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When we come to it We must confess that we are the possible We are the miraculous, the true wonders of this world, that is when, and only when we come to it
A smile can work wonders. Put it to work for you.
Like a chastity belt, the package tour keeps you out of mischief but a bit restive for wondering what you missed.
Lailah Gifty Akita
The wonder of the womb is the birth of a child.
I'm thinking about killing Michael Moore, and I'm wondering if I could kill him myself, or if I would need to hire somebody to do it.
I want to climb up the blank blue dome as a man would storm the inside of a circus tent, wildly, dangling, and with a steel knife claw a rent in the top, peep, and, if I must, fall.
Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world.
James M Strock
One wonders if Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon's administrations may come to be viewed, in the future, as having been underestimated in some respects. To be sure, each ended in failure. Nonetheless, Johnson's accomplishments in civil rights and immigration legislation, and Nixon's in respect to relations with China, may loom larger with the passage of time.
Real freedom isn't subject to how others estimate our value; it is in realizing that none are free who find their sense of worth wondering how others measure their lives.
But we disposable women have to be realistic in this life, you know. Else we get itchy and discontented and start contemplating the kitchen knife and wondering whether it wouldn't look nicer between someone's shoulder-blades.
Cherish sunsets, wild creatures, and wild places. Have a love affair with the wonder and beauty of the earth!
Actors should arouse a sense of wonder because of their ability to exceed what the spectators can envision ever being able to do.
R. J. Ellory
He wondered about a great many things, as was his nature, and – as always – there was scant understanding to be had of any of it.
Come, dry your eyes, for you are LIFE, rarer than a quark and unpredictable beyond the dreams of Heisenberg; the clay in which the forces that shape all things leave their fingerprints most clearly. Dry your eyes, and let's go home.
Julie Andrews has a wonderful British strength that makes you wonder why they lost India.
To speak of sparing anything because it is beautiful is to waste one’s breath and incur ridicule in the bargain. The aesthetic sense- the power to enjoy through the eye, and the ear, and the imagination- is just as important a factor in the scheme of human happiness as the corporeal sense of eating and drinking; but there has never been a time when the world would admit it.
Even in the familiar there can be surprise and wonder.
I was the same way after graduating with a degree in education. I started to teach and I was wondering: do I really know how to teach?
I am waiting for the lost music to sound again in a new rebirth of wonder.
The Child Christ lives on from generation to generation in the poets, very often the frailest of men but men whose frailty is redeemed by a child's unworldliness, by a child's delight in loveliness, by the spirit of wonder. Christ was a poet, and all through His life the Child remains perfect in Him. It was the poet, the unworldly poet, who was King of the invisible kingdom; the priests and rulers could not understand that. The poets understand it, and they, too, are kings of the invisible kingdom, vassal kings of the Lord of Love, and their crowns are crowns of thorns indeed.
I hope I find a really gorgeous woman, that I fall completely and madly in love with. I hope I find a sense of peace within myself about not always wondering if there's something better around the corner. All those things. Just a sense of being settled inside my skin. That's what I'm looking for.
Hans Urs Von Balthasar
Wonder—the enthusiastic ardor for the sublimity of being, for its worthiness to be an object of knowledge—promises to become the point of departure for genuine insight only where it has reached the stage in which the subject, overwhelmed by the object, has, as it were, fused into a single point or into nothing… like the movement of hope and love toward God, which is genuine and selfless only where it has assumed the attitude of pure worship of God for his own sake.
Beauty can be as dangerous as evil can be beautiful. But that is just another aspect of the double edge of non-moral values. Both beauty and friends can be dangerous. If you want to avoid them on these grounds, be my guest. But I wonder what your life will then be like.
I sometimes wonder if it is just me, or if there are other women who figure out where they are supposed to be by going nowhere.
Most of us have nicknames-annoying, endearing, embarrassing.But what about your true name?It is not necessarily your given name. But it is the one to which you are most eager to respond when called.Ever wonder why?Your true name has the secret power to call you.
I didn't truly understand the depth of my roots until I was old enough to wonder and care.
If, amid the multitude of contending counsel, you have hesitated and doubted; if, when a great measure suggested itself, you have shrunk from the vast responsibility, afraid to go forward lest you should go wrong, what wonder?
Things are what they are and there's no point dwelling in the past or wondering what could have been.
Power is just so much part of the human being because power is survival. But I wonder if that is the best way to survive, by killing someone else.
What if I show you all those dark sides of my mind? What if I let you in; so that you can see how messy and destructive my soul can be? Would you still be there for me? Would you still choose to stay? …
They say it all started out with a big bang. But, what I wonder is, was it a big bang or did it just seem big because there wasn't anything else to drown it out at the time?
Terry Tempest Williams
I wonder how it is we have come to this place in our society where art and nature are spoke in terms of what is optional, the pastime and concern of the elite?
W. S. Merwin
even there a shining is flowing from all the stones though the eyes are not yet made that can see it
We even refuse to be our true self with God- and then wonder why we lack intimacy with him.
By turning his gaze upwards, (he) also turned it inwards, towards his inner silence and uncovered forgotten sides. Into that universe which to me is just as mysterious as the outer space that surrounds us. One universe stretches outwards, the other inwards. To me the latter universe is of the greatest interest. For, as the poet Emily Dickinson rightly concluded, “The Brain—is wider than the Sky.
One of the wonders of science is that it is completely universal. It crosses national boundaries with total ease.
George theThird Ought never to have occurred. One can only wonder At so grotesque a blunder.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Adventures of Lailah Gifty Akita, the wonder woman!
Make life a wonder to behold.
But I wonder if there is a place I fit in?
I'm a frotteur, someone who likes to rub words in his hand, to turn them around and feel them, to wonder if that really is the best word possible.
One of the things the Democratic Party is trying to do is take the word off-year out of our lexicon, because we've tended to be an accordion as a party. We expand in the presidentials; we shrink in between; and we scratch our head and wonder why we lose midterms.
Is it any wonder somebody like Donald Trump is racing through the presidential primary process?
You ever wonder if Adam and Eve were just the puppies God dumped because they wouldn't house-train?
Every time you go out there to do something, you wonder if you can do it. There's no assured success. There's no secret recipe for success. Every time you go out there, you go out there with the possibility of great failure.
Sometimes you forget you're famous. You wonder, Why is that person staring at me?
While writing, you are more interested in seeing what happens with you in the process, because all that writing is just you sorting through and exploring and wondering and figuring out your thoughts.
Lailah Gifty Akita
My love, you are always on my mind and heart.
I know there is infinity beyond ourselves. I wonder if there is infinity within.
I always wonder why some people see things as weird and some people don't.