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Wondering Quotes

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People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

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Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there,
wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal
ever dared to dream before.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
- Laurence J. Peter

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning
wondering what my intuition
will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea.
I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.
- Jonas Salk

 

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head.
You've got to believe you can play a shot instead of
wondering where your next bad shot is coming from.
- Jack Nicklaus

If bin Laden is in fact publicly killed,
then the US military will find itself standing around
with its hands in its pockets,
wondering what's supposed to come next.
- Bruce Sterling

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I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering
about that usage of language,
various breathing techniques and why in these practices
language is being used in another way.
- Kathy Acker

I'm married, which means that instead of occasionally
wondering about men from afar,
I actually live with one and can be constantly astounded
by the strange male brain.
- Cathy Guisewite

Crazy people don't sit around wondering if they're nuts.
- Jake Gyllenhaal

I would find myself laughing and wondering where these ideas came from.
You can call it imagination, I suppose.
But I was grateful for wherever they came from.
- Amy Tan

Lonesome.
Lonesome.
I know what it means.
Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams.
Weary.
Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow.
- Leon Redbone

I think there's a lot of naivete and hubris within
our mix of personalities.
That's probably our worst crime.
I keep wondering what a "mature" record means.
- Ian Williams

I had to know if I could make it somewhere else.
I did not want to go through the rest of my life wondering
what might have been without putting myself to the test.
- Kenny Dalglish

If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American
people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities,
the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why.
- Corrine Brown

The worst thing one can do is not to try,
to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it,
to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something
could have materialized -
never knowing.
- Jim Rohn

It's hard to sleep at night because I'm still wondering where my mother is.
- Fred Savage

Where was I going? I puzzled and wondered about it
til I actually enjoyed the puzzlement and wondering.
- Carl Sandburg

I am a conservative type of person, so sometimes when
I'm chilling with myself,
people always come ask me, 'What's wrong with you?
What are you wondering about?'
- Wayne Wonder

I have never been bored an hour in my life.
I get up every morning wondering what new strange glamorous
thing is going to happen and it happens at fairly regular intervals.
- William Allen White

I never refused an autograph, never refused to buy someone a drink.
Now I'm learning to say I've got other things on,
instead of doing it and wondering why.
- Paul Gascoigne

I think, like everybody else in New Hampshire,
when I pull up to fill up my car and I pay $50,
I get upset.
And I'm wondering if these prices are legitimate.
- Judd Gregg

I'd be nervous about skiing, wondering what I'd do
if I felt shaky on top of a mountain;
but other diabetics do ski,
so there's no reason I couldn't.
- Dana Hill

I love it.
When they stop imitating me then I'll start wondering where I'm going wrong.
Every day when I sit down to play, I learn something new.
- Erroll Garner

Holidays in general breed unrealistic expectations.
The minute you start wondering, 'is it going to be wonderful enough?,'
it never will be.
- Pepper Schwartz

The worst thing about war was the sitting around and
wondering what you were doing morally.
- Paul Fussell

She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't
help wondering from what direction.
- Bob Hope

Does defending liberalism leave you friendless and
perhaps wondering about your breath?
- Phil Ochs

When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering
if they was gonna dig us,
then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.
- Jimi Hendrix

Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home,
wondering why the hell you went.
- John Updike

Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as
Angel of Light and the Writer as Hustler is that scribbling
child in a grown-up body wondering if anybody is listening.
- Herbert Gold

I'm wondering if they haven't reported all the people with MS,
because if all of the cases were reported,
the government would have to step in and give more financial aid to us.
- Teri Garr

So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result
a few years later in personal bankruptcy,
would result in having people be on edge with me,
wondering when I'm going to blow up.
- Shelley Berman

All my life, since I was 16, I've been wondering where
that next job was gonna come from.
- Jerry Orbach

Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me;
they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through
wondering what the next course is going to be like -
and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had
eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.
- Hector Hugh Munro

Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him,
that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave
and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly,
wondering how awful it might be.
- Benjamin Spock

I am just at that stage of wondering where I go from here.
I came into this business almost by accident,
but now it has become serious.
What started as a bit of fun, something to do other than be a model,
has taken on a different career curve.
I have been forced to ask where that curve is going to end up.
- Cameron Diaz

'Made it as a writer'? I'm still wondering if I've made it as a writer.
I've made it as a published writer of the type of SF
that I want to write and read,
but I'm still waiting for that big breakthrough.
- Eric Brown

I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy.
There are only like 1300 actors in it,
and as far as I know, you're a member for life.
To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was.
- William Sanderson

My brother arrived some months after my father left.
Um, and he ah, was thus eight years younger than me and it was um,
you know, it was such a time that my mother probably
had people wondering was it his.
- Thomas Keneally

I remember just lying in the grass, staring at the clouds,
wondering where they drifted off to after they floated over Texas.
I never would have imagined that one day I would follow
one of those clouds and find myself in Hollywood.
- Renee Zellweger

There was a time when I was wondering about this business of going public,
so I visited about a half-dozen companies in the Boston area,
all of them formed by MIT faculty and all had gone public.
- Amar Bose

Then, I realized that there is an indigenous presence in the Solar System.
It's us.
So, then, I got to wondering what would happen if a
more technologically advanced society moved next door to us,
the way we moved next door to the American Indians.
- Sarah Zettel

My biggest nightmare is I'm driving home and get sick and go to hospital.
I say: 'Please help me.' And the people say:
'Hey,
you look like...' And I'm dying while they're wondering
whether I'm Barbra Streisand.
- Barbra Streisand

For years, I've been wondering what could happen to
nuclear submarines when they dive and disappear from
the surface of the earth for months,
without a trace.
No one really knows where they are.
- Guy Hamilton

Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who,
with such a thought, would not spring from bed,
eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?
- Richard Dawkins

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars,
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- Saint Augustine

I've been thinking about the distorted view of science
that prevails in our culture.
I've been wondering about this, because our civilization
is completely dependent on science and high technology,
yet most of us are alienated from science.
- Ann Druyan

When I came to New York, I began to meet the people
who became the most famous artists of our time.
I was insecure about my own level of ability,
I didn't know whether I could compete with these people and,
at the same time.
I was wondering what is this anyway?
- Henry Flynt

I can't believe that we would lie in our graves wondering
if we had spent our living days well.
I can't believe that we would lie in our graves dreaming
of things that we might have been.
- Dave Matthews

This is my sixth series, and I'm burned out wondering
if a show is going to change my life.
Don't get me wrong, I love when people recognize my work.
But I've given up worrying about whether it'll be seen
by two people or two million or 22 million.
- Charlotte Ross

I received the most fantastic welcome to the Broadway Theatre community.
I walked on stage to tremendous applause and a long standing ovation,
wondering when I was ever going to be able to say my first line!
- Elaine Paige

During a political campaign everyone is concerned with
what a candidate will do on this or that question if
he is elected except the candidate;
he's too busy wondering what he'll do if he isn't elected.
- Everett Dirksen

My judgement is not good when I am on a book tour.
I am not thinking about it that much.
What happens is I will go back home.
I have a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old and a wife who
is now taking care of them who is wondering where her husband is.
- Michael Lewis

All of this got me thinking about the history of the westward expansion,
and got me to wondering how the exploration of the
Solar System would be changed if there were an indigenous presence out there.
- Sarah Zettel

For too long, our country's version of an energy policy
has consisted of Americans waking up every day and
wondering how much it will cost to drive to work,
how much it will cost to keep their business running,
how much it will cost to heat or cool their homes.
- Bob Beauprez

A child who does not think about what happens around
him and is content with living without wondering whether
he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's
work and is on the road to being a scoundrel.
- Jose Marti

I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University,
waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory
and wondering if I should continue in physics.
- Sidney Altman

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

From wonder into wonder existence opens.
- Lao Tzu

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Wisdom begins in wonder.
- Socrates

I can only wonder what treasure awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
- Jose Ortega Y Gasset

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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