Quotation Explorer - 'Wondered'

I don't want to talk as much. It's nicer to think dear, pretty thoughts and keep them in one's heart, like treasures. I don't like to have them laughed at or wondered over. - L. M. Montgomery
Wondered why women are narrow-shouldered than men? Because they are needed to be cuddled. - Steven Chopade
You could achieve nothing with wondered mind! you need to stop it! - Kunal Jajal
I wondered how a man ever got an English girl into bed. What did they do with her hockey stick? - James A. Michener
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it. - Douglas Adams
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
...and I wondered, not for the first time, if some of life's tragedy arose when people put themselves in situations they were not by nature suited for. - Charlotte Rogan
So with curious eyes and sick surmiseWe watched him day by day,And wondered if each one of usWould end the self-same way,For none can tell to what red HellHis sightless soul may stray. - Oscar Wilde
My mother and father held hands. I wondered what that was like, to hold someone's hand. I bet you could sometimes find all of the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
But I wondered if all this kissing was a bad habit with him and me. The thing we did with our mouths instead of talking. - Gabrielle Zevin
I felt vaguely outraged that such a bad person had such a good car. Because the car was the culmination of a thousand-odd years of scientific advancement. But the guy was a dick. I wondered when that had happened; that we had started making better machines than people. - Max Barry
Have you wondered what our ego is?Our ego is a reflection of our life conditioning.It is no more than a mask (of our outer surface).It is not the inner of who we truly are and what we can truly be. - Alice Bacon
An egotist is a man who thinks that if he hadn't been born, people would have wondered why.
Have you ever wondered why Republicans are so interested in encouraging people to volunteer in their communities? It’s because volunteers work for no pay. Republicans have been trying to get people to work for no pay for a long time. - George Carlin
He missed her, a longing that tore deep into him. He resented her He wondered endlessly what might have happened. He changed, curled more inwardly into himself. He was, by turns, inflamed by anger, twisted by confusion, withered by sadness. - Chimanda Ngozi Adichie
In stories like Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast, they always say the heroine is 'as good as she is beautiful.' I wondered if people just wanted that to be true, wanted the beautiful to be good. I wondered if they wanted the ugly to be bad because then they wouldn't have to feel bad for them. - Alex Flinn
All her tormentings of me turned suddenly into sweetnesses, and who could torment like this exquisite fury, wondering in sudden flame why she could give herself to anyone, while I wondered only why she could give herself to me. It may be that I wondered over-much. Perhaps that was why I lost her. - J.M. Barrie
She wondered why they didn't understand that their true selfs were good enough, and if they weren't, then the someones they weren't good enough for, were really the ones not good enough. - Lynsay Sands
I wondered why I hadn't realized before that art was hard because you had to recreate not merely the scene but the way it soared into your soul and changed you. - Edeet Ravel
I sat near a window in our little synagogue and looked out at the large church and wondered how a statue whose face was so full of love could be worshipped by someone whose heart was so full of hate. - Chaim Potok
Sometimes she wondered if the shape of his eyes affected how he saw things. That was probably the most racist question of all time. - Rainbow Rowell
I waited and waited I wonder if there's something wrong with me. I've been alone and abandoned. I wondered if I will I be love will I know happiness. I can stay in this darkness forever but then again I can walk towards a light of hope. There only obstacle is me. - Joyce Guo
Have you ever wondered why there are so many Gods and so many religions? It is because in the Land of the Gods, there is not a single hand to guide the Gods on a proper path. - Lionel Suggs
I've always wondered how much can you do for your fellow man if your hands are constantly stuck together in Prayers for them? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
....I wondered if there had been a more corroding and devastating attack upon the personalities of men than the idea of racial discrimination. - Richard Wright
What is she doing here? I wondered. Hasn't she had enough green-upping? - Lisa Papademetriou
Big changes could come quickly, and he wondered what else might happen to his heart while he wasn't paying attention. - C. J. Milbrandt, Meadowsweet
For those who have known pain and suffering and wondered why it all happened... I don’t know the reasons why, I just know that you must keep believing in hope and eventually you will get through. - Heather Wolf
The other night I was lying in bed, looking up at the stars, and I wondered, 'Where the hell is my roof? - Steven Wright
Rahul had wondered how someone could love their beloved so much that their dedication to them became one of the wonders of the world. - Faraaz Kazi
A brief note on the legend of Pandora's Box: Ever wondered why bundled in with all the torrents, and suffering of man kind the Gods put hope down there at the bottom, answer because in certain circumstances hope can be the worst torment of them all. - Tom Holt
Have you ever wondered how your life would be if you will stop gossiping about people and using your words to bring people down? Try that today, speak only the good things you know about people and encourage others to do the same, - Ane Krstevska
You have to take an interest in something in life, I told myself. I wondered what could interest me, after I was finished with love. I could take a course in wine tasting, maybe , or start collecting model aeroplanes - Michel Houellebecq
In real life, the big things and the little things are inextricably mixed up together, so in Libya at one moment, one worried because one's native boots were full of holes, and at the next, perhaps, one wondered how long one would be alive to wear them. - Rosita Forbes
In Russia, as I sat there day after day wearing headphones, listening to the interpreter struggle to make our words relevant, I wondered if we could establish meaningful rapport with a nation that had never seen raisins dance in dark glasses on TV...never had a garage sale. - Erma Bombeck
She wondered which was worse—living your whole life staring at yourself or waiting your whole life for someone to stare back at you. - Angela Lam (Turpin)
I wondered if there was anything [the doctor] could do to to make the pain disappear and my arms work again. I wondered if I was going to get any worse than I already was. If so, I wondered if he could fix that, too. - Jennifer Starzec
If I never shed a tear or wondered what happened to someone I actually loved, what makes you believe I'd think twice about you, someone I never even cared for? - Donna Lynn Hope
I have often wondered if the irrational fear some men have of women that incites them to subjugate and oppress the female species begins in the adage: "I brought you into this world, I can take you out! - Annastacia Dickerson
He had heard people speak contemptuously of money: he wondered if they had ever tried to do without it. - W. Somerset Maugham
I always wondered what the 4 letters in LIFE stands for. I now understand that they stand for: Little Interesting Facts Everyday. - Armin Houman
I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father," she whispers. Fathers always want you to measure up to something. Mothers are the ones who love you unconditionally, don't you think? - Jodi Picoult
I’ve always wondered though, Orn mused aloud, what does God need with a starship?Are you going to make that stupid quip every time we pass a missionary ship?Until they learn a new position. - Sabrina Zbasnik
What they prefer to that is to find someone to have power over; someone to own and to bully, to smash and to waste. She wondered if she would ever be in love. - Gwendoline Riley
Even wondered about the difference?Autobiography: The usually self-serving accounts of personal accomplishments by a public figure.Memoir: The usually self-serving accounts of someone whose only accomplishments are often self-pity and vindictiveness. - Raul Ramos y Sanchez
She was asked, What do you see in him?Taken aback, she replied, What does he see in me?Others too wondered why she chose him not as handsome as the others, not one with a lot of possessions or even status, but little did they know, as little minds go, that she chose the one who wanted her most. - Donna Lynn Hope
He wondered if somewhere far off, defying the laws of science, Mitch's two screams were still echoing, if those vibrations had traveled into space, if they moved on and on like rays in a light-year. There might be other forms of life who were receiving the noise and trying to interpret the tones. - Jane Hamilton
How do you get so empty? he wondered. Who takes it out of you? - Ray Bradbury
How could someone possibly be that beautiful? She wondered for the hundred thousandth time. What higher power orchestrated such a perfect union of genes? Who decided that one single solitary soul deserved skin like that? It was so fundamentally unfair.(Chasing Harry Winston) - Lauren Weisberger
As I watched the sky morph shades of amber and amethyst, of fiery orange and smoldering pink, I always wondered if colors and images like these once inspired the greats before us to construct their beauty and masterpieces. - Hubert Martin
I thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks so I wondered, what do Chinese mothers use? Toothpicks? - George Carlin
He wondered why he wasn't as in love with her as he was with...Hector had only shared enjoyment with (her)...he shared everything, enjoyment and sorrow...but for some time now they'd shared too much frustration, boredom and fatigue. - François Lelord
I’ve always wondered why women are expected to deny their true age. Why? To be a woman of 50 and up is a badge of triumph—a hard-earned certificate that says you survived the shallowness, the violence, the meanness, and the caprice of a male-dominated society without losing your mind! - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
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