. It takes care of its most fragile creations in ways we can’t see... Maybe it is a lottery, but the universe makes it all even out in the end.”

- Justin, 'Wonder'.

23. “A fresh start gives us the chance to reflect on the past, weigh the things we’ve done, and apply what we’ve learned from those things to the future. If we don’t examine the past, we don’t learn from it.”

-Mr Tushman, 'Wonder'.

24. “But I really believe, and Daddy really believes, that there are more good people on this earth than bad people, and the good people watch out for each other and take care of each other.”

- Isabel Pullman, 'Wonder'.

25. "Funny how sometimes you worry a lot about something and it turns out to be nothing."

- Auggie Pullman, 'Wonder'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our 'Wonder' sayings, R.J Palacio quotes from the book 'Wonder', and movie quotes about 'Wonder', then why not take a look at these you are wonderful quotes and these [cheesy inspirational quotes] for more inspiring quotes about the wonder of life.

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