Amazement Quotes

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“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.”

Dark Jar Tin Zoo
“Making love to me is amazing. Wait, I meant: making love, to me, is amazing. The absence of two little commas nearly transformed me into a sex god.
Dark Jar Tin Zoo, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91.

Criss Jami
“Emotion is always multiplied in the art of a person who doesn't really show much emotion. It once expanded deep within his hidden soul, and following the downplay his audience is blown away.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

حمزة كاشغري
“علّم جبينك مرةً أن ينحني .. تحت انثيال الدهشة المتأملة”
حمزة كاشغري, الخلاص

Amor Towles
“Anyone can buy a car or a night on the town. Most of us shell our days like peanuts. One in a thousand can look at the world with amazement. I don't mean gawking at the Chrysler Building. I'm talking about the wing of a dragonfly. The tale of the shoeshine. Walking through an unsullied hour with an unsullied heart.”
Amor Towles, Rules of Civility

Victoria Forester
“Dang! Look at that RAINBOW!" Piper shouted, accidently spewing bits of apple pie from her overstuffed mouth. All quickly turned and saw...
...exactly what Piper claimed, a rainbow.”
Victoria Forester, The Girl Who Could Fly

Philip Pullman
“Lyra had never seen such a sight, never heard such a bellow; it was like a mountain laughing.”
Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass

Michael  Jackson
“I love to draw—pencil, ink pen—I love art. When I go on tour and visit museums in Holland, Germany or England—you know those huge paintings?—I’m just amazed. You don’t think a painter could do something like that. I can look at a piece of sculpture or a painting and totally lose myself in it.”
Michael Jackson

Brian  Doyle
“I do not fully understand the way of human beings. They are a curious and remarkable tribe altogether. They are capable of anything. I know that much. They are a constant surprise to me. They are a constant surprise to themselves also. They appear to live in a state of constant amazement. This makes them refreshing and infuriating. But there is a greatness about them sometimes. More perhaps than they know. Or a capacity for greatness. More than they know. It’s confusing but I know this to be true. I have learned that much in all these years.”
Brian Doyle, Mink River

“Almost the entire world is asleep. Those who are awake live in constant amazement.”
Tom Hanks, Joe vs. the Volcano

“Very soon the world too will see what GOD sees in you.”
TemitOpe Ibrahim

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I am pressed to admit that I don’t have the capacity to understand the bloodied horrors of a cross and the wild exhilaration of an empty tomb. But at the point that I think I completely understand God, I have at that very point humanized Him and in that very action I have lost Him. Therefore, I much prefer to simply marvel.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“You must, first of all, evolve the consciousness of being the best in whatever territory you choose to explore and then invest all your time into it and you will be amazed how easy it is to become great.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Ivan M. Granger
“Each day, each moment
is a step into the unknown.
How can we feel anything
but amazement?”
Ivan M. Granger

Javier Pedro Zabala
“Bert gave a long low whistle, like a bullet that could bend around corners.”
Javier Pedro Zabala, The Mad Patagonian

“¿Y qué no es asombroso? ¿Eres capaz de explicar todo cuanto te sucede? ¿Tú entiendes el prodigio de la respiración que te permite seguir viviendo?”
ميخائل نعيمة, Encuentro

“If a person sees a beehive, and has not seen one previously, he will become bewildered because he does not understand who made it. If he then learns that it is the work of the bee, he will be bewildered again by how this weak creature makes these hexagons, the likes of which a skilled engineer would be unable to make with a compass and ruler.”
Zakariya al-Qazwini

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Be absolutely assured that we will die long before our own deaths if we ever allow the fear of adulthood to kill the wonder of childhood.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“If you can practice the rule of ten thousand hours, you will be amazed to find out how easy it is to become the best in that your area of calling.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Overcome The Fear Of Death

“If you can take ten thousand hours and divide it by the number of hours, you can concentrate and devote to repeatedly doing one single thing in a day, you will be amazed how best you will become in that thing after a given number of years.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

“Whatever territory you choose to explore and then invest all your time into it, you will be amazed how easy it is to become great.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Pragya Tiwari
“I am still half-asleep. The television is blaring, and I open the door with half-opened eyes.
‘Hello,’ I hear a male voice.
I open my eyes to look into shining blue eyes. ‘Hi…’ I rub my eyes to stir myself out of my semi-sleep state. Who is this person with sparkling blue eyes?”
Pragya Tiwari, Outlet from Loneliness

“They said: 'ajab is the bewilderment that befalls a person because of his failure to understand the cause of something, or to understand the effect of the cause of something upon it [or alternately, upon him].”
Zakariya al-Qazwini

“The Prophet, Peace be Upon Him, said, 'Contemplate Allah's creation.' Intelligent contemplation comes only to one who has been bewildered by what is known. . . . For when that has happened, the eye of discernment opens for him, and he sees 'ajab (wonder) in everything.”
Zakariya al-Qazwini

“Of all the things in the world, I'm particularly amazed at, is the conviction with which the MIND, endorses an Idea, which is phenomenal, as it differentiates the Genius from Mediocre, or not to forget the human stupidity in particular!” ”
Ramana Pemmaraju

Avijeet Das
“Flying with the clouds is an ecstatic feeling!”
Avijeet Das

“Why do we have two legs, why not three or some other number? Somewhere in the parallel universe, three legged creatures are wondering why they have three legs. And one of them have posted something similar on their internet.”

Abraham Joshua Heschel
“Standing face to face with the world, we often sense a spirit which surpasses our ability to comprehend. The world is too much for us. It is crammed with marvel. The glory is not an exception but an aura that lies about all being, a spiritual setting of reality.”
Abraham Joshua Heschel, Thunder in the Soul: To Be Known by God

Holly Black
“He looks at me and blinks, as through a fog. 'This is an absolutely terrible idea,' he says with a kind of amazement in his voice.”
Holly Black, The Wicked King

Laurence Galian
“Strong emotions may be experienced just prior to illumination; terror most readily comes to mind. In addition, amazement may be experienced.”
Laurence Galian, The Sun At Midnight: The Revealed Mysteries Of The Ahlul Bayt Sufis

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