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Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.

Tags: General, Suddenly  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Wonder is the desire for knowledge.

Tags: Desire, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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.

Tags: Big, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.

Tags: Process, Scientific  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

Tags: Sense, Truth  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Wisdom begins in wonder.

Tags: Begins, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Mr. Leonardo DiCaprio - he be soo gorgeous, no wonder all the ladies flockin' to him - He be Gatsby.

Tags: Him, Ladies  ✍ Author: Amitabh Bachchan

And that might have led to other shows but you know what LA is like. I was in my early 30s and it wasn't going to get easier. You know, that's when you start to wonder if you might have to get lots of plastic surgery.

Tags: Might, Start  ✍ Author: Jane Badler

I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.

Tags: Free, Read  ✍ Author: John Barrymore

I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt, not admiration.

Tags: Motivation, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Orson Scott Card

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?

Tags: Says, Someone  ✍ Author: George Carlin

Wonder is the basis of worship.

Tags: Religion, Worship  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Worship is transcendent wonder.

Tags: Worship  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.

Tags: Above, Sky  ✍ Author: Lewis Carroll

When Bush says democracy, I often wonder what he's referring to.

Tags: Democracy, Often  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.

Tags: Acting, Creation  ✍ Author: Bette Davis

It is no wonder that bank capital is regulated. When borrowing and lending is profitable, it is tempting for banks to scale up their operations and to borrow and lend too much in relation to their capital, in effect reducing the effectiveness of the potential capital cushion.

Tags: Effect, Potential  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.

Tags: Discovers, Wonders  ✍ Author: M. C. Escher

Parents who wonder where the younger generation is going should remember where it came from.

Tags: Parents, Remember  ✍ Author: Sam Ewing

The women's movement hit my neighborhood like a freight train. Everybody got divorced. You wonder what would have happened to women if the suburbs hadn't been built.

Tags: Everybody, Women  ✍ Author: Susan Faludi

When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into - matrimony.

Tags: Both, Fall  ✍ Author: King Farouk

I wonder if I could make an electric bass.

Tags: Bass, Electric  ✍ Author: Leo Fender
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Wonder Woman is lame. She flies around in an invisible jet, but she's not invisible. I don't get it.

Tags: She, Woman  ✍ Author: Megan Fox

I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.

Tags: Education, Today  ✍ Author: John W. Gardner

To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.

Tags: Begin, Understand  ✍ Author: Jose Ortega y Gasset

If I'd been easily discouraged, I could have been a one-hit wonder.

Tags: Easily  ✍ Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

People are either enamored with me or wonder if they can take me.

Tags: Either, Enamored  ✍ Author: Michael Ironside

I always wonder whether I'll get treated differently with a different accent.

Tags: Treated, Whether  ✍ Author: Michael Irvin

You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.

Tags: Company, Done  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

I grew up in Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, and my mom and pop had an extensive record collection, so Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder and all of those sounds and souls of Motown filled the house.

Tags: House, Mom  ✍ Author: Jay-Z

An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures.

Tags: Far, Living  ✍ Author: Wassily Kandinsky

I love Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Brandi, Sade, Nat King Cole. I like the Beatles. I listen to a lot of that.

Tags: Listen, Love  ✍ Author: Leah LaBelle

There is something complete about Stevie Wonder, and one senses that he is not only exceptionally important today, but will continue to be for as long as he chooses.

Tags: Continue, Today  ✍ Author: Jon Landau

I love the Midwest. I think about it every day. I wonder if I would rather have a little farm in the Midwest, in Illinois or Wisconsin, or would I rather have like a little getaway up in the mountains of Colorado.

Tags: Love, Rather  ✍ Author: Joe Lando

I think I'm more influenced, just in general, not by blues artists, but more by stuff from Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder. Stevie Wonder is probably my biggest musical influence of all. And Donny Hathaway.

Tags: Influence, Stuff  ✍ Author: Jonny Lang

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.

Tags: Longer, Sea  ✍ Author: James Russell Lowell

After reaching 50, I began to wonder what the root of life is.

Tags: After, Life  ✍ Author: Yo-Yo Ma

I mean, I'm just speaking of my own experiences and my own desires, and it's a kind of a childlike wonder that could really possibly speculate on other dimensions.

Tags: Mean, Speaking  ✍ Author: Shirley MacLaine

Curious people are intersting people, I wonder why that is.

Tags: Curious, Why  ✍ Author: Bill Maher

For all of nature's wonder and beauty, it is also hostile and unpredictable.

Tags: Beauty, Nature  ✍ Author: Liam Neeson

If you see a man who is so obviously impressed with his own appearance, then you wonder what his priorities are.

Tags: Appearance, Priorities  ✍ Author: Bob Ney

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.

Tags: Knowledge, Sense  ✍ Author: Anais Nin

I might be celibate, but I appreciate the wonder of the sacrament of marriage.

Tags: Marriage, Might  ✍ Author: Keith O\'Brien

I play very sweet characters, so people look at me like I'm the kid from 'The Wonder Years,' rather than Brad Pitt.

Tags: Rather, Sweet  ✍ Author: Chris O\'Dowd

To mourn is to wonder at the strangeness that grief is not written all over your face in bruised hieroglyphics. And it's also to feel, quite powerfully, that you're not allowed to descend into the deepest fathom of your grief - that to do so would be taboo somehow.

Tags: Face, Quite  ✍ Author: Heather O\'Rourke

It's human nature to wonder.

Tags: Human, Nature  ✍ Author: Conor Oberst

Usually I say I have no imagination.

Tags: Time, Violent  ✍ Author: Jose Padilha

Maybe we ought to consider a Golden Rule in foreign policy: Don't do to other nations what we don't want happening to us. We endlessly bomb these countries and then we wonder why they get upset with us?

Tags: Maybe, Why  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.

Tags: Feeling, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

Philosophy begins in wonder.

Tags: Begins, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

Not only do I not want to be stereotyped as this Asian girl who fights - gee, what a wonder - but also I have more to offer than that.

Tags: Fights, Girl  ✍ Author: Maggie Q

How can you wonder what's going to happen when you don't know who's going to be the new guy in town?

Tags: Guy, Happen  ✍ Author: Mike Quade

I wonder if these people today would think Reagan was a Reagan conservative.

Tags: Reagan, Today  ✍ Author: Michael Reagan

On a regular basis I go over in my mind some of the most troublesome things I see about how people approach eating, and the wonder mess we have made out of a very simple thing.

Tags: Mind, Simple  ✍ Author: B. Carroll Reece

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.

Tags: Beautiful, Tree  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

From wonder into wonder existence opens.

Tags: Existence, Opens  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

It's happened to far too many Americans. You open up your phone bill and wonder why there's an extra zero, or several, on the amount that you owe.

Tags: Far, Why  ✍ Author: Tom Udall

I wonder what all those Chinese poets sound like in Chinese. I like their distilled quality.

Tags: Quality, Sound  ✍ Author: Paul Verlaine

I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.

Tags: Planet, Poor  ✍ Author: Kurt Vonnegut

With Bound, we wanted to pull at conventions, because you begin to wonder, Why do these stereotypes exist? Where do they come from? You use that as the subtext.

Tags: Wanted, Why  ✍ Author: Larry Wachowski

What I'm doing is a natural wonder. If not, there'd be 150 people behind me on the wire.

Tags: Behind, Natural  ✍ Author: Nik Wallenda

I don't think we should tell them what we're going to do in advance. Let them think. Worry. Wonder. Uncertainty is the most chilling thing of all.

Tags: Tell, Worry  ✍ Author: Vernon A. Walters

When I was a kid, I remember trying to emulate Stevie Wonder's sound, and Donny Hathaway's sound. It's just part of who I am - I'm just a soulful kind of dude.

Tags: Remember, Trying  ✍ Author: Elliott Yamin

My friends adore 'TOWIE' - the TV documentary series, 'The Only Way is Essex.' They like it, I'm afraid, for the most unworthy of reasons: class mockery. They tune in to wonder in a 'can you believe those people?' way at the natives of Brentwood and Buckhurst Hill.

Tags: Afraid, Friends  ✍ Author: Peter York

Wonder is involuntary praise.

Tags: Praise  ✍ Author: Edward Young

I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?

Tags: Dreaming, Sky  ✍ Author: Todor Zhivkov

Millions of public workers have become a kind of privileged new class - a new elite, who live better than their private sector counterparts. Public servants have become the public's masters. No wonder the public is upset.

Tags: Become, Public  ✍ Author: Mortimer Zuckerman

I thinks it really interesting how they throw the world music samples in there. I often wonder what it would be like to do something like that, but use my lyrics and my kind of style.

Tags: Music, Often  ✍ Author: Marc Almond

When a book comes out I wonder if one person will buy it. It's agony. Of course it's stupid, but it's agony.

Tags: Book, Stupid  ✍ Author: Jeffrey Archer

I wonder whether my bleak-o-meter is set differently from other people's.

Tags: Whether  ✍ Author: Andrea Arnold

I wonder if a soldier ever does mend a bullet hole in his coat?

Tags: Hole, Soldier  ✍ Author: Clara Barton

Many Europeans are confused by the terms Roma and Romania. They wonder if it is an ethnicity or a nation of 22 million citizens.

Tags: Confused, Nation  ✍ Author: Traian Basescu

I always wonder when it was that I was embraced.

 ✍ Author: Joe Biden

I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder.

Tags: Give, Sense  ✍ Author: Theodore Bikel

I look at my clarinet sometimes and I think, I wonder what's going to come out of there tonight? You never know.

Tags: Sometimes, Tonight  ✍ Author: Acker Bilk

When I see daughters with their fathers I wonder what that would be like, although not in a way that immobilises me.

Tags: Daughters, Fathers  ✍ Author: Cate Blanchett

To sing along with Stevie Wonder, you had to make your voice do things it was not accustomed to doing.

Tags: Along, Voice  ✍ Author: Michael Bolton

Concerned that others were not coming onto the summit and because I had no radio link to those below me, I began to wonder if there were difficulties down the mountain. I made the decision to descend.

Tags: Decision, Others  ✍ Author: Anatoli Boukreev

I worry that I can come off smarmy. I wonder if I was listening to myself if I'd want to kick my own ass.

Tags: Off, Worry  ✍ Author: Adam Brody

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

Tags: Common, Men  ✍ Author: Thomas Browne

Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was.

Tags: Thought, Time  ✍ Author: Art Buchwald

What am I doing in this silly showbiz life? I do wonder that sometimes.

Tags: Life, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Saffron Burrows

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.

Tags: Beauty, Whole  ✍ Author: Robert Caro

I think I've still got a bit of a sado-masochistic streak in me, because if I'm not going to be restricted by corsets and covered in lace, then I still wind up wearing an ape-mask over my face. I do wonder how I get myself in these situations!

Tags: Face, Wind  ✍ Author: Helena Bonham Carter

People always want me to talk about Wonder Woman, so I do.

Tags: Talk, Woman  ✍ Author: Lynda Carter

We forget the little things, so it's no wonder some of us screw up the big things.

Tags: Big, Forget  ✍ Author: Neil Cavuto

I sometimes wonder if the inability to find oneself makes one seek oneself in other people, in characters.

Tags: Makes, Sometimes  ✍ Author: John Cazale

American education is still the wonder of the world, and we must open the schoolhouse doors, not close them.

Tags: American, Education  ✍ Author: Lincoln Chafee

I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet.

Tags: Red, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Prince Charles

I certainly remember building model rockets. It was fun to watch the rocket blast into the air, suspenseful to wonder if the parachute would open to bring the rocket safely back.

Tags: Fun, Remember  ✍ Author: Eric Allin Cornell

And I used to buy 'Fangoria,' the horror magazine, which made my mum wonder if I was going to be a serial killer.

Tags: Horror, Used  ✍ Author: Joe Cornish

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.

Tags: Once, Sea  ✍ Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau

The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.

Tags: Exist, Happiness  ✍ Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau

First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns.

Tags: Book, Place  ✍ Author: Robert Creeley

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

Tags: Book, Cry  ✍ Author: Brad Delp

It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women.

Tags: Feelings, Women  ✍ Author: Catherine Deneuve

Hollywood is a community that's so inbred, it's a wonder the children have any teeth.

Tags: Children, Community  ✍ Author: Barry Diller

Don't be so familiar and so much into the details. Keep people dreaming. Close the window, and make them wonder.

Tags: Dreaming, Keep  ✍ Author: Kara DioGuardi

Is it any wonder that for millions of men the only intimacy is physical, silent, and predictable?

Tags: Men, Silent  ✍ Author: Phil Donahue

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and wonder how I do these things. I can embarrass myself so badly that I literally get a hot prickle down the back of my neck.

Tags: Night, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Carrie Donovan
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