Quotation Explorer - 'Waking'

The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people. Of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
Each morning in every family, men, women and children, if they have nothing better to do, tell each other their dreams.We are all at the mercy of the dream and we owe it to ourselves to submit its powers to the waking state. - La Révolution Surréaliste No. 1
As a way of getting in touch with my originsevery night I set the alarm clockfor the time I was born so that waking upbecomes a historical reenactment and the first thing I do - David Berman
your smile.is the ultimategolden dream.all the poemsin the worldare waking up from. - Sanober Khan
Once waking into the realization that eternity is waiting in every moment, I discovered that wealth is time, not money. - Mark Nepo
Every girl dreams of waking up one day, a princess. Until that day kicks you in the face, wearing steel toed boots. - L.A. Kennedy
Throw out an alarming alarm clock. If the ring is loud and strident, you're waking up to instant stress. You shouldn't be bullied out of bed, just reminded that it's time to start your day. - Sharon Gold
I meet many a man, working ridiculous house for a wage that merely adds to their happiness, and if man can be so pre-occupied in waking for another's dream; than my experience has taught me one thing, the magic of our world exists in those who create alchemy from the dirt they have been shoved upon. - Nikki Rowe
Dreams are rough copies of the waking soul Yet uncorrected of the higher will, So that men sometimes in their dreams confessAn unsuspected, or forgotten, self; -Since Dreaming, Madness, Passion, are akinIn missing each that salutory reinOf reason, and the grinding will of man. - Pedro Calderón de la Barca
It's not about saving humanity. It never has been." Mantrella, THE WAKING GOD TRILOGY - Philip F. Harris
Fear not the waking world, my mortal, Fear not the flat, synthetic blood, Nor the heart in the ribbing metal. Fear not the tread, the seeded milling, The trigger and scythe, the bridal blade, Nor the flint in the lover's mauling. - Dylan Thomas
You are the enemy and a vessel through which the cure flows - if Christ lives in you, then you are an embodiment of the very shot this hostile and crying world needs as it, in every waking moment, struggles belligerently to resist. - Criss Jami
I have a problem about being nearly sixty: I keep waking up in the morning and thinking I'm thirty-one. - Elizabeth Janeway
Though we may choose to view them symbolically, dreams are actually no more or less symbolic than everyday waking reality. When the images and events don't conform to our view of reality, we call them symbols. When they do, we call them facts. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Waking up next to you is what I like the most, knowing that you belong only to me makes me very happy. Being with you is all I need to be happy. - Auliq Ice
But my dreaming self refuses to be consoled. It continues to wander, aimless, homeless, alone. It cannot be convinced of its safety by any evidence drawn from my waking life. - Margaret Atwood
God, I want to give You every minute of this year. I shall try to keep You in mind every moment of my waking hours....I shall try to let You be the speaker and direct every word. I shall try to let You direct my acts. I shall try to learn Your language. - Frank C. Laubach
In the absence of sleep, my restless nights have been fueled by my overactive imagination, weaving waking dreams onto the canvas of conception. Filling my head with lots of ideas waiting to be born into reality. I am eager to return to my beautiful mistress, Creation! - Jaeda DeWalt
I had a dream, which seemed so real,I was King of the world, so full of appeal,Upon waking I found I wasn't alone,In a kingdom called Home, sitting on a throne. - Omar Kiam
When you can no longer tell the difference between being yourself and being love, you are not far from waking up. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The morning will come In the press of every kiss, With your head upon my chest Where I will annoy you With every waking breath Until you decide to wake up. - Coheed and Cambria
Why doesn't anyone tell you we all wind up married to Henry the VIII?......My dear Anne Boleyn,...the only way a woman can avoid waking up next to Henry is to model herself after his daughter Elizabeth and sleep next to no one at all. - Judith Claire Mitchell
Success is waking up in the morning and bounding out of bed because there's something out there that you love to do, that you believe in, that you're good at - something that's bigger than you are, and you can hardly wait to get at it again. - Whit Hobbs
Waking consciousness is dreaming but dreaming constrained by external reality - Oliver Sacks
Letting go looks different for everyone, I think. Sometimes it's as simple as waking up one day and deciding not to let your past rule you. Other times it's a process; slow moving and painful, like trudging through a forest of thorny vines in hopes that you'll find freedom on the other side. - Allison J. Kennedy
Loving someone is waking up a little bit earlier than they do so you can pray for their day. - Melissa Z
Nothing like being in a dream, then waking up to a nightmare. - Anthony Liccione
I kept loving and loving and loving. Every waking hour, I marveled on how these moments would make made me feel. I wanted to love the world and be the change it so deliciously craved. - Robert M. Drake
The magic of each day lives in the unknown. It's waking up as one person, and accepting that when night falls, we may be someone else entirely. So, when you ask what my story is, forgive me----I'm not quite sure yet. - J. Raymond
Hope to sin only in the service of waking up. - Alice Walker
And dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy; They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being. - Lord Byron
Waking in the morning and seeing my books sitting at my bedside, is absolute happiness for me. - Andrea L'Artiste
One of my favourite things about being an author is waking up knowing that there are worlds just waiting to be discovered and created. - C.S. Woolley
Freud thought that a psychosis was a waking dream, and that poets were daydreamers too, but I wonder if the reverse is not as often true, and that madness is a fiction lived in like a rented house - William H. Gass
One of the greatest dangers of great dreams in your youth is waking up to despair as an adult. - Tice Davids aka David T. Parker
It is quite natural and inevitable that, if we spend sixteen hours daily of our waking lives in thinking about the affairs of the world and five minutes in thinking about God and our souls, this world will seem two hundred times more real to us than God. - William Ralph Inge
When dreaming is better than reality we're livingWhat's the sense of waking up in a nightmare? - Joshua Natad
Hope is a waking dream. - Aristotle
It seems that I have been held in some dreaming stateA tourist in the waking world world, never quite awake.No kiss, no gentle word could wake me from this slumber,Until I realised that it was you who held me under. - Florence + the Machine
In waking a tiger, use a long stick. - Mao Tse-tung
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself. - Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
The more wakeful a man is to the things which surround him, the more asleep is he, and his waking is worse than his sleep. - Idries Shah
Writers don’t get time off. Every moment - waking or sleeping - a writer is working, observing, thinking and creating. - Graeme Roberts
it is an ocean of burning oil I am cast adrift upon, no sea’s repose; I pass from waking agonies… to the semiconscious trance of torment in which the smaller, earlier, deeper rings of the brain know only that the nerves scream, the body aches, and there is no one to turn crying to for comfort. - Iain Banks
If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream. - René Magritte
It's not easy in this phosphorescent gloom telling waking dreams apart anyhow. - Aimee Mann
We Indians are an extremely intelligent people but we can progress as a nation only when we learn the secret of unleashing this positive power of the people. Whenever this happens it disturbs a lot of people - because they know that a giant is waking up. - Verghese Kurien
Waking up is not a selfish pursuit of happiness, it is a revolutionary stance, from the inside out, for the benefit of all beings in existence. - Noah Levine
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
Do not fear death, fear sleeping without waking up instead. - ABC
There can be nothing without love. No money, no power. Love is very important. When you wake up in the morning, you need to know that somebody else is waking up, thinking of you. - Giorgio Armani
Believe me when I tell you that waking up by your side, is the best thing that could happen to me. - Auliq Ice
Love can be so hauntingly beautiful, waking up past selves that have been wandering aimlessly through the corridors of our soul, for far too long. When someone else can take us from the ghost-town of our inner-selves, to exciting new landscapes, it's worth the risk, just to feel reborn. - Jaeda DeWalt
I never thought the touch of another person could make the nerves jangle and dance beneath my skin. It was like I had slept the last few months away and now, suddently, I was waking up. - Shannon Delaney
I built my home in the feeling of waking up at dawn in a new city, where every road is the right road because there is no ordinary. Everything is as profound as you make it. - Charlotte Eriksson
If life is a dream, better you dread the waking! - Honeythorn Gump
Waking up to an alarm clock is getting punched in the face by time. - J.R. Rim
Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep. - Charles M. Schulz
... as we travel again between life and death, Waking and dream, blinking, while layers within layers,None better, none worse, unravel and knit up before us . . . - Jay Woodman
The waking have one world in common; sleepers have each a private world of his own. - Heraclitus
I am getting by doing just the bare minimum and it takes up so many hours of my waking day. - Nina Montgomery
Hope is a Waking Dream By Aristotile - AlvinAlicia
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