Sundays Quotes

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Santosh Kalwar
“Oh dear sunday, I want to sleep in your arms and have fun day.”
Santosh Kalwar

Douglas Coupland
“Dimanchophobia:
Fear of Sundays, not in a religious sense but rather, a condition that reflects fear of unstructured time. Also known as acalendrical anxiety. Not to be confused with didominicaphobia, or kyriakephobia, fear of the Lord's Day.

Dimanchophobia is a mental condition created by modernism and industrialism. Dimanchophobes particularly dislike the period between Christmas and New Year's, when days of the week lose their significance and time blurs into a perpetual Sunday. Another way of expressing dimanchophobia might be "life in a world without calendars." A popular expression of this condition can be found in the pop song "Every Day is Like Sunday," by Morrissey, in which he describes walking on a beach after a nuclear way, when every day of the week now feels like Sunday.”
Douglas Coupland

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

Israelmore Ayivor
“Go to church to learn about forgiveness; come back to become a forgiver! Go to church and learn about kindness; come back to become a kind person! If things go like that, you will be a true image of Christ after going to church only 10 times on 10 Sundays!”
Israelmore Ayivor

Alain de Botton
“The Anxiety of Sunday afternoon: your unlived lives and infinite possibility pressing upon the constraints of reality.”
Alain de Botton

“Let the Good vibe Sunday well spent to bring us a week of content.”
Napz Cherub Pellazo

Javier Marías
“I knew that Sundays in England aren't just ordinary dull Sundays, the same the world over, which demand that one simply tiptoe through without disturbing them or paying them the least attention, they are vaster and slower and more burdensome than anywhere else I know.”
Javier Marias

Patrick White
“It was Sunday, and Mumma had gone next door with Lena and the little ones. Under the pepper tree in the yard Pa was sorting, counting, the empty bottles he would sell back: the bottles going clink clink as Pa stuck them in the sack. The fowls were fluffing in the dust and sun: that crook-neck white pullet Mumma said she would hit on the head if only she had the courage to; but she hadn't.”
Patrick White, The Vivisector

Joseph Roth
“On Sundays the world is as bright and empty as a balloon.”
Joseph Roth

Darnell Lamont Walker
“How necessary Sundays have become. I reach for them like sleeping lovers on the other side of my earth or my mattress.”
Darnell Lamont Walker

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

Steve Sheinkin
“Everyone worked day and night, Monday through Saturday. Oppenheimer insisted people take Sundays off to rest and recharge. Scientists fished for trout in nearby streams, or climbed mountains and discussed physics while watching the sunrise. "This is how many discoveries were made," one scientist said.”
Steve Sheinkin, Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

Patrick Hamilton
“Dawn, slowly filling Church Street with grey light, disclosed another day of war. Because it did this, this dawn bore no more resemblance to a peace-time dawn than the aspect of nature on a Sunday bears a resemblance to the aspect of nature on a weekday. Thus it seemed that dawn itself had been grimly harnessed to the war effort.”
Patrick Hamilton, The Slaves of Solitude

محمد عفيفي
“لن أستبعد أن يأتي يوم تحذو فيه الكنيسة الإنجلزية حذو سائر المؤسسات هناك، وذلك بأن تقفل أبوابها في أيام الأحد !”
محمد عفيفي, سكة سفر

Lupe Gómez
“Os domingos
son moi feliz
e médranme moito as pernas”
Lupe Gómez

Haruki Murakami
“Even now, as an adult, dark feelings would inexplicably overtake him when he awoke on a Sunday morning.”
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84