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amazement Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about amazement
  1. #1
    “This is the end of a story that even people who are not usually amazed at anything may refuse to believe. But I am armed in advance against human incredulity.”
  2. #2
    “You had to be a little bit awed that you were part of a thing that was so much greater than you.”
  3. #3
    “There was no way she was really seeing this, right? There had to be an explanation. But the fairies were everywhere, near and far, shimmering in vivid colors. How could she deny what was before her eyes”
  4. #4
    “There was no way she was really seeing this, right? There had to be an explanation. But the fairies were everywhere, near and far, shimmering in vivid colors. How could she deny what was before her eyes”
  5. #5
    “Kendra turned. All she saw was a butterfly and a couple of hummingbirds. She looked back at Seth. He was turning in circles, eyes darting around the garden, apparently perplexed and amazed.
    ‘They’re everywhere,’ he said in awe.
    ‘What are?’
    ‘Look around. The fairies.‘”
  6. #6
    ″‘Okay, I’ll do it first.’ He popped the Moon Rock into his mouth.
    ‘Feel any different?’ Pigeon asked eagerly.
    ‘A little,’ Nate said. ‘Sort of tingly. It tastes really good. I almost feel . . .’
    He moved to take a step and floated up into the air. He rose slowly, his feet reaching the height of Trevor’s eyes before he drifted downward to land gently on the ground.
    ′ . . . lighter,′ Nate finished, bewildered.”
  1. #7
    “If there’s one thing Sally is now certain of, it’s how you can amaze yourself by the things you’re willing to do. Those are her daughters, the girls she wanted to lead normal lives, and she’s allowing them to stand over a pile of bones with a spaghetti pot filled mostly with lye. What has happened to her?”
  2. #8
    “After these years of experience I look with amazement upon our audacity in attempting flights with a new and untried machine under such circumstances.”
  3. #9
    “The affection that this inarticulate brown horse had aroused...was a most amazing thing.”
  4. #10
    ″ I stand in awe of anyone who hatches a dream and who shows the guts to hang tough, all alone, and see it through to reality.”
  5. #11
    “Hugo’s father had stepped into a dark room, and on a white screen he had seen a rocket fly right into the eye of the man in the moon. Father said he had never experienced anything like it. It had been like seeing his dreams in the middle of the day.”
  6. #12
    “It never ceases to amaze me how much people talk about relationships, think about them, read about them, ask about them - even get in them without a clue how to move them forward.”
  1. #13
    “I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it.”
  2. #14
    “Then the thought of killing a wild boar in single-handed combat struck him dumb with wonder. Why, he would never have dreamed such a thing in Hikueru! He was Mafatu, the Boy Who Was Afraid.”
  3. #15
    “Staring at the stars was like staring backward in time, since some stars are so far away that their light takes millions of years just to reach us. That we see stars not as they look now, but as they were when dinosaurs roamed the earth. The whole concept just struck me as…amazing somehow.”
  4. #16
    “Sudden and magnificent, the sun’s broad golden disc showed itself over the horizon facing them; and the first rays, shooting across the level water-meadows, took the animals full in the eyes and dazzled them. When they were able to look once more, the Vision had vanished, and the air was full of the carol of birds that hailed the dawn.”
  5. #17
    “Most of the time I am sunk in thought, but at some point on each walk there comes a moment when I look up and notice, with a kind of first-time astonishment, the amazing complex delicacy of the words, the casual ease with which elemental things come together to form a composition that is-whatever the season, wherever I put my besotted gaze-perfect.”
  6. #18
    “That truth first came to light a few weeks ago, at a party, with Hannah directly in front of me. An amazing moment when everything seemed to be falling into place.”
  7. #19
    “Irene wasn’t sorry. She was amazed, incredulous almost.”
  8. #20
    “You have fed me wretched food, vegetables boiled to extinction, fistfuls of white sugar, slabs of fat, mucousy casseroles made with globs of cream of mushroom, until it’s amazing my heart still beats. Food was not fuel but ballast; we ate and then we sank like rocks.”