33 Quotes About Pondering

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Having an ability to define your fears from your passions will put you in a state of assurity. These quotes about pondering serve as the perfect examples of what is involved in trying new things.

“Anytime you get a group of people together who don’t care about getting the credit, amazing things can happen.”

“Contemplation is a luxury, requiring time and alternatives.”

“Don’t be discouraged if the answer to your prayer does not come immediately. Study, ponder, and pray, sincerely having faith, and live the commandments.”

“Each match I approach like a new one. The work is so immense that you don’t have time to sit and ponder.”

“I can’t say I’ve ever had a dream about space or that I ponder it all the time.”

“I could happily lean on a gate all the livelong day, chatting to passers-by about the wind and the rain. I do a lot of gate-leaning while I am supposed to be gardening; instead of hoeing, I lean on the gate, stare at the vegetable beds and ponder.”

“I go backwards and forwards, recapturing the past, wondering about the future—and, most unreasonably, I find myself longing for the past more than for the future.”

“I sometimes ponder on variation form and it seems to me it ought to be more restrained, purer.”

“I was just struggling with my inner vachette and pondering the depths of my own inhumanity.”

“If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.”

“If there wasn’t mystery, people wouldn’t have anything to ponder. If you already knew everything, you wouldn’t have anything to think about and life would just be really boring.”

“If you don’t ponder the end of the world on a regular basis, I don’t think you’re really human.”

“It was strange to Old Robert that he, who knew so much more than his neighbors, who had pondered so endlessly, should be not even a good farmer. Sometimes he imagined he understood too many things ever to do anything well.”

“Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.”

“My own way of thinking is to ponder long and I hope deeply on problems and for a long time which I keep away for years and years and I never really let them go.”

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.”

“Nothing is really work unless you’d rather be doing something else.”

“People have been doing this for hundreds of thousands of years: using whatever is available to build shelter. If you ponder what could be used, then building materials are everywhere.”

“Pondering over your actions is a practical way of helping yourself in the battle against sin.”

“Predictability is boring! I want a book to take me someplace I haven’t been before, show me sights I haven’t seen, make me ponder questions I may not have pondered before.”

“She had filled her days mourning that shadow life, and it had no more meaning than the chattering of monkeys.”

“She played hard to get, because she was. And it wasn’t a game to her to play. She was hard to get, and hard to get. Don’t you understand? She was the one that got away.”

“She’ll let you put her in her place, But she won’t stand for anything worse than first.”

“Sometimes it’s hard to look at a flower, when your dying inside.”

“The magic of each day lives in the unknown. It’s waking up as one person, and accepting that when night falls, we may be someone else entirely. So, when you ask what my story is, forgive me—-I’m not quite sure yet.”

“The real you is not you, the real you is what is within you. What is behind your joy or your melancholy. What gives you the reason to ponder. What moves or stops you. What makes you you is you.”

“The tongue never rests. It speaks even when we sleep. It speaks through the mind even when the mouth keeps shut.”

“The voyage of a lifetime starts at the windowsill.”

“To make independent films, you can’t think about them too much, ponder on them too much, get overwhelmed by the enormity of it.”

“Two things to remember in life: Take care of your thoughts when you’re alone, and take care of your works when you’re with people.”

“When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble, delegate; when in charge, ponder.”

“When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that is love.”

“You are a manager nonetheless who you are. There is a business worth keeping and you are the manager of that business.”

One of the biggest elements of life pondered about by many is the pursuit of happiness.