Sunday Quotes

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Israelmore Ayivor
“Compassion is a lifetime business. You can't say something like, "I will have compassion on Monday, Thursdays and Fridays only. But for the rest, I will be cruel". That is hypocrisy.”
Israelmore Ayivor

James A. Murphy
“It's not that we spend five days looking forward to just two. It's that most people do what they enjoy most on those two days. Imagine living a life where everyday are your Saturdays and Sundays. Make everyday your weekend. Make everyday a play-day…”
James A. Murphy, The Waves of Life Quotes and Daily Meditations

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
“Each spice has a special day to it. For turmeric it is Sunday, when light drips fat and butter-colored into the bins to be soaked up glowing, when you pray to the nine planets for love and luck.”
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, The Mistress of Spices


The day..I planned a lot but actually do nothing.”
Lovely Goyal, I Love the Way You Love Me

Jane Austen
“Sitting with her on Sunday evening — a wet Sunday evening — the very time of all others when if a friend is at hand the heart must be opened, and every thing told…”
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

“The city takes a breath on Sunday. Of all that’s lost with the pursuit of what’s next, I hope we don’t lose that…”
Hawksley Workman, Hawksley Burns for Isadora

Stephen Crane
“Two or three angels
Came near to the earth.
They saw a fat church.
Little black streams of people
Came and went in continually.
And the angels were puzzled
To know why the people went thus,
And why they stayed so long within.”
Stephen Crane, Complete Poems of Stephen Crane

“I hate Sunday, and I don't think I'll ever get over it. But I'm going to try.”
Frank D. Gilroy, The Subject Was Roses

Alain Bremond-Torrent
“Sundays are like confetti floating in the air in slow motion, in the evening they reach the ground and you hope a bit of wind could blow on them so they could fly a bit longer.”
Alain Bremond-Torrent, running is flying intermittently

Santosh Kalwar
“O holy Sunday, let your darkness not come along my way. Let her nurture internal and external world, as I start my personal day.”
Santosh Kalwar

Elfriede Jelinek
“Sunday, the day for the language of leisure.”
Elfriede Jelinek, The Piano Teacher

Edward Conlon
“On Sunday mornings, as the dawn burned into day, swarms of gulls descended on the uncollected trash, hovering and dropping in the cold clear light.”
Edward Conlon, Blue Blood

James D. Watson
“[As a young man ] I came to the conclusion that the church was just a bunch of fascists that supported Franco. I stopped going on Sunday mornings and watched the birds with my father instead.”
James D. Watson

Jodi Picoult
“Is there any place on Earth that smells better than a laundromat? It's like a rainy Sunday when you don't have to get out from under your covers, or like lying back on the grass your father's just mowed - comfort food for your nose.”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

Anurag Shourie
“You never know these days. Uninvited guests may force you to take an unplanned trip to an unknown destination; doesn’t hurt to be in your Sunday clothes.”
Anurag Shourie, Half A Shadow

Raphaël Jerusalmy
“אבל יום ראשון הוא יום קסום. אפילו לנו. רק מפני שזה יום ראשון.

לערבים יש יום שישי, וליהודים שבת. שלושתם יחד יוצרים מה שקוראים האמריקאים סוף שבוע ארוך.”
Raphaël Jerusalmy, Saving Mozart

Chandler Brossard
“Sunday -- that airless graveyard that the brutalized week finally stumbles into and collapses”
Chandler Brossard, Wake up. We're almost there

Steven Magee
“Every day was a Sunday during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Steven Magee

Sarah  Miller
“Why doesn’t Sunday ever wait until I’m tired?”
Sarah Miller, Caroline: Little House, Revisited
tags: sunday

“I hate Sundays because they give birth to Mondays.”
Chris Southwave

Russell M. Nelson
“In Hebrew, the word Sabbath means “rest.” The purpose of the Sabbath dates back to the Creation of the world, when after six days of labor the Lord rested from the work of creation. When He later revealed the Ten Commandments to Moses, God commanded that we “remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.” Later, the Sabbath was observed as a reminder of the deliverance of Israel from their bondage in Egypt. Perhaps most important, the Sabbath was given as a perpetual covenant, a constant reminder that the Lord may sanctify His people.
In addition, we now partake of the sacrament on the Sabbath day in remembrance of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Again, we covenant that we are willing to take upon us His holy name.”
Russell M. Nelson, Accomplishing the Impossible: What God Does, What We Can Do

Steven Magee
“I view social media as a Sunday newspaper that is pleasant to read on a lazy morning.”
Steven Magee

“It is hard to remember the day it is today
For days that don’t shine
Sun-Day is hard to forget in my memory
For days that sunflowers ”
Goitsemang Mvula

Steven Magee
“Everyday is Sunday when you are disabled.”
Steven Magee

Knut Hamsun
“Off Sundays the blacksmith put on his best clothes and went for a quiet walk about the town and its environs. He was not a churchgoer, but he was an honest and religious man, with a thousand sins of which he repented, and a thousand of God's blessings which gladdened his heart.”
Knut Hamsun, The Women at the Pump

Adrienne Posey
“Sunday is a good day to save the world in one's pajamas.”
Adrienne Posey

“Happy Sunday. Spread love. Show kindness. Live life in the present.”
Independent Zen

Donna Tartt
“Sunday was a sad day-early to bed, school the next morning, I was constantly worried my homework was wrong-but as I watched the fireworks go off in the night sky, over the floodlit castles of Disneyland, was consumed by a more general sense of dread, of imprisonment I within the dreary round of school and home: circumstances which, to me at least, presented sound empirical argument for gloom. My father was mean, and our house ugly, and my mother didn't pay much attention to me; my clothes were cheap and my haircut too short and no one at school seemed to like me that much; and since all this had been true for as long as I could remember, I felt things would doubtless continue in this depressing vein as far as I could foresee. In short: I felt my existence was tainted, in some subtle but essential way.”
Donna Tartt, The Secret History

“My Sunday is a leisure day in which I encourage myself to forget the responsibilities of my workdays and engage honestly with my friends and loved ones. ”
Srinivas Mishra

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