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)

We must believe that it is the darkest before the dawn of a beautiful new world. We will see it when we believe it.
- Saul Alinsky
(Keywords: Dawn, Will, World)

These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Keywords: Dawn, Evening, Flowers, Night, Waking, Will)

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)

Of your own indefatigable labor from early dawn and of your explicit instructions, that the batteries should reserve their ammunition, until the grand charge should commence, for which the enemy were undoubtedly preparing.
- John Bigelow
(Keywords: Dawn, Enemy, Labor)

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)

Even though it was six o'clock, there was no sense of approaching dawn.
- Mary Higgins Clark
(Keywords: Dawn, Sense)

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

A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.
- Claude Debussy
(Keywords: Dawn, Sunset)

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)

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.
- Emily Dickinson
(Keywords: Dawn, Open, Will)

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)

I don't linger on the fact that Dawn Fraser was a great swimmer 40 years ago. That was in the past. I did break 41 world records, but I don't live on that today.
- Dawn Fraser
(Keywords: Dawn, Fact, Past, Today, World, Years)

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)

One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night.
- Germaine Greer
(Keywords: Dawn, May, Night)

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)

24 isn't like other shows, where you set the look once and you're done. The show started at midnight, then moved to a pre-dawn look, and now we're at dawn and we're warming up the day.
- Stephen Hopkins
(Keywords: Dawn, Day, Midnight, Now)

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 nearer the dawn the darker the night.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Dawn, Night)

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)

Well, because Dawn of the Dead can take place anywhere and it shows that actually the entire planet is contaminated, I would say that it shows the new face of our world - one person, one race, united against the invisible destructive force.
- Sarah Polley
(Keywords: Dawn, Force, Race, United, World)

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)

The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.
- Jim Rohn
(Keywords: Dawn, Difficulties, Light, Will)

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)

There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Keywords: Dawn, Day)

Well, I would definitely give up performing... But I would still sit down in an office and pretend to write with Dawn, even if we never produced anything, because it's just hilarious. I would miss that.
- Jennifer Saunders
(Keywords: Dawn, Office)



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