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Quotes About Bedtime

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Ian Falconer
“Only five books tonight, Mommy," she says.
No, Olivia, just one."
How about four?"
Two."
Three."
Oh, all right, three. But that's it!”
Ian Falconer, Olivia

Russell Hoban
“There is a tiger in my room,' said Frances.
'Did he bite you?' said Father.
'No,' said Frances.
'Did he scratch you?' said Mother.
'No,' said Frances.
'Then he is a friendly tiger,' said Father. 'He will not hurt you. Go back to sleep.”
Russell Hoban, Bedtime for Frances

Stephen Cosgrove
“You may see all that is around you
But you may feel nothing at all.
So try and close your eyes so tight
And listen to the night time fall.”
Stephen Cosgrove, Kartusch

Russell Hoban
“(Frances has gotten out of bed again and come to her parents' room...)
'How can the wind have a job?' asked Frances.
'Everybody has a job,' said Father.
'I have to go to my office every morning at nine o'clock. That is my job. You have to go to sleep so you can be wide awake for school tomorrow. That is your job.'
Frances said, 'I know, but...'
Father said, 'I have not finished. If the wind does not blow the curtains, he will be out of a job. If I do not go to the office, I will be out of a job. And if you do not go to sleep now, do you know what will happen to you?'
'I will be out of a job?' said Frances.
'No,' said Father.
'I will get a spanking?' said Frances.
'Right!' said Father.
'Good night!' said Frances, and she went back to her room.”
Russell Hoban, Bedtime for Frances

Shirley Jackson
“I looked at the clock with the faint unconscious hope common to all mothers that time will somehow have passed magically away and the next time you look it will be bedtime.”
Shirley Jackson, Life Among the Savages

“Ironically, to my children, bedtime is a punishment that violates their basic rights as human beings. Once the lights are out, you can expect at least an hour of inmates clanging their tin cups on the cell bars.”
Jim Gaffigan, Dad Is Fat

Brandon Sanderson
“Chana knows, I wondered sometimes how I raised that child without strangling her. By age six, [Jasnah] was pointing out my logical fallacies as I tried to get her to go to bed on time.”
Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Almost everybody gets tired and bored by one lackadaisical topic. If you hit them with something delicious, like a sexy adventure, then the world will want to hear you speak, mind you! Don't become a vulgarian.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

“Bedtime makes you realize how completely incapable you are of being in charge of another human being. My children act like they've never been to sleep before. "Bed? What's that? No, I'm not doing that." They never want to go to bed. This is is another thing that I will never have in common with my children.”
Jim Gaffigan, Dad Is Fat

Sara Rich
“Lots of children I know are excited to grow up. So I wonder why this man was so happy to become young again?”
Sara Rich, One Night

Jarod Kintz
“I loved middle school. I just wish the bars would have stayed open at least until my bed time.
”
Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. And the ageless sages.

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Thinking about the bed leaves you horny, but thinking beyond the bed gives you honor, freedom and wisdom.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Michael Bassey Johnson
“I have come to realize that my stupid gestures excites women alot, and if I'm really stupid, i will dare to take them to bed and excite them even more.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

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