Morning Quotes

By | January 12, 2009

Quotations about Mornings

How beautiful, buoyant, and glad is morning! The first sunshine on the leaves: the first wind, laden with the first breath of the flowers—that deep sigh with which they seem to waken from sleep; the first dew, untouched even by the light foot of the early hare; the first chirping of the rousing birds, as if eager to begin song and flight; all is redolent of the strength given by rest, and the joy of conscious life. ~ Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Stuart was an early riser: he was almost always the first person up in the morning. He liked the feeling of being the first one stirring; he enjoyed the quiet rooms with the books standing still on the shelves, the pale light coming in through the windows, and the fresh smell of day. ~ E.B. White

For what human ill does not dawn seem to be an alleviation? ~ Thornton Wilder

Experience has decided that the early morning air is much more inspiring and vigorous than the evening. What is the law? Is not the atmosphere, like all other substances and tissues, spoiled of its energy by the action of light and heat? Does it not, like the vegetable and animal kingdom, require rest? After a night’s rest it is recruited and young again. ~ John Pulsford

There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast. ~ Unknown

I have a “carpe diem” mug and, truthfully, at six in the morning the words do not make me want to seize the day. They make me want to slap a dead poet. ~ Joanne Sherman

I don’t think jogging is healthy, especially morning jogging. If morning joggers knew how tempting they looked to morning motorists, they would stay home and do sit-ups. ~ Rita Rudner

Early morning does not mince words. ~ John Galsworthy

And this prime hour of fragrance is the hour so many miss upon beds of sloth, never half knowing what a beautiful, marvellous world is around them. Not all the long hours of day can possibly bring back again the charm and blessedness of this, either to the body or to the soul. ~ Sarah Smiley

Luxury is an ancient notion. There was once a Chinese mandarin who had himself wakened three times every morning simply for the pleasure of being told it was not yet time to get up. ~ Argosy

What a benediction is this fragrance of the early morning! The vernal grass fills the whole atmosphere as with a shower of sweetness. ~ Sarah Smiley

…Ere midnight’s frown and morning’s smile, ere thou and peace may meet. ~P ercy Bysshe Shelley

Find peace in the morning rush and you will have a good day. ~ Mike Dolan

To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Dawn: When men of reason go to bed. ~ Ambrose Bierce

No human being believes that any other human being has a right to be in bed when he himself is up. ~ Robert Lynd

If people were meant to pop out of bed, we’d all sleep in toasters. ~ Unknown

Dawn drowns the stars while still the city sleeps…~ Edgar Fawcett

The moment when you first wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that, during the day that lies before you, absolutely anything may happen. And the fact that it practically always doesn’t, matters not a jot. The possibility is always there. ~ Monica Baldwin

The morning is sure to come

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