Quotation Explorer - 'Astonishing'

It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
Extra miles, extensive preparation and exhaustive efforts usually show astonishing results. - Roopleen
The most astonishing thing about miracles is that they happen. - G. K. Chesterton
If you leave the pool you have dug for yourself and go out into the river of life then life has an astonishing way of taking care of you, because then there is no taking care on your part. - Krishnamurti
It is wonderful how quickly you get used to things, even the most astonishing. - Edith Nesbitt
Perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most astonishing.
Beauty is handed out as undemocratically as inherited peerages, and beautiful people have done nothing to deserve their astonishing reward.
She is the crescendo, the final, astonishing work of God. Woman. In one last flourish creation comes to a finish with Eve. She is the Master's finishing touch. - John Eldredge
My worth is not based on the ‘work of my hands’ despite how feverishly I might work and how audaciously successful I might be. Rather, my worth is based exclusively on the astonishing fact that I am the ‘work of God’s hands. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work. - Thomas A. Edison
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods. - Margaret Fuller
Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
When you are loving, kind, and true everyone will find astonishing beauty within you. - Debasish Mridha
Life is a journey of astonishing beauty, and this is what makes life worth living. - Debasish Mridha
Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy. - Andy Mulcahy
Having writers block sucks more than my actual writing. And my writing would be astonishing if I could write how I feel. - Ally Spina
We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power. - Bertrand Russell
How astonishing it is that language can almost mean, and frightening that it does not quite. - Jack Gilbert
Our existence has always and everywhere been tragic, but man has converted these numberless tragedies into works of art. I know of nothing more astonishing or more wonderful than this transformation. - Maxim Gorky
With astonishing wonder, I have seen the magic of life, the power of thoughts, and the beauty of imagination. - Debasish Mridha
Man has imagined a heaven, and has left entirely out of it the supremest of all his delights...sexual intercourse!...His heaven is like himself: strange, interesting, astonishing, grotesque. I give you my word, it has not a single feature in it that he actually values. - Mark Twain
Be a mirror of life. Let everyone see their own astonishing beauty in your mirror. - Debasish Mridha
There is an astonishing imagination, even in the science of mathematics... We repeat, there was far more imagination in the head of Archimedes than in that of Homer. - Voltaire
Rome is a broken mirror, the falling straps of a dress, a puzzle of astonishing complexity. It is an iceberg floating below our terrace, all its ballasts hidden beneath the surface. - Anthony Doerr
You're looking for the light,ForgettingYou have an astonishing light,inside you,which can enlighten the whole world. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance as it accumulates in the form of inert facts. - Henry Adams
[T]he astonishing purity of pain, how it will not be mixed with any other sensation. - Charles Baxter
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