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Wander Quotes

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We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

Related topics: Travel

You're better off betting on a horse than betting on a man.
A horse may not be able to hold you tight,
but he doesn't wanna wander from the stable at night.
- Betty Grable

I was a fantastic student until ten,
and then my mind began to wander.
- Grace Paley

It was so much fun to have the freedom to wander America,
with no assignments.
For 25 or 30 years I never had an assignment.
These were all stories I wanted to do myself.
- Charles Kuralt

 

I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
- C. S. Lewis

Not all who wander are lost.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

The lifestyle that an artist can have,
the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines,
was a very attractive one.
- John Dyer

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When I'm old I shall give up writing the big stuff
and shall wander round the park thinking of songs.
- George Lloyd

On those long notes behind the trumpet solo,
if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead.
- Don Ellis

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled;
the difference between the two being this,
that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind
to wander when I needed to be focused.
It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.
- Payne Stewart

Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying,
or wander too long in completing it.
- Tertullian

I don't really have studios.
I wander around around people's attics,
out in fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me.
- Andrew Wyeth

I loved it, but social reality impeded.
Now I wander in here at 9 in the morning or so,
and come back for a while in the afternoon.
I am a very lenient boss.
- Donald E. Westlake

Quite casually I wander into my plot,
poke around with my characters for a while,
then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
- Thorne Smith

I was allowed to wander where I could.
Here is a case in which you search for your independence
and allow something creative to come out of that.
- George Woodcock

Men know they are sexual exiles.
They wander the earth seeking satisfaction,
craving and despising, never content.
There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
- Camille Paglia

I don't read music.
I don't write it.
So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.
- James Taylor

When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in
the night with things still undone in life,
they approximate my subjective experience of this life.
- Jack Henry Abbott

We are so much the victims of abstraction that with
the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to
wander across the room and look at the thermostat.
- Terence McKenna

Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized
parts of the World will suffice for me in the future.
- Mary Cassatt

Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander,
but confine him home.
- John Cleveland

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye;
There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed
with joy as they wander by.
- William C. Bryant

Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert,
in any event I have always from the earliest of ages
found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on my own.
- Roger Moore

It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through
his regions of enchantment without having a critic,
forever, like the old man of the sea,
upon his back.
- Marianne Moore

If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat
trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city.
I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free.
- Jane Birkin

Certainly one of the more common experiences in the
jazz field is discovering someone new.
Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travelers,
voyagers.
We want to join in on whatever we hear.
There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape.
- Gary Burton

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments,
and they wander off through equation after equation,
and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
- Nikola Tesla

I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover,
I buy it if I like the name of the band,
anything that sparks my imagination.
I still like to go to record stores,
I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention.
- Bruce Springsteen

Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams,
but in violence.
It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage;
whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons,
or whether one wants to overturn them.
- Georges Bataille

Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures,
utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about
the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks,
and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake
of acquiring a few shillings.
- Henry Mayhew

I wander around, get the lay of the land and try to
imagine what kind of people would have lived there
in that historical period.
What would they eat? What kind of clothing would they
wear? How did they shelter themselves? How did they get around?
- James Welch

I couldn't go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me.
That spoiled my life.
It was like being in captivity.
Those days are gone, and I don't ever want to see that happen to me again.
Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own.
I like it that way.
- Christine McVie

Tintinnabulation is an area I sometimes wander into
when I am searching for answers -
in my life,
my music, my work.
In my dark hours, I have the certain feeling that everything
outside this one thing has no meaning.
- Arvo Part

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

This is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Watch out, I have a Magic Wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Now, if you don't mind, I'd appreciate it if you could lower your wand.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Her godmother simply touched her with her wand,
and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into
cloth of gold and silver,
all decked with jewels.
- Charles Perrault

Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration;
they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly
by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems.
The solution rests with our work and discipline.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

Labor is the fabled magician's wand,
the philosophers stone,
and the cap of good fortune.
- James Weldon Johnson

While there used to be one or two Pops orchestras,
now there are all kinds of European orchestras that
suddenly look upon this as a golden wand that can enable
them to make money recording this music.
- Skitch Henderson

My books were always full of ink blots,
always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures,
which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
- Pierre Loti

You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes
into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
- Michael Wilding

One wanders to the left, another to the right.
Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
- Horace

Fair or not, it always sucks when everyone wanders
back from Sundance talking about how bad the movies were.
- Donal Logue

The fool wanders, a wise man travels.
- Thomas Fuller

The part of me which wanders through my mind and never
sees or feels actual objects,
but which lives in and moves through my passions and my emotions,
experiences this world as a horrible nightmare.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Where does discontent start? You are warm enough,
but you shiver.
You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you.
You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields.
And to prod all these there's time, the Bastard Time.
- John Steinbeck

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching
for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life.
For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system.
When it finds its spot and takes root,
it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it!
- Daniel Dennett

I didn't write.
I just wandered about.
- Martha Gellhorn

I have since wandered among men of many races and many religions.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

My body has certainly wandered a good deal,
but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.
- Noel Coward

My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for forty
years because even in biblical times,
men would not stop to ask for directions.
- Elayne Boosler

Where hast thou wandered.
gentle gale, to find the perfumes thou dost bring?
- William C. Bryant

I got into underground comics fairly early on and kind
of wandered away from the superhero stuff,
but I was an art student and I was drawing a lot as a kid.
- Jonathan Lethem

Both my brothers became physicians and I,
of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.
- Carroll O'Connor

Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease,
and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys.
It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they
were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see,
and there were no settlers.
Only Indians lived there.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Aztecs believe they started up in what's now New Mexico,
and wandered for 10,000 years before they got down into where they are now,
in Mexico City.
That's a weird legend.
- Jerry Pournelle

My mother was the total influence.
My father was what we call a nomadic person;
he was a wanderer.
- Danny Aiello

I had a wonderful childhood, but I was a wanderer from year one.
- Maureen Forrester

A pilgrim is a wanderer with purpose.
- Peace Pilgrim

I am a wanderer passionately in love with life.
- Aleksandr I. Kuprin

The lonely wanderer, who watches by the seashore the
waves that roll between him and his home,
talks of cruel facts, material barriers that,
just because they are material, and not ideal,
shall be the irresistible foes of his longing heart.
- Josiah Royce

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
- Francis Bacon

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir


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