Quotation Explorer - 'Wondering'

You're wondering if you have to prey on humans, if you can survive by drinking the blood of animals or other creatures. You're hoping you won't have to kill people to live. Am I right? - Julie Kagawa
Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around wondering about yourself. - Katherine Hepburn
When a child studies hard, it seems that he is going to be an industrious and in service; but if a child studies hardly, then wondering why it seems that he is going to be a big industrialist on growing up. - Anuj Somany
I say, "You a kind girl," and she nod, repeat it back to me. But before I can do another one, she get up and chase that poor dog around the yard and laugh and that's when I get to wondering, what would happen if I told her she something good, ever day? - Kathyrn Stockett
I wake up wondering if I know we're near mountains because of memory or because of something in the air. - Robert M. Pirsig
You rock a sobbing child without wondering if today's world is passing you by, because you know you hold tomorrow in your arms. - Neil A. Maxwell
I would kiss you in the middle of the ocean during a lightning storm cuz I'd rather be left for dead than wondering what thunder sounds like. - Andrea Gibson
Satan is so much more in earnest than we are--he buys up the opportunity while we are wondering how much it will cost. - Amy Carmichael
...and you will hold me with your wondering eyes in the serenity of purest mind at the dreams edge of my quiet golden shores accompanied by the melodies of emerald blue rippling waves where I will always remain voicing harmony in the over the rainbow soothing memories of your heart... - Oksana Rus
i have learnt to live to please myself first instead of other people, when I lived to please others, I lay late in bed with my eyes open in the dark wondering who I was, now I know myself - Stan The Man SA
[W]hat I like best is staying home and reading. Being rich is not about how many homes you own. It’s the freedom to pick up any book you want without looking at the price and wondering whether you can afford it. - John Waters
I have a firm belief in such things as, you know, the water, the Earth, the trees and sky. And I'm wondering, it is increasingly difficult to find those elements in nature, because it's nature I believe in rather than some spiritual thing. - Bill Blass
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anyway. - Lady Gaga
i DO NOT WHY BUT i KEEP THINKING OF YOU, WHAT DID YOU EVER DO TO ME?I have tried na nikashindwa kukudelete from my system, IMEKATAA.i KNOW YOU HAVE TRIED TOO, IT LEAVES ME WONDERING WHAT IS THESE.It can only be explained by the gods. - Hanimoz Obey
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
In a sense, we are all crashing to our death from the top story of our birth ... and wondering with an immortal Alice at the patterns of the passing wall. This capacity to wonder at trifles - no matter the imminent peril - these asides of the spirit ... are the highest form of consciousness. - Vladimir Nabokov
The longer the wondering, the longer the writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem. - Ronald Reagan
The grass as bristly and stout as chives and me wondering when the ground will break and me wondering how anything fragile survives - Anne Sexton
The concept of virginity is a social construct. If you’re wondering if my commercial value, self-respect, and/or quality of my immortal soul has been affected by things that have gone in or out of my vagina the answer is no. - Christy Leigh Stewart
A burdened heart doesn't equate to a lack of faith. The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob can heal with a simple command. The burden comes from wondering if that's His will and may it be done. - Donna Lynn Hope
Wondering is a positive madness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We rode in silence, I think all of us wondering what was behind the flowery wallpaper our perceptions had always pasted on the unknown. All the things the mind won't allow us to see, to protect our sanity, or our soul, or maybe just to keep the shit out of our pants. - David Wong
Always maintain the attitude of a student. When a person thinks they have finished learning, that is when bitterness and disappointment can set in, as that person will wake up everyday wondering when someone is going to throw a parade in their honour for being so smart. - Nick Offerman
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be. - C.S. Lewis
Men go abroad to wonder 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.
Do not just go through the day without pausing to ponder! You shall only retire wondering. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Dou comigo a pensar se figuras de estilo não serão, afinal, as silhuetas dos corpos humanos que tão ardentemente desejamos ou abominamos.I find myself wondering if figures of speech are not, after all, the silhouettes of human bodies which we so ardently desire or abhor. - Victor Eustáquio
The spark of wondering is the start of writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
I've been wondering if in fact ideal platonic love isn't just an intensely concentrated form of what inspires the best teachers. - Edmund Marlowe
Leave mystery in your life. Give them a little and keep them wondering. If you reveal everything about yourself, people will lose interest. For as humans, we are curious creatures. We are more interested in the things lurking in the shadows than the things that are brought into the light. - Imania Margria
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. - José Martí
All this wondering was the weather vane on top of the building of unrest and of discontent - John Steinbeck
Wondering what gives them confidence that they are not going to be caught of their drama or they don't care even if people understand their acting as they hold high position and none can do anything against them. - Anuj Somany
The longer the waiting, the longer the wondering. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Old books exert a strange fascination for me -- their smell, their feel, their history; wondering who might have owned them, how they lived, what they felt. - Lauren Willig
Wondering why you survived don't help you survive - Jeannette Walls (Author)
Wondering leads to writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The only reason I can’t jump in and engage life is that I’ve told myself I can’t. Yet I can’t helping wondering would happen if I told myself I could? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Last night was dark and full of terror and while we slept, the angels kept their watch of wondering love. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
The brain cannot learn without wondering, listening, and making connections while your myelin part of your brain develops and grows" - Sage Canny
We all go through our entire lives not knowing. Wondering. Trying.Untile we sleep. - David Gaider
My passionate leisure pursuit are reading, wondering and writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
With practice, INTJs become skilled at nodding and making responsive noises at appropriate times,while internally wondering whether dolphins have language or thinking about how Star Wars breaksthe laws of physics. - Anna Moss
Wondering why a person who has made the most of the wealth in own life through LUCK only; says, most often, to the people the most about the importance of HARD WORK in their lives. - Anuj Somany
Wondering is illusion. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A man without life purpose is not in any way different from a wondering goat. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Yet high over the city our line of yellow windows must have contributed their share of human secrecy to the casual watcher in the darkening streets, and I was him too, looking up and wondering. - Scott F. Fitzgerald
I slowly climbed the porch steps while wondering, what exactly did Elias know about my life in London; what precisely was wrong with his mind...And what was the heaviest item in my bag. - Jonathan Friesen
I know I won't live long. So I'm going to stand strong and not sit down in disbelief, hold my head up high and not waste my time wondering why my life has to be so rough and unfair. I'm going to strive and live everyday for the better until that day arrives. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
We are also not what others think of us. Our reputations do not define our true worth. Every person we know has an opinion of us. We drive ourselves crazy wondering what those opinion are and trying to change the ones that aren’t favorable. - Toni Sorenson
If you don't know what you want, you'll never find it.If you don't know what you deserve, you'll always settle for less.You will wander aimlessly, uncomfortably numb in your comfort zone, wondering how life has ended up here.Life starts now, live, love, laugh and let your light shine! - Rob Liano
I went to Guatemala to help build a school but left wondering what "help" would really look like... I hadn't prepared myself for how humbled I'd feel, or how hard it would be to find my footing when witnessing a cycle of poverty that seemed to defy any sort of help. - Dee Williams
Wondering and writing constitute positive madness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Wondering if this policy is demonetization or dehumanization given the fact it has created so much demoralization in the minds of the mass population. - Anuj Somany
Looking back and wondering if it could have worked eventually hurts more than trying and failing. - Dominic Riccitello
She opened her eyes. "Is this real?""Very real." I brushed the soaked strands off her cheek, wondering if I was lying or not and if I should care if I was. "Angel, let me kiss you. - Jennifer L. Armentrout
Summer is for surrendering; winter is for wondering. - Debasish Mridha
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. - David Viscott
I wanted to stay like that forever, letting the kiss linger. I was left standing there in awe as he gently pulled away and gave me a warm smile. Let’s go, the others will be wondering where we are, he said playfully. - Andrea Heltsley
Wondering is the act of wise living. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Though the word ‘I’ signifies ‘Ego’, yet wondering why it has been easier often to relatively believe more a person speaking with many ‘I’ than the people who talk too much with ‘YOU’ in their voice. - Anuj Somany
Wondering is positive illusion. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you find yourself wondering if you can go on, remember how much you’ve accomplished. Then raise your head high and be proud. YOU GOT THIS! - J.D. Crighton
When you feel that a relationship is not same as it was and it is lacking the old charm, love, and magic - give it some space. We often complicate things by wondering how to fix it. At times, just some space and unsaid love can heal even those wounds that are deeply engraved. - Nikita Dudani
Not knowing is not a problem, not wondering is. - Chase Weir
Life is one big Coaster Ride -Sometimes You are UP, sometimes Down and sometimes You are in the Middle Screaming your head off wondering what it's all about!!! - Rachitha Cabral
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore. - Lady Gaga
Wondering why a person who puts always own benefits first in a job before the company’s interest, often spends the tenure longest and enjoy the time fullest as an employee in an organisation. - Anuj Somany
Waiting leads to wondering. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I write the sacred words from wondering. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It may be that we’re not seeing the wonder in life because all we’re doing is wondering how we’re going to survive life. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas,at the long course of the rivers,at the vast compass of the ocean,at the circular motion of the stars,and yet they pass by themselves without wondering. - Augustine of Hippo
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