Quotations on Dawn

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It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.
- George Ade
(Keywords: Time, Dawn, Laughter, Mirth)

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
- James Beattie
(Keywords: Love, Wife, Husband, Dawn, Jealousy, Past)

Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup.
- Wendell Berry
(Keywords: Argument, Dawn, Dew)

It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Life, Dawn, Meaning)

And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.
- Barbara Castle
(Keywords: People, Dawn, Will)

Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety.
- Rene Daumal
(Keywords: Time, Dawn, Mystery)

Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage - the union between one man and one woman - has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation's history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.
- Jim DeMint
(Keywords: History, Marriage, Time, Civilization, Building, Dawn, Man, Nation, Now, Woman)

You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks.
- Cameron Diaz
(Keywords: Buddhist, Dawn, Silence)

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
- James Douglas
(Keywords: Thought, Idea, Dawn, Garden, May, Reverie)

Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Men, Peace, Consideration, Cooperation, Dawn, Force, Justice)

I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.
- Edward Everett
(Keywords: History, Men, Time, Sacrifice, Gratitude, Admiration, Dawn, Honor, May, Memory, Present, Safety)

On the plains of hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions who, at the dawn of decision, sat down to wait, and waiting died.
- Sam Ewing
(Keywords: Decision, Dawn, Hesitation, Waiting)

Dawn was written well before 9/11. People speak a lot today about the banality of evil, but not all evil is banal. Some of it is carefully structured and well-thought-out. That's where the real danger lies.
- Alan Dean Foster
(Keywords: People, Danger, Dawn, Evil, Lies, Today)

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy.
- Hamlin Garland
(Keywords: Life, Blood, Dawn, Pressure)

The market came with the dawn of civilization and it is not an invention of capitalism. If it leads to improving the well-being of the people there is no contradiction with socialism.
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Keywords: People, Civilization, Capitalism, Contradiction, Dawn, Invention, Socialism)

Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life.
- Kay Granger
(Keywords: Life, Dawn, Rights, Human rights, Liberty, Privilege, Shadows)

If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.
- Gunther Grass
(Keywords: Age, Work, Busyness, Conflict, Consciousness, Dawn, Leisure, Melancholy, Utopia, Will)

The big missing part of the jig-saw is to get the assembly back up and running here in Northern Ireland, to get shared government back in business, that is my objective, and we await the IRA statement to see if this will trigger a new dawn.
- Peter Hain
(Keywords: Government, Business, Dawn, Ireland, Running, Will)

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Age, Dawn, Grace, Old)

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Kiss, Birds, Dawn, Snow, Trees)

Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Soul, Survival, Dawn, Light, Nations, Night, Stars)

It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Keywords: Government, Life, Children, Dawn, Elderly, Shadows, Twilight)

For our part, we shall continue to work for the new dawn when all the Children of Abraham and their descendants are living together in the birthplace of their three great monotheistic religions, a life free from fear, a life free from want - a life in peace.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Life, Peace, Work, Fear, Children, Dawn, Living, Want)

Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow; but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Keywords: Life, Dawn, Shadows, Sin, Slavery, Sorrow, Years)

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
- Thomas Jefferson
(Keywords: People, Body, Dawn, Day, Evil, Mind, Spirits, Tyranny, Will)

There is no short and easy road, no magic cure for those ills which have afflicted mankind from the dawn of history.
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Keywords: History, Cure, Dawn, Magic, Mankind, Road)

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
- Anne Lamott
(Keywords: Hope, Dawn, Right, Will)

At the dawn of the 19th century, the country was awakening to its enormous scope and variety.
- David Lavender
(Keywords: Country, Dawn, Variety)

The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Love, Dawn, Night)

Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.
- James Russell Lowell
(Keywords: Death, Truth, Dawn, Light, Night, Waking)

So the idea that there is nothing essential, in the sense that there are no human universals, is dogma. Ask most anyone who is going to be shot at dawn.
- Catharine MacKinnon
(Keywords: Idea, Dawn, Nothing, Sense)

Oft when the white, still dawn lifted the skies and pushed the hills apart, I have felt it like a glory in my heart.
- Edwin Markham
(Keywords: Heart, Dawn, Glory)

I think we will have a boy baby and he will be born on the 20th of August. Everyone else has a girl baby and at times I don't believe I should mind having a little Phyllis Dawn but Dearest wants a boy and I do.
- Dawn Powell
(Keywords: Baby, Dawn, Mind, Will)

Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.
- Ramakrishna
(Keywords: God, Vision, Dawn, Longing, Sun)

Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Life, Beginning, Dawn, Sun)

They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon.
- Bobby Sands
(Keywords: People, Heart, Dawn, Day, Desire, Freedom, Ireland, Irish, Moon, Will)

After I had been working as a cap maker for three years it began to dawn on me that we girls needed an organization. The men had organized already, and had gained some advantages, but the bosses had lost nothing, as they took it out on us.
- Rose Schneiderman
(Keywords: Men, Bosses, Dawn, Girls, Nothing, Years)

There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast they have milk and juice at night. There are those who do both, they drink tea.
- Gary Snyder
(Keywords: Love, Work, Beer, Coffee, Dawn, Night, Tea)

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
- John Steinbeck
(Keywords: Change, Men, Dawn, Wind)

On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Keywords: Lie, Victory, Dawn, Hesitation, Rest)

And so we remained till the red of the dawn began to fall through the snow gloom. I was desolate and afraid, and full of woe and terror. But when that beautiful sun began to climb the horizon life was to me again.
- Bram Stoker
(Keywords: Life, Dawn, Snow, Sun, Terror)

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Keywords: Death, Dawn, Light)

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Keywords: Faith, Dawn, Light)

For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
- Edwin Way Teale
(Keywords: Beauty, Nature, Dawn, Mind)

I don't think people understand that being poor means you have to work from dawn until dusk just to survive through the day. I think there's some notion that poor people lie about all day not doing anything.
- Emma Thompson
(Keywords: Work, Lie, People, Being, Dawn, Day, Poor)

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: Darkness, Dawn, Day, Eyes, Light, Sun)

And my life for the first - you know, when I was in my 20s and 30s, I had my career, and I traveled the world, I lived out of a suitcase. I stayed up until dawn. I did all of those things that were very exciting.
- Cheryl Tiegs
(Keywords: Life, Career, Dawn, First, World)

The past is the beginning of the beginning and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
- H. G. Wells
(Keywords: Beginning, Dawn, Past, Twilight)

Also at the top of the list was my three day appearance on 'Press Your Luck'. In addition to the intense competition of each of those games, it slowly started to dawn on me in the minutes between tapings that I was winning some serious money.
- Randy West
(Keywords: Money, Winning, Appearance, Competition, Dawn, Day, Games, Luck)

I rise to taste the dawn, and find that love alone will shine today.
- Ken Wilber
(Keywords: Love, Dawn, Taste, Today, Will)



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