Choose language

Forgot your password?

Need a Spoofbox account? Create one for FREE!

No subscription or hidden extras

Login

#astonishment

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #astonishment




I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.


Nadia Boulanger


#been #conducting #gotten #i #initial

I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.


George Combe


#alarm #astonishment #avoid #catching #caused

My good fellow,” said Mesnil, stopping, “ever since the creation of the world there have been men like me specially intended to astonish men...men like you.


Jules-Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly


#men

Each individual fact, taken by itself, can indeed arouse our curiosity or our astonishment, or be useful to us in its practical applications.


Hermann von Helmholtz


#arouse #astonishment #curiosity #each #fact

Astonishment is the root of philosophy.


Paul Tillich


#philosophy #root

If at first you do succeed - try to hide your astonishment.


Harry Banks


#first #hide #if at first #succeed #try

The politics of surprise leads through the Gates of Astonishment into the Kingdom of Hope.


Max Lerner


#gates #hope #into #kingdom #leads

Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.


Ellis Peters


#every #only #perpetual #spring

This did not in any way alter her intention of accomplishing her mission; on the contrary; it seemed to her all the more desperately important now that she was almost certain, in her innermost heart, that her trip was a failure. Her attitude was not an astonishing one, since like many others she conceived of her life as separate from herself; the road was laid out always a little ahead of her by scared hands, and she walked down it without a question. This road, which was her life, would go on existing after her death, even as her death existed while she still lived.


Jane Bowles


#attitude

The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.


Celia Green


#attack #facts #greatest #point #research






back to top