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When you grow up by the sea, you spend a good deal of time looking at the horizon. You wonder what on Earth the waves might bring - and where the sea might deposit you - until one day you know you have lived between two places, the scene of arrival and the point of departure.
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.
Henry Anatole Grunwald
When someone is impatient and says, 'I haven't got all day,' I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day?
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it.
Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.
High achievers, we imagine, were wired for greatness from birth. But then you have to wonder why, over time, natural talent seems to ignite in some people and dim in others.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Never lose the childlike wonder. Show gratitude... Don't complain; just work harder... Never give up.
I believe our legacy will be defined by the accomplishments and fearless nature by which our daughters and sons take on the global challenges we face. I also wonder if perhaps the most lasting expression of one's humility lies in our ability to foster and mentor our children.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
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.
My idea of sexy is that less is more. The less you reveal the more people can wonder.
If I were not African, I wonder whether it would be clear to me that Africa is a place where the people do not need limp gifts of fish but sturdy fishing rods and fair access to the pond. I wonder whether I would realize that while African nations have a failure of leadership, they also have dynamic people with agency and voices.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.
I wonder why it is, that young men are always cautioned against bad girls. Anyone can handle a bad girl. It's the good girls men should be warned against.
I believe that curiosity, wonder and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; and that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways that less intense emotions can never do.
Kay Redfield Jamison
For me, I always wonder what's worse: an emotional betrayal or a physical betrayal? That's a really tough call.
There are three kinds of people in this world: people who make it happen, people who watch what happens, and people who wonder what happened.
Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.
I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
C. S. Lewis
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something.
Gamal Abdel Nasser
Yeah, but if you're not doing what everyone else is doing then you're going to be misunderstood. People are going to wonder why you're trying to be different; it's just a natural instinct.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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