When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
— Mark Twain

A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.
Anonymous astonished quote

Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.
— Paramahansa Yogananda

In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people.
— Andre Maurois

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
— Mark Twain