Ponder Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old ponder quotes, ponder sayings, and ponder proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


You can't hurry creativity, so take time to ponder your ideas. Sit back and take time to think things over. That's usually how the best ideas bloom.     

Harvey Mackay

It is possibly not very helpful to our inner life to ponder a great deal on how the external world is reflected in our soul. By doing so, we do not get beyond a shadowy picture of the world of mental images in ourselves.      

Rudolf Steiner

To ponder is not to brood or grieve or even meditate. It is to wonder at a deep level.     

Robert Fulghum

Everyone needs a place where they can go to just ponder for a while. Silence is important; it's the only time you can hear the whispering of truth.     

Glenn Beck

You can keep pondering on which thing to do first or which path to take or by simply taking action now of most any kind, you may just find yourself on the way to where you most needed to go.     

April Bryan

If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ponder over the ponderous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts.     

Felix Adler

We would do well to ponder the realization that love is the most potent source of power.     

Margaret J. Wheatley

Ponder and deliberate before you make your move. He will conquer who has learned the artifice of deviation. Such is the art of maneuvering.     

Sun Tzu

Ponder and deliberate before you make a move.     

Sun Tzu

Never ponder to give today all that you have, if you hope for tomorrow to give you all that you need.     

Edmond Mbiaka

It is a truth of human nature that we can ponder life's mysteries for only so long before we lose interest and move on to something else.     

Sue Grafton

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

Sunday Adelaja

Ponder the fact that God has made you a gardener, to root out vice and plant virtue.     

Catherine Of Siena

Ponder the depth and the power of loyalty-the ability to serve and support a cause greater than yourself.     

Gary Zukav

Pondering is a little like considering and a little like thinking, but looser. To ponder, one must let the facts roll around the rim of the mind's roulette wheel, coming to settle in whichever slot they feed pulled to.     

Christopher Moore

Pondering must turn out to be your cash asset, regardless of whichever ups and downs you occur throughout in the everyday living.      

Abdul Kalam

Young people should ponder over problems that might confront them and be prepared to cope with them in a way that their parents, their leaders, and their Heavenly Father would have them cope, that they might keep themselves clean and pure.     

Joseph B. Wirthlin

Ponder for a long time whether you shall admit a given person to your friendship; but when you have decided to admit him, welcome him with all your heart and soul. Speak as boldly with him as with yourself.     

Seneca The Younger

It's easier to ponder the future than it is to do something about the present.     

Curious George Brigade

If you give people nothingness, they can ponder what can be achieved from that nothingness.     

Tadao Ando

It is man's destiny to ponder on the riddle of existence and, as a byproduct of his wonderment, to create a new life on this earth.     

Charles Kettering

The real question is whether all your pondering and analyses will convince you that life is worth living. That's what it all comes down to.     

Brian Greene

People who ponder too much about the subject of enlightenment don't progress very fast. It is interesting to know it's there, but you can't know what it's like until you get there.     

Frederick Lenz

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.     

Emma Roberts

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder.     

Tom Hodgkinson

While we ponder when to begin, it becomes too late to do.     

Quintilian