Quotation Explorer - 'Afternoon'

A dream you don’t have to fight for isn’t a dream—it’s a nap. One changes your afternoon. The other changes your world. Keep fighting. - Jon Acuff
I can understand companionship. I can understand bought sex in the afternoon. I cannot understand the love affair. - Gore Vidal
Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
At five in the afternoon. It was exactly five in the afternoon. A boy brought the white sheet at five in the afternoon. A frail of lime ready prepared at five in the afternoon. The rest was death, and death alone - Federico García Lorca
He spent the afternoon alone in the streets. - Orson Scott Card
It is the still, yellow kind of afternoon when one is apt to get stuck in a dream if one sits very quiet - Dodie Smith
It's a lazy Saturday afternoon, there's a couple lying naked in bed reading Encyclopediea Brittannica to each other, and arguing about whether the Andromeda Galaxy is more 'numinous' than the Ressurection. Do they know how to have a good time, or don't they? - Carl Sagan
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE Unbearably lovely music is heard as the curtain rises, and we see the woods on a summer afternoon. A fawn dances on and nibbles slowly at some leaves. He drifts lazily through the soft foliage. Soon he starts coughing and drops dead. - Woody Allen
We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon. - Jimmy Carter
my heart, sometimes singing in the afternoon, the most haunting song of solitude - John J. Geddes
Outside, the afternoon sun was an orange sliver on an icy horizon. - Tracy Kidder
I remember that I did feel, starting my mini-tour, the resident anxiety you develop when you know you've been too lucky; at any moment, maybe next Tuesday afternoon, I would be stricken with something unbearable. - Carol Shields
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read "President Can't Swim". - Lyndon B. Johnson
I tired of the routine of eight years in one afternoon. - Charlotte Brontë
There is an hour of the afternoon when the plain is on the verge of saying something. It never says, or perhaps it says it infinitely, or perhaps we do not understand it, or we understand it and it is untranslatable as music. - Jorge Luis Borges
One afternoon, when I was four years old, my father came home, and he found me in the living room in front of a roaring fire, which made him very angry. Because we didn't have a fireplace. - Victor Borge
When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening. . . . I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books. - Kathleen Norris
Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace. - Milan Kundera
When I look back now, I realize what a trial I must have been to my friends and relatives. It was one frenzy after one elation after one enthusiasm after one hysteria after another. I was always yelling and running somewhere, because I was afraid life was going to be over that very afternoon. - Ray Bradbury
In the morning I don't want to know where I'll be in the afternoon. - Marty Rubin
How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? - Dr. Seuss
Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. - Barbara Jordan
Until that afternoon in October four years ago, I hadn't known dogs could scream. - Stephen King
The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again. - Oscar Wilde
Spend the afternoon, you can't take it with you. - Annie Dillard
All he did all afternoon was calculate again and again how many hours of study time he was losing. Thinking about it now, he felt stupid, as we all do when we remember all the time we waste wishing we were somewhere else. - Paolo Giordano
ING is ending for something which continue and continue...So Morning - Continue - Start AfterNoon - The Middle - Almost finish Night - The ENd - Finish - Deyth Banger
Gnostics should practice meditation for at least 4 to 6 hours per day; practicing in the morning, the afternoon and almost the whole night until dawn... - Samael Aun Weor
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
It's 4:58 on Friday afternoon. Do you know where your margarita is? - Amy Neftzger
Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. - Susan Ertz
Look! A trickle of water running through some dirt! I'd say our afternoon just got booked solid! - Bill Watterson
Happiness is a hot bath on a Sunday afternoon. - A.D. Posey
The very old and the very young have something in common that makes it right that they should be left alone together. Dawn and sunset see stars shining in a blue sky; but morning and midday and afternoon do not, poor things. - Elizabeth Goudge
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live - Lin Yutang
We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon. - Jimmy Carter
There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger. - Saul Bellow
Photoghraphic projects can be as short as an afternoon or as long as a lifetime. - George Barr
It is the afternoon of my birthday, but still the morning of my life. - Simon Van Booy
Goblin tea resembles a nice cup of Earl Grey in much the same way that a catfish resembles the common tabby. They share a name, but one is a nice thing to curl up with on a rainy afternoon, and the other is found in the muck at the bottom of polluted rivers and has bits of debris sticking to it. - T. Kingfisher
Sometimes it's easy to walk by because we know we can't change someone's whole life in a single afternoon. But what we fail to realize it that simple kindness can go a long way toward encouraging someone who is stuck in a desolate place. - Mike Yankoski
I was quite depressed two weeks ago when I spent an afternoon at Brentano's Bookshop in New York and was looking at the kind of books most people read. Once you see that you lose all hope. - Friedrich Hayek
Before she can stop herself, she thinks about desire, how it lives within you and yet is separate, surfacing when it chooses, without permission, in the harsh afternoon light, at the moment when you least expect to find it. - Alice Hoffman
When the first book out my sister-in-law read it and we were chatting at 5 o'clock in the afternoon and she said, "Oh my God, chapter six, sex and a murder," and her five year old wandered into the kitchen and said, "Sixty hamburgers? - Sara Sheridan
... millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. - Susan Ertz
Something right in the morning can turn into something wrong in the afternoon! Even if you are on the right path, you must still question the rightness of your path! Conditions perpetually change! Update your path and your travel constantly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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