concept

celebrations Quotes

31 of the best book quotes about celebrations
01
Share
“Darkness devours every shining day. Darkness demands and always has its way. Darkness listens, watches, waits. Darkness claims the day and celebrates. Sometimes in silence darkness comes. Sometimes with a gleeful banging of drums.”
Dean Koontz
author
The Book of Counted Sorrows
book
silence
darkness
celebrations
concepts
02
Share
“The men were congratulating one another, talking about what they had accomplished; trying to piece together the sequence of events. They were the victors, happy, proud, full of themselves.”
03
Share
Mark Knopfler has an extraordinary ability to make a Schecter Custom Stratocaster hoot and sing like angels on a Saturday night, exhausted from being good all week and needing a stiff drink.
Mark Knopfler
character
04
Share
“They’ll either want to kill you, kiss you, or be you.”
05
Share
“It’s the Centennial Celebration,” Grandma said. “We’re all going back to the old days and the old ways for a week.” “Grandma,” I said, “you never gave up any of the old ways.”
06
Share
“Paul is a model of what should be done. He is not a model for how it should be done. Let’s celebrate him. Let’s make sure people are inspired by him. But we can’t say anybody should or could be just like him.”
07
Share
“I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.”
08
Share
“Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning. Once it does, it becomes the kind of thing that makes you grab your wife around the waist and dance a jig.”
09
Share
“I believe that tidying is a celebration, a special send-off for those things that will be departing from the house, and therefore I dress accordingly.”
10
Share
“I’m doing fine. On my festival days they still feast on eggs and rabbits, on candy and on flesh, to represent rebirth and copulation. They wear flowers in their bonnets and they give each other flowers. They do it in my name. More and more of them every year. In my name, old wolf.”
11
Share
“We have almost lost hold; we can no longer describe a happy man, nor make any celebration of joy.”
12
Share
“Happiness is knowing how to celebrate.”
13
Share
“Don’t get bogged down in wedding planning too quickly. First have fun. Celebrate!”
14
Share
“Words of Emancipation didn’t arrive until the middle of June so they called it Juneteenth. So that was it, the night of Juneteenth celebration, his mind went on. The celebration of a gaudy illusion.”
15
Share
“The wedding-planning front will turn serious soon enough. For now, put first things first. Celebrate. Have fun!”
16
Share
“Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no other reason than because you are YOU.”
17
Share
“This is a birthday present from my Uncle Ry,” Stillwater said. “He always gives presents on his birthday, to celebrate the day he was born.”
18
Share
“The festivities are over, night has fallen, the stars have risen in the sky. King Babar and Queen Celeste are indeed very happy. Now the world is asleep. The guests have gone home, happy, though tired from too much dancing. They will long remember this great celebration.”
19
Share
“The wedding was lovely, the cake was delicious.”
20
Share
“Bonjour Madeleine. Let’s celebrate”
21
Share
“Back in City Zoo, stories of their escape were being celebrated in every cage. They had fast become heroes- the stuff of legends.”
22
Share
″“I remember how happy Gracey was that afternoon, but it didn’t last long. When they got off that bus, every one of those kids was celebrating, white kids, black kids, it didn’t matter, but the next morning all the fun was washed out of the white kids.”
23
Share
“This will be Elmer’s day. All elephants must decorate themselves and Elmer will decorate himself in elephant colour.”
24
Share
“Just liek their mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother before them, they, too, use the quilt to celebrate birthdays and make superhero capes. ”
25
Share
“When the end of the war did come, it came swiftly. [...] There was little joy, little celebration of victory, only a sense of profound relief.”
26
Share
“Whoopee for Mr. Magnolia’s new boot!”
27
Share
“My father got the dog drunk on cherry brand at the party last night. If the RSPCA hear about it he could get done. Eight days have gone by since Christmas Day but my mother still hasn’t worn the green lurex apron I bought her for Christmas! She will get bath-cubes next year. ”
28
Share
“I thought you were a Parsee and celebrate only the Parsee festivals.” “Oh no, no, no, boy,” cried Mr. Panwallah comically. “What would be the fun of that? And why should I miss the fun of all the Hindu and Muslim festivals? No, no, I believe in sharing everything, enjoying everything. That is why I have so much fun, eh? No gloom for me, eh?”
29
Share
It’s Gwyn Griffiths’ birthday, but celebrations are frowned on, as it is also the anniversary of his sister’s disappearance on the mountains above his house.
30
Share
“One fine spring morning there were six baby Plumpsters in the nest. Mr. Plumpster was delighted, and he invited his friends round to celebrate.”
31
Share
“They were just about to celebrate the wedding when beneath the bench old Mr. Fox began to stir. He attacked the entire party with blows and drove them all out of the house, including Mrs. Fox.”

Recommended quote pages

View All Quotes

Bookroo

Book Clubs

Follow Bookroo