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Wander Quotes


"Not all who wander are lost" - Ann Brashares

"Wear your boots if you wander today" - Shirley Jackson

"How now, wit! Whither wander you?" - William Shakespeare

"Life was a storm to wander through." - Stephen Vincent Benet

"Not all those who wander are lost." - J R R Tolkien

"The mind may wander, but let not the senses wander with it. If the senses wander where the mind takes them, one is done for." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Brown bird welcomes white wave. Wander no more, dear traveler." - Ann Aguirre

"It's in our genes, we were built to wander." - Helen Fisher

"Time is the deepest wilderness in which we wander." - Christopher Cokinos

"The mind can wander while still focusing on one task." - Herbert Benson

"I let my mind wander and it didn't come back." - John Calvin

"I didn't dare let my mind wander off." - Kate Bush

"Nature brings us back to absolute truth whenever we wander." - Louis Agassiz

"And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years." - Bible

"We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment." - Hilaire Belloc

"I can just let my curiosity wander unleashed." - James C Collins

"I have a very easy life, I can wander around." - Dominic Cooper

"I read the Drudge Report! And wander around Facebook sometimes!" - George Dyson

"Minds will wander even during the Last Judgment." - Mason Cooley

"Wander into the center of the circle of wonder." - Hongzhi Zhengjue

"Wander at will, Day after day, - Wander away, Wandering still - Soul that canst soar! Body may slumber: Body shall cumber Soul-flight no more." - Robert Browning

"Wander at will, Day after day,- Wander away, Wandering still- Soul that canst soar! Body may slumber: Body shall cumber Soul-flight no more." - Robert Browning

"The sight of the huge world put mad ideas into me, as if I could wander away, wander forever, see strange and beautiful things, one after the other..." - C S Lewis

"Improvising musicians are musical travelers, voyagers. There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape." - Gary Burton

"I sometimes seem to myself to wander around the world merely accumulating material for future nostalgias." - Vikram Seth

"The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the stars Did wander darkling in the eternal space." - Lord Byron

"By the light of our insistent truths we wander into death" - Edmond Jabes

"Your life must be an open city, with all sorts of ways to wander in." - Robin Sloan

"I have a fear of letting my mind wander. I'm afraid it might not come back." - Jim Davis

"He let his mind wander. It went to a predictable place, and he missed her" - John Green

"The end we know not; but we wander on, Down the regretful wilderness of time." - Henry Abbey

"I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy." - C S Lewis

"Amaranths such as crown the maids That wander through Zamara's shades." - Thomas Moore

"Unbless'd thy hand! - if in this low disguise Wander, perhaps, some inmate of the skies." - Homer

"People wander about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread." - William Stafford

"I don't care two hoots about civilization. I want to wander in the wild." - Jane Goodall

"Through music we may wander where we will in time, and find friends in every century." - Helen Thompson Woolley

"A traveler s thoughts in the night Wander in a thousand miles of dreams." - Wang Wei

"Don't let you mind wander - it's far too small to be let out on its own." - Russell Lynes

"People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest." - Zig Ziglar

"When one wishes to play the wit, he sometimes wander a little from the truth." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"For where else, if not in the home, can we let our imagination wander?" - Witold Rybczynski

"I don't see myself as anything. I just wander around getting on with my life." - Michael Caine

"Photographing is an emotional thing, a graceful thing. Photography allows me to wander with a purpose." - Leonard Freed

"We think about sex obsessively except during the act, when our minds tend to wander." - Howard Nemerov

"The clew of our destiny, wander where we will, lies at the cradle foot." - Jean Paul

"One doesn't just wander unvetted into someone else's epic interstellar future history." - Edward M Lerner

"Ho! Mesmerized by the sheer variety of perceptions, beings wander endlessly astray in samsara's vicious cycle." - Jikme Lingpa

"But if I didn't have You as my guide, I'd still wander lost in Sinai." - Aaron Weiss

"Against my soul's pure truth why labour you to make it wander in an unknown field?" - William Shakespeare

"All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost." - J R R Tolkien

"Let not the spirit wander while the words of prayer run on out of our mouth." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Lest he should wander irretrievably from the right path, he stands still." - William Hazlitt

"To wander in the fields of flowers, pull the thorns from your heart." - Rumi

"Harvest moon: around the pond I wander and the night is gone." - Matsuo Basho

"Even though our lives wander, our memories remain in one place." - Marcel Proust

"I was a fantastic student until ten, and then my mind began to wander." - Grace Paley

"Allow the brush to 'wander' above the realm of conventional judgement and practice." - Joshua L. Goldberg

"Instead of insight, maybe all a man gets is strength to wander for a while." - William Least Heat-Moon

"A girl never can predict who might wander into her boudoir during a bubble bath." - John Burnham Schwartz

"Sometimes my songs wander off a bit and are not always coherent." - Adele

"Absence really can make the heart grow fonder, even when the [man's] feet wander." - Amy Dickinson

"Blest leisure is our curse; like that of Cain, It, makes us wander, wander earth around, To fly that tyrant Thought. As Atlas groan'd The world beneath, we groan beneath an hour." - Edward Young

"Leisure is pain; take off our chariot wheels, How heavily we drag the load of life! Blest leisure is our curse; like that of Cain, It makes us wander, wander earth around To fly that tyrant, thought." - Edward Young

"Like it or not, males have a tendency to wander a little bit. What you want to do is make a home so wonderful that he doesn't want to wander." - Pat Robertson

"Like it or not, males have a tendency to wander a little bit. What you want to do is make a home so wonderful that he does' want to wander." - Pat Robertson

"The right to rebellion is the right to seek a higher rule, and not to wander in mere lawlessness." - George Eliot

"Take a few minutes of every day to fantasize about how you would wander, travel, or explore if you could." - Wayne Dyer

"Have compassion for yourself when you write. There is no failure - just a big field to wander in." - Natalie Goldberg

"Over the vast plain I wander, observing a thousand strange and incredible and terrifying manifestations of the Bootstrap-lifting impulse." - Upton Sinclair

"My imagination doesn't require anything more of the book than to provide a framework within which it can wander." - Alphonse Daudet

"And, when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine." - John Milton

"No matter how far we may wander from the Lord's perfect will for our lives, we are always welcome back." - Charles Stanley

"If I seem to wander, if I seem to stray, remember that true stories seldom take the straightest way" - Patrick Rothfuss

"My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport." - Steve McCurry

"And when night, darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons of Belial, flown with insolence and wine." - John Milton

"I doubt; I am uncertain; I am restless, prone to wander. And yet glimmers of holy keep interrupting my gaze." - Lauren F. Winner

"The man who has ceased to learn ought not to be allowed to wander around loose in these dangerous days." - Moses Coady

"He who would arrive at the appointed end must follow a single road and not wander through many ways." - Seneca the Younger

"The Beloved is with you in the midst of your seeking! He holds your hand wherever you wander." - Rumi

"Language is more fashion than science, and matters of usage, spelling and pronunciation tend to wander around like hemlines." - Bill Bryson

"Do not wander far and wide but return into yourself. Deep within man there dwells the truth." - Saint Augustine

"A mind that wants to wander around a corner is an un-wise mind. Now, is, be here now." - George Harrison

"Traveller is my only companion ... He and I ... wander out in the mountains and enjoy sweet confidence." - Robert E Lee

"A longing to wander tears my heart when I hear trees rustling in the wind at evening..." - Hermann Hesse

"Sometimes I think Texas exists as a reality check for those who might wander too far toward the precious." - Molly Ivins

"Sometimes you have to wander around until you find where you really belong. And sometimes it's right where you started." - Rachel Gibson

"We need to witness our own limits transgressed, and some life pasturing freely where we never wander." - Henry David Thoreau

"We're all lost. The best chance we got is to wander this life with the people who matter." - Kristen Ashley

"Don't be afraid of the unknown because, even when they wander into chaos, planets are born stars!" - Charlie Chaplin

"If you don't know where you're going, you'll wind up somewhere else. Not all those who wander are lost." - J R R Tolkien

"Vigorous societies harbor a certain extravagance of objectives, so that men wander beyond the safe provision of personal gratifications." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Let your mind wander in the pure and simple. Be one with the infinite. Let all things take their course." - Zhuangzi

"Refrain from allowing your mind to wander toward other people's goals or to focus away from your own." - Pat Croce

"And still I wander, seeking compensation in unforseen encounters and unexpected sights, in sunsets, storms and passing fancies." - Charles Kuralt

"Ophelia's mind went wandering you'd wonder where she'd gone through secret doors down corridors she'd wander them alone" - Natalie Merchant

"Come, wander with me, for the moonbeams are bright On river and forest, o'er mountain and lea." - Charles Jefferys

"No matter how far we may wander from the Lord's perfect will for our lives, we are always welcome back." - Charles Stanley

"Before, I wandered as a diversion. Now I wander seriously and sit and read as a diversion." - Walker Percy

"Well, I sing by night, wander by day. I'm on the road and it looks like I'm here to stay." - Bob Dylan

"Twas beyond a mortal's share To wander solitary there: Two paradises 'twere in one To live in paradise alone." - Andrew Marvell

"You wander from room to room Hunting for the diamond necklace That is already around your neck!" - Rumi

"What is the difference between God and Bono? God doesn't wander down Grafton Street thinking he's Bono." - Louis Walsh

"The function of the flashback is Freudian...You have to let them wander like the imagination or like a dream." - Sergio Leone

"Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home." - John Cleveland

"On those long notes behind the trumpet solo, if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead." - Don Ellis

"We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost." - Henry Rollins

"When I'm old I shall give up writing the big stuff and shall wander round the park thinking of songs." - George Lloyd

"You can detach your attention from yourself and go anywhere. You can wander the universe. Big deal!" - Frederick Lenz

"A persistent and age-old instinct makes us want to wander Into regions yet untrod And read what is still unread In the manuscripts of God." - Willis R. Whitney

"We can, if we so choose, wander aimlessly over the continent of the arbitrary. Rootless as some winged seed blown about on a serendipitous spring breeze." - Haruki Murakami

"And who will care, who will chide you if you wander away from wherever you are, to look for your soul?" - Mary Oliver

"Words should wander and meander. They should fly like owls and flicker like bats and slip like cats. They should murmur and scream and dance and sing." - David Almond

"Falling in love is like submerging beneath the ocean with a submarine; you leave the outside world and wander in the silence of dimness." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"You know the sultans used to light their garden parties with turtles? They'd put candles on their backs and let them wander around. Hundreds of them." - Joseph Kanon

"I am very defective in all duties... In prayer I wander and am formal... I soon tire; devotion languishes; and I do not walk with God." - William Carey

"Let him who is worthy by reason of his clear eye and unjaded heart wander across these borders of beauty and mystery and be glad." - George Sterling

"I am tied down with single words. But you wander off; you slip away; you rise up higher, with words and words in phrases." - Virginia Woolf

"Whatever you do, do it for love. If you keep to that, your path will never wander so far from the light that you can never return." - Jim Butcher

"Oh, yes. She's still here," Maxon said, not letting his eyes wander from Gavril's face. "And I plan on keeping her here for quite a while." - Kiera Cass

"Oh, yes. She's still here," Maxon said, not letting his eyes wander from Gavril's face. "And I plan on keeping her here for quite a while." - Kiera Cass

"Weary or bitter of bewildered as we may be, God is faithful. He lets us wander so we will know what it means to come home." - Marilynne Robinson

"...and best of all, the wilderness of books, in which she could wander, where she liked, made the library a region of bliss to her." - Louisa May Alcott

"Let the wise guard their thoughts, which are difficult to perceive, extremely subtle, and wander at will. Thought which is well guarded is the bearer of happiness." - Buddha

"We all know that sponges grow in the ocean but I wander how much deeper the ocean would be if that wasn't the case." - Anonymous

"Can it be, O Christ in heaven, that the holiest suffer most, That the strongest wander furthest, and more hopelessly are lost?" - Sarah Williams

"Then come, my friend, forget your foes, and leave your fears behind, And wander forth to try your luck, with cheerful, quiet mind." - Henry Jackson Van Dyke

"Oh, yes. She's still here," Maxon said, not letting his eyes wander from Gavril's face. "And I plan on keeping her here for quite a while." - Kiera Cass

"When twilight drops her curtain down And pins it with a star Remember that you have a friend Though she may wander far." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"However entrancing it is to wander unchecked through a garden of bright images, are we not enticing your mind from another subject of almost equal importance?" - Dorothy L Sayers

"The gates of heaven are so easily found when we are little, and they are always standing open to let children wander in." - James M Barrie

"When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in the night with things still undone in life, they approximate my subjective experience of this life." - Jack Abbott

"Until we find the meaning of the stories in our lives we're destined to wander in a wilderness even though we're in a promised land." - Jane Kirkpatrick

"If you have stumbled or even been lost for a time, you can move forward with faith and not wander to and fro in the world any longer." - Boyd K. Packer

"I'm one of those people that you have to keep your eye on or I'll wander off into the woods and forget to come back." - Jack White

"We are born with a lingering hunger We are born to be unsatisfied We are strangers who can't help but wander And dream about the other side...." - Nichole Nordeman

"We have now reached the point where you can wander down Queen Street in Auckland and wonder if you are still in New Zealand or some other country." - Winston Peters

"Let the wise guard their thoughts, which are difficult to perceive, extremely subtle, and wander at will. Thought which is well guarded is the bearer of happiness." - Gautama Buddha

"I have learned since that sometimes the things we want most are impossible for us. You may long to come home, yet wander forever." - Nadine Gordimer

"With so much protection, wouldn't one be able to wander among the undead ranks, taunting them at will with no danger of repercussion?" - Max Brooks

"Even the wildest dreams have to start somewhere. Allow yourself the time and space to let your mind wander and your imagination fly." - Oprah Winfrey

"Green is the fresh emblem of well founded hopes. In blue the spirit can wander, but in green it can rest." - Mary Webb

"I am a pilgrim in the world, but at home in my God. In the earth I wander, but in God I dwell in a quiet habitation." - Charles Spurgeon

"You wonder and you wonder until you wander out into Infinity, where - if it is to be found anywhere - Truth really exists." - Marita Bonner

"Sometimes our thoughts and feelings are our most prized possessions... and then there are times to let go of your possessions and wander." - Saul Williams

"I shall be obliged to wander to the right and to the left, that I may investigate and discover the truth." - Baron de Montesquieu

"A responsibility of literature is to make people awake, present, alive. If the writer wanders, then the reader, too, will wander." - Natalie Goldberg

"I miss the woods. Sometimes I go on weekend trips and just wander the woods, barefoot and reminiscing, and I put my contact lenses in. Is that weird?" - Peter Facinelli

"This Life is a fleeting breath, And whither and how shall I go, When I wander away with Death By a path that I do not know." - Louise Chandler Moulton

"Truth wanders everywhere, but especially and frequently, it wanders in the silence. To meet with it, you wander in the silence too." - Mehmet Murat Ildan