Wonder Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Wonder

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The few wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.
~By Charles de Lint ~


Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can't come up with real lasting solutions!
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
~By Ann Landers ~


Poetry is always slightly mysterious, and you wonder what is your relationship to it.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


I saw George Bush at a benefit concert actually waving at Stevie Wonder. Someone had to tell him 'he can't see you'.
~By Anne Robinson ~


I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
~By Alice James ~


I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


The human brain is a wonderful organ. It starts to work as soon as you are born and doesn't stop until you get up to deliver a speech.
~By George Jessel ~


There are wonderfully talented actresses. It's a really rich field. There isn't as rich a field of material.
~By Meryl Streep ~


The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure.
~By Francois Truffaut ~


Clapton asked my brother to play on his record. I thought that was the most wonderful thing in the world.
~By Gregg Allman ~


In fact, from then on scholars engaged in a kind of game of comparing different Indo-European languages with one another, and eventually they could not fail to wonder what exactly these connections showed, and how they should be interpreted in concrete terms.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


There were a lot of times I wondered if I was deluding myself. I had nothing else to fall back on, but I never enjoyed anything else.
~By Edie Falco ~


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.
~By Chevy Chase ~


Marriage is a wonderful thing.
~By Patrick McGoohan ~


A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.
~By Mary Garden ~


I fully expect to be able to complete one more campaign goal - and that is to proudly report that signs have been erected as you enter our great state that say 'Welcome to Wild, Wonderful West Virginia: Open for Business!'
~By Joe Manchin III ~


I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I've ended up doing that myself.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


Wonder is the desire for knowledge.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


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


I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me.
~By Larry Bird ~


I loved getting to do Promised Land with him. I mean, he's really there for you. We did one very emotional scene in the church. He's just a wonderful acting partner. You feel very safe with him.
~By Delta Burke ~


There are always some doubts when you do a new album though. You wonder whether you succeeded or not, especially when you waited as long as I did for this one - seven years. You're never really sure if it will be a nice record or not.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


It was also wonderful to have the prospect of playing with Jack Nicholson. It was a terrific part, a terrific script, with Alexander Payne and Jack Nicholson. You can't get any better than that!
~By Kathy Bates ~


I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt, not admiration.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


But also, it's a wonderful thing for children to see the birthing of puppies, to see nature at its best when it works and to have the experience of the puppies.
~By Erika Slezak ~


It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
~By Helen Keller ~


I consciously try to end my novels at a point where I won't have to wonder about my characters ever again.
~By Anne Tyler ~


As my manager says, 'These are wonderful problems.'
~By Jeffrey Tambor ~


The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood.
~By Dennis Potter ~


Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster.
~By Ted Lindsay ~


Well, I've known Elizabeth almost all of her life and almost all of my life. And I love her with all of my heart and she's always been there for me. She's a wonderful, wonderful dame. She's a great lady.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service.
~By Susan Collins ~


The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I'm thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family's future.
~By Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis ~


I thought his performance was absolutely wonderful and had said so, but he seemed, as actors quite often are when they first see.something, to be disappointed. I think he expected more from the film and himself.
~By John Schlesinger ~


Well we took it apart scene by scene. We examined every sentence, every full stop, every comma. He has a most wonderful eye for detail, Roman, and you know, he's a very good artist.
~By Ronald Harwood ~


I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
~By Roger Mahony ~


I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry.
~By Brad Delp ~


It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
~By Brad Henry ~


When you work with a legend as I do, it's wonderful. There's so many things I've learned working with Keith. He's so patient, not only with me, but with everyone in our crew and with the audience and with the game. He has a style that is so easy and will never be copied.
~By Dan Fouts ~


Children are the most wonderful audiences. What's struck me most is that that they watch it so silently, until the end when they shriek and shout and clap.
~By Emma Thompson ~


But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!
~By Anna Neagle ~


My mother was a wonderful, wonderful woman with a lovely voice who hated housework, hated cooking even more and loved her children. She was always arranging church activities such as a bazaar.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life, telling her how wonderful she is. To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds like it belongs on a movie soundtrack.
~By John Fogerty ~


Inherit the Wind is a wonderful play, and I was in the original with Paul Muni.
~By Tony Randall ~


Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.
~By Sara Teasdale ~


From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a story and wondered if I could write it, it has always been the story that has driven me.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now?
~By Jim Capaldi ~


Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature.
~By Michael Faraday ~


I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last Samurai' was an extreme example of that. Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing.
~By Tony Goldwyn ~


It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
~By Thomas Browne ~


We filmed one scene on the beach and there was definitely weird energy around, and we were followed around by a white owl to several different locations, and little things like that, or certain mishaps would happen and you'd have to wonder what that was about.
~By Rachel True ~


An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why.
~By William Faulkner ~


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.
~By Dana Hill ~


The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland"; but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.
~By Alan Perlis ~


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?
~By Richard Dawkins ~


Well, the wonderful thing about making movies, oddly enough, is that they're sort of highly motivated graduate studies in one or another field.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


Change is wonderful, and necessary.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


Man has to awaken to wonder - and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


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.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


The pleasure of writing fiction is that you are always spotting some new approach, an alternative way of telling a story and manipulating characters; the novel is such a wonderfully flexible form.
~By Penelope Lively ~


Everybody's saturated with the marketing hype of next-generation consoles. They are wonderful, but the truth is that they are as powerful as a high end PC is right now.
~By John Carmack ~


In everyday life, my wife is the most wonderful. We're in love with each other beyond belief.
~By Christian Bale ~


Worship is transcendent wonder.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


We thank thee for this opportunity to show our love for these heroes who have accomplished such wonders for the beloved United States, which was founded by noble and inspired men.
~By Lorenzo Snow ~


I think jazz is a wonderful learning tool.
~By John Otto ~


Some actresses seem to thrive on chaos, and I've often wondered if they felt they had to be that way in order to perform well?
~By Marie Windsor ~


My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that's how it was in those days.
~By Erika Slezak ~


If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It's thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that's not me. Often with actors, it's a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where's the substance?
~By Colin Firth ~


The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder and beauty that it brought previous generations.
~By Robert Caro ~


We all know, the ones who play golf, know what a wonderful game it is and what a great past-time it is.
~By Bernhard Langer ~


It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
~By Warren Buffett ~


I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall. I'm still very troubled by the fact that I'm in the hall and my dad isn't.
~By Debby Boone ~


I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I had a blast, but I still wonder sometimes why they saw me as the perfect guy for this strange character.
~By Mike Myers ~


Hindsight is wonderful. It's always very easy to second guess after the fact.
~By Helen Reddy ~


The first Superman film took up a huge chunk of our lives, but it was a wonderful time for us. We were young, my daughter was little, we were filming in London for a year, so we became like a close family.
~By Margot Kidder ~


And so I was very grateful that I didn't do the British stiff upper lip, but I went straight to a therapist. And she was wonderful and helpful, and I went for about two years.
~By Lynn Redgrave ~


I am happily married to a wonderful man. He is not in the business.
~By Erin Moran ~


Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
~By John Locke ~


I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love, with Mick Jagger producing again. It's a wonderful script.
~By Dougray Scott ~


We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


What I wonder is what would happen in California, say, if all the Mexicans left from one day to the next?
~By Alma Guillermoprieto ~


But I'm very happy to work within tight parameters, and when you know you have an actor for two days, and you have to get that work done in two days, that focuses the mind wonderfully.
~By John Crowley ~


I'm not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room. Give me drugs.
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


My dear, did you ever stop to think what a wonderful bunker you would make?
~By Walter Hagen ~


I sometimes get that wonderful sympathy between me and the audience, telling me I've reached their hearts. And when I do, the thrill is mine.
~By Kate Smith ~


Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


Wes Craven is a wonderful friend, and we had a really good time together.
~By Henry Winkler ~


Perhaps, once I am gone, the one thing I might be remembered for is having sung a great deal of Mahler with a great many phenomenal conductors. It is wonderful music, very spiritual.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


I often wonder if we could not solve the world's problems on a similar basis of harmony.
~By Artur Rodzinski ~


Parents who wonder where the younger generation is going should remember where it came from.
~By Sam Ewing ~


All actors do that. Should do that and do that. For the most part. I say all actors. I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't. Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work and did a beautiful job on this film.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
~By Robert Fulghum ~


We have a strange and wonderful relationship - he's strange and I'm wonderful.
~By Mike Ditka ~

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October 23 ,2021
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