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waking up Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about waking up
  1. #1
    “No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty days a year fails to make his family rich.”
  2. #2
    “I’m not a superstitious person, but when I wake up from this dream, this painfully clear memory of John, I have the most horrible feeling in my chest. I would rather die than see them hurt you.
    And I have a sudden fear that somehow, some way, what he said in the dream will come true.”
  3. #3
    “Wake up! For Today is your Day of all Days!”
  4. #4
    “When the princess awoke from the sweetest of sleeps, she found her nurse bending over her, the housekeeper looking over the nurse’s shoulder, and the laundry-maid looking over the housekeeper’s.”
  5. #5
    “Oh, if you’re a bird, be an early bird
    And catch the worm for your breakfast plate.
    If you’re a bird, be an early early bird—
    But if you’re a worm, sleep late.”
  6. #6
    “Awake, arise, or be for ever fall’n.”
  7. #7
    “I didn’t dream about you last night. I woke up in fear.”
  8. #8
    “That’s the thing about crying yourself to sleep. When you wake up, the problems are still there.”
  9. #9
    “Five a.m. was a largely theoretical concept to me. I knew it existed, but I rarely observed it. Nor did I want to.”
  10. #10
    “Thursday morning. I usually let my Mum wake me up but today I have set my alarm for seven. Even from under my duvet, I can hear it bleating on the other side of my room. I hid it inside my plastic crate for faulty joysticks so that I would have to get out of bed, walk across the room, yank it out of the box by its lead and, only then, jab the snooze button. This was a tactical manoeuvre by my previous self. He can be very cruel.”