quote by Abraham Joshua Heschel

Dear Lord, grant me the grace of wonder. Surprise me, amaze me, awe me in every crevice of your universe. Each day enrapture me with your marvelous things without number. ...I do not ask to see the reason for it all: I ask only to share the wonder of it all.

— Abraham Joshua Heschel

Practical Marvelous Things quotations

Marvelous things quote Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a

Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.

We are all meant to be naturalists, each in his own degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.

The important thing is not to stop questioning.

Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.

Marvelous things quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v

One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn't as individuals.

One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn't as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing.

He does things I have never seen from any other player and it really is marvellous to watch. It takes a great player to grab the bull by the horns and make things happen, but he has done it repeatedly. He has been even better than people here thought he would be and that's saying something.

Marvelous things quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.

Though it be a thrilling and marvellous thing to be merely young and gifted in such times, it is doubly so - doubly dynamic - to be young, gifted and black.

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

Marvelous things quote Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stre

Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.

Of journeying the benefits are many: the freshness it bringeth to the heart, the seeing and hearing of marvelous things, the delight of beholding new cities, the meeting of unknown friends, and the learning of high manners.

Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.

Of journeying the benefits are many: the freshness it bringeth to the heart, the seeing and hearing of marvelous things, the delight of beholding new cities, the meeting of unknown friends, and the learning of high manners.

Marvelous things quote Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made

Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.

We're a diverse society, and I think the TV is doing a great job in showing that we're all human beings, that we can all get along, that we can all be together, and I think that's a marvelous thing.

If there's one thing I've learned, it's this: We all want everything to be okay.

We don't even wish so much for fantastic or marvelous or outstanding. We will happily settle for okay, because most of the time, okay is enough.

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Marvelous things quote If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.

If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.

What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?

..there is hope. That's the marvelous thing about being human. We can change our future. We need not be enslaved by the experiences of the past. We can learn to love even when we have not received love.

We must open our eyes to admire God who hides and at the same time reveals himself in things and introduces us into the realms of mystery... we must be pure and simple like children, capable of admiring, being astonished, of marveling, and being enchanted by the divine gestures of love and closeness we witness.

Marvelous things quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that

You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

On consideration.. .of the reason wherefore men have so far gone astray, or that many - alas! - should follow diverse ways of belief concerning the Son of God, the marvel seems to be, not at all that human knowledge has been baffled in dealing with superhuman things, but that it has not submitted to the authority of the Scriptures

Being infinitely amazed, so do I give thanks to God, Who has been pleased to make me the first observer of marvelous things, unrevealed to bygone ages.

Strange and marvelous things will happen with constant regularity as you alter your life and begin living in harmony with the laws of the universe.

Marvelous things quote Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

Yet do I marvel at this curious thing:/ To make a poet black, and bid him sing!

The marvelous thing about lack of planning is that failure comes as a complete and utter surprise.

Dear little Swallow,’ said the Prince, ‘you tell me of marvelous things, but more marvelous than anything is the suffering of men and of women. There is no Mystery so great as Misery.

Marvelous things quote Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

I think it's sad when people stop dreaming, or start losing hope.

Because holding onto the bonkers dream might just turn out to be the most marvellous thing you ever did.

The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning is that it can only mean one thing.

Having wandered some distance among gloomy rocks, I came to the entrance of a great cavern ... Two contrary emotions arose in me: fear and desire--fear of the threatening dark cavern, desire to see whether there were any marvelous things in it.

Marvelous things quote Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

Another reason I think the novel will survive is that the reader has to work in a novel. In a film, you are presented with someone else's imagination exactly bodied out. The marvelous thing about a novel is that every reader will imagine even the very simplest sentence slightly differently.

All a woman needs is a good bath, clean clothes, and for her hair to be combed.

These things she can do herself. I very seldom go to the hairdresser, but when I do, I just marvel.

What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us;

it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God.

Marvelous things quote The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too m

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

As a child I was a great liar. Fortunately my mother liked my lies. I promised her marvelous things.

Passion - and humor will permit all of us to do some marvelous things.

Her fluency was marvelous. She would say things at random, intricate, flamelike, or slide off into a parenthetical limbo peppered with fireworks-- admirable linguistic feats which a practiced writer might struggle for hours to achieve.

Can anyone be so foolish as to believe that there are men whose feet are higher than their heads, or places where things may be hanging downwards, trees growing backwards, or rain falling upwards? Where is the marvel of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon if we are to allow of a hanging world at the Antipodes?

I blame myself for not often enough seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary.

Somewhere in his journals, Dostoyevky remarks that a writer can begin anywhere, at the most commonplace thing, scratch around in it long enough, pry and dig away long enough, and lo!, soon he will hit upon the marvelous.

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