Quotes and Sayings about Wonder



"I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ, and they're out there, and I wonder, who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?"
- Willie Aames
(Related: Death, People, Christ, Teaching, Wonder)

"When you're in that scene, you really wonder if this is all you're ever going to be. You know how vile and filthy you are inside."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Wonder)

"I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you're inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you've never seen before. If they do, I'm still looking for it."
- Hank Aaron
(Related: Life, Ability, Wonder)

"I'm just having a wonderful time. It's an interesting thing that I'm very comfortable with this material and I don't know why. Maybe it's because I did MacBeth."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Time)

"I always wondered what hearing one's own obituary might sound like, and I sort of feel like I may have just heard part of it at least."
- Spencer Abraham
(Related: Hearing, May, Sound)

"I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering about that usage of language, various breathing techniques and why in these practices language is being used in another way."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Being, Language)

"Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is."
- Diane Ackerman
(Related: Love)

"Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Space, Wonder)

"Sometimes I wonder how I got into comedy at all."
- Don Adams
(Related: Comedy, Wonder)

"I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth."
- John Adams
(Related: Design, America, Earth, Mankind, Providence, Wonder)

"Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell."
- John Adams
(Related: Imagination, Charm, Eye, Wonder)

"Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Wonder)

"I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, People, Wonder)

"My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom's cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Mom, Brother)

"I think everybody should have a great Wonderbra. There's so many ways to enhance them, everybody does it."
- Christina Aguilera
"Winning brought me a wonderful sense of completeness."
- Tenley Albright
(Related: Winning, Sense)

"You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Comfort, Intuition, Wilderness, Will)

"It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that."
- Alan Alda
(Related: People, World)

"You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Work, Hard work, Risk, Will)

"There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: War, Iraq, Nation, President, Republicans, Support, Wonder)

"Making this movie was a great opportunity for me to explore high-definition. I'm glad I got to see what the challenges are, what makes it better. It works wonderfully."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Opportunity)

"It's such a great feeling to make people laugh. I know I've made people cry or want to slit their wrists, but to make people laugh is a very intoxicating, wonderful thing."
- Joan Allen
(Related: People, Feeling, Want)

"Thom is one of those wonderful people to cook for because he absolutely loves it, just loves it. He loves to eat and drink and he'd be a great guest at any dinner party."
- Ted Allen
(Related: People, Guest, Party)

"I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Age, Family, Conservative, End, Wonder, World, Wrong)

"I couldn't care less about sex unless I meet someone who I think is wonderful."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Sex, Care)

"Clapton asked my brother to play on his record. I thought that was the most wonderful thing in the world."
- Gregg Allman
(Related: Brother, Thought, Play, World)

"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."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Music, Style, Wonder, World)

"I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Months, Physics, University, Waiting)

"Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on the German radio tonight. You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped that someone better qualified than me would come forward."
- John Amery
(Related: Will, Wonder)

"It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children."
- Kingsley Amis
(Related: Life, People, Children, Wonder)

"One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there's nobody there to forgive them."
- Kingsley Amis
(Related: Religion, Benefits)

"It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children."
- Kingsley Amis
(Related: Life, People, Children, Wonder)

"No wonder people are so horrible when they start life as children."
- Kingsley Amis
(Related: Life, People, Children, Wonder)

"That's a wonderful change that's taken place, and so most poetry today is published, if not directly by the person, certainly by the enterprise of the poet himself, working with his friends."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Change, Poetry, Friends, Today)

"Anything looked at closely becomes wonderful."
- A. R. Ammons
"Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don't fit into boxes."
- Tori Amos
(Related: People)

"There are a lot of wonderful things created in our culture that have been ignored that can speak to them."
- David Amram
(Related: Culture)

"Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village."
- David Amram
(Related: May, Portraits)

"Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale."
- Hans Christian Andersen
(Related: Life)

"Everything is just better in California - the wine, the food, fruits and vegetables, the comforts of living. Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious. Everything is wonderful."
- Beth Anderson
(Related: Food, Living, Wine)

"To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Mourning, Will)

"All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides."
- Judith Anderson
(Related: Nature, Work, Environment, Living, Spirit)

"People are really suffering these days. There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal despair as they wonder what are they working for."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: People, Corporate, Despair, Suffering, Wonder)

"The world is a strange and wonderful place."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: World)

"The speed of change makes you wonder what will become of architecture."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Architecture, Change, Will, Wonder)

"The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Work, Being)

"The wonderful thing about acting is you move along with your decade. The older you get, the more interesting the parts you get to play and you bring more of your personal experience to the part."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Experience, Acting, Play)

"Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books - but it is terrible when one has to live it."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: History, Life, Books, Talk)

"Your great country is wonderful at stealing pieces of history and using it for its own purposes, so there didn't seem to be anything particularly unusual about it but the English were incredibly exercised about it."
- Michael Apted
(Related: History, Country, English)

"Wonder is the desire for knowledge."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Knowledge, Desire, Wonder)

"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."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Being, Myths, Philosophy, Poets, Wonder)

"All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: People, Pride, World)

"And I did wonder - because it's now three years ago since I left prison - whether there would come a time when I would forget it, or it would be in the past as anything else might be - no, it's there every day of my life."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Forget, Now, Past, Prison, Wonder, Years)

"Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Being, Flying, Machines)

"Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Desire, Man, Mystery, Wonder)

"Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder."
- Eberhard Arnold
(Related: Children, Eyes, Wonder)

"There's always been a lot of pressure and tension on the line. If 'Pi' didn't work out, I have no idea what my career would be. I don't think I would have gotten another shot at it. If 'Requiem for a Dream' didn't work out, they would have called me a 'one-hit wonder with a sophomore slump'."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Work, Idea, Dream, Career, Pressure, Tension, Wonder)

"I suddenly realized that comedy, for me, was just being honest, and playing it for real. I've seen so many wonderful actors who turn into creatures from another planet when they're told they are supposed to be playing comedy."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Actors, Being, Comedy)

"I always wondered if I was supposed to be excellent at something or not. I think, because of that, I have a lot of insecurities about myself."
- Christopher Atkins
"People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure."
- David Attenborough
(Related: People, Pleasure, World)

"I've been to Nepal, but I'd like to go to Tibet. It must be a wonderful place to go. I don't think there's anything there, but it would be a nice place to visit."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Visit)

"Well, I think In Love and War, which had a wonderful performance by Sandy, Sandra Bullock, who the authorities and, the supposed authorities, in cinema didn't want to know about."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Love, War, Performance, Cinema, Want)

"From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a story and wondered if I could write it, it has always been the story that has driven me."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Idea, Beginning, First)

"I spent almost 3 months with Bergman, four hours every afternoon. We sat and went through the whole script. To be honest, most of the time we talked about life and other different things. It was really a wonderful time."
- Bille August
(Related: Life, Time, Months)

"Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Men, Mountains, Ocean, Rivers, Sea, Stars, Wonder)

"I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Men, Man, Opinions, Rest, Value)

"How wonderful it is to play with someone you feel very close to."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Play)

"If the audience walks out of a concert thinking, What a wonderful experience, then we have done our job."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Experience, Job, Thinking)

"It is wonderful to see how happy all my friends in the LA Philharmonic are in their new home."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Home, Friends)

"It's a wonderful feeling just being in this creative motif."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Being, Feeling)

"The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Fear, Meaning, Wonder)

"The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don't know why something's happening to you and you don't know how you bounced back."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Body, Religious, Remarkable, Wonder)

"Tape is wonderful at preserving evidence - fingerprints, hairs, fibers. Tape preserves this, especially on the sticky side, even if the body's been out there for a year."
- Michael Baden
(Related: Body)

"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."
- Jane Badler
(Related: Wonder)

"I thought the Billie Holiday comparison was beautiful. I think, Wow, what a wonderful, creative, helpful spirit. She's someone who wanted to help others by sharing her emotion. That's what I do, too, so I think that's a great comparison."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Thought, Emotion, Help, Holiday, Sharing, Spirit)

"A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Being)

"One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach - of course - and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Architecture, People, Beach, Favorite, Vacation, Water)

"I'm from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also - I have a theory about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Time, Family, Acceptance, Growing up, Theory)

"In everyday life, my wife is the most wonderful. We're in love with each other beyond belief."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Love, Life, Wife, Belief)

"I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It's wonderful, isn't it?"
- Christian Bale
(Related: Movies, Idea, Character, Actor, Magic)

"Yet the wonder of it all is that, while engaged in a seemingly endless struggle, the Israelis have managed to turn a desert into a garden."
- George Ball
(Related: Garden, Struggle, Wonder)

"Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Film, Humanity, Want)

"As neither of these two great research scientists was able to find the solution to the mystery, it is small wonder that none of their contemporaries were able to do so either."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Mystery, Research, Scientists, Solution, Wonder)

"My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Mother, Brothers, Childhood, First, Football, Old, President, School, Woman, Years)

"I have been watching and drawing the surface of Mars. It is wonderfully full of detail. There is certainly no question about there being mountains and large greatly elevated plateaus."
- Edward E. Barnard
(Related: Being, Detail, Mountains, Question)

"We help people to begin truly healthful diets, and it is absolutely wonderful to see, not only their success, but also their delight at their ability to break old habits and feel really healthy for a change."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Change, Success, People, Ability, Delight, Habits, Help, Old)

"We are beginning to wonder whether a servant girl hasn't the best of it after all. She knows how the salad tastes without the dressing, and she knows how life's lived before it gets to the parlor door."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Life, Beginning, Wonder)

"President Obama insists he's a free-market guy. But you have to wonder whether he understands how a free economy really works."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Economy, President, Wonder)

"Candidates don't have to deal with reality. They talk about the wonderful things they can accomplish as if advocating them is the same as achieving them. They live in a world of political make-believe in which everything from reconciling conflicting interests to paying for costly programs is easy."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Reality, Talk, World)

"We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Beauty, Climate, Mountains, State)

"Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Humor, Time, Fool)

"I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Wonder)

"While it's wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Job, News, Now)

"I wonder if a soldier ever does mend a bullet hole in his coat?"
- Clara Barton
(Related: Wonder)

"It was also wonderful to have the prospect of playing with Jack Nicholson. It was a terrific part, a terrific script, with Alexander Payne and Jack Nicholson. You can't get any better than that!"
- Kathy Bates
"A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see the guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying long-time-no-see."
- Phyllis Battelle
(Related: Life, Heart, Saying, Smoking, Years)

"Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Americans, Identity, May)

"I wish I had Wonder Woman's magic lasso like her to make people tell the truth."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Truth, People, Magic, Woman, Wonder)

"I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these women fight with each other over men, which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Fight)

"For too long, our country's version of an energy policy has consisted of Americans waking up every day and wondering how much it will cost to drive to work, how much it will cost to keep their business running, how much it will cost to heat or cool their homes."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Business, Work, Policy, Americans, Country, Day, Energy, Running, Waking, Will)

"Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Thought, Earth, End, First, Sea)

"Hindsight is a wonderful thing."
- David Beckham
(Related: Hindsight)

"It's wonderful to have the most important thing in the world there first thing in the morning. And especially in this business, where the opportunity to think everything is about you is there every day, now I really know that it isn't all about me."
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: Business, Opportunity, Day, First, Now, World)

"I think only of objects: of a leg or an arm, of the wonderful sense of foreshortening, breaking through the plane, of the division of space, of the combination of straight lines in relation to curved ones."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Sense, Space)

"It was so wonderful outside that even the wild senselessness of this enormous death, whose music I hear again and again, could not disturb me from my great enjoyment!"
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Music, Death)

"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Irish, Respect)

"This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bizarre, Chicago, Fun, Hell, Wonder)

"I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Heart, Pretty, Right)

"This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bizarre, Chicago, Fun, Hell, Wonder)

"All girls hit that phase where they like the bad boy. I grew out of that really young and I have a wonderful guy in my life who's not a bad boy at all. I like the satiric, consistent nice guy."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Life, Girls)

"All girls hit that phase where they like the bad boy. I grew out of that really young and I have a wonderful guy in my life who's not a bad boy at all. I like the satiric, consistent nice guy."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Life, Girls)

"I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Heart, Pretty, Right)

"I knew I wanted children in my life. The acting was always in relation to it. Life at home is chaos. They're wonderful. They're such interesting human beings. I just love it. I'm lucky."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Home, Life, Love, Acting, Chaos, Children)

"Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Being, Culture, Man, Old, Sin, Wonder)

"Sometimes I think I'm real predictable to myself and other times... you always wonder, Is this really what I wanted to do? Did I make a mistake? Should I be doing something else?"
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Mistake, Wonder)

"It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying."
- Bruce Beresford
"It's a wonderful day for me, I made it to 80."
- Patty Berg
(Related: Day)

"I've never told you the story of Alice in Wonderland, have I?"
- Edgar Bergen
"So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result a few years later in personal bankruptcy, would result in having people be on edge with me, wondering when I'm going to blow up."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: People, Result, Years)

"I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Kids)

"The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them."
- Bruno Bettelheim
(Related: Fear, Failure, Advice, Books, Children, Desire, Right, Wonder)

"Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life, as well as the hardest thing in your life."
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Related: Life, Baby)

"I would say that one of the things that we are proud of is that we are attracting very interesting guest stars. One is Tyne Daly, who has done a wonderful job."
- Michael Biehn
(Related: Guest, Job, Stars)

"I was nervous and hesitant about putting myself out there for the pie scene. But I went for it and the results were wonderful."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Results)

"I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Sense, Wonder)

"I look at my clarinet sometimes and I think, I wonder what's going to come out of there tonight? You never know."
- Acker Bilk
(Related: Wonder)

"The greatest of all the Sioux in my time, or in any time for that matter, was that wonderful old fighting man, Sitting Bull, whose life will some day be written by a historian who can really give him his due."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Fighting, Man, Old, Will)

"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Wonder)

"My doctor is wonderful. Once, in 1955, when I couldn't afford an operation, he touched up the X-rays."
- Joey Bishop
"Working with Candy Bergen was really wonderful."
- Jacqueline Bisset
"When some guy shows up with a shopping bag full of records and CD's and wants me to sign every one plus fifteen pieces of blank paper I wonder what the hell is he doing with all of that?"
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Hell, Wonder)

"I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Life, Women, Fans, Name, Woman, Years)

"I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself... I can only hope for the best and expect the worse."
- David Blaine
(Related: Hope, Feeling, Wonder)

"I wondered how they would top the Pirates and skeletons and moonlight, because that's a pretty cool concept."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Pretty)

"Some of the parables of the Kingdom made wonderful sense, but the exclusivity in the New Testament put me off."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: New testament, Sense)

"Country has been a wonderful outlet for me."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Country)

"So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race. Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power, either for good or for destruction."
- David Bohm
(Related: Technology, Power, Destruction, Race, Wonder)

"How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Progress, Hope, Now, Paradox)

"To sing along with Stevie Wonder, you had to make your voice do things it was not accustomed to doing."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Voice, Wonder)

"It's wonderful to be able to sit down and write a play."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Play)

"The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church, the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy. He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Time, Church, President)

"With all due respect to lawyers, it's wonderful that you have this intricate knowledge. You break down words to the nth degree. And sometimes I find it rather disgusting. And it goes on and on."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Knowledge, Lawyers, Respect, Words)

"Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Nature, Delight, Wonders)

"I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall. I'm still very troubled by the fact that I'm in the hall and my dad isn't."
- Debby Boone
(Related: Dad, Fact, Fame, Wonder)

"A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Bed, Computer, Contrast)

"There was a time when I was wondering about this business of going public, so I visited about a half-dozen companies in the Boston area, all of them formed by MIT faculty and all had gone public."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Business, Time, Boston, Public)

"It's the continuation of everyone's childhood to see these young children who grow up full of life, full of intelligence, full of a sense of wonder. And within an instant they're gone from this world. It's terrible."
- Lucien Bouchard
(Related: Intelligence, Life, Childhood, Children, Sense, Wonder, World)

"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."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Decision, Difficulties, Wonder)

"Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it - not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits."
- Anthony Bourdain
(Related: Obligation, Value)

"It was good because it helped me get where I'm at today, but then people stereotype and say we don't want to use her because she's known as the 'Wonderbra girl'."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: People, Today, Want)

"Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

"You can get through your whole day only around people who will tell you that you're wonderful. But pretty soon they're going to have to be lying about that."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: People, Day, Lying, Pretty, Will)

"Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Wonder, World)

"If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Living, Sense, Wonder)

"I am a huge admirer of Elizabeth I, and this intriguing biography gives a wonderful picture of the era."
- Barbara Taylor Bradford
(Related: Biography)

"If it's really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house, for health insurance, someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Health, Work, End, Living)

"Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Men, Afterlife, Delight, Heaven, Nothing, Wonders)

"Most photographers would feel a certain embarrassment in admitting publicly that they carried within them a sense of wonder, yet without it they would not produce the work they do, whatever their particular field."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Work, Embarrassment, Sense, Wonder)

"I know for works for me - those wonderful sad love songs."
- Toni Braxton
(Related: Love, Songs)

"Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Childhood, Today, Visions)

"Many have gone on to do important scientific work but all remember those wonderful times when we and our science were young and our excitement in meeting new challenges knew no bounds."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Science, Work, Excitement, Meeting)

"One of the wonderful things about this glorious holiday trip I'm on is that I'm in public with people. It hasn't been inclined... I don't know - something to do with the death of my wife. It's inclined to make me isolated."
- Jeremy Brett
(Related: Death, Wife, People, Holiday, Public)

"My m.o. as far as choosing projects is I really try not to work. I try to not do the scripts that are offered me. I'm in this wonderful position to be able to do that. The reason I do that is because I know what it takes once I engage, what that means for me personally and for my wife."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Work, Wife, Projects, Reason)

"I love a challenge and the last four years it has all come to fruition and it has been wonderful."
- Sarah Brightman
(Related: Love, Challenge, Years)

"Hopefully, generations after us will continue to protect, preserve, and look after this wonderful land."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Generations, Land, Will)

"Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Life, Consulting, Play, Rules, Wonder)

"The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Science, Discovery, Scientists)

"The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Love, Beginning, Impossibility, May, Romantic, Sadness)

"Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Life, Language, Wonders, Words)

"If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities, the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: People, American, Congress, Priorities, Reason)

"'Made it as a writer'? I'm still wondering if I've made it as a writer. I've made it as a published writer of the type of SF that I want to write and read, but I'm still waiting for that big breakthrough."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Waiting, Want, Writer)

"The more we learn of science, the more we see that its wonderful mysteries are all explained by a few simple laws so connected together and so dependent upon each other, that we see the same mind animating them all."
- Olympia Brown
(Related: Science, Laws, Mind)

"While there are many wonderful police investigators out there doing some very fine work, the majority of the time it is not brains that catches serial killers."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Time, Work, Majority, Police)

"Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Education, Name)

"We carry within us the wonders we seek without us."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Wonders)

"It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Men, Faces, Wonder)

"What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?"
- Robert Browning
(Related: Soul, Kissing, Wonder)

"I wonder if those people shown protesting the deployment of nuclear weapons to western Europe during the Reagan era are feeling appropriately stupid today. 'Please don't take away our precious Soviet Union! - We demand the annihilation of all life on Earth!'"
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Life, People, Europe, Feeling, Today, Weapons, Wonder)

"I mean, Chris is, I'm sure, a wonderful guy. But in those days he also very, very late. For all appointments and departures and arrivals and sound checks and anything."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Sound)

"Then one day I thought it would be wonderful to make a whole book, to make my text and my drawings together, and that's how I started doing children's books."
- Dick Bruna
(Related: Thought, Books, Children, Day)

"This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday... I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me - Homeland Security."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Birthday, Security)

"So far things are going my way. I am known in the hospice as The Man Who Wouldn't Die. I don't know if this is true or not, but I think some people, not many, are starting to wonder why I'm still around."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: People, Man, Wonder)

"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."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Time, Thought, Television, Wonder)

"Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Life, Angels, Earth, Heaven, Old, Wonder)

"I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Faith, Life, Angels, Earth, Heaven, Kindness, Wonder)

"I believe that God made this wonderful universe and all that exists."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: God, Universe)

"It's been wonderful for me, and I feel so privileged to have fans that are that loyal."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Fans)

"Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Time, Friend, Company, Enemy)

"Why not invest your assets in the companies you really like? As Mae West said, "Too much of a good thing can be wonderful"."
- Warren Buffett
"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Company)

"In a system where the cost of care is hidden by taxes levied on your income, property, and business activities, it is no wonder why so many Americans rely on Medicaid to pay their long term care."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Business, Americans, Care, Income, Property, Taxes, Wonder)

"I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man's bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they're not well manicured, you've got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don't want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Love, Bed, Care, Feet, Man, Rest, Want, Wonder)

"I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors... It's incredibly romantic."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: People, Romantic, Wine)

"I loved getting to do Promised Land with him. I mean, he's really there for you. We did one very emotional scene in the church. He's just a wonderful acting partner. You feel very safe with him."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Church, Acting, Land)

"You know, one wonderful thing that came out of my Enquirer experience is that, in my case, it was ruled tabloids are magazines. Which means they didn't have the protection that a newspaper has."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Experience, Protection)

"To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!"
- Frances Burney
(Related: Thoughts, Friends, Opinion)

"You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there."
- George Burns
(Related: Old, Wonder)

"What am I doing in this silly showbiz life? I do wonder that sometimes."
- Saffron Burrows
(Related: Life, Silly, Wonder)

"Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?"
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Beauty, Night, Space, Stars, Wonder)

"Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Answers, Children, Learning, Libraries, Open, Questions, World)

"I was lucky. My family is wonderful. And it's funny, because most of my best friends come from very large families. So it always felt as if I had lots of siblings, though in the end I had to leave them and go home. I kind of got the best of both worlds as a kid."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Family, Funny, Home, End, Friends)

"I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Friend, Kindness, Support)

"Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress go up every time we go into recess?"
- Robert Byrd
(Related: Time, Approval, Congress, Wonder)

"People wonder why first-time directors can make a brilliant picture, then suck on the second one. It's because they're a little terrified the first time. So they listen to all the experts around them."
- James Caan
(Related: Time, People, Experts, First, Wonder)

"Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way."
- Eileen Caddy
(Related: Future, Nothing, Now, Right)

"There's quite a lot of bad stuff written about me. My wife even says a lot of bad stuff about me. But she is wonderful."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Wife)

"There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility."
- Maria Callas
(Related: Age, Childhood, Children, Law, Responsibility)

"The only credit I can give them. They synchronize wonderful. That's all. They synchronize very - you would have thought that they were actually acting, but they were synching all the time, and that's a rough job."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Time, Thought, Acting, Credit, Job)

"We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives... inside ourselves."
- Albert Camus
(Related: War, Now, Wonder)

"It's fun playing two roles. The roles provide a wonderful range of emotions. Stuart is childlike and sensitive. Adam is ruthless, outrageous. He's flamboyant. He does the unexpected."
- David Canary
(Related: Emotions, Fun)

"I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now?"
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Idea, Living, Lying, Now, Song, Wonder, Writing)

"Of course, I also hear from critics who detest what I do, and while sometimes I feel rather proud of having made various the loathsome people or groups angry, at other times I wonder why I put up with such grief."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: People, Grief, Wonder)

"I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt, not admiration."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Motivation, Admiration, Contempt, Wonder, Writers)

"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?"
- George Carlin
(Related: Day, Wonder)

"Wonder is the basis of worship."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Wonder, Worship)

"Worship is transcendent wonder."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Wonder, Worship)

"This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Science, Will, World)

"Everybody's saturated with the marketing hype of next-generation consoles. They are wonderful, but the truth is that they are as powerful as a high end PC is right now."
- John Carmack
(Related: Truth, End, Marketing, Now, Right)

"As you get older, you sometimes feel that it's harder and harder to get something new and wonderful to come into your life."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Life)

"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."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Beauty, Ballet, Generations, Wonder)

"The moment the curtain rose on that first ballet, I knew something wonderful and new had come into my life. I can still see the first scene. The ballet was Divertimento No. 15."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Life, Ballet, First)

"So, I'm happy to do that because it's a wonderful working relationship but I will be going out for pilot season for half hour work and that's the gamble I'm taking."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Work, Will)

"It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Canada)

"I'm concentrating on the positive, on all the wonderful things I'm doing now."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: Positive, Now)

"When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: People, Performance, First, Will, Wonder, Worth)

"Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth. It is a medieval city full of young people. A wonderful, striking combination."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: People, Earth, Favorite)

"Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky."
- Lewis Carroll
(Related: Sky, Tea, Wonder, World)

"Not to be blasphemous, but I wonder if even the Holy Trinity understands the American tax code."
- Maurice Carroll
(Related: American, Tax, Trinity, Wonder)

"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!"
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Wind, Wonder)

"I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Car, Father, Journey, Memory, Wonder)

"We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know?"
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Funny, Life, Idea, College, Now, Pretty, Silly)

"And there is a beautiful thing which is wonderful, to look like a woman, not a green bean."
- Laetitia Casta
(Related: Woman)

"This life of ours, this is a wonderful life. If you can get through life like this and get away with it, hey that's great. But it's very predictable. There's so many ways you can screw it up."
- Paul Castellano
(Related: Life)

"Sometimes I wonder why God ever trusts talent in the hands of women, they usually make such an infernal mess of it. I think He must do it as a sort of ghastly joke."
- Willa Cather
(Related: God, Women, Talent, Wonder)

"I think the wonderful thing about doing theater is that it's more of an actor's medium. I think that film is more of a director's medium. You can't edit something out on stage. It's there."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: Actor, Film, Theater)

"We forget the little things, so it's no wonder some of us screw up the big things."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Forget, Wonder)

"I sometimes wonder if the inability to find oneself makes one seek oneself in other people, in characters."
- John Cazale
(Related: People, Wonder)

"I wonder: when a Jehovah's Witness dies and goes to Heaven, does God hide behind the door and pretend He's not home?"
- Brian Celio
(Related: Home, God, Heaven)

"Tell me, do you think I'm going mad? I sometimes wonder, you know."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Wonder)

"The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep."
- Marc Chagall
(Related: Artist, Dignity, Duty, Lies, Sense, Sleep, Wonder, World)

"Decadence is wonderful."
- Jack L. Chalker
"I actually feel sorry for people who have a lot of illusions in their head about what gay is. I mean, I know some gay people who are really wonderful people."
- Richard Chamberlain
(Related: People, Gay)

"It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Art, Successful, Being, Fortune, Pursuit)

"I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J'aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Bed, Day, Old, Will)

"Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Men, Women, Truth, Opinion)

"It's a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Babies, Credit, Culture, Open, Population)

"The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings."
- Jung Chang
(Related: People, Feelings, Acting, Fashion, Mourning, Tears)

"Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Life, People)

"Health care does not worry me a great deal. I've been impressed by some wonderful old people."
- Graham Chapman
(Related: Health, People, Care, Old, Worry)

"People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: People, Habit, Sun, Wonder, Worry)

"That's one wonderful thing about country music - it shifts, ebbs, and flows stylistically, unlike pop music."
- Steven Curtis Chapman
(Related: Music, Country, Country music)

"Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question "How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?""
- Erwin Chargaff
(Related: Science, Question)

"I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet."
- Prince Charles
(Related: Wonder)

"Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Kids, Kissing, Romantic, Wrong)

"A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones."
- Cher
(Related: Time, Man, Right, Wrong)

"We weren't One Hit Wonders. We had a few hits."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: Wonders)

"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Happiness, Gratitude, Thought, Wonder)

"My father was an American who could cuss in Italian and make an aria out of it. It was wonderful to watch. But then again, he was a Gemini. I believe in that stuff."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Father, American)

"I had to audition for the part of Jnior, and I wanted the role terribly because I knew it was a great character. This guy is a wonderful, funny, mean old guy."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Funny, Character, Old)

"I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe?"
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Music, Earth, Wind, Wonder)

"Is there any wonder why we are in such big trouble? Any question why the people don't trust their government anymore, and demand a change?"
- Chris Christie
(Related: Change, Government, Trust, People, Question, Trouble, Wonder)

"One always wonders about roads not taken."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Wonders)

"I've often wondered about people that come to the profession late in life. I've wanted to be an actor since the first grade. I watched a play being performed by the third grade class, and it was... magic."
- William Christopher
(Related: Life, People, Actor, Being, Class, First, Magic, Play, Profession)

"I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted. I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Son, Daughter)

"I think that they had afforded me many opportunities to do good work there, and I think I did. It was a wonderful four years. I really worked with some great people, terrific producers, terrific editors."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Work, People, Editors, Years)

"I'm not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room. Give me drugs."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Being, Drugs, Woman, Wonder)

"I spoke French a bit, and I could speak a bit of this and that, and when you were taught those things by people who couldn't really do it, you can do some pretty wonderfully, imaginative horrific things to teachers."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: People, Pretty, Teachers)

"Woes and wonders of Power, that tonic hell, synthesis of poison and panacea."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Power, Hell, Poison, Wonders)

"Mary Gauthier's great. Yeah, we've played a lot of gigs together. She's really wonderful."
- Guy Clark
"Other than motherhood, the eight years that I spent at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, I have incredibly fond memories of. It's a beautiful place, with four seasons up in Wisconsin. And really wonderful people."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: People, Memories, Motherhood, Seasons, University, Years)

"I've always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it's also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Experience, People, Country, Research, Traveling, World)

"Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up."
- Roy Clark
(Related: Sports, Travel, Family, Wife, Being, Children, Growing up, Job, Kids)

"I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift."
- Septima Clark
(Related: Belief, Chaos, Fact, Thinking)

"God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible."
- James Clavell
(Related: Intelligence, Nature, God, Nothing, Wonders)

"Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it."
- John Cleese
(Related: People, Snobbery, Wine)

"Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Night, Wonder)

"My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Family, Politics, Religion, Sports, Media, Pretty, Style)

"Who would name their kid Jack with the last words 'off' at the end of the last name? No wonder that guy is screwed up."
- George Clooney
(Related: End, Name, Wonder, Words)

"I married a wonderful doctor, and I was very happy - period."
- Claudette Colbert
"Shamelessness is a wonderful part of the character."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Character)

"I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Help, Pretty, Wonder)

"What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Life)

"I really fall in love with my characters, even the bad ones. I love getting together with them. They tell me what to do; they take me on a wild and wonderful trip."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Love)

"I think that new communications are wonderful and I am delighted to be a part of the Internet generation."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Internet)

"I had some wonderful dreaming meetings. I can't tell you specifically what they've been in the recent months. In the past they've been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me. Now they're more dreams of his presence."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Dreams, Meetings, Months, Now, Past)

"I always sang when I was little and my father, who was a great influence on me, also had a wonderful voice. He and my mother really encouraged me to sing and play the piano. They were always very supportive."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Mother, Father, Influence, Play, Voice)

"In Hawaii, we go to this wonderful place, all families. My wife and I go directly from breakfast to a beach chair where we read all day. My daughter goes from water to pool to running around with friends she meets, some of whom are regulars there."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Beach, Day, Friends, Running, Water)

"I don't think this show would have come to me 10 years ago. It continues to be this wonderful miracle."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Years)

"Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Time, Experience, Career, Children, Investment, Public, Schools, Service)

"I had a very bad time with acid. I did that classic thing of looking in the mirror by mistake and seeing the devil. But I took it several times, because you always think that next time you might have the wonderful time that everyone else is having."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Time, Mistake, Devil)

"Although I managed my schedule to be home by late afternoon most days, basically, Roselle raised our children alone. And so I missed out on a lot of wonderful moments, missed watching my kids grow into the wonderful people they are today."
- Perry Como
(Related: Home, People, Children, Kids, Moments, Today)

"There's no question that Whale's movies are classics. They were wonderful, and successful."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Movies, Successful, Question)

"You know, the Oscar I was awarded for The Untouchables is a wonderful thing, but I can honestly say that I'd rather have won the U.S. Open Golf Tournament."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Golf, Open)

"Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit."
- Billy Connolly
(Related: Marriage)

"I'm a citizen of the world. I like it that way. The world's a wonderful. I just think that some people are pretty badly represented. But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful. They all want so little."
- Billy Connolly
(Related: People, Pretty, Want, World)

"To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Time, Man, Talking, Words, World)

"How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat?"
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Heart, Fear, Wonder)

"Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring."
- Bob Considine
(Related: Work, Day, Grave, May, Open, Vanity, Wonder, Word)

"They're reacting and that's wonderful. It's better than them sitting there doing nothing. I say make them react - do whatever's in your power to move the audience, and if that's where it is, and there where it is with America, sex and violence, then I say project it."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Power, Sex, America, Nothing, Project, Violence)

"Father, we thank you, especially for letting me fly this flight - for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created."
- Gordon Cooper
(Related: Father, Being, Privilege)

"I had a heartbreaking experience when I was 9. I always wanted to be a guard. The most wonderful girl in the world was a guard. When I got polio and then went back to school, they made me a guard. A teacher took away my guard button."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Experience, School, World)

"I enjoy playing the band as the band. I 'be' the whole band and I'm playing the drums, I'm playing the guitar, I'm playing the saxophone. To me, the most wonderful thing about playing music is that."
- Chick Corea
(Related: Music, Guitar)

"I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things."
- Alan Coren
(Related: Fool, Wonder)

"Family life was wonderful. The streets were bleak. The playgrounds were bleak. But home was always warm. My mother and father had a great relationship. I always felt 'safe' there."
- Robert Cormier
(Related: Family, Home, Life, Mother, Father)

"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."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Building, Fun, Open, Wonder)

"I sometimes wonder what would have happened if the first book had not sold... doesn't bear thinking about, but I suppose we'd have made it work somehow."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Work, First, Thinking, Wonder)

"We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Love, Fear, Eyes, Question, Wonder)

"Field of Dreams is probably our generation's It's A Wonderful Life."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Dreams, Life)

"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Sea, Wonder)

"The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Happiness, Man, Wonder)

"God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm."
- William Cowper
(Related: God, Footsteps, Plants, Sea, Wonders)

"I think the '60s were an extraordinary time. I feel bad for the kids today who missed this wonderful confluence, which was simultaneously a confluence of the global and the mythological."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Time, Kids, Today)

"You are wise, witty and wonderful, but you spend too much time reading this sort of stuff."
- Frank Crane
(Related: Time, Reading, Witty)

"Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Father, Husband)

"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."
- Robert Creeley
(Related: First, Wonder)

"It has been a wonderful five years. I'm excited about the many projects we're working on as we move into year six, and I want to thank everyone for tuning in. We couldn't do it without you!"
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Projects, Want, Years)

"Describing Woodstock as the "big bang," I think that's a great way to describe it, because the important thing about it wasn't how many people were there or that it was a lot of truly wonderful music that got played."
- David Crosby
(Related: Music, People)

"I'll miss everyone on Dallas so much, but I have a wonderful career ahead of me. I can feel it."
- Mary Crosby
(Related: Career)

"Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: Time, Friendship, Companionship, Connection, Loss, Mind, Talk, Woman)

"But I'm very happy to work within tight parameters, and when you know you have an actor for two days, and you have to get that work done in two days, that focuses the mind wonderfully."
- John Crowley
(Related: Work, Actor, Mind)

"Awards are wonderful. I've been nominated many times and I've won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn't, it's still been a blast."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Awards, Journey, Will)

"There is no sense in doing a wonderful script with somebody who can't direct because that is a disaster."
- Robert Culp
(Related: Disaster, Sense)

"The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: World)

"Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Experience, Curiosity, Delight, Risk, Spirit, Wonder)

"I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Mother, Care, Navy)

"I didn't set out to make this kind of picture. It just came my way. But its been going on for me for 16 years now and its wonderful for an actor to work consistently. There seems to be an insatiable audience for this type of film."
- Peter Cushing
(Related: Work, Actor, Film, Now, Years)

"One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned."
- Willem Dafoe
(Related: Actor, Being)

"Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Society, Attention, Job, Problems, Television)

"Everybody would love to be mayor of Chicago. If you look at what we have done over many, many years and where we are today and the commitment by the business community, the commitment by the not-for-profit community - all this coming together - this is a wonderful city."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Love, Chicago, Commitment, Community, Today, Years)

"I had to know if I could make it somewhere else. I did not want to go through the rest of my life wondering what might have been without putting myself to the test."
- Kenny Dalglish
(Related: Life, Rest, Want)

"I love Sell Out, I think it's great. I love the jingles. The whole thing as an album is a wonderful piece of work. The cover. Everything about it. It's got humor, great songs, irony."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Love, Humor, Work, Irony, Songs)

"We weren't wealthy but we definitely weren't poor. We were incredibly rich because there was a wonderful community in Shepherd's Bush, where I grew up. All my friends were into villainy and crime."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Community, Crime, Friends, Poor, Villainy)

"And it has some weight, I mean, the whole history of the gargoyles, that's some wonderful stuff."
- Keith David
(Related: History, Weight)

"May I make a suggestion, hoping it is not an impertinence? Write it down: write down what you feel. It is sometimes a wonderful help in misery."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Help, May, Misery)

"When Bush says democracy, I often wonder what he's referring to."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Democracy, Wonder)

"Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Acting, Creation, Trade, Wonder)

"Some people, when they die, leave so much life behind that we wonder how they did it."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Life, People, Wonder)

"Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?"
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Thought, Bed, Grave, Spring, World)

"But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Experience, History, Science, Ideas, Appreciation, Rest, Thinking, Wonder)

"The band was rejuvenated by that wonderful day. It breathed new life into us."
- John Deacon
(Related: Life, Day)

"This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle; wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Science, Will, World)

"I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry."
- Brad Delp
(Related: Wonder)

"I've had some wonderful times at the White House. I've been with Ford, Carter, Reagan, Clinton and Bush."
- Dom DeLuise
"And then it was working with Bob Hoskins, who I had never worked with before - except radio. It was like being given a wonderful meal - full of the things you love most."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Love, Being)

"It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Women, People, Feelings, Provocative, Wonder)

"I am just at that stage of wondering where I go from here. I came into this business almost by accident, but now it has become serious. What started as a bit of fun, something to do other than be a model, has taken on a different career curve. I have been forced to ask where that curve is going to end up."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Business, Accident, Career, End, Fun, Now)

"Everything I write comes from my childhood in one way or another. I am forever drawing on the sense of mystery and wonder and possibility that pervaded that time of my life."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: Life, Time, Possibility, Childhood, Mystery, Sense, Wonder)

"I am busier now than I ever imagined I would be, but I feel blessed in that I have found what I am supposed to be doing with my life. It's wonderful to tell stories and have people listen to them."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: Life, People, Now)

"A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Fact, Mystery)

"To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Women, Life, Man, Respect, Woman, Wonder)

"You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen."
- Joe DiMaggio
(Related: Birthday, Party)

"The BBC produces wonderful programmes; it also produces a load of old rubbish."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Old)

"During a political campaign everyone is concerned with what a candidate will do on this or that question if he is elected except the candidate; he's too busy wondering what he'll do if he isn't elected."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Question, Will)

"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Design, People, Dream, Reality, World)

"The fool wonders, the wise man asks."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Fool, Man, Wonders)

"We have a strange and wonderful relationship - he's strange and I'm wonderful."
- Mike Ditka
"Short stories are wonderful and extremely challenging, and the joy of them, because it only takes me three or four months to write, I can take more risks with them. It's just less of your life invested."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Life, Joy, Months)

"I feel for Veronica Mars so much when I'm watching at home. It is a wonderful story. The writing is consistently funny, biting, charming, heart-wrenching, etc. I also like the look of it. The cinematography - different from any other show."
- Jason Dohring
(Related: Funny, Home, Heart, Writing)

"Something is wrong with America. I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about or if they're thinking at all."
- Bob Dole
(Related: People, America, Thinking, Wonder, Wrong)

"Is it any wonder that for millions of men the only intimacy is physical, silent, and predictable?"
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Men, Intimacy, Wonder)

"I was proud of the waves I had made, but wondered how many boats I was supposed to rock."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Boats)

"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."
- Daisy Donovan
(Related: Night, Wonder)

"Shall I give you my recipe for happiness? I find everything useful and nothing indispensable. I find everything wonderful and nothing miraculous. I reverence the body. I avoid first causes like the plague."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Happiness, Body, Causes, First, Nothing)

"Ironically I think this is what sparked my interest in and passion for the NOAH, which is capable of creating all these old weird and wonderful sounds."
- Geoff Downes
(Related: Interest, Old, Passion)

"I'd love to do some bedtime stories for kids or that kind of thing. But with the demands of the shooting schedule and balancing the demands of being a single mother, it's a wonder you can squeeze in anything."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Love, Mother, Being, Kids, Wonder)

"I read the script for Wonder Boys, and I said that was almost perfect, it was so classy, cool and funny. It's a really specific thing. We stuck to it, it turned out good and a lot of people liked it."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Funny, People, Boys, Wonder)

"I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Science, Technology, Civilization, Culture, Thinking)

"A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders."
- Lord Dunsany
(Related: Man, Night, Wonders)

"The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers."
- Will Durant
(Related: Life, Answers, Being, Day, Questions, Will, Wonders, World)

"Although it wasn't that easy to do, it was wonderful working with John Wayne."
- Robert Duvall
"I did a film once that I was killed in. It was a painful, horrifying day. It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting, but I was a wreck otherwise."
- Leslie Easterbrook
(Related: Acting, Day, Film)

"Out of all the actors I have worked with, I love working with Larry Hagman the most. We were very close and it was just a wonderful time."
- Barbara Eden
(Related: Love, Time, Actors)

"You have a wonderful child. Then, when he's 13, gremlins carry him away and leave in his place a stranger who gives you not a moment's peace."
- Jill Eikenberry
(Related: Peace)

"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Living)

"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Eyes, Wonder)

"The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Discovery, Effect, Wonder)

"It's a strange thing, but you get this click in your brain; the wonderful feeling that the entirety of a character is suddenly available and accessible to you."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Character, Feeling)

"Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Love, Men, Science, Wonder)

"It sometimes feels like a strange movie, you know, it's all so weird that sometimes I wonder if it is really happening."
- Eminem
(Related: Wonder)

"She became so important to them that they wondered how they had ever managed without her in the past. And the longer she stayed with them the more indispensable she became, so indispensable in fact that their one fear was that she might some day move on."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Fear, Day, Fact, Past)

"Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal. They can say wonderful things about you one week, and the next week, you're in the can."
- Enya
(Related: Music, Press)

"No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Design, Dream, Film, Wonder)

"He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder."
- M. C. Escher
(Related: Wonder, Wonders)

"Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting things because I grew up black in this country."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Country, Wonder)

"Parents who wonder where the younger generation is going should remember where it came from."
- Sam Ewing
(Related: Parents, Wonder)

"I was a wonderful parent before I had children. I was an expert on why everyone else was having problems with theirs. Then I had three of my own."
- Adele Faber
(Related: Children, Problems)

"There were a lot of times I wondered if I was deluding myself. I had nothing else to fall back on, but I never enjoyed anything else."
- Edie Falco
(Related: Nothing)

"Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature."
- Michael Faraday
(Related: Nature, Laws, Nothing)

"I wondered a little why God was such a useless thing. It seemed a waste of time to have him. After that he became less and less, until he was... nothingness."
- Frances Farmer
(Related: Time, God, Nothingness, Waste)

"When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into - matrimony."
- George Farquhar
(Related: Blind, Matrimony, Wonder)

"Canadians send us great hockey players. You also send us wonderful performers, from the beginning, with Mary Pickford."
- Jamie Farr
(Related: Beginning)

"Canada has given us John Candy and Martin Short and Bill Shatner and Lord knows how many other wonderful performers."
- Jamie Farr
(Related: Canada, Martin)

"On the other hand, I think it is wonderful for everyone to take ballet classes, at any age. It gives you a discipline, it gives you a place to go. It gives you some control in your life."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Life, Age, Control, Discipline, Ballet)

"I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the world around you, it is wonderful to go into that studio, and tell yourself what to do."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Politics, Life, World)

"I had a wonderful childhood, coming from Cincinnati, and I think that it was great going into the life that I was going to have, where you have to start young as a dancer."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Life, Childhood)

"It evolved from my experience in the fifties, growing up during the McCarthy era, and hearing a lot of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Experience, America, Communism, Growing up, Hearing)

"Magneto has a whole lot of complexity to him. Emotionally, he's coming from a very damaged place. I like the ambivalence of it. I want the audience leaving the theater wondering, asking the questions themselves rather than being spoon-fed like a lot of these super-villain characters."
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Being, Complexity, Questions, Theater, Want)

"The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film."
- Rainer W. Fassbinder
(Related: Dream, Criticism, Film, Hollywood)

"Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Memory, Wonders)

"An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Artist, Wonder)

"I wonder if I could make an electric bass."
- Leo Fender
(Related: Wonder)

"I loved working on Of Mice and Men. It was a wonderful group of people. John Malkovich is to me one of the best actors around right now-and a lot of fun to work with."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Work, Men, People, Actors, Fun, Now, Right)

"Change is always happening. That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music."
- Maynard Ferguson
(Related: Change, Music, Jazz)

"I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Brooks, Reading)

"For one thing, one of the wonderful things that we now have is instead of the huge budget surpluses that President Clinton left us with, we now have these huge deficits that we're going to be facing into the future."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Future, Now, President)

"The quality of the writing, really. Simple as that. Beautiful words. It's very nice as a singer to do great songs, which have wonderful lyrics and strong feelings underneath the song."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Quality, Feelings, Song, Songs, Words, Writing)

"Who can wonder at the attractiveness... of the bar, for our ambitious young men, when the highest bribes of society are at the feet of the successful orator?"
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Society, Men, Successful, Feet, Wonder)

"There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back."
- Jim Fiebig
(Related: Reading, Will, Wonder, Words)

"Jane Austen is at the end of the line that begins with Samuel Richardson, which takes wonder and magic out of the novel, treats not the past but the present."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: End, Magic, Past, Present, Wonder)

"Somehow, the painting soothed him. It verified his fears. But it also informed him that fear was wonderful."
- Timothy Findley
(Related: Fear, Painting)

"When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Change, Thought, Comedy, Romantic)

"Well, you know, I - again, even in the context of BP, I wonder about this government's priorities. The federal government's top priority right now should be the cleanup. And BP certainly has done so many things wrong. They need to be held to account."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Government, Now, Priorities, Right, Wonder, Wrong)

"My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It's thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that's not me. Often with actors, it's a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where's the substance?"
- Colin Firth
(Related: Actor, Actors, Instinct, Party)

"And much as Wine has played the Infidel, And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well, I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell."
- Edward Fitzgerald
(Related: Honor, Wine, Wonder)

"Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Life, Genius, Feet, Fools, Wonder, World, Youth)

"That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty."
- Roberta Flack
(Related: Honesty, Performance)

"By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate in it as a rule; it takes a man to suffer what other men have invented."
- Janet Flanner
(Related: Love, Men, War, Women, Man, Wonder)

"That creates the magic, and that's the wonderment of the musical process and how precious that is."
- Mick Fleetwood
(Related: Magic)

"I'd often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded, because it happened many, many times."
- Curt Flood
"If an American audience is given a serious musical theater piece that is well produced, dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted, they'll respond to it."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: American, Theater)

"When I came to New York, I began to meet the people who became the most famous artists of our time. I was insecure about my own level of ability, I didn't know whether I could compete with these people and, at the same time. I was wondering what is this anyway?"
- Henry Flynt
(Related: Time, People, Ability, Artists, Famous)

"I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life, telling her how wonderful she is. To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds like it belongs on a movie soundtrack."
- John Fogerty
(Related: Life, Wife, Singing, Song, Woman)

"It's wonderful to me that bees have this simple, age-old thing going on."
- Peter Fonda
(Related: Age, Bees)

"Shiloh is a wonderfully dramatic battle. The leader of one side is killed, and the other one is going on to glory, and it was the first great battle. It lasted two days."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Leader, Battle, First, Glory)

"The naturalists of our own time hold equal faith in the wonders of the sea, but seek therein rather for the links of nature's chain than for apparent exceptions."
- Edward Forbes
(Related: Faith, Time, Nature, Sea, Wonders)

"The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Home, Government, Attitude, American, Example, Numbers, Parents, Public, Schools)

"I had a wonderful childhood, but I was a wanderer from year one."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Childhood)

"I have been all over the world. I have met some wonderful people, lots of them very simple, whom nobody will ever hear about, but who have been fabulous to me."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: People, Will, World)

"My mother was a wonderful, wonderful woman with a lovely voice who hated housework, hated cooking even more and loved her children. She was always arranging church activities such as a bazaar."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Mother, Church, Children, Cooking, Housework, Voice, Woman)

"After Bruno Walter, my career went in leaps and bounds. I have had 35 years of a career that is just incredible, and a wonderful time all over the world."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Time, Career, World, Years)

"Perhaps, once I am gone, the one thing I might be remembered for is having sung a great deal of Mahler with a great many phenomenal conductors. It is wonderful music, very spiritual."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Music, Spiritual)

"What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Literature, Man)

"People talk about escapism as though it's something nasty but escapism is wonderful!"
- Margaret Forster
(Related: People, Escapism, Talk)

"I had a wonderful contact, especially with Uncle Bert who was an angel and led the whole group over to my side of a steep ravine I could not cross to get over to them."
- Dian Fossey
"When you work with a legend as I do, it's wonderful. There's so many things I've learned working with Keith. He's so patient, not only with me, but with everyone in our crew and with the audience and with the game. He has a style that is so easy and will never be copied."
- Dan Fouts
(Related: Work, Style, Will)

"If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Beauty, Imperfection)

"I'm kind of private and I keep things inside a lot, but it's been so wonderful to realize that people care about you in a very deep way and that there is some bond between an actor and his audience. I don't even know how to describe that feeling."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: People, Actor, Care, Deep, Feeling)

"Which prophecy of Christ we see wonderfully to be verified, insomuch that the whole course of the Church to this day may seem nothing else but a verifying of the said prophecy."
- John Foxe
(Related: Church, Christ, Day, May, Nothing, Prophecy)

"I wondered to what extent people remained the same as they'd been when very young; if one peeled back the layers of living one would come to the know child."
- Dick Francis
(Related: People, Living)

"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."
- Anne Frank
(Related: People, Heart, Ideals, Wonder)

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
- Anne Frank
(Related: World)

"We would sift through every inch of what it was that worked, or if it didn't, and wonder what was effective in it, in terms of paint, the subject matter, the size, the drawing."
- Helen Frankenthaler
(Related: Wonder)

"Whatever the medium, there is the difficulty, challenge, fascination and often productive clumsiness of learning a new method: the wonderful puzzles and problems of translating with new materials."
- Helen Frankenthaler
(Related: Challenge, Difficulty, Learning, Problems)

"God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: God, Man, Now, Wonders)

"I am not interested in considering another TV series. This one was a wonderful experience which will be hard to top, and It's caused me to turn down several good film opportunities because of the schedule."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: Experience, Film, Will)

"I was so emotional. Choked up. I could hardly talk all day. I'll be cleaning out my trailer and saying goodbye soon, realizing what a wonderful experience this has been."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: Experience, Day, Goodbye, Saying, Talk)

"I wish I could go home. I've been on the road since May. I wonder if my dogs still remember me."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Home, Dogs, May, Road, Wonder)

"I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I'm happy again."
- Arthur Freed
(Related: Feeling, Rain, Singing)

"I do know there are a lot of people who seem to be in my corner, and that's, of course, wonderful. I'm really more interested in the nomination than in the award, because I think the nomination just puts you within a group of outstanding actors."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: People, Actors)

"Getting to meet people that I've admired my entire life, and getting to meet them in such a way where they're coming in to play completely different characters than I had ever seen them do is just wonderful."
- Will Friedle
(Related: Life, People, Play)

"This little ship you sent is more wonderful than the big one that takes me away from you."
- Charles Frohman
"The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Office)

"There are a lot of wonderful people in America who shouldn't be on the Supreme Court - and a lot who should be on the court who aren't such wonderful people."
- David Frum
(Related: People, America, Court)

"No, I love the idea that someone changes. As an actor it's always the thing that you look for. He is someone who starts off bright, cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him. It's a wonderful journey to take."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Love, Idea, Actor, Journey)

"I shouldn't be saying this - high treason, really - but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren't fooled by our accent into detecting brilliance that may not really be there."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Americans, May, Saying, Treason, Wonder)

"Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Life, Work, Dance, Day, Play, Wonder)

"The worst thing about war was the sitting around and wondering what you were doing morally."
- Paul Fussell
(Related: War)

"There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Truth, Majority, Wrong)

"President Reagan achieved such successes because when you sat in a room with him, there could be over 1,000 people in the room, yet you felt like there was only the two of you, and his wonderful wit would put you at ease. That was a tremendous gift."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: People, President, Wit)

"When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Beauty, Soul, Moon, Sunset, Wonders, Worship)

"Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it."
- Greta Garbo
(Related: Life)

"A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Anger, Creativity, Emotion, Productivity)

"Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long."
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: Absence, Affection, Friends, Meeting, Regret, Separation, Wonders)

"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."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, Now, Schools, Today, Will, Wonder, Years)

"So it's mix and match. Hold your line when you really feel something you're saying is wonderful and you really want to get this point across and prove it to your partner by just throwing it into the tape and letting it speak for itself."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Saying, Want)

"To this wonderful page in our country's history another more glorious still will be added, and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: History, Brothers, Country, Will)

"I love it. When they stop imitating me then I'll start wondering where I'm going wrong. Every day when I sit down to play, I learn something new."
- Erroll Garner
(Related: Love, Day, Play, Wrong)

"I'm wondering if they haven't reported all the people with MS, because if all of the cases were reported, the government would have to step in and give more financial aid to us."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Government, People, Financial)

"I performed in Sydney some years ago for the Sydney Festival and I am just so pleased to be returning to the wonderful Sydney Opera House and also performing in Melbourne for the first time."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Time, First, Opera, Years)

"Wonders will never cease."
- David Garrick
(Related: Will, Wonders)

"I never refused an autograph, never refused to buy someone a drink. Now I'm learning to say I've got other things on, instead of doing it and wondering why."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Learning, Now)

"To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Wonder)

"This is what I wanted. They tell me that London is the best field in history. I wanted to be part of that. Because everyone will be there it will be a wonderful challenge for me. You can see the best runners, how they look, how they run. For me to beat the best is what counts."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: History, Challenge, London, Will)

"Between his eyes, there were four lines, the marks of such misery as children should never feel. He spoke with that wonderful whisky voice that so many Spanish children have, and he was a tough and entire little boy."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Children, Eyes, Misery, Voice)

"What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches."
- Jean Genet
(Related: American, Country, Deep, Hatred, Man, Plants, Wonder)

"Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died. I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour Government."
- King George V
(Related: Government, Thought, Today, Wonder, Years)

"I brought my personality and sense of wonder and I think they wrote as much of my personality as they could. I do not go around kicking butt and saving the universe all the time but they tried to capture me as best as they could in the character."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Time, Character, Personality, Sense, Universe, Wonder)

"It is in times of great tragedy when the true spirit of our wonderful country unites as one."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Country, Spirit, Tragedy)

"There are amazing schools and amazing educators that are doing a wonderful job. And then there are a lot of educators that are not prepared to deal with inclusive education. They haven't been trained. It's really quite lovely and easy when you understand how to do it."
- Laura San Giacomo
(Related: Education, Job, Schools)

"I don't take things for granted, because everything feels more fragile. It's made me wonder about mortality and how long you've got somebody in the world. I'm more fearful than I used to be."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Mortality, Wonder, World)

"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Poetry, Joy, Pain, Wonder)

"It is wonderful... Steve and Dan took professional football to a whole different level with the way they played the game. The fact that Steve is going in with Dan is very special."
- Frank Gifford
(Related: Fact, Football)

"For every sleazeball in the business there are plenty of decent and wonderful people."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: Business, People)

"But I just wonder what it would be like to be able to go places without people recognizing me."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: People, Wonder)

"Really, sex and laughter do go very well together, and I wondered - and I still do - which is more important."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Sex, Laughter)

"Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Hearing, Praise, Sense, Wonders)

"In my early days I was a contract player at Universal and I had a wonderful mentor named Monique James, who was head of talent there, and she used to drag me on sets to do parts."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Talent)

"New Orleans is a city whose basic industry is the service industry. That's why it makes its money. That's - it brings people to the city. People come to the city and experience the wonders of this extraordinary city and everything else. The question is that, how do we create jobs which are the jobs that have pay, that - living wages?"
- Danny Glover
(Related: Experience, Money, People, Jobs, Living, Question, Service, Wages, Wonders)

"There are parts of me that I keep secret even from myself. I have demons and I'd love to be able to healthily look at the demons and still be a wonderful actor and not feel I need them to create."
- John Glover
(Related: Love, Actor)

"I wonder why I keep playing such intelligent people?"
- John Glover
(Related: People, Wonder)

"I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins, like grandmamma and me."
- Elinor Glyn
(Related: Blood)

"Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as Angel of Light and the Writer as Hustler is that scribbling child in a grown-up body wondering if anybody is listening."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Body, Light, Listening, Writer)

"And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality changes with his success. I've had quite a bit of success but I feel that I'm just the same person as I always was."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Success, Personality, Wonder)

"I won't say that the papers misquote me, but I sometimes wonder where Christianity would be today if some of those reporters had been Matthew, Mark, Luke and John."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Christianity, Today, Wonder)

"I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last Samurai' was an extreme example of that. Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Day, Example, Extreme, Wonder)

"I learned everything from that show, so it's just a wonderful memory to me. A lot of people would be embarrassed to admit that they were on 'Barney', but I embrace the fact. I just had such a wonderful time doing that show... I learned what a camera and prop is, and all that. I learned my manners too, so I guess that's a good thing!"
- Selena Gomez
(Related: Time, People, Fact, Manners, Memory)

"It's a director's job to tell a story and he's very well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and that's exactly what he did. He was observant of a world he didn't understand but he told a wonderful story."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Comedy, Job, Right, World)

"Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production. It was wonderful. He's very sharp, very sharp. It's funny I've been asked how weird it was to have a Brit do a church gospel movie."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Funny, Church, Actors, Production)

"If high heels were so wonderful, men would be wearing them."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: Men)

"Whenever I meet people who seem really sweet and unassuming, I kind of wonder about them."
- Heather Graham
(Related: People, Wonder)

"In creating the Harry Potter artwork, I try to bring a certain amount of realism and believability to the characters and setting, but still add an element of wonder and the unknown."
- Mary Grandpre
(Related: Realism, Wonder)

"Some may claim that is it unscientific to speak of the operations of nature as miracles. But the point of the title lies in the paradox of finding so many wonderful things subservient to the rule of law."
- Elisha Gray
(Related: Nature, Law, Lies, May, Miracles, Paradox)

"Living in that childish wonder is a most beautiful feeling - I can so well remember it. There was always something more - behind and beyond everything - to me, the golden spectacles were very, very big."
- Kate Greenaway
(Related: Feeling, Living, Wonder)

"So, I see technology as a Trojan Horse: It looks like a wonderful thing, but they are going to regret introducing it into the schools because it simply can't be controlled."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Technology, Regret, Schools)

"I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe."
- Brian Greene
(Related: Thought, Glory, Night, Sense, Sky, Stars, Universe, Wonder)

"Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Fear, Madness, Therapy, Wonder, Writing)

"I think it should be ambitious and good music does deal with life and art and all these wonderful things."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Art, Life, Music)

"I think, like everybody else in New Hampshire, when I pull up to fill up my car and I pay $50, I get upset. And I'm wondering if these prices are legitimate."
- Judd Gregg
(Related: Car)

"The possibilities in sci-fi are wonderful. The subject is bigger than everything we know."
- Joel Gretsch
(Related: Possibilities)

"So I wonder if anything should ever be off limits."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Limits, Wonder)

"Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air."
- Henry Anatole Grunwald
(Related: Virtue, Fault, Horror, Journalism, Wonder)

"The ballet makes us look at those bodies, it makes us listen to that music, it makes us wonder at the geometry, of the way they come together. The way that extraordinary space is controlled and given such emotional force."
- John Guare
(Related: Music, Ballet, Force, Geometry, Space, Wonder)

"What I wonder is what would happen in California, say, if all the Mexicans left from one day to the next?"
- Alma Guillermoprieto
(Related: Day, Wonder)

"I'm married, which means that instead of occasionally wondering about men from afar, I actually live with one and can be constantly astounded by the strange male brain."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Men)

"Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more women to get to have it. I can't think of any reason why we won't see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Women, Career, Future, Reason)

"A lot of married people certainly have wonderful relationships with their dogs, but when you're single and your dog is the only other living thing in your house, it's a really special relationship which I wanted CATHY to have."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: People, Dogs, Living, Relationships)

"Ginsberg's Collected Poems contains a wonderful poem about making it with Neal Cassady."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Poems)

"I always wondered if you clone your wife and have the cloned wife on the moon and the real wife down here, would that be considered cheating?"
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Wife, Cheating, Moon)

"Crazy people don't sit around wondering if they're nuts."
- Jake Gyllenhaal
(Related: People)

"It was a wonderful experience to work with Sylvia. She pushed me to be more powerful with my acting, and she told me scores of the most incredible stories I've ever heard. She is amazing."
- Lukas Haas
(Related: Experience, Work, Acting)

"I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I've ended up doing that myself."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: American, Culture, Literary, Living, Poets, Teaching, Wonder, Writing)

"Paris is a wonderful city. I can't say I belong to an especially anglophone community."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Community, Paris)

"We sometimes received - and I would read - 200 manuscripts a week. Some of them were wonderful, some were terrible; most were mediocre. It was like the gifts of the good and bad fairies."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Fairies, Gifts)

"My dear, did you ever stop to think what a wonderful bunker you would make?"
- Walter Hagen
"The wonderful thing about Clint is you can never second guess how he is going to react to anything."
- Paul Haggis
"Later on when it became a routine it was not as exciting I'll admit that. The first three years were wonderful, the rest were just money making and having fun."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Money, First, Fun, Rest, Routine, Years)

"You know Hollywood is a weird and wonderful place, I didn't know I Dream of Jeanie had been cancelled after 5 years until I went back to go on the lot to pick up some clothes and things I had in my dressing room."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Dream, Clothes, Hollywood, Years)

"It's amazing. I can't believe how brilliant the whole thing is - my daughter, Georgia, is just wonderful."
- Edward Hall
(Related: Daughter)

"Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion."
- Tom T. Hall
(Related: Religion, Name, Righteousness)

"To see my wife getting inspired from my notes and thoughts, going in the direction I wanted, and have her surprise me with wonderful choices was a real treat."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Wife, Thoughts, Choices, Direction)

"Kevin, as the whole cast is, just wonderful people and great people, and people who are attracted to this kind of material and accepting the idea of going to Newfoundland and knowing the kind of lack of amenities."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: People, Idea)

"I imagined that it might be awkward to talk to your wife about her performance, so going into it I was a little nervous. But doing it was actually a wonderfully inspiring experience."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Experience, Wife, Performance, Inspiring, Talk)

"Because over and over again, the times that I've done really good things is because I've had a wonderful client of some kind, and a lot of it depended on me to induce them to be creative."
- Lawrence Halprin
"Then I sit down, work at it, because now I have a convincing feeling about what that place wants to be, you see? And it's not just me. Me and my talent comes in taking that consensus and then making something wonderful out of it - a work of art."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Art, Work, Talent, Feeling, Now)

"One is, that they will feel about you that you're going to make something wonderful for them. And they help you by expressing themselves. Not telling you how to do it, but encouraging you and accepting your vision and working with you on that kind of a level."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Encouraging, Vision, Help, Will)

"I was well warned about English food, so it did not surprise me, but I do wonder sometimes, how they ever manage to prise it up long enough to get a plate under it."
- Margaret Halsey
(Related: Food, English, Wonder)

"When employers tell me they prefer married men, and encourage their men to have homes of their own, because it makes them so much steadier, I wonder if they have any idea of all that that implies."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Men, Idea, Wonder)

"I wanna change the game in way where I'm not knocking nobody out of the way, not claiming to be the best at this or that, but just doing wonders with the gift I've been given."
- Anthony Hamilton
(Related: Change, Wonders)

"For years, I've been wondering what could happen to nuclear submarines when they dive and disappear from the surface of the earth for months, without a trace. No one really knows where they are."
- Guy Hamilton
(Related: Earth, Months, Years)

"If I'd been easily discouraged, I could have been a one-hit wonder."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Wonder)

"That's what makes the Ryder Cup in golf so much better than the Masters or the U.S. Open. To be a part of something that is not about personal achievement, but about representing everyone and sharing it with the whole country, it's wonderful."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Achievement, Country, Golf, Open, Sharing)

"God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: God, Day, Reason, Wonder)

"That man's silence is wonderful to listen to."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Man, Silence)

"There are wonderful museums with lots of photographs of 1920's musicals."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Museums)

"God comes to us in theater in the way we communicate with each other, whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet, or a beautiful painting, or a play. It's a way of expressing our humanity."
- Julie Harris
(Related: God, Ballet, Humanity, Painting, Play, Theater)

"Food, like sex, is one of the principal kinds of human activity that engage people when they wonder about how to account for different kinds of human behaviour."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food, Sex, People, Wonder)

"But I can't wait to watch the Tonys this Sunday. I'm really glad Broadway is doing so well this year, especially with its straight plays. It's been a wonderful year."
- Gregory Harrison
"I wonder what kind of lives they will have built for themselves when they turn 45 and can't really have any connection with people because they are so used to fleeting sexual."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: People, Connection, Will, Wonder)

"Music is wonderful. Especially if there's some kind of content to it."
- Debbie Harry
(Related: Music, Content)

"I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it's just terrific. There's so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing."
- Debbie Harry
(Related: Music, Girls)

"They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don't dictate those terms."
- Larry Harvey
(Related: Experience, Religion, Mystery)

"That other saying, I'm a part of all that I have met, I think that would have to begin with my wonderful parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five years old I was tongue tied."
- Ernie Harwell
(Related: Old, Parents, Saying, Tongue, Years)

"Well we took it apart scene by scene. We examined every sentence, every full stop, every comma. He has a most wonderful eye for detail, Roman, and you know, he's a very good artist."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Artist, Detail, Eye)

"Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Life, Fact, Meaning, Wonder)

"Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty."
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: Beauty, Values, Wonder)

"Youthfulness is connected to the ability to see things new for the first time. So if your eyes still look at life with wonder, then you will seem young, even though you may not be chronologically young."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Life, Time, Ability, Eyes, First, May, Will, Wonder)

"Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older."
- Isaac Hayes
(Related: Dreams, Music, People, Fish, Fun, Water)

"A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Work, Miracles, Smile, Wonders, Word)

"Poetry is always slightly mysterious, and you wonder what is your relationship to it."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Poetry, Wonder)

"Nebraskans are known for giving of themselves and that quality is part of what makes our state such a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Family, Work, Quality, Giving, State)

"To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Fantasy, World)

"When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: God, Queen)

"Then I went off to Southern Methodist University in Dallas. They had a really wonderful theatre department."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Theatre, University)

"A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was. It does not need to adopt new and startling methods."
- Robert Henri
(Related: Today)

"Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you."
- Robert Henri
(Related: Help, Language, Old, Past, Right)

"To me rites of passage through life, that's a wonderful, beautiful thing."
- Lance Henriksen
(Related: Life)

"It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Americans, Day, Democracy, Paradox, Ritual)

"If anyone wonders why the airlines are not doing well it is because flying has been made such an unpleasant and degrading experience."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Experience, Flying, Wonders)

"It's that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so 'don't fuss, dear; get on with it.'"
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Idea, First, Old)

"I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good or there because they're lucky."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Art, People, Wonder)

"Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Men, Women, Now, Visit, Wonder)

"I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: People, Actors, Film, Hollywood, Sensibility)

"Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: Knowledge, Doubt, Wonder)

"It is not Kafka's fault that his wonderful writings have lately turned into a fad, and are read by people who have neither the ability nor the desire to absorb literature."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: People, Ability, Desire, Fault, Literature)

"Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Wonders)

"My background with Cummings was rehearse, rehearse, rehearse, but Tuesday liked to walk in and do the scene. I must say that she was really wonderful. Aggravating, but wonderful."
- Dwayne Hickman
"I'd be nervous about skiing, wondering what I'd do if I felt shaky on top of a mountain; but other diabetics do ski, so there's no reason I couldn't."
- Dana Hill
(Related: Reason, Ski)

"My kitchen looks like the one from my childhood - very homey, with a little bit of Alice in Wonderland!"
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Childhood, Kitchen)

"When Buddy played, he played all out, all the time. It was a wonder he didn't keel over and die before he did."
- Al Hirt
(Related: Time, Wonder)

"I am amazed; until the day I die I shall wonder how Whittaker Chambers got into my house to use my typewriter."
- Alger Hiss
(Related: Day, Wonder)

"I think young people have a wonderful reaction to color because it's not screwed up by too many references."
- Jim Hodges
(Related: People)

"It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Men, Power, Idea, Evil, Malice, Opinion, Remarkable)

"Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Trust, Cheating, Feeling, Right, World)

"I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: People, Envy, Nothing, Sunset, Vacation, Wonder)

"Think of the wonderful circles in which our whole being moves and from which we cannot escape no matter how we try. The circler circles in these circles."
- E. T. A. Hoffmann
(Related: Being)

"Is it not in the most absolute simplicity that real genius plies its pinions the most wonderfully?"
- E. T. A. Hoffmann
(Related: Genius, Simplicity)

"After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn."
- Albert Hofmann
(Related: Time, Colors, Day, Eyes, Play, Pleasure, Sleep)

"I could talk about him all day. He's one of the most wonderful things that ever happened to me."
- Judy Holliday
(Related: Day, Talk)

"We had such a wonderful set of circumstances in Wilmington. Yes, the four of us became famous literally overnight, but we were in a small town and we always knew when people were coming down. We always knew when to behave."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: People, Circumstances, Famous)

"Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Kids)

"She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Direction, Help)

"I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty."
- Bob Hope
(Related: People, Liberty)

"I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful."
- Anthony Hopkins
(Related: Act, Actors)

"That's wonderful. And what did you do with the money?"
- Miriam Hopkins
(Related: Money)

"There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Nature, Accidents, Humility, Moods, Study, Will, Wonder)

"Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors."
- Hugh Hopper
(Related: Music, Technology, Moments, Tools)

"Of course, there are many, many musicians whose music gives me pleasure, but until I make contact with them, musically or personally, I never assume that anything wonderful will happen."
- Hugh Hopper
(Related: Music, Musicians, Pleasure, Will)

"Meccano gives boys the secrets of the world's wonderful engineering structures."
- Frank Hornby
(Related: Boys, Engineering, Secrets, World)

"Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot."
- Samuel Horsley
(Related: Quality, Knowledge, Curiosity, Piety, Wonder)

"My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Business, Life, Men, Disillusion)

"I'm not crazy about arenas just because I can sell them out. It doesn't do anything for my ego at all. I want to play places where people don't have to sit in the nosebleed seats and wonder what the hell is going on."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: People, Ego, Hell, Play, Want, Wonder)

"I've always wanted to be Wonder Woman, of course. She had the greatest costume."
- Kelly Hu
(Related: Woman, Wonder)

"One thing governors feel, Democrats and Republicans alike, is that we have a health care system that, if you're on Medicaid, you have unlimited access to health care, at unlimited levels, at no cost. No wonder it's running away."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Health, Care, Democrats, Republicans, Running, Wonder)

"The President has a wonderful sense of humor, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun to work for him."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Work, Humor, Fun, President, Sense)

"My agent sent me the script and I loved it. I wondered how they would turn me into a chimp. My agent said it would probably not entail to much time. Just some hair and make-up. I found out that it was not so simple."
- Kim Hunter
(Related: Time, Hair)

"Everyone of us is a wonder. Everyone of us has a story."
- Kristin Hunter
(Related: Wonder)

"I did Polyester, and I don't regret one minute of it. It was wonderful."
- Tab Hunter
(Related: Regret)

"When you come to do the film, it is not the time to wonder why you do it. It's just how to do it."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Time, Film, Wonder)

"I never wondered whether I should be a stage actress or a movie actress."
- Isabelle Huppert
"Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be much more amusing if we were all devils, and no nonsense about angels and being good."
- William Hurlbut
(Related: Life, Angels, Being, Nonsense)

"A bit of lusting after someone does wonders for the skin."
- Elizabeth Hurley
(Related: Skin, Wonders)

"Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realise that it is going to come to an end at some stage."
- John Hurt
(Related: End, Film, Light)

"Have you ever wondered what your subconscious mind looks like? Well today, I can show you."
- David Icke
(Related: Mind, Today)

"A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Truth, Lie, Fact, Partnership, Universe, Will, Wonders)

"People are either enamored with me or wonder if they can take me."
- Michael Ironside
(Related: People, Wonder)

"I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Life, Father, Achievement, Kids, Now, Right, Trying)

"J has told me about his past. I know what happened and why. But he is the one person who made me believe in my talent and whatever happened in the past, he's been a wonderful manager to me."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: Manager, Talent, Past)

"How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders without using your hands?"
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: God, Grace, Wonders)

"My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Mother, Perfection)

"I've been a professional actor now for 38 years. A long time. And it's wonderful to earn your living doing something that you love. To think people actually give you money for it!"
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Money, Love, Time, People, Actor, Living, Now, Years)

"When I came to America in the '60s, it was the place to be. I wonder if I'd come here today."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: America, Today, Wonder)

"My daughter is wonderful and incredibly well behaved. I am very lucky. She will always be my priority."
- Jamelia
(Related: Daughter, Will)

"I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am."
- Alice James
(Related: Education, Fool, Wonder)

"One might enumerate the items of high civilization, as it exists in other countries, which are absent from the texture of American life, until it should become a wonder to know what was left."
- Henry James
(Related: Life, Civilization, American, Countries, Wonder)

"I think it's one of my favourite theatres ever, so quirky and wonderful and steeped in history. The space is wonderful and the acoustics are brilliant."
- Louise Jameson
(Related: History, Space)

"Harrison Ford - one of my favorite actors - has a wonderful sense of character and depth and uniqueness to him, yet he's able to just deliver the lines without putting any English on it."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Character, Actors, English, Favorite, Sense, Uniqueness)

"But back to your question, it was a wonderful experience with the Art Ensemble, and I keep in contact and sort of follow what's going on, but it was also very important to make this step, you may say this leap of faith."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Art, Experience, Faith, May, Question)

"We are just fanatics about using the technology to make it all wonderful. We laughed at the fact that we were having such a great time working this way."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Technology, Time, Fact, Fanatics)

"Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Time, May, Want, Will)

"In the '70s I was in exile; every time I went back I wondered if they'd take my passport away."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Time)

"When you come to Christ as a real young person, I think when you become a teen-ager either you rebel or you search, doubt, and wonder."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Teen, Christ, Doubt, Wonder)

"The human brain is a wonderful organ. It starts to work as soon as you are born and doesn't stop until you get up to deliver a speech."
- George Jessel
(Related: Work, Speech)

"Fortunately, when it comes to meat and poultry, I have the really wonderful situation of having producers and processors that produce and process a very high-quality product."
- Mike Johanns
"When the first fossils began to be found in eastern Africa, in the late 1950s, I thought, what a wonderful marriage this was, biology and anthropology. I was around 16 years old when I made this particular choice of academic pursuit."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Marriage, Thought, Anthropology, Choice, First, Old, Pursuit, Years)

"It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior."
- Scarlett Johansson
(Related: Funny, History, Movies, Behavior, Film)

"Change is wonderful, and necessary."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Change)

"You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Company, Daughters, Delight, Wonder)

"When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Man, Mind)

"OK, the wonderful thing about soccer is, a football is a perfectly round object, and it doesn't make mistakes. The player using it makes mistakes. And the more you use it, the less mistakes you make."
- Craig Johnston
(Related: Football, Mistakes, Soccer)

"Long after this wonderful event in the Earth's history, when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia, Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied areas for hunting and fishing."
- Harry Johnston
(Related: History, American, Earth, Europe, Fishing, Hunting)

"I was just so lucky to have a wonderful life after a tough marriage."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Life, Marriage)

"And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Poetry, Father, Dance, Character, Ability, Charm, Play)

"If you have enough people sitting around telling you you're wonderful, then you start believing you're fabulous, then someone tells you you stink and you believe that too!"
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: People)

"I've gotten to go wonderful places, meet interesting and intelligent people, and I started of course in the theatre and continue to work in the theatre where there is some intelligence involved in it."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Intelligence, Work, People, Theatre)

"Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Dance)

"I think the wonderful thing about vi is that it has such a good market share because we gave it away."
- Bill Joy
"I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too."
- Bill Joy
"It must be wonderful sport to contradict each other."
- Queen Juliana
"My childhood is completely... when I look back, it was '50s in New York, upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful - sweet in every way."
- Peter Jurasik
(Related: Childhood, Class)

"My good health is due to a soup made of white doves. It is simply wonderful as a tonic."
- Chiang Kai-shek
(Related: Health, Doves)

"An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures."
- Wassily Kandinsky
(Related: Living, Wonder)

"I sometimes wonder what would've happened if I'd entered the competition instead - I'd probably have come nowhere and given up on the whole fiction game."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Competition, Fiction, Wonder)

"Who owns the assets of our Nation? Increasingly, foreign interests own our assets, and we owe them money. No wonder people think our country is headed in the wrong direction. It is."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Money, People, Country, Direction, Nation, Wonder, Wrong)

"There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish."
- John Keats
(Related: Nature, Fire, Heroism, Human nature, Pity, Wonder)

"All actors do that. Should do that and do that. For the most part. I say all actors. I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't. Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work and did a beautiful job on this film."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Work, Actor, Actors, Film, Job)

"The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Experience, Joy, Limitations, Richness)

"Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Content, Darkness, May, Silence, State, Wonders)

"It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears."
- Helen Keller
(Related: God, Mountains, Sky)

"It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Time, Men, People, Devil, Energy, Fighting)

"Now the restaurants have begun to catch up with the wine-making; there are numerous great restaurants in Napa Valley, and it's wonderful because the people are there for just that: great food and great wine."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Food, People, Now, Restaurants, Wine)

"My childhood wasn't full of wonderful culinary memories."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Childhood, Memories)

"I hope to have some more cracks at some wonderful roles before I go to the Great Beyond."
- Sally Kellerman
(Related: Hope)

"I further value this gift as it gave me an opportunity to accept this distinguished honor in a country so devoted to this cause and whose history marks a wonderful chapter in world development."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: History, Opportunity, Development, Cause, Country, Honor, Value, World)

"Is God a man with two arms and legs like me? Does He have eyes, a head? Does He have bowels? Well I do, and that makes me more wonderful than He is!"
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: God, Eyes, Man)

"Education of both men and women is a wonderful contraceptive."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Education, Men, Women)

"My brother arrived some months after my father left. Um, and he ah, was thus eight years younger than me and it was um, you know, it was such a time that my mother probably had people wondering was it his."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Time, Mother, Father, Brother, People, Months, Years)

"Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Science, Commerce, Disease, Ocean, Stars, Wonders)

"I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on."
- Jean Kerr
(Related: People, Airplanes)

"I think my dad is this great, wonderful... man with a lot of integrity, who is fighting for things he believes in and is serious in what he wants to see happen and serious in helping people."
- Vanessa Kerry
(Related: Dad, People, Fighting, Integrity, Man)

"Stevie Wonder's records introduced me to '70s soul when I was 12 or 13."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Soul, Wonder)

"I've always been strong-minded, but I wonder."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Wonder)

"It was a wonderful time to be young. The 1960s didn't end until about 1976. We all believed in Make Love, Not War. We were idealistic innocents, despite the drugs and sex."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Time, Love, War, Sex, Drugs, End)

"The first Superman film took up a huge chunk of our lives, but it was a wonderful time for us. We were young, my daughter was little, we were filming in London for a year, so we became like a close family."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Family, Time, Daughter, Film, First, London)

"I love horror movies because they're really fun. They tap into those wonderful primal emotions."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Love, Movies, Emotions, Fun, Horror)

"Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Age, Ideas, Commerce, End, Want, Will, Wonder, World)

"Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Gods, Beginning, Boredom, Evil, Wonder, World)

"God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: God, Nothing, Saints)

"I was fortunate as a young actor, to go straight to the RSC, where I learned that being an actor can bring with it wonderful responsibilities."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Actor, Being)

"There is so much to do on a film set. It is an extraordinarily invigorating and wonderful place to be, when things are running well."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Film, Running)

"As a singer, I might have fallen among thieves. I wonder if I'd still be alive by now."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Now, Wonder)

"Well, it's wonderful to be identified strongly with my work."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Work)

"Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Living, Man, Nothing)

"If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves."
- Joseph Kirkland
(Related: Work, Hard work)

"You still remember the bad rounds here, but they don't stay with you as long. The Champions Tour is great, it's competitive and it's a wonderful show, but it's not the real big league. The real big league is the PGA Tour, and we all know that."
- Tom Kite
"Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort, will wonderfully tone up the mind and body."
- Grenville Kleiser
(Related: Body, Effort, Laziness, Mind, Will)

"We all have a responsibility, and since I've been so wonderfully blessed, I really want to share and to make life at least a little better. So every chance I get to share the gospel or uplift people, I will take full advantage of that opportunity."
- Gladys Knight
(Related: Life, People, Opportunity, Chance, Responsibility, Want, Will)

"It's no accident that Tony Hopkins is a wonderful film actor."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Accident, Actor, Film)

"Oh yeah - for sure - hardly a week doesn't go by when I don't hear something wonderful that someone has made in some low-budget situation, primarily with a view to selling a few hundred copies at their concerts."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Selling)

"I always liked the magic of poetry but now I'm just starting to see behind the curtain of even the best poets, how they've used, tried and tested craft to create the illusion. Wonderful feeling of exhilaration to finally be there."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Poetry, Feeling, Illusion, Magic, Now, Poets)

"Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks."
- Edward Koch
(Related: Art, Poetry, People, Deals)

"I was excited by what my painter friends were doing, and they seemed to be interested in our poetry too, and that was a wonderful little, fizzy sort of world."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Poetry, Friends, World)

"I wonder if I ever thought of an ideal reader... I guess when I was in my 20s and in New York and maybe even in my early 30s, I would write for my wife Janice... mainly for my poet friends and my wife, who was very smart about poetry."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Poetry, Wife, Thought, Friends, Wonder)

"Books were this wonderful escape for me because I could open a book and disappear into it, and that was the only way out of that house when I was a kid."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Books, Open)

"I wish there was something that - I get all those wonderful letters and wonderful acknowledgments, and I wish I could be more appreciative of what I do. But it's hard for me."
- Harvey Korman
(Related: Letters)

"I have, in my partner George Roberts, a person who is the most wonderful man in the world to me. He's like a brother to me. Creating with him, being side by side with him, in whatever we try to do, is a real pleasure to me."
- Henry Kravis
(Related: Brother, Being, Man, Pleasure, World)

"As soon as I found out how compartmentalized the industry was, I realized, Well, no wonder the cartoons are so bad."
- John Kricfalusi
(Related: Cartoons, Wonder)

"It's wonderful to be part of a family that cares so much about others."
- Marta Kristen
(Related: Family)

"Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully successful where fellows finished their army service and came home to go to college on G.I. bills and their wives worked."
- Marta Kristen
(Related: Home, Successful, Army, College, Service, Wives)

"Well I guess I like variety pretty much, but I do enjoy this work very much. Particularly with Buddy on the gig, we get a chance to knock each other out It'just wonderful."
- Gene Krupa
(Related: Work, Chance, Pretty, Variety)

"Yes, I've had some pretty good luck finding wonderful talent."
- Gene Krupa
(Related: Talent, Luck, Pretty)

"It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Mother, Knowledge, Ignorance, Wonder)

"It feels wonderful to be go back to the 1940s and recreate the whole era through my clothes, voice and body language. I am tired of playing the larger-than-life hero."
- Akshay Kumar
(Related: Body, Clothes, Language, Voice)

"There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: People, Superiority, Greed, Motive)

"Now that I look back on it, having retired from being a reporter, it was kind of romantic. It was a wonderful way to live one's life, just as I imagined it would be when I was 6 or 7."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Life, Being, Now, Romantic)

"Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Beauty, Science, Truth, Day, Order, Wonder, World)

"When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel."
- Harold Kushner
(Related: Body, Feeling, Kindness)

"I will not cut my film because, because, because, because of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz."
- Emir Kusturica
(Related: Film, Will)

"Not all lucid dreams are useful but they all have a sense of wonder about them. If you must sleep through a third of your life, why should you sleep through your dreams, too?"
- Stephen LaBerge
(Related: Dreams, Life, Sense, Sleep, Wonder)

"Dream research is a wonderful field. All you do is sleep for a living."
- Stephen LaBerge
(Related: Dream, Living, Research, Sleep)

"I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood. If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad, but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Life, Hollywood, Will, Wonder)

"But then one day the Lord put us together through our agent and it's been a wonderful match."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Day)

"Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor and I feel so humbled and so grateful, but I think that I'll think of it very much as the final sort of final moment for this book and put it behind me along with the rest of the book, as I write more books."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Winning, Books, Honor, Rest)

"Probably millions of Americans got up this morning with a cup of coffee, a cigarette and a donut. No wonder they are sick and fouled up."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Americans, Coffee, Wonder)

"My former wife is a truly wonderful person."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Wife)

"Bad guys don't think they're bad guys. Hitler probably thought he was a wonderful guy doing some wonderful and righteous work for Germany."
- Martin Landau
(Related: Work, Thought, Germany)

"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Admiration)

"Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Admiration)

"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."
- Joe Lando
(Related: Love, Day, Mountains, Wonder)

"We all know, the ones who play golf, know what a wonderful game it is and what a great past-time it is."
- Bernhard Langer
(Related: Golf, Past, Play)

"I have known great things and wonderful persons, and I have known homage."
- Lillie Langtry
"My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever paid in the halls of England. Wonderful, isn't it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: England, Quiet)

"There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens."
- Tommy Lasorda
(Related: Baseball, Wonder)

"I've always wondered what it would be like if somebody from outer space landed with three heads. Then all of a sudden everybody else wouldn't look so bad, huh? Well, OK you're a little different from me but, hey, ya got one head."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: Space)

"I know the crew so well, so I forget I'm being filmed. It's like cooking with a friend in the kitchen - you're talking, as you do, and maybe you're telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops - it's more natural, more honest."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Friend, Being, Cooking, Forget, Kitchen, Talking)

"I'm not someone who's endlessly patient and wonderful."
- Nigella Lawson
"At Christmas, 'It's a Wonderful Life' makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it's coming."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Life, Time, Christmas)

"Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica."
- Stephen Leacock
"I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?"
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Adulthood, Children, Wonder)

"I don't dictate, you don't dictate to Stevie Wonder, not successfully."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Wonder)

"I never know where I am going, though. That is part of what makes it so wonderful. And after all, who does?"
- Tanith Lee
"Molecular collision dynamics has been a wonderful area of research for all practitioners. This is especially true for those who were following the footsteps of pioneers and leaders of the field twenty years ago."
- Yuan T. Lee
(Related: Footsteps, Leaders, Research, Years)

"In the 1970s, for all the Stevie Wonders, I'm sure there were five artists that were making forgettable music."
- John Legend
(Related: Music, Artists, Wonders)

"I'd like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Actions, Chance, Future, Today, Will, Wonders)

"Streetcar is a most wonderful, wonderful play."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Play)

"More coming out about Saddam Hussein. We now know he takes Viagra and he has as many as six mistresses. No wonder Congress is reluctant to take action against this guy - he's one of their own."
- Jay Leno
(Related: Action, Congress, Now, Wonder)

"An actor has to be very, very careful, as one of the most wonderful props - and actors love props - is a cigarette. There's so much to do with it: you can bring it up to your face, play with the smoke. It's just the greatest - ever since I was 16 and in acting school in England, I've been playing around with cigarettes."
- Melissa Leo
(Related: Love, Acting, Actor, Actors, England, Play, School)

"In a way, it's my way of dealing with, finding closure with Grateful Dead music, and giving thanks in a way to Jerry and Bob and all the guys in the band for making up this wonderful music."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: Music, Giving)

"In these times, the hardest task for social or political activists is to find a way to get people to wonder again about what we all believe is true. The challenge is to sow doubt."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: People, Challenge, Doubt, Wonder)

"The fact that biological, or "natural" rules might help in the creation of a computer generated work of art is interesting, but even a wonderful work of art made in this fashion isn't the same as a person, with all his or her experiences and emotions involved, making art."
- Steven Levy
(Related: Art, Work, Computer, Creation, Emotions, Fact, Fashion, Help, Rules)

"Ordinary men live among marvels and feel no wonder, grow familiar with objects and learn nothing new about them."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Men, Nothing, Wonder)

"I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Joy, Wonder)

"My judgement is not good when I am on a book tour. I am not thinking about it that much. What happens is I will go back home. I have a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old and a wife who is now taking care of them who is wondering where her husband is."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Home, Wife, HusbCare, Now, Thinking, Will)

"The Oakland clubhouse is a wonderful place. A lot of these guys feel like rejects. They were rejects and they feel - they can tell you how baseball screwed up."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Baseball)

"There are several insights at the heart of the A's system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it's a team game. That no one player is going to make that much of a difference to your team, so for god's sake don't go blow a quarter of your budget on one guy."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: God, Heart, Baseball, Difference)

"And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Design, Needs)

"It's a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Responsibility)

"And on top of that, when we work together we have a wonderful working relationship we push each other we challenge each other we laugh 80% of the time that we are together we're very fortunate."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Time, Work, Challenge)

"I mean, you go to the internet and you can see all these conversations and arguments that our fans have about our music and that's wonderful to know, that people would take the time to be that involved."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Music, Time, People, Arguments, Fans, Internet)

"There is a wonderful Hungarian literature, especially in lyric poetry."
- Gyorgy Ligeti
(Related: Poetry, Literature)

"Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland."
- Gyorgy Ligeti
(Related: English, Favorite, London)

"I've always felt that celebrity was wonderful for a lot of the perks that it could give you."
- Judith Light
(Related: Celebrity)

"Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream, I wonder if she'll ever do the same; And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied With knowing I've got no one left to blame."
- Gordon Lightfoot
(Related: Dream, Being, Blame, Living, Wonder)

"I was looking for the people who were making the music inside the cabinet. I would look in there and see if I could find somebody who was making all this wonderful music."
- Abbey Lincoln
(Related: Music, People)

"It's a wonderful feeling to work in a country where the government's first concern is for its people, for all its people."
- Ben Linder
(Related: Work, People, Government, Concern, Country, Feeling, First)

"Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Goals, Winning, Battle, Effort, Memories, Night, Years)

"But somehow I feel like still it's a gift, and I wonder, how can I give this gift to others? Just work hard, and do whatever I can do, to be that, and to return the love to the fans. I like to give them joy and smiles to them. Give back to them."
- Bai Ling
(Related: Love, Work, Fans, Joy, Smiles, Wonder)

"One of the wonderful things about going to a small college is you can get into everything."
- Art Linkletter
(Related: College)

"The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them."
- Charles de Lint
(Related: Sight, Wonders, World)

"The few wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them."
- Charles de Lint
(Related: Sight, Wonders, World)

"Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors."
- Charles de Lint
(Related: Quiet, Wonders, World)

"I can't imagine doing an hour-long dramatic series because it's so much work. A sitcom is a wonderful gig. You work from 10 to 4 every day, it's fun, and you get to live at home."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Home, Work, Day, Fun)

"Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Humor, Senses)

"I always admired Wonder Woman and the Incredible Hulk - but I don't know if I'd be a very convincing hulk."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Woman, Wonder)

"Actually, I'm happiest in Williams-Sonoma in New York. That's a wonderful cooking store."
- Blake Lively
(Related: Cooking)

"The pleasure of writing fiction is that you are always spotting some new approach, an alternative way of telling a story and manipulating characters; the novel is such a wonderfully flexible form."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Fiction, Pleasure, Writing)

"Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain."
- John Locke
(Related: Parents, Wonder)

"I definitely felt that I was put at a very high place to be able to be a part of such a wonderful franchise in cinema history, so I was definitely very driven at doing a great job and having my body look the way it should and just being a part of the creative process."
- Kristanna Loken
(Related: History, Being, Body, Cinema, Job)

"It was wonderful to play such a part, but I was disappointed with the picture."
- Herbert Lom
(Related: Play)

"At Motel 6 in Amish Country I wonder if they leave the light on for you?"
- Jay London
(Related: Country, Light, Wonder)

"First off, it's wonderful how much people are supporting me and felt I should have stayed in the competition."
- LaToya London
(Related: People, Competition, First)

"So, I'm the Eighth Wonder of the World. It's flattering and very, very funny."
- Eva Longoria
(Related: Funny, Wonder, World)

"People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Money, Life, People, Choices, Hell, Pain, Thinking, Wonder, Years)

"Mom was the one who taught me unconditional love. With Dad, I'd always felt there was something to live up to - expectations. But in the last year, we had a wonderful relationship."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: Mom, Dad, Love, Expectations)

"But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Men, Books, Ocean, Old)

"There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen."
- James A. Lovell
(Related: People, Successful, Wonder)

"It's wonderful to be back. Back among the mountains that remind us of our vulnerability, our ultimate lack of control over the world we live in. Mountains that demand humility, and yield so much peace in return."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Peace, Control, Humility, Mountains, Vulnerability, World, Yield)

"There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Cruelty, Nothing, Sea, Wonder)

"New York has got this sort of wonderful romantic idea of the South."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Idea, Romantic)

"It's very likely that graduates, current employees and retirees have some wonderful pieces of Deer Park history in their closets or garages."
- Matt Lucas
(Related: History, Employees)

"A literary critic is someone who can't write, but who loves to show he would have been a wonderful writer if only he could!"
- Brian Lumley
(Related: Literary, Writer)

"Though I was a mother at 21, being a grandmother makes the whole thing absolutely normal and gorgeous. The relief, the joy of being a grandmother is wonderful."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Mother, Being, Joy)

"I think Madonna is a wonderful performer."
- Patti LuPone
"Well, for someone who looks like me you wonder where Alfred Hitchcock is."
- Kelly Lynch
(Related: Wonder)

"Sandwiches are wonderful. You don't need a spoon or a plate!"
- Paul Lynde
"After reaching 50, I began to wonder what the root of life is."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: Life, Wonder)

"I'm not likely to forget where I've been and what I've done and learned. I think it's just as important to play new instruments as to play new pieces. The old ones are getting scarcer and the new ones more and more wonderful."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: Forget, Old, Play)

"Actually, if I could find a woman who was that wonderful; that understanding, well, I'd give her everything in the world that was in my power to give. And, I'd love her more than I ever thought it possible to love any woman."
- James MacArthur
(Related: Love, Power, Thought, Understanding, Woman, World)

"He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Talent, Thought)

"We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Age, Genius, Proof)

"I can't believe how blessed I am! I'm married to the most wonderful man, Gene Raymond, whom I'm deeply in love with, and, my career is right where I want it to be. I can live like this forever!"
- Jeanette MacDonald
(Related: Love, Career, Man, Right, Want)

"I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part."
- Shirley MacLaine
(Related: Life, Purpose, Fun, Now, Play)

"We had to be very careful on our best behaviour when we went to these other countries. And then I made a living, I had a chance to support my wife and my kids. It was a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful program from that point of view."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Wife, Chance, Countries, Kids, Living, Support)

"Television has some lovely aspects to it - and some ghastly aspects - but the theater itself was a wonderful invention."
- Patrick Macnee
(Related: Invention, Television, Theater)

"You were the one who gave me those boxers? I wondered where they came from, I wear those! Although I'm not a big fan of flannel, it gets a little hot down there, if you know what I mean."
- Joel Madden
"The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world."
- James Madison
(Related: Hope, Constitution, Example, Liberty, states, Wonder, World)

"Curious people are intersting people, I wonder why that is."
- Bill Maher
(Related: People, Wonder)

"I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Church, Grace, Leaders)

"The crowd is wonderful. There is always a superb atmosphere in the finish area. It's good for the World Cup. I missed it a lot when I had to rest and it's so nice to be back here."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Rest, World)

"One travels so as to learn once more how to marvel at life in the way a child does. And blessed be the poet, the artist who knows how to keep alive his sense of wonder."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Life, Artist, Sense, Wonder)

"All women are wonders because they reduce all men to the obvious."
- Daniel Mainwaring
(Related: Men, Women, Obvious, Wonders)

"We are all bound to the throne of the Supreme Being by a flexible chain which restrains without enslaving us. The most wonderful aspect of the universal scheme of things is the action of free beings under divine guidance."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Action, Being, Guidance)

"Television is what made It's a Wonderful Life the classic it is today."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: Life, Television, Today)

"An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome."
- William Manchester
(Related: Dress, Lady, Wonder)

"I wondered vaguely if this was when it would end, whether I would pull up tonight's darkness like a quilt and be dead and at peace evermore."
- William Manchester
(Related: Peace, Darkness, End)

"I fully expect to be able to complete one more campaign goal - and that is to proudly report that signs have been erected as you enter our great state that say 'Welcome to Wild, Wonderful West Virginia: Open for Business!'"
- Joe Manchin III
(Related: Goal, Open, State)

"One of the things I did when I was in New York, which has a wonderful deaf community, is I have worked on making Broadway more accessible to deaf people."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: People, Community)

"The character I play is a wonderful compilation of things I hate about myself and things I love about myself and things that I've invented to make her even more interesting than me."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Love, Character, Hate, Play)

"What a wonderful phenomenon it is, carefully considered, when the human eye, that jewel of organic structures, concentrates its moist brilliance on another human creature!"
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Eye)

"It is the most wonderful feeling in the world, knowing you are loved and wanted."
- Jayne Mansfield
(Related: Feeling, World)

"We're not in Wonderland anymore Alice."
- Charles Manson
"All in all, it's been a wonderful, wonderful ride. I don't plan on stopping anytime soon."
- Teena Marie
"Yes, we were looking for a Faith spin-off, but then Faith backed down. Eliza got a really wonderful offer over on Fox in a show, and, for reasons I didn't talk to her about, she decided to go there, and everyone respects that."
- James Marsters
(Related: Faith, Talk)

"A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's work and is on the road to being a scoundrel."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Work, Being, Content, Living, Man, Road)

"I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I've got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more."
- Harvey Martin
(Related: Life, Abuse, Alcohol, Drugs, Now)

"I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Evening)

"Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?"
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Marriage)

"I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Evening)

"The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Time, Life, Soul, Eternity, First, Living, Mind, Words)

"If you go to Japan for instance, you should know that they have a different way of playing Beethoven or Brahms. But if you play with them Mozart, Debussy, Mendelssohn, they have a wonderful light feeling for that."
- Kurt Masur
(Related: Feeling, Light, Play)

"I can't believe that we would lie in our graves wondering if we had spent our living days well. I can't believe that we would lie in our graves dreaming of things that we might have been."
- Dave Matthews
(Related: Lie, Living)

"The simplest of women are wonderful liars who can extricate themselves from the most difficult dilemmas with a skill bordering on genius."
- Guy de Maupassant
(Related: Women, Genius, Skill)

"Too much of a good thing is wonderful."
- Armistead Maupin
"Science Fiction will never run out of things to wonder about until the human race ceases to use its brain."
- Julian May
(Related: Science, Fiction, Race, Will, Wonder)

"So, it, of course, makes one wonder how many other people there might be who are completely innocent, who have been sent by the U.S. to countries where they've been interrogated, and in some instances it seems tortured."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: People, Countries, Wonder)

"George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I'd do any character he might create."
- Peter Mayhew
(Related: Imagination, Character)

"I wonder what it is that the people who criticize me for telling this story truly object to: is it that I have dared to tell the story? Or that the story turns out not to be the one they wanted to hear?"
- Joyce Maynard
(Related: People, Wonder)

"I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Movies, Audiences, Hurt, Office, Want, Wonder)

"When I'm 60, maybe, I'll look at my pile of papers and wonder, What really happened that year?"
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Wonder)

"I was a little concerned with how the crew was going to view me because I didn't know whether this program had been kinda forced down their throats. But they were wonderful."
- Christa McAuliffe
"It was a beautiful experience for her, the experience that she had that she confesses. It wasn't dirty and it wasn't horrible and wasn't shattering. It was a wonderful, liberating experience."
- Andrew McCarthy
(Related: Experience)

"I know many Catholics love God with all their heart. I have genuine respect for anyone who truly has given their life to Christ. We read about Mother Teresa and what a wonderful example she was."
- Bill McCartney
(Related: Life, Love, Mother, God, Heart, Christ, Example, Respect)

"We are really on top of one another at the moment and I think it is amazing how we stay so close. Maybe that's the test. Why not totally put yourself together, rather than always wonder whether you actually like each other?"
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Wonder)

"They tried to discredit me. I used to tell them, There's many wonderful people out there who can't have children, who would want to have these children."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: People, Children, Want)

"The theme is the theme of humiliation, which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the freedom from humiliation, and love, which is the square root of wonderful."
- Carson McCullers
(Related: Love, Freedom, Sin)

"The creative conquest of space will serve as a wonderful substitute for war."
- James S. McDonnell
(Related: War, Conquest, Space, Will)

"The wonderful thing about television is the immediate impact of pictures of current events."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Events, Television)

"I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films. I had a particularly wonderful time."
- Roddy McDowall
(Related: Time, Actor)

"I think it's a wonderful time for a woman."
- Reba McEntire
(Related: Time, Woman)

"I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Time, Being, Learning)

"There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Life, People)

"Marriage is a wonderful thing."
- Patrick McGoohan
(Related: Marriage)

"There have been a lot of murders and suicides in my family; it's like the primary cause of death. I wonder if there's a certain energy that attracts that."
- Rose McGowan
(Related: Death, Family, Cause, Energy, Wonder)

"There are a lot of people out there who are just waiting that we fail. They brought up the theory that we're one-hit wonders and they want us to fall flat on our noses, just to prove them right."
- Mark McGrath
(Related: People, Noses, Right, Theory, Waiting, Want, Wonders)

"And a friend of mine in the Christys, we used to sit up at night and talk and read and wonder if reincarnation, and if it wasn't reality, what would happen to the human spirit when the body dies? Is there an afterlife? Just questions like that."
- Barry McGuire
(Related: Friend, Afterlife, Body, Night, Questions, Reality, Reincarnation, Spirit, Talk, Wonder)

"He knows I rip him off every day. He's the godfather for me. Nobody can say they aren't influenced by what Stevie Wonder has done."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Day, Wonder)

"I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because you had to be prepared to go through an idea without any fear. Failure, you learned, as I did in art school, to be a wonderful thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning and take the pillow off your head."
- Malcolm Mclaren
(Related: Art, Idea, Fear, Failure, School)

"One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Home, Needs, Night, Wonder)

"Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Anthropology, Open, Wonder)

"Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution?"
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Marriage, Want)

"It's a wonderful way to have a role on a series - you're not tied down totally and completely to a schedule."
- Lee Meriwether
"I've made a wonderful living playing that theatrical character - the professional brassy dame."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Character, Living)

"Playboy was a wonderful experience and a great opportunity for me."
- Rita Mero
(Related: Experience, Opportunity)

"It's a wonderful feeling knowing that people are interested in what I'm doing."
- Rita Mero
(Related: People, Feeling)

"October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Time, America, College, October)

"If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all."
- Michelangelo
(Related: People)

"By far the best dressing up outfit I ever had was a wonderful pair of clown dungarees, which my Granny made."
- Kate Middleton
"I'd make a wonderful Lady Macbeth. I'll wear a pair of platform shoes or something."
- Bette Midler
(Related: Lady)

"We share a wonderful, I think, physical or geographical heritage."
- Dan Miller
"I thought I had swell ideas, and wonderful musicians, but the hell of it, no one else did."
- Glenn Miller
(Related: Thought, Ideas, Hell, Musicians)

"I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Life, Growth, Being, Expression)

"Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Action, Fact, Mystery, Philosophy, Wonder)

"It's wasteful spending like this that not only forces tax increases and cuts in vital services... but also really make you wonder: who is City Hall looking out for?"
- Laura Miller
(Related: Tax, Tax increases)

"It is first and foremost very hard work! But I have a wonderful part and I do have fun. The company, cast and crew of 'Passions' are wonderful to work with."
- Juliet Mills
(Related: Work, Company, First, Fun)

"Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship."
- John Milton
(Related: Beauty, Nature, May, Wonder)

"Well, I've known Elizabeth almost all of her life and almost all of my life. And I love her with all of my heart and she's always been there for me. She's a wonderful, wonderful dame. She's a great lady."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Life, Love, Heart, Lady)

"I see wonderful films by Bertolucci, Visconti, and Fellini."
- Vincente Minnelli
"But, when the work was finished, the Craftsman kept wishing that there were someone to ponder the plan of so great a work, to love its beauty, and to wonder at its vastness."
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
(Related: Love, Work, Beauty, Wishing, Wonder)

"I wonder why there is a designated hitter in baseball after all these years? As an experiment, it seemed like a swell enough idea, but you would think the novelty would have worn off by now and everyone would get back to playing baseball."
- Jay Mohr
(Related: Idea, Baseball, Novelty, Now, Wonder, Years)

"Every job is different. I don't think that I've ever had that wonderful feeling when you've finished a job or where you feel like you've mastered it or sort of nailed it... You can never be satisfied. If you're satisfied, it's time to retire."
- Alfred Molina
(Related: Time, Feeling, Job)

"Bluegrass is wonderful music. I'm glad I originated it."
- Bill Monroe
(Related: Music)

"I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Money, Want)

"A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Career, Night)

"I am not interested in money. I just want to be wonderful."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Money, Want)

"I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful and terrible enigma which is life."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Life)

"Well, you know, I mean, she was so wonderful, and she really played the role to perfection."
- Julianne Moore
(Related: Perfection)

"Love is like nothing else on this earth, but only when it is shared with someone wonderful like you."
- Mandy Moore
(Related: Love, Earth, Nothing)

"Well, Rhoda was, I think, the last actress that we saw. There had been so many wonderful actresses who were close, really close. But there was no magical epiphany."
- Mary Tyler Moore
"You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you."
- Mary Tyler Moore
"Reruns are wonderful because it usually indicates that they had something going for them to begin with and that's why you're still looking at them. And in both my shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show and the last one, they were so well written and so good they hold up."
- Mary Tyler Moore
"No, I tell you what I like is having the play close after a decent run and looking back on it and saying, yes, I did that, and wasn't it wonderful? Because while you're doing it, it is really tough. It is so hard."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Play, Saying)

"I loved working with Valerie. That was the most wonderful revelation to find that when we are on a set and we're playing our roles, we're like separated twins. We can almost finish each other's dialogue."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Twins)

"It's wonderful to travel with somebody that you love and we never travel anywhere without one another."
- Roger Moore
(Related: Love, Travel)

"I am happily married to a wonderful man. He is not in the business."
- Erin Moran
(Related: Business, Man)

"They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is."
- Thomas More
(Related: Men, Thought, Gold, Value, Wonder)

"As knowledge increases, wonder deepens."
- Charles Morgan
(Related: Knowledge, Wonder)

"I've had the most wonderful life."
- Michael Moriarty
(Related: Life)

"I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Love, Success, Thinking)

"It's been a career filled with very low valleys and some wonderful, high peaks."
- Pat Morita
(Related: Career)

"Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Dancing, First, Girls, Man, Training)

"I love the way in which I make up dances. It's a complicated way and the product is usually clear. Clear and simple. I don't need everybody to know that there are all of these fabulous things going on. If you CAN see it, that's wonderful."
- Mark Morris
(Related: Love)

"My dad had this philosophy that if you tell children they're beautiful and wonderful then they believe it, and they will be. So I never thought I was unattractive. But I was never one of the girls at school who had lots of boyfriends."
- Emily Mortimer
(Related: Dad, Thought, Children, Girls, Philosophy, School, Will)

"When I was very young I was the ugly duckling. I had a lot of complexes. My sister was wonderful and I was nothing."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Sister, Nothing, Ugly)

"The Berlin Wall go down, that was the most wonderful thing that could happen, absolutely. I celebrated with everybody in Berlin that day when the Wall was down."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Day)

"There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Time, Son, First, Moments, Singing, Theatre)

"One of the most wonderful memories in my life was when I sang at the Opera House in Sydney. I will never forget that. It is one of the most beautiful Houses I have ever sung in my life."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Life, Forget, Houses, Memories, Opera, Will)

"As a student I learned from wonderful teachers and ever since then I've thought everyone is a teacher."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Thought, Teachers)

"To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world."
- John Muir
(Related: Countries, Wilderness, World)

"Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres."
- Hector Hugh Munro
(Related: Childhood, Interest, Wishes)

"And dance is wonderful because dance is so immediate."
- Graeme Murphy
(Related: Dance)

"We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past, but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell."
- Arthur Murray
(Related: Abuse, Hell, Past, State, Wonder)

"And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert Burns is so important to us. We have other poets, and other writers, and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration that we afford to Robert Burns."
- Len G. Murray
(Related: Heroes, Poets, Wonder, Writers)

"Progress would be wonderful - if only it would stop."
- Robert Musil
(Related: Progress)

"I had a blast, but I still wonder sometimes why they saw me as the perfect guy for this strange character."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Character, Wonder)

"It is important to tell good stories. You can tell stories even if they are not huge, epic, and wonderful. You can still take the responsibility for being a scribe of your tribe."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Being, Responsibility)

"We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Technology, Balance, Race, Spiritual, Wonders)

"I worked very hard on me and David's record and I'm extremely proud of the record, as most people are who were involved with it. And, it's been wonderfully received by people who like our kind of music, they think it's something special, and so do I."
- Graham Nash
(Related: Music, People)

"The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something."
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
(Related: Genius, Possibility, Americans, Rest, Wonder)

"It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself. Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Time, Now)

"What, I sometimes wonder, would it be like if I lived in a country where winter is a matter of a few chilly days and a few weeks' rain; where the sun is never far away, and the flowers bloom all year long?"
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Country, Flowers, Rain, Sun, Winter, Wonder)

"But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!"
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Life, Time, Opportunity, Anticipation, Learning, Open, Waiting)

"A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug."
- Patricia Neal
(Related: Attitude, Positive, Miracles, Will, Wonder)

"To be always in a state of wonder is a kind of sensitivity that can sometimes be an extraordinary blessing and sometimes a real pain."
- Holly Near
(Related: Pain, Sensitivity, State, Wonder)

"I thought, well of course, Kinsey absolutely adored teaching. He was a wonderful teacher. So these kids really inspired me. So that was a clue I hung onto. He loved young people, he absolutely loved them. And he loved teaching them and trying to help them."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Thought, People, Help, Kids, Teaching, Trying)

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Beauty, Adventure, Charm, End, Eyes, Open, World)

"Occasionally a student writer comes up with something really beautiful and moving, and you won't know for years if it was an accident or the first burst of something wonderful."
- Howard Nemerov
(Related: Accident, First, Writer, Years)

"I did find a wonderful girl last year, but the photographs that we did were more about motorcars."
- Helmut Newton
"Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head. You've got to believe you can play a shot instead of wondering where your next bad shot is coming from."
- Jack Nicklaus
(Related: Play)

"If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?"
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Fear, Performance, Key)

"It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln's single term in the House of Representatives at Washington added practically nothing to his reputation."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Nothing, Reputation, Washington)

"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Goal, Comfort, Journey, Meaning, Sleep)

"So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself."
- Florence Nightingale
(Related: Opportunity, Beginning)

"The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Knowledge, Mystery, Possession, Sense, Wonder)

"I wonder why it is, that young men are always cautioned against bad girls. Anyone can handle a bad girl. It's the good girls men should be warned against."
- David Niven
(Related: Men, Girls, Wonder)

"My wife and I now live in the summers in northern Michigan in an environment which is wonderfully conducive to research, and where most of my work in the last 15 years has been done."
- Douglass North
(Related: Work, Wife, Environment, Now, Research, Years)

"The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London."
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Funny, Gardening, Cooking, Light, London, Space)

"Our Founders always wondered about how long it would last. The price of liberty is everlasting vigilance. You've got to be on your guard every minute or you will lose it."
- Michael Novak
(Related: Liberty, Vigilance, Will)

"To play a role where you get to reveal intellectual change is wonderful."
- Richard O'Brien
(Related: Change, Play)

"With the film around for 25 years and the show being around even longer - still running and continuing to fill house all around the word - it's really an exciting and wonderful thing to be part of that."
- Richard O'Brien
(Related: Being, Film, Running, Word, Years)

"Does defending liberalism leave you friendless and perhaps wondering about your breath?"
- Phil Ochs
(Related: Liberalism)

"I think you should make more movies, more musicals. I think the public deserves that. I think this country deserves to be able to get out and foster that talent. Give them an opportunity to become stars. I think the whole idea is wonderful."
- Donald O'Connor
(Related: Movies, Talent, Idea, Opportunity, Country, Public, Stars)

"It's so wonderful... if your whole day is rotten, once they start the music, it seems to melt away."
- Donald O'Connor
(Related: Music, Day)

"Doing those costume pictures was wonderful."
- Donald O'Connor
"Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Women, Encouraging, Correction)

"My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Work, Hope, Now, Vote, Years)

"How could you have had such a wonderful life as me if there wasn't a God directing?"
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Life, God)

"As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Lady, Hollywood, Leading)

"Sun-bleached bones were most wonderful against the blue - that blue that will always be there as it is now after all man's destruction is finished."
- Georgia O'Keeffe
(Related: Destruction, Man, Now, Sun, Will)

"The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given. They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded, or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law. And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things."
- Ben Okri
(Related: Law, Legislators, Police, Wonder, World)

"Many poets write books. They'll tell you: Well, I've got my next book, but there are two poems I need to write, one about x, one about y. This is a wonder to me."
- Sharon Olds
(Related: Books, Poems, Poets, Wonder)

"I worked with him for ten years until he died and it was the most wonderful time of my life."
- Mark Oliphant
(Related: Life, Time, Years)

"I hate changes of administrations, because I have all my villains in place and they are all taken away and replaced with faceless wonders nobody knows."
- Pat Oliphant
(Related: Hate, Wonders)

"The fact that we're protected under that Constitution in exercising the right of free speech, it's a wonderful thing. You've got to come from somewhere else to realize how valuable it is."
- Pat Oliphant
(Related: Constitution, Fact, Free speech, Right)

"Writers sometimes give up what is most strange and wonderful about their writing - soften their roughest edges - to accommodate themselves toward a group response."
- Mary Oliver
(Related: Writers, Writing)

"Ladies be seated, and let's have a wonderful time!"
- Johnny Olson
(Related: Ladies)

"The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I'm thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family's future."
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
(Related: Faith, Family, Children, Eyes, Future, World)

"As Peter Bogdanovich would say of Paper Moon: Ryan's wonderful in it, and he sat there and watched the kid steal the picture."
- Tatum O'Neal
"All my life, since I was 16, I've been wondering where that next job was gonna come from."
- Jerry Orbach
(Related: Life, Job)

"With us tonight is William Warfield, who is with us tonight. He is a wonderful man, and so is his wife."
- Eugene Ormandy
(Related: Wife, Man)

"Sometimes in the dark of night I begin to think. And I wonder if Lee started all this violence."
- Marina Oswald
(Related: Night, Violence, Wonder)

"I think jazz is a wonderful learning tool."
- John Otto
(Related: Jazz, Learning)

"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?"
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Measure, Responsibility, Wonder, Wrong)

"I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn't enjoy it and thought about leavin', and thought, hell, it's an easy job and pays wonderful. I kinda just prostituted myself for their money."
- Buck Owens
(Related: Money, Thought, People, Hell, Job)

"It makes me feel wonderful that people still care for me... that I have so many fans among young people, who write to me and tell me I have been an inspiration."
- Bettie Page
(Related: People, Inspiration, Care, Fans)

"I received the most fantastic welcome to the Broadway Theatre community. I walked on stage to tremendous applause and a long standing ovation, wondering when I was ever going to be able to say my first line!"
- Elaine Paige
(Related: Applause, Community, First, Theatre)

"Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Change, Death, People, Wonder)

"The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian."
- Daniel D. Palmer
(Related: Knowledge, Man, Mankind, Study, Suffering)

"Everything has been homogenized. Over time, with television and jet travel, everybody has blended together. Some of our wonderful charm has been lost."
- Bruce Paltrow
(Related: Time, Travel, Charm, Television)

"It has been extraordinary, wonderful, I've been three feet off the ground since I made that first record."
- Vanessa Paradis
(Related: Feet, First)

"It's terrifying, that unconditional love you have for a child. I still wonder if she really came from me, from my womb. It's a miracle. I don't understand it. I live it very intensely."
- Anne Parillaud
(Related: Love, Wonder)

"I find that there are few reviews that extol women as wonderful artists."
- Estelle Parsons
(Related: Women, Artists)

"As in an explosion, I would erupt with all the wonderful things I saw and understood in this world."
- Boris Pasternak
(Related: World)

"I come from New York originally, but Californians have been wonderful about animals. These animals are so nice and so good and so sweet and intelligent. It's a crime not to help them."
- Dick Van Patten
(Related: Animals, Crime, Help)

"I want to reach as many people as possible with the message of music, of wonderful opera."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Music, People, Opera, Want)

"I love acting. When I'm acting I feel like I'm on vacation. I'm just having a wonderful time. The nightmare is just getting the work to happen."
- Elizabeth Pena
(Related: Love, Work, Time, Acting, Vacation)

"There's a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged."
- Sean Penn
(Related: Being, Mediocrity)

"But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality."
- Roger Penrose
(Related: Beauty, Morality, Wonder)

"The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland"; but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Programming)

"Sometimes you get from the mouth of kids wonderful things."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Kids)

"I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?"
- Anne Perry
(Related: People, May, Past, Wonder)

"Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: Heredity, Parents)

"Stephen Sondheim told me that Oscar Hammerstein believed everything that he wrote. So there's great truth in the songs, and that's what was so wonderful to find."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Truth, Songs)

"Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and what will follow our departure."
- Petrarch
(Related: Curiosity, Departure, Will, World)

"It's wonderful to work with someone with mentor status."
- Madeleine Peyroux
(Related: Work)

"Jazz really does try to include everything. It's always been popular music. But the wonderful thing about jazz is its willingness to take chances."
- Madeleine Peyroux
(Related: Music, Jazz, Popular)

"Home life's great, man. The kids are great, happy and healthy. I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Home, Life, Kids, Man)

"We went to Detroit. I wanted to see what was going on in some other parts of the world. You know, I was just traveling, like. I had a minister that lived here. He was in St. Louis and he said things was going so well and that it was such a wonderful place."
- Charles Phillips
(Related: Traveling, World)

"People wonder if I'll always be a part of this family and the answer is yes. My family has a lot of good energy going in one direction and because of it, we get a lot of things done. That's why I'll always spend a lot of time at Camp Phoenix."
- River Phoenix
(Related: Family, Time, People, Direction, Energy, Wonder)

"I went and took golf lessons so Dad would let me play with him. I was just terrible... but I was able to have a wonderful time just walking around with Dad. I can see the real pleasure of that game."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Dad, Time, Golf, Play, Pleasure, Walking)

"Philosophy begins in wonder."
- Plato
(Related: Philosophy, Wonder)

"Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods."
- Plato
(Related: Love, Gods, Joy, Wonder)

"Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder."
- Plato
(Related: Feeling, Philosophy, Wonder)

"I loved working with Jamie Lee Curtis, and I felt she was a wonderful actress even that early in her career."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Career)

"Here is Mike Wallace, who is visible to the public, and I have been watching him since the early '50s. Smoking up a storm and insulting his guests and being absolutely wonderfully evil and charming too."
- Christopher Plummer
(Related: Being, Evil, Guests, Public, Smoking)

"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Dreams, Darkness, Deep)

"I come from a great family. I've seen family life and I know how wonderful, how nurturing, and how wonderful it can be."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Family, Life)

"Well, the wonderful thing about making movies, oddly enough, is that they're sort of highly motivated graduate studies in one or another field."
- Sydney Pollack
(Related: Movies)

"Being a human being is all about experiencing all of the wonders of the world and therefore as an actress, I'm open to any opportunity that may enrich my horizon."
- Sarah Polley
(Related: Opportunity, Being, May, Open, Wonders, World)

"Everyone should have ten megabits and then the web will be a wonderful thing."
- Jon Postel
(Related: Will)

"The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood."
- Dennis Potter
(Related: Childhood, Loss, Magic, Wonder)

"The only bipartisanship you ever see is when they finally sign a bill and everybody says, 'Gee, isn't that wonderful?'"
- Colin Powell
"The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail."
- John Wesley Powell
(Related: Art, Language, Speech, Wonders)

"Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery."
- Richard Powers
(Related: Science, Control, Theory, Wonder)

"You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement."
- Steve Prefontaine
(Related: Achievement, Running, Self, Sense, Wonder, Years)

"I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce, it was incredible."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Life, Divorce, Man)

"As a person, he was wonderful. He really was a great person. He was full of life. He had a great sense of humor. Very talented, of course, but very caring to his parents. There was a very endearing quality about Elvis."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Humor, Life, Quality, Caring, Parents, Sense)

"I have a wonderful marriage and two great kids."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Marriage, Kids)

"I think the most wonderful thing in the world is another chef. I'm always excited about learning new things about food."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Learning, World)

"I've always wondered why there isn't a great French novel about the German occupation. The nouveau roman authors weren't interested in telling that sort of thing."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Occupation)

"I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Change, Fighting, Friends, Living, Old, Sense, Spring, Troops)

"There's no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There's no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, 'Great,' you know, and you're on to the next one - and you never even got fired. It's wonderful."
- Dennis Quaid
(Related: Work, Job, Months)

"It's wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Chicago, State)

"I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Change, Life, Beach, Darkness, Mind, Night, Writing)

"When not much is happening and there seems to be nothing you can do to change that, you do wonder. But I am an actor, like it or not. I stuck with it and took what was offered."
- Kathleen Quinlan
(Related: Change, Actor, Nothing, Wonder)

"You can take wonderfully talented actors, wonderfully talented writers and producers, and, uh, do a wonderful show!... but if it doesn't hit with the public in two minutes, it's bye-bye."
- Charlotte Rae
(Related: Actors, Public, Writers)

"As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Character, Career, Charm, Conviction, Deep, Man, President, Remarkable, Wit)

"Inherit the Wind is a wonderful play, and I was in the original with Paul Muni."
- Tony Randall
(Related: Play, Wind)

"There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Imagination, Intelligence, Growth, Limits, Wonder)

"Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: People, Difference, Marines, Wonder)

"I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Congress)

"Lonesome. Lonesome. I know what it means. Here all by my lonesome, dreaming empty dreams. Weary. Weary at the close of day, wondering if tomorrow brings me joy or sorrow."
- Leon Redbone
(Related: Dreams, Day, Joy, Sorrow, Tomorrow)

"My personal favourite is Jeff Beck. All the others are wonderful as well."
- Noel Redding
"Hindsight is wonderful. It's always very easy to second guess after the fact."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Fact, Hindsight)

"Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Health, Problems, Yoga)

"Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Nature, Sports, Life, Baseball, Example, Fishing, Golf, Metaphor)

"And so I was very grateful that I didn't do the British stiff upper lip, but I went straight to a therapist. And she was wonderful and helpful, and I went for about two years."
- Lynn Redgrave
(Related: Years)

"What is it like to fall asleep? What happens? Where do we go? Why don't we remember? Since childhood most of us have wondered about the mystery of sleep."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Childhood, Mystery, Sleep)

"I wonder at the idleness of tears."
- Lizette Woodworth Reese
(Related: Idleness, Tears, Wonder)

"Brooklyn was the most wonderful city a man could play in, and the fans there were the most loyal there were."
- Pee Wee Reese
(Related: Fans, Man, Play)

"I've been pleased to work with so many wonderful stars through the years. This has been an amazing journey. I hope it continues."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Work, Hope, Journey, Stars, Years)

"And of course to work with Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, and work with a wonderful, beautiful script directed by Nancy Meyers, it was really for me a dream come true."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Work, Dream)

"I went from elementary school to proper training, operatic training, and I went on to the Motown University and learned a lot of things from some wonderful people."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: People, School, Training, University)

"I've had two proposals since I've been a widow. I am a wonderful catch, you know. I have a lot of money."
- Ruth Rendell
(Related: Money)

"I worked with some wonderful people, tried my best and I feel comfortable."
- Janet Reno
(Related: People)

"Jay Leno is wonderful and a good friend, but it will always be the Carson show to a lot of people."
- Burt Reynolds
(Related: People, Friend, Will)

"I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful. Stephen King reaches all kinds of people. In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand, which was terrible."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Thought, People, Beginning)

"Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books."
- Anne Rice
(Related: People, Books, Future, Reading, Will, Writer)

"Advertising is the 'wonder' in Wonder Bread."
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Advertising, Wonder)

"Who picks your clothes - Stevie Wonder?"
- Don Rickles
(Related: Clothes, Wonder)

"It would be wonderful to think that the future is unknown and sort of surprising."
- Alan Rickman
(Related: Future)

"I feel as though I have lived many lives, experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean, never known rest. Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life."
- Leni Riefenstahl
(Related: Life, Heart, Ocean, Rest, Years)

"Billie and I did wonders for women's tennis. They owe me a piece of their checks."
- Bobby Riggs
(Related: Women, Tennis, Wonders)

"Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Infinite, Living, Sky, Succeed)

"I think singing traditional country is wonderful, because I'm bringing it to my generation and to the younger kids."
- LeAnn Rimes
(Related: Country, Kids, Singing)

"July 13, 1954 was the most tragic day of my life. I had lost my beloved Frida forever. To late now I realized that the most wonderful part of my life had been my love for Frida."
- Diego Rivera
(Related: Life, Love, Day, July, Now)

"A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Men, Life, Honor, Man)

"Well the basic thesis is that there's a god in heaven who is all powerful who wants to help people. And that - he will answer prayer, and does miraculous things in people's lives. And so I've documented some of these wonderful things."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: God, People, Heaven, Help, Prayer, Will)

"I saw George Bush at a benefit concert actually waving at Stevie Wonder. Someone had to tell him 'he can't see you'."
- Anne Robinson
(Related: Wonder)

"There are enormously gifted Episcopal priests around this church who are gay and lesbian, some of whom are partnered, who would make wonderful bishops and they're going to be nominated and they're going to be elected."
- Gene Robinson
(Related: Church, Gay, Lesbian)

"There's so many wonderful gospel people out there, and I don't necessarily want to compete with those people."
- Smokey Robinson
(Related: People, Want)

"The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Design, Art, Sense)

"I can only say that I have had a wonderful life."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Life)

"White Man, let us stand together to secure the survival of your people and my people, for they are one and the same - they are our beloved, miraculous, wonderful, blessed and masterful white race!"
- George Lincoln Rockwell
(Related: People, Survival, Man)

"You watch some teams these days and you wonder if they just met on the playground and decided to choose up sides."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Wonder)

"I often wonder if we could not solve the world's problems on a similar basis of harmony."
- Artur Rodzinski
(Related: Harmony, Problems, Wonder, World)

"Everybody thinks about Bo Derek as being this extravagant looking lady but she is also a wonderful actress."
- Wayne Rogers
(Related: Being, Lady)

"The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Hurt, Years)

"I forged myself out of a vacuum. I crawl along the highway on hacked off stumps year after year. Some wonder how and why. I never do."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Wonder)

"I believe that one-product wonders come and go."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Wonders)

"Sometimes, I wonder what I'm doing here."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Wonder)

"I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character and the humans didn't either. They forgot to make the movie that went along with all these wonderful effects."
- George A. Romero
(Related: Thought, Character)