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waking up Quotes

23 of the best book quotes about waking up
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“No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty days a year fails to make his family rich.”
Malcolm Gladwell
author
Outliers
book
success
waking up
wealth
riches
early risers
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“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.”
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“Wake up! For Today is your Day of all Days!”
Dr. Seuss
author
Honk-Honkers
character
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“Awake, arise, or be for ever fall’n.”
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“I didn’t dream about you last night. I woke up in fear.”
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“That’s the thing about crying yourself to sleep. When you wake up, the problems are still there.”
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“Five a.m. was a largely theoretical concept to me. I knew it existed, but I rarely observed it. Nor did I want to.”
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“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.”
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″ One Winter morning Peter woke up and looked out the window. Snow had fallen during the night.”
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“Twice he came back from the window, wanting to kiss his mother, but he feared the delight of it might waken her...”
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“When Frog got up one morning, he realised at once that something was wrong with the world. Something had changed.”
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″‘Ahhhh!’ says croc, who wakes with a grin, ‘Looks like dinner is here again!‘”
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″‘I suppose I shall HAVE to be married some day,’ said Peter, ‘but it will be an awful bother having her round all the time. I’d like to marry a lady who had trances, and only woke up once or twice a year.”
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“What thou see’st when thou dost wake, Do it for thy true-love take.”
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“I feel like I’m in one of those twisted dreams that only happen when you go to sleep at the wrong time, the afternoon sun or midnight chill greeting you upon waking, disorienting you – and leaving you to turn to the person next to you, the person you trust most, looking for clarity.”
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“When Rowan woke up in the morning, everything -unfortunately- was exactly as usual. No matter how hard he tried, he could not persuade himself that he had as much as a sniffle, let alone a sore throat. Even his headache had gone.”
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“Bella kindly lent him one of her teddies to go to sleep with, but it was not the same thing as Dogger. Dave kept waking up in the middle of the night and missing him.”
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“This is the cock that crowed in the morn, that waked the priest all shaven and shorn, that married the man all tattered and torn, that kissed the maiden all forlorn”
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“This is the farmer sowing his corn, that kept the cock that crowed in the morn, that waked the priest all shaven and shorn, that married the man all tattered and torn”
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″ ‘Merriest, merriest, merriest,’ murmured Diamond as he sank deeper and deeper in sleep. ‘That is what the song of the river is telling me. Even I can be merry and cheerful - and that will help some. And so I will - when - I - wake - up - again.’ And he went off sound asleep.”
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“Of course, Darbishire was his best friend, and best friends are different. It would hardly be fair, he decided, to let a decent chap like old Darbi snooze away the precious minutes of a red-letter day like this.”

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