Those who wish to seek out the cause of miracles and to understand the things of nature as philosophers, and not to stare at them in astonishment like fools, are soon considered heretical and impious, and proclaimed as such by those whom the mob adores as the interpreters of nature and the gods. For these men know that, once ignorance is put aside, that wonderment would be taken away, which is the only means by which their authority is preserved.
Many obese people spend a significant amount of their energy on suppressing the urge to tell some of the people who are staring at them that they do not eat as much and as frequently as they seem to.
I used to sock hop to 'Crocodile Rock' and stare at those platform boots on the album cover.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and stare.
My brother and I were meditating before we were 6 years old, having to stare at the wall and chant.
I would stare at maps of Delaware for hours.
It's best not to stare at the sun during an eclipse.
I think justices of all stripes agree that stare decisis is important, but not an inextricable command. It's not inflexible; it's not absolute.