days Quotes

68 of the best book quotes about days
“morning, it touches the nerves quickly as if we were already in the hunter’s sights. the body yawns and stretches in the light. the pilgrimage is about to begin.”
“It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime…”
’’There’s a lot of talk these days about giving children self-esteem. It’s not something you can give; it’s something they have to build. ”
“For as it is not one swallow or one fine day that makes a spring, so it is not one day or a short time that makes a man blessed and happy. ”
“He looked up at the skies, and although they were still very dark he thought the day had probably had enough rain”
“Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.”
“On those cloudy days, Robert Neville was never sure when sunset came, and sometimes they were in the streets before he could get back.”
″ When days grow dark and nights grow dreary, we can be thankful that our God combines in his nature the creative synthesis of love and justice that will lead us through life’s dark valleys and into sunlit pathways of hoop and fulfillment.”
“It has been said that civilization is twenty-four hours and two meals away from barbarism.”
“You’re brilliant,“he says.“But you’re a fool to stay with someone like me.” I close my eyes at the touch of his hand.“Then we are both fools.”
“You should have taken me with you,” I whisper to him. Then I lean my head against his and begin to cry. In my mind, I make a silent promise to my brother’s killer.”
“Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.”
“I will hunt you down. I will scour the streets of Los Angeles for you. Search every street in the Republic if I have to. I will trick you and deceive you, lie, cheat and steal to find you, tempt you out of your hiding place, and chase you until you have nowhere else to run. I make you this promise: your life is mine.”
“One day spent with someone you love can change everything.”
“One day can bend your life...”
“It’s your Day of all Days! It’s the Best of the Best! So don’t waste a minute! Hop to it! Get dressed!”
“Because, after your party, as well you may guess, it will take twenty days just to sweep up the mess.”
“The days are long, but the years are short.”
“Dusk is just an illusion because the sun is either above the horizon or below it. And that means that day and night are linked in a way that few things are there cannot be one without the other yet they cannot exist at the same time. How would it feel I remember wondering to be always together yet forever apart?”
“The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and God and whether you should shave under your arms or not. These things are your becoming.”
“I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string.”
“In the old days dogs in our town roamed freely. But the old ways changed.”
“Your best days are not behind you. They’re in front of you.”
“In those hours he is awake and prowling through the building, he sometimes feels he is a demon who has disguised himself as a human, and only at night is it safe to shed the costume he must wear by daylight, and indulge his true nature.”
“I will follow you, my love, to the edge of all our days, to our very last tomorrows.”
“That was a day with a trapdoor, and we all fell through.”
″ ‘Get up!’ It is day. Time to get going. Go, dogs. Go!”
With barely enough hours in the day for school and his music, J.J. has no time left over to contemplate the shocking revelation that his grandfather may have been a murderer. To make matters worse, this time problem seems to affect everyone in Kinvara.
“What a beautiful day! We’re not scared.”
“The ducklings liked the new island so much that they decided to live there. All day long they follow the swan boats and eat peanuts.”
“It was the sort of day that sometimes leads to mischief.”
″ ‘Sure,’ said Mike, ‘but Mary Anne can dig as much in a day as a hundred men can dig in a week.’ Though he wasn’t quite sure that this was true.”
“Night followed day and day followed night over and over again. Sylvester on the hill woke up less and less often. When he was awake, he was only hopeless and unhappy.”
“The very next day Angelina took her pink slippers and ballet dress and went to her first lesson at Miss Lilly’s Ballet School.”
“How could I doubt such a miracle? Isn’t it a miracle that the sun rises every day in the east and sets in the west? Isn’t there mystery in all of nature’s wonders? In the movements of the moon or the stillness of the stars?”
“When I was seven the days had more hours than I had use for and the distance between sun up and down again was a vast and lazy sprawl.”
“Once upon a bicycle, So they say, A Jolly Postman came one day From over the hills And far away...”
“It has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. My mom says some days are like that. Even in Australia. “
“Mrs Koala had not thought of a name for her baby. Now, she thought it quite time he was christened, so one day she talked the matter over with his father. ‘Shall we call him ‘Walter’ or ‘Bluegum?’ she inquired. ‘No,’ grunted Mr Koala. ‘Let’s call hum ‘Blinky Bill.’ So Blinky Bill he became from that moment.”
“Every day Leo’s father watched him for signs of blooming. And every night Leo’s father watched him for signs of blooming.”
“Then one day, in his own good time, Leo bloomed! He could read! He could write! He could draw!”
“And what a day Mr Tickle had. He tickled the policeman on traffic duty at the crossroads in the middle of town. It caused an enormous traffic jam.”
“Days went by and there was no sign of Miss Nelson. The kids missed Miss Nelson!”
“Oh no, I am gathering words. For the winter days are long and many, and we’ll run out of things to say.′ ”
“Every day they gave it plenty of milk- and soon it grew nice and plump.”
“Day by day the prince grew fonder and fonder of her; but he loved her as he would have loved a good child, and had no thought of making her his queen.”
“He had an outfit for every hour of the day”
″ ‘What a lovely egg,’ said Father. ‘If there is one thing I am fond of for breakfast, it is a soft-boiled egg.’ ‘Yes’, said Mother, spooning up egg for the baby, ‘it is just the thing to start the day off right’. ”
“She sang the song very softly: ‘I do not like the way you slide, I do not like your soft inside, I do not like you lots of ways, And I could do for many days without eggs’ ”
“Great day, today! Great day for up!”
“You! Open up your eyes!”
“Everybody’s doing ups!”
“Please go away. No up for me. I’m sleeping in today.”
“You are most happy when your days pass quickest, and that is only the case when you have plenty to do. Here you are in peace and safety; and may it please God that you may continue so!
“Ah, Sunflower! weary of time, Who countest the steps of the Sun, Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the traveller’s journey is done.”
“And the days are not full enough And the nights are not full enough And life slips by like a field mouse Not shaking the grass.”
“what is the reason that makes some days so lucky and other days so unlucky? Now, today began all wrong, and everything that happened in it was wrong, and on other days it begins right, and all goes right, straight through.”
“When the children have been good, That is, be it understood, Good at meal-times, good at play, Good all night and good all day, - They shall have the pretty things Merry Christmas always brings.”
“She is like a peach, a beautiful, smooth, rich peach, that has come to ripeness almost in a day, and that hastens to rub off the soft delicate bloom that is its chief charm, just to show its bright, warm colouring more clearly.”
The day is short, The night is long, Why do we work so hard, To get what we don’t even want?
“Slowly the sun put its burning red edge into the sky. Lark gave a shriek. He sprang up into the air. ‘It’s the sun!’ he cried. ‘It’s real day!‘”
“A robin puffed its breast on a rose tree and squeaked at him. Barney suddenly wasn’t sure that he believed in Stig himself. It wasn’t a Stiggish day, like yesterday when he had fallen down the pit.”
“When I left I promised I’d try to help him someday, although I couln’t see how. The rope around his neck is about the biggest, toughest rope you can imagine, with so many knots it would take days to untie them all.”
“All day they would hunt for snails and little fishes and other pleasant things to eat.”
“What a day it was! There was so many letters to be read, so many of the world’s doings to be caught up with. That night as they sat about the fire, even nuts and candle lighters were forgotten.”
“We made it a law here that every family shall go to a different restaurant every night of the month, around the village square in rotation. In this way no family of Krakatoa has to work more than once every twenty days, and every family is assured a great variety of food.”
“There would be months of beautifully long, empty days, and each other to play with, and the books from the library.”
“That afternoon when the rain came, all the sleeping gear had been shifted into a cliff cave, behind the fire. It was hight in there, going right up into the cliff itself, but the entrance was almost sealed by sand and i had to drop on my hands and kneel to crawl in.”

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