Quotes About Waking Up

Quotes tagged as "waking-up" (showing 1-30 of 57)
Glen Cook
“Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.”
Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues

Mindy Kaling
“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.”
Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

John Marsden
“Some people wake up drowsy. Some people wake up energized. I wake up dead.”
John Marsden, Tomorrow, When the War Began

Jeanette Winterson
“Do you wake up as I do, having forgotten what it is that hurts or where, until you move? There is a second of consciousness that is clean again. A second that is you, without memory or experience, the animal warm and waking into a brand new world. There is the sun dissolving the dark, and light as clear as music, filling the room where you sleep and the other rooms behind your eyes.”
Jeanette Winterson

Tennessee Williams
“Every time you come in yelling that God damn "Rise and Shine!" "Rise and Shine!" I say to myself, "How lucky dead people are!”
Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie

Christopher Isherwood
“Waking up begins with saying am and now. That which has awoken then lies for a while staring up at the ceiling and down into itself until it has recognized I, and therefrom deduced I am, I am now. Here comes next, and is at least negatively reassuring; because here, this morning, is where it has expected to find itself: what’s called at home.”
Christopher Isherwood, A Single Man

Michael Bassey Johnson
“-We need more love, to supersede hatred, -We need more strength,
to resist our weaknesses,
-We need more inspiration,
to lighten up our innermind.
-We need more learning,
to erase our ignorance,
-We need more wisdom,
to live longer and happier,
-We need more truths, to suppress deceptions,
-We need more health,
to enjoy our wealth,
-We need more peace, to stay in harmony with our brethren
-We need more smiles,
to brighten up our day,
-We need more hero's, and not zero's,
-We need more change of ourselves, to change the lives of others,
-We need more understanding,
to tackle our misunderstanding,
-We need more sympathy,
not apathy,
-We need more forgiveness,
not vengeance,
-We need more humility to be lifted up,
-We need more patience and not undue eagerness,
-We need more focus, to avoid distraction,
-We need more optimism,
not pessimism
-We need more justice,
not injustice,
-We need more facts, not fiction,
-We need more education,
to curb illiteracy,
-We need more skills, not incompetence,
-We need more challenges,
to make attempts,
-We need more talents,
to create the extraordinary,
-We need more helping hands,
not stingy folks,
-We need more efforts,
not laziness,
-We need more jokes, to forget our worries, -We need more spirituality,
not mean religion,
-We need more freedom,
not enslavement,
-We need more peacemakers,
not revolutionaries...with these, we create an heaven on earth.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Ian McEwan
“If life was a dream, then dying must be the moment when you woke up. It was so simple it must be true. You died, the dream was over, you woke up. That's what people meant when they talked about going to heaven. It was like waking up.”
Ian McEwan, The Daydreamer

Tove Jansson
“The hemulen woke up slowly and recognised himself and wished he had been someone he didn't know.”
Tove Jansson, Moominvalley in November

Jonathan Stroud
“I wanted to wake you straightaway, but I knew I had to wait several hours to ensure you were safely recovered."
"What! How long has it been?"
"Five minutes. I got bored.”
Jonathan Stroud, The Golem's Eye

John Steinbeck
“Men all do about the same thing when they wake up.”
John Steinbeck, Cannery Row

Захари Карабашлиев
“Обичам да я гледам, когато се събужда. Започваш да разбираш, че си истински влюбен, когато искаш да се събуждаш до някого по-силно, отколкото да заспивате заедно.”
Захари Карабашлиев, 18% Сиво

Adi Alsaid
“Waking up to a smell is a lot more satisfying than waking up to a noise. Instead of barging in uninvited and yanking you out into reality, smells enter your dreams with a silent knock and a polite "Excuse me?”
Adi Alsaid

Shannon Celebi
“It’s not like I planned it. I never woke up from some rosy dream and said, “Okay, world, today I’m gonna spaz.”
Shannon Celebi, After Spring Comes

Alice Hoffman
“Before she realized he was next to her, he had placed his hands over hers on the countertop, then hooped his fingers through hers. Gretel looked up at him, so startled she might as well have been shot.
'I just wanted to wake you up', he said.
Which is exactly what he did. One look at him and her heart was racing. One look, and whatever had been before was all over.”
Alice Hoffman, Local Girls

Jay Woodman
“There isn’t a good side and a bad side of you or of anybody, so there’s no need to be at war with yourself or anyone or anything at all.
All we are is a bunch of dozy people in the process of waking up.
All we really need to do is try gently to be open to continuing that process.
It’s no good getting worked up about stuff – it’s better to relax and laugh at our mistakes, then figure out how to learn from them and move on.”
Jay Woodman

Jarod Kintz
“It’s just a dream, I told myself. I hate when I dream of alarm clocks going off.”
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

“Un des moments les plus pénibles de sa vie était celui où, chaque matin, en s'éveillant, il s'apprenait son malheur.”
Stendhal, The Red and the Black

“There's nothing more beautiful to me than waking up in the middle of the night because you slowly and quietly pull me in closer to you. And how you can't sleep comfortably until your body is completely touched by mine.

||I feel at home in your arms||

Yadira Pantoja

“Through the many years of what I thought was 'searching', was really the process of 'awakening'.”
Ka Chinery, Perceptions from the Photon Frequency

“Oh, got no reason, got not shame
Got no family I can blame
Just don't let me disappear
I'mma tell you everything”
Ryan Tedder

“The dream was floating off satisfactorily on an inner sea.”
Christopher Harman

“The greatest dream that we can have is to forget that we are dreaming.”
Adyashanti, The Way of Liberation

John Marsden
“Some people wake up fast. Some people wake up slow. I wake up dead.”
John Marsden

Shannon L. Alder
“Don't ever get to the point where you can't be taught because life is a classroom and everyone owns a pen.”
Shannon L. Alder

Franz Kafka
“If the book we are reading doesn't shake us awake like a blow to the head, why bother reading it in the first place?.... A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us."
--Franz Kafka in a letter to Oskar Pollak dated January 27, 1904”
Franz Kafka

Jarod Kintz
“My cat likes to wake me up by licking my armpit. Never before have I had such a romantic alarm clock. It’s true, man, I should have been born Harry Truman. He could have been a memorable deodorant salesman, if he weren’t such a forgettable President.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Beth Revis
“When you wake up, your face will be dry. But that doesn’t mean you didn’t cry.”
Beth Revis, The Body Electric

“I awoke on the fifth morning with a brightness of anticipation that seemed to challenge fate.”
Stevenson, Robert Louis

L. Frank Baum
“I can tell the time, though, by speak-ing, and as I nev-er sleep I can wak-en you at an-y hour you wish to get up in the morn-ing.'
'That's nice,' said the little girl; 'only I never wish to get up in the morning.”
L. Frank Baum, Ozma of Oz

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