wondering Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about wondering
  1. #1
    “When I saw him many things I thought I had forgotten came flooding back to me. This was because I had begun, finally, to wonder about Sonny, about the life that Sonny lived inside.”
  2. #2
    “Much-Afraid, don’t ever allow yourself to begin trying to picture what it will be like. Believe me, when you get to the place which you dread you will find that they are as different as possible from what you have imagined, just as was the case when you were actually ascending the precipice.”
  3. #3
    “He wondered what it would be like to have a mother whose stories were inside her head instead of marching across the television screen all day long.”
  4. #4
    “I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.”
  5. #5
    I could not sufficiently wonder at the intrepidity of these diminutive mortals.
  6. #6
    “I stayed where I was and studied the tree. I wondered if my mama, wherever she was, had a tree full of bottles; and I wondered if I was a ghost to her, the same way she sometimes seemed like a ghost to me”
  1. #7
    “I know Dad’s in there, but is it Dad? I mean, what if they came, changed him, made him bad, promised him something they can’t give but he thinks they can.”
  2. #8
    “The aim is to balance the terror of being alive with the wonder of being alive.”
  3. #9
    “A significant fraction of thru-hikers reach Katahdin, then turn around and start back to Georgia. They just can’t stop walking, which kind of makes you wonder.”
  4. #10
    “The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and God and whether you should shave under your arms or not. These things are your becoming.”
  5. #11
    “You never understood, why we did this. The audience knows the truth: the world is simple. It’s miserable, solid all the way through. But if you could fool them, even for a second, then you can make them wonder, and then you... then you got to see something really special... you really don’t know?... it was... it was the look on their faces..”.
  6. #12
    “There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven’t started wondering about yet.”

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  1. #13
    “Where shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurlyburly ‘s done, when the battle ‘s lost and won”
  2. #14
    “[I]t was better to know the worst than to wonder.”
  3. #15
    “She had an immense curiosity about life, and was constantly staring and wondering.”
  4. #16
    “Satan is so much more in earnest than we are--he buys up the opportunity while we are wondering how much it will cost.”
  5. #17
    “What is he thinking? Josef wondered. What happened to him at Dachau that he’s now a ghost of the man he once was? ‘At least he didn’t have to be buried in the hell of the Third Reich,’ his father said.”
  6. #18
    ″... the one thing you do not wonder is if she is yours.”
  7. #19
    “Rutgers was just girls everywhere, and there was Oscar, keeping me up at night talking about the Green Lantern. Wondering aloud, If we were orcs, wouldn’t we, at a racial level, imagine ourselves to look like elves?”
  8. #20
    “I let her go
    because I knew she could do better
    and now she’s gone
    I wonder
    if I should’ve
    just been better.”
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