Words matter. These are the best Amazing Thing Quotes from famous people such as Celeste Ng, Tim Hetherington, Glennon Doyle Melton, Dree Hemingway, Alfonso Cuaron, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
A good poem is an amazing thing: a perfectly distilled, articulate moment. It opens you up – sometimes slowly, like the blooming of a flower, and sometimes with a quick knife-slice.
It’s an amazing thing to hear they’re finally giving out a Medal of Honor to a soldier from the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.
The amazing thing about love and attention and encouragement and grace and success and joy is that these things are infinite. We get a new supply every single morning, and so we can give it away all day. We never, ever have to monitor the supply of others or grab or hoard.
I really do feel like I know myself, and I’m so happy to be by myself and I’m so happy to be with other people; I just know myself really, really well, and I think that is an amazing thing. I think a lot of people don’t know themselves that well.
The amazing thing is that the more money it takes for a movie to get made, the more you feel like everybody wants you to fail.
This whole phenomenon of the computer in a library is an amazing thing.
The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs.
I like ‘Guys and Dolls,’ ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ and ‘A Star Is Born.’ When it works, a musical is an amazing thing. But it rarely works.
They say it’s good but I didn’t know what I was doing until I got into the suit and they put the moustache on me, and somehow, when I got all the drag on, it came out. It was the most amazing thing. I’m truly extraordinary.
Maybe I was just lucky, but I had the best pregnancy, and I loved giving birth. It was just the most amazing thing, so surreal but so real.
The most amazing thing you can ask for as an actor from a director is that you’re being seen, that the choices made are informed.
I think perspective is a necessary, amazing thing.
I always think family get-togethers when everybody just sort of crashes out are pretty much the best. If it’s more than a few days it gets hard, but for just a few days, it’s the most amazing thing ever.
I started running outside when I was at ‘Biggest Loser.’ Then I got runner’s knee, and thought I was never going to be able to shake it. When I overcame that and ran the L.A. Marathon, it was such an amazing thing, and now running is such a part of my routine.
I think there’s this standard in our society that when we become a mother, we just become a mother, and that’s all you are. That’s an amazing thing, but I think you’re doing your child a disservice by not following your dreams either. I work really hard to make sure that I’m chasing all the things I always dreamed of.
It’s an amazing thing to watch a lizard fold a moth into its mouth, like a sword swallower who specialises in umbrellas.
Adrenaline is an amazing thing.
A couple times a year, I get in the car, and I’ll drive 1,000 miles cross-country, going through side streets. I’ll stay off the highways as much as possible. And I realize it’s a huge country, and for us to be in so many places in the country is an amazing thing.
Momentum is an amazing thing when it is working in your favour.
It was an amazing thing to see how Bowerstone, the capital of ‘Fable,’ progressed. It went from, in ‘Fable 1,’ to just 20 houses and then in ‘Fable 3’ it felt like a city that had districts. You could see that sense of progression in it.
Unlike novels with a hero or two heroines, in ‘One Amazing Thing,’ all the characters tell stories they’ve never told anyone before, so all the voices become equally important.
When I grew up, I realised what an amazing thing my parents did. It was such a big deal for my mom, a middle class woman, to decide to leave her children and husband to go and do her Ph.D. for three years. And my dad, who is even more middle class, a traditional South Indian, to let his wife do that.
I think having children is the most amazing thing.
There are things that people say that hurt my feelings or whatever, especially with social media right now. It can be the most amazing thing, and it can also be the most negative and detrimental thing.
Drag Race’ is giving visibility to our community. It’s on TV and you can see RuPaul, who is a black, queer, powerful figure who has run this empire for years, and I think that’s an amazing thing.
The most amazing thing is when you find yourself watching someone in the cafe or something doing something weird. It’s amazing what people do, isn’t it, when you just look at them, when you take the time to look.
I’m very proud; I have such loyal fans, and they would follow me to the ends of the Earth, and that’s an amazing, amazing thing.
I’ve stood up in front of America for 25 years, and I wish I could bring everybody into my home that I have touched in my career. That would be an amazing thing.
The amazing thing about technology is that people have power. We are seeing it all the time in that innocuous people you would never know are having their voices heard because of this ability and technology we have.
A lot of people are frightened by old age – by being around people who are, basically, on their way out – but I’m fascinated by it. It’s an amazing thing to be around someone who has had a life well lived.
Fatherhood is the most amazing thing that could ever have happened in my life.
Single motherhood is an amazing thing; it’s a blessing.
Owing to our Indian beliefs, not many believe in organ donation. But I think it’s an amazing thing to pledge the donation of organs and is not something people should look down upon.
That’s sort of the amazing thing about writing something down and then having it printed and published – it’s frozen. It’s there. It’s set. It’s in ink. It’s done. Nothing changes it.
Growing up, my mom made us this amazing thing called The Mack Theatrical Wardrobe. It was a massive trunk filled with everything that you’d want as a kid if you were into imagination and play.
I’m not perfect. And who knows how many times I’ve fallen short. We all fall short. That’s the amazing thing about the grace of God.
If you can reach people in their pockets, on their lunch breaks, on their commutes to and from work, on recess at school, and make things they want to see, that’s an amazing thing for a show like ours.
That’s the most amazing thing about writing, whether it’s in prose or comics: that you can create something from nothing, and suddenly they come to life, like they’ve always been there.
Time is kind of an amazing thing because you can do so much with it. I think people underestimate time… I don’t want to just sit on my phone for hours.
My whole life, I’ve been watching conductors. I was 7 the first time I played with a conductor. Seeing the ones that do it well, it’s an amazing thing.
Nostalgia is an amazing thing.
The most amazing thing is being onstage and watching the audience sing every song lyric for lyric.
‘Bionic Woman’ really enriched my career. It was a big, amazing thing to do.
The amazing thing about a football team is we can disagree and fight like brothers, but then we come back together. We are able to be open and honest about things that may offend us.
If I were a liberal Democrat, people would say I’m the super genius of all time. The super genius of all time. If you’re a conservative Republican, you’ve got to fight for your life. It’s really an amazing thing.
I don’t want to act as if ‘Harry Potter’ wasn’t the most amazing thing because it truly was, but it’s also great personally that I’m starting to see signs that I can move on from it and do other stuff that hopefully people enjoy.
Giving birth was the most amazing thing I’ve ever done. I’d been living in a Third World country, and I said, ‘I’m going to just squat behind a tree.’ I basically did that but in a chair in my living room. I didn’t want a sterile hospital room. I didn’t want doctors. I had a midwife.
Just getting to wake up and play somebody else for an entire day is just an amazing thing.
I used to do ballet all the time, and I do this ballet workout: it is an amazing thing called Barrecore. It is like pulsing. It turns your legs into, like, jelly, and you feel like a Bambi; you lose so much control over your body because you’re pulsing so much.
We should be happy. We should be enjoying that there is all this bounty. Somebody can take an iPod and have all the world’s music at their beck and call in an instant. What an amazing thing!
I’m getting in the studio with everybody I’ve always wanted to work with. That’s the amazing thing.
The amazing thing about Bob Marley is that there is no moving footage of him at all for the first ten or eleven years of his career. From 1962 to 1973, there’s nothing, not a single frame.
My dream collaboration would be to work with Drake. Honestly, he’s an amazing songwriter, and I feel like if we got the opportunity to do a song, it would be the most amazing thing to ever hit people’s ears.
I am a blogger – that is an amazing thing for me, because it captures a moment in time every day.
That’s the amazing thing about music: there’s a song for every emotion. Can you imagine a world with no music? It would suck.
My introduction to the Madonna Inn came as a young boy when we would take summer vacations to a nearby town. My dad would take us into their gift shop bathroom, which was a huge waterfall that functioned as the men’s urinal. So as a kid, this was the most amazing thing I had ever seen.
It’s such an amazing thing to be loved for who you are.
Once you do a show like ‘Modern Family,’ which has been an amazing thing, and I’m so happy about it, it does make it a little challenging to do other things.
My ‘Movember’ moustache was never going to be as big as Nigel Mansell’s, but I tried my best. The amazing thing is that when you try to grow a moustache, you notice everyone else’s. There are some amazing moustaches on the grid.
The fact that I get to write and direct my own personal story is an amazing thing.
My earliest influence was Quincy Jones. I thought ‘The Wiz’ soundtrack was the most amazing thing I’d ever heard. It was my first record and you had Michael Jackson, Ted Ross, Nipsey Russell and Diana Ross on it. I even took it to show and tell in third grade!
Twitter is an amazing thing; it brings footballers closer to the fans because so many of them are on there. I was cynical about it to begin with, but I have been converted.
I think being Shaquille O’Neal would be the most amazing thing. There’s nothing I would have done differently in his life. Everything he’s done I think is pretty spot on, even, like, the bad rap videos, the shoes, the movies, everything.
The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide. A harbour like St. Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of time by the arrival or departure of the sea.
The real amazing thing about all of this is I think I’ve maintained the mentality of a musician throughout it all, which I’m proudest of. And I’m still playing on people’s records and singing on people’s records.
I love Monk’s song, ‘Just a Gigolo.’ It’s probably a minor song for him, but whenever I hear a recording of him playing it, I’m mesmerized because Monk clearly loved pop music. He took it very seriously and made an amazing thing out of it.
The amazing thing about being a dad is to be able to look at your child and realize that the universe is so much bigger than you.
I breastfed my son for 13 months, and I plan to do at least the same with my daughter. That’s an amazing thing for babies, but it’s also really good for the mother because it regulates your body again after pregnancy.
When we look out into space, we’re looking back in time; the light from a galaxy a billion light-years away, for instance, will take a billion years to reach us. It’s an amazing thing. The history is there for us to see. It’s not mushed up like the geologic record of Earth. You can just see it exactly as it was.
I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It’s a really amazing thing to be able to do.
It really was an amazing thing when Midlake brought me down to Texas and created an atmosphere in which I felt really safe and was able to do whatever I wanted artistically.
To say I was near our president, performing at the Nobel Peace Prize… I think that’s an amazing thing.
I think the amazing thing about ‘Twin Peaks’ was that it completely changed television from that point forward. It showed everyone that you can just sit really quiet with storylines and characters. It can be scary, it can be uncomfortable, it can be weirdly funny.
Everybody knows about Peter Jackson, ‘The Hobbit’ movies and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films being made in New Zealand, and to actually have been part of it for such a long period, to live there and to have friends that I will have for life because of that experience, is an amazing thing.
The first amazing fact about gravitation is that the ratio of inertial mass to gravitational mass is constant wherever we have checked it. The second amazing thing about gravitation is how weak it is.
I had this really great amazing thing happen where I almost finished the book and I really needed to come up with an ending and I decided to go back and re-read the book and see if I could come up with an ending.
When things happen – you ask yourself why today, why not tomorrow, why not yesterday? That’s the most amazing thing about time.
It’s an amazing thing to say, ‘I’m beautiful,’ without feeling like you’re cocky.
I believe that the majority of times the scale tilts toward the good. It’s this amazing thing that rolls on and if we get in the flow of it, that’s God. And if we fight it, if we swim the other way, we’re swimming away from the purest expression of this life.
When I was studying photography, I became interested in conflict photojournalism, and that got me interested in lighting. Then I realized there was this amazing thing called cinematography where you could kind of tell more complete stories photographing for film. So I ended up going to AFI grad school for that.
What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the ’60s. It’s just an amazing thing. I can’t explain it, but I hope it never stops.
Philosophy wasn’t about facts, it was about ideas. My first essay title was something like: ‘How can you know what other people are thinking?’ I thought, ‘Wow, what an amazing thing.’ I really thought deeply for the first time.
It’s great when people appreciate your work, but I don’t know how seriously to take it. The amazing thing is that I found something so early that I can support myself doing, and that can even be extremely lucrative, but I love it either way.
It’s the most amazing thing to be able to forgive.
Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever. Jesus is God’s perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year.
Pride is an amazing thing.
I have so much built up inside. To be able to put what I have in my head into real life is just an amazing thing.
The opportunity, number one, to work with Ang Lee is an amazing thing for me.
I think the amazing thing about gospel music is that not only does it lift up the death and resurrection of our Lord, which is consistent with the Gospel, but it is uniquely communicated depending upon the generation.
The most amazing thing about Karl Lagerfeld is that no matter what you ask him, you will always get an interesting answer. We even exchanged notes about ponytails.