Quotations on Waking
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It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.
- Woody Allen
(Keywords: People, Waking, World)
I mean, who wants to live waking up... at least I don't want to live waking up everyday about revenge.
- Mitchell Baker
(Keywords: Revenge, Waking, Want)
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)
For too long, our country's version of an energy policy has consisted of Americans waking up every day and wondering how much it will cost to drive to work, how much it will cost to keep their business running, how much it will cost to heat or cool their homes.
- Bob Beauprez
(Keywords: Business, Work, Policy, Americans, Country, Day, Energy, Running, Waking, Will)
One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.
- Bo Bennett
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Work, Waking, Will)
I noticed this process of waking, and predicted with terrifying logic that one of these years not far away I would be awake continuously and never slip back, and never be free of myself again.
- Annie Dillard
(Keywords: Logic, Waking, Years)
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
- Pliny the Elder
(Keywords: Dream, Hope, Man, Waking, World)
It was relatively easy to write 'The Cave of Lost Souls', though, because it came to me one night in a dream. I remember waking up and having this idea for a complete story - from start to finish - in my head, so I jotted it down, then later began writing the thing.
- Paul Kane
(Keywords: Dream, Idea, Night, Waking, Writing)
But our waking life, and our growing years, were for the most part spent in the kitchen, and until we married, or ran away, it was the common room we shared.
- Laurie Lee
(Keywords: Life, Kitchen, Waking, Years)
I have many memories of waking up to eat breakfast that my mother carefully prepared for us and her saying, what do y'all want for lunch, and as we're eating lunch, what do y'all want for dinner? It's always about the next meal.
- Lisa Loeb
(Keywords: Mother, Eating, Memories, Saying, Waking, Want)
We've got the wind at our back right now. Americans are waking up to the realities of their previous choices. We must keep America moving back to preeminence because our values and conservative ideas are the world's greatest hope.
- Rick Perry
(Keywords: Ideas, Hope, Values, America, Americans, Choices, Conservative, Now, Right, Waking, Wind, World)
There is a certain comfort in waking up and finding that Michael Jackson is still the Big Story. At least it tells you that nothing horrible has happened in the world that would force them to move on to real news.
- Pat Sajak
(Keywords: Comfort, Force, News, Nothing, Waking, World)
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Death, Day, Rest, Sleep, Waking, Youth)
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
- Wislawa Szymborska
(Keywords: Waking, World)
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
- Denis Waitley
(Keywords: Life, Thoughts, Waking, Will)
The personal vocabulary, the individual melody whose metre is one's biography, joins in that sound, with any luck, and the body moves like a walking, a waking island.
- Derek Walcott
(Keywords: Biography, Body, Luck, Sound, Vocabulary, Waking, Walking)