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Waking Up Quotes


"I had to stop drinkin, cuz I got tired of waking up in my car driving ninety." - Richard Pryor

"Anyone can slay a dragon, he told me, but try waking up every morning and loving the world all over again. That's what takes a real hero." - Brian Andreas

"Looking at her is like waking up." - Veronica Roth

"Happiness is, waking up without a hangover." - Robert Black

"Age is nothing; waking up is everything." - Maya Angelou

"That's her psychic cock waking her up." - Bill Allred

"I'm waking up to say I tried, instead of waking up to another TV guide." - Avril Lavigne

"People are waking up in their homes - without conferences. They're waking up because life is waking them up, not because of some conference called "Body and Soul."" - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Man, I hate waking up with a dead hooker." - Dan Henderson

"Waking up in the morning isn't a choice, you know." - Gary Kraftsow

"Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face." - George Eliot

"Such sober certainty of waking bliss." - John Milton

"I mean, who wants to live waking up... at least I don't want to live waking up everyday about revenge." - Mitchell Baker

"Waking up from a dream of violence is much the same as waking up from a dream of love. You must go on living your life." - Wendell Berry

"Try to let go of the idea that you need to do yoga perfectly in order to see its benefits. Rather, let it be a process of waking up to who you really are. If you do this, you will know joy. And that joy will be your gift to a world that very much needs our healing." - Darren Main

"No objects of value are worth risking the priceless experience of waking up one more day." - Jack Smith

"There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it." - Mindy Kaling

"Hell's waking up every goddamn day and not even knowing why you're here." - Frank Miller

"Waking up was a daily cruelty, an affront, and she avoided it by not sleeping." - Gregory Maguire

"I feel as if I'm always on the verge of waking up." - Fernando Pessoa

"There should be a better way to start a day than waking up every morning." - Stephen Hawking

"Beyond living and dreaming there is something more important: waking up." - Antonio Machado

"Success is waking up every day and doing what you want to do" - Daymond John

"Nothing like being in a dream, then waking up to a nightmare." - Anthony Liccione

"There is something to be said for waking up every morning and seeing the sun." - Landon Donovan

"The best part of waking up, is Folgers in your cup!" - Paul Stanley

"If you're having trouble waking up for fajr, set your alarm to play Quran. It works!" - Yasmin Mogahed

"Waking up each morning to a hysterical alarm clock on the bedside table." - Paulo Coelho

"Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be" - Alan Watts

"Children should observe a regular schedule for sleeping and waking up." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Enlightenment means waking up to what you truly are and then being that." - Adyashanti

"The days of waking up and reading the overnight ratings are over." - Dawn Ostroff

"Waking up in TRUTH is so much better than living in a lie." - Idris Elba

"All my life I've been pleasin' everyone but me, waking up in someone else's dream." - Faith Hill

"Hustle is waking up the day before you die and realising you gave it your all." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"Hell's waking up every goddamn day and not even knowing why you're here." - Frank Miller

"My main goal now is waking up healthy every day and going on with life." - Prince Fielder

"The perfect day is going to bed with a dream and waking up with a purpose." - A J Mclean

"Waking up and having a project to work on is one of life's great pleasures." - Kelly Reichardt

"In reality, there are no enemies; we're all souls in growth, waking up" - James Redfield

"I am grateful to journalism for waking me up to the realities of the world." - Eduardo Galeano

"Waking up with a bad head in the morning is difficult sometimes." - Caroline Corr

"I love the idea of waking up to a song. It could be any song." - Shreya Ghoshal

"There's no point waking up in the morning feeling sorry for yourself." - Dave Davies

"Realizing I was gay was a long sort of waking up." - Melissa Etheridge

"I do like routines. Waking up the same time, go to bed the same time." - Andrew Luck

"When I'm not working, I definitely I like waking up at noon." - Jena Malone

"Nothing is better than waking up in the morning and being excited to go into work." - Caprice Bourret

"It's not just about waking up and trying to be a star... It's practice, practice, practice." - Bo Bice

"I love traveling, I love waking up in a new city every day." - Brendon Urie

"The best thing about waking up early is seeing the sun rise." - Bridgit Mendler

"I regularly find myself waking up to art I passed by or simply ignored." - Charles Saatchi

"This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile." - Wislawa Szymborska

"I enjoy waking up in the morning and thinking, 'Who do I want to be today?'" - Trinny Woodall

"At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself." - Maya Angelou

"I grew up thinking that you were supposed to read and write all your waking hours." - John Hope

"Wake me up Wake me up, you said But I was sleeping, too I was dreaming But now I'm waking up Still waking up I can see the sun" - Maggie Stiefvater

"It's better to wake up alone knowing that you're alone, than waking up with someone and still be lonely" - Liv Ullmann

"I never sleep in. By the way, when we're like, "We alternate waking up for the kids," the other person's waking up at 7 a.m. It's not like you're waking up at 10. It's like, "I'm really going to give you a treat and you're gonna get your ass up at 7 instead of 5:59." Which is when our son wakes up." - June Diane Raphael

"It's important to leave your face without makeup for a while after waking up...Let your skin breathe a while before applying your makeup, even if it means waking up a bit earlier." - Diane Von Furstenberg

"My perfect Sunday is waking up at 10 - which, you know, those days are over for me - but waking up at 10, breakfast with children, hanging out with well-behaved children." - June Diane Raphael

"A mother, after all, is your entry into the world. She is the shell in which you divide and become a life. Waking up in a world without her is like waking up in a world without sky: unimaginable." - Meghan Orourke

"A mother, after all, is your entry into the world. She is the shell in which you divide and become a life. Waking up in a world without her is like waking up in a world without sky: unimaginable." - Meghan O'Rourke

"Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep." - Charles M Schulz

"Keep wondering whether your waking reality is a dream and you will wake up to the real." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Politics is like waking up in the morning. You never know whose head you'll find on the pillow." - Winston Churchill

"that's what it was like waking up in the crypts. no-longer-dead. but without her. like burning alive." - Lauren Oliver

"I have a problem about being nearly sixty: I keep waking up in the morning and thinking I'm thirty-one." - Elizabeth Janeway

"Sometimes we complain, but there is something beautiful about waking up before everyone to get better at what we love." - Missy Franklin

"In an ideal world no one would talk before 10am. People would just hug, because waking up is really hard." - Zooey Deschanel

"If you are 26 years old and you're waking up under Star Wars sheets... the Force is not with you." - Gary Gulman

"You can't be as old as I am without waking up with a surprised look on your face every morning." - Paul Newman

"At the moment of waking up, before getting out of bed, get in touch with your breath" - Nhat Hanh

"79 percent of smartphone owners check their device within 15 minutes of waking up every morning.
" - Hooked

"Knowing that you are living in a dreamworld is very liberating, because it gives you the option of waking up." - Srikumar Rao

"After I left LA... it was like waking up. And so I moved back east and stopped auditioning." - Casey Affleck

"I only remember the end of my dreams, like waking up at a steering wheel, or falling." - Ben Barnes

"I keep vampire hours, going to bed at 2 A.M. and waking up at about 10:30-11 A.M." - Douglas Coupland

"I think sleep's really important. I value it as much as waking up and having a full day." - Jena Malone

"Nothing seemed as scary as waking up at 40 and realizing that I had not lived a very courageous life." - Brit Marling

"I hate waking up every morning to my alarm. I always bang my head on the steering wheel." - Scott Wood

"The more I read about feeding times, sleep times and waking-up times, the more inadequate and miserable I felt." - Gail Porter

"Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man." - Pliny The Elder

"You are going around on the wheel again and again. You go around and around from lifetime to lifetime. You never quite wake up. Enlightenment is waking up." - Frederick Lenz

"You wake up each day from the dream; but to be free, you must also wake up from the waking state." - Mooji

"Start going to bed earlier! It is a tough adjustment when you have had a summer of staying up late and waking up late." - Bella Thorne

"Waking up sober is a good day. I love being able to wake up and do positive things, to go to the gym." - Rodney King

"The fields are snowbound no longer; There are little blue lakes and flags of tenderest green. The snow has been caught up into the sky- So many white clouds-and the blue of the sky is cold. Now the sun walks in the forest, He touches the bows and stems with his golden fingers; They shiver, and wake from slumber. Over the barren branches he shakes his yellow curls. Yet is the forest full of the sound of tears.... A wind dances over the fields. Shrill and clear the sound of her waking laughter, Yet the little blue lakes tremble And the flags of tenderest green bend and quiver." - Katherine Mansfield

"Death for the Christian is to fall asleep in the arms of Jesus and waking up and finding out that you're home." - Alistair Begg

"Imagine a world that seemed so much bigger than you. Imagine waking up one morning and finding a piece of yourself you didn't even know existed." - Jodi Picoult

"So I'm into men now, even though they can be frightening. I want a schedule-keeping, waking-up-early, wallet-carrying, non-Velcro-shoe-wearing man." - Mindy Kaling

"Waking up is not serious. It is a gentle remembering and an honoring of the present moment as the truth of life." - Leonard Jacobson

"We are still in the position of waking up and having a choice. Do I make the world better today somehow, or do I not bother?" - Tom Hanks

"Enlightened Society is all about nurturing the human spirit - waking up to the goodness, kindness and strength that we already have." - Sakyong Mipham

"What is this precious love and laughter budding in our hearts? It is the glorious sound of a soul waking up!" - Hafez

"Experience in itself wasn't enough. The diary was my defense against waking up at the end of my life and realizing I'd missed it." - Sarah Manguso

"I don't remember any dream. All I remember is waking up and feeling that there had been a change while I was sleeping." - Brice Marden

"I never looked at being a musician any different than waking up one day and wanting to be an accountant or a lawyer." - James Vincent Mcmorrow

"Experience in itself was' enough. The diary was my defense against waking up at the end of my life and realizing I"d missed it." - Sarah Manguso

"and all I could think was that I would like to spend every morning for the rest of my life waking up beside her" - Nicholas Sparks

"Ani felt a stirring, a hope, a winged thing waking up in her chest and brushing her heart with it's feathers." - Shannon Hale

"Things have a life of their own," the gypsy proclaimed with a harsh accent. "It's simply a matter of waking up their souls." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Dying without actually fully living, without waking up to our lives while we have the chance, is an ongoing and significant risk." - Jon Kabat-Zinn

"There are two ways of waking up in the morning. One is to say, 'Good morning, God,' and the other is to say, 'Good God, morning'!" - Fulton J Sheen

"A boy spends his time finding a girl to sleep with. A real man spends his time looking for the one worth waking up to." - John F Kennedy

"Waking up to you is like... presents on Christmas morning." His mouth curved. "For your convenience, I'm already unwrapped. Batteries not required." - Sylvia Day

"He said "woman" in the same way I"d say "Mmmmm, yummy chocolate" after waking up from hunger pains and finding a Hershey bar in an empty refrigerator." - Ilona Andrews

"So I'm into men now, even though they can be frightening. I want a schedule-keeping, waking-up-early, wallet-carrying, non-Velcro-shoe-wearing man." - Mindy Kaling

"Still, waking up this early was just wrong. "Why ca' people be reasonable and only die after eleven A.M.?" I whined." - Diana Rowland

"He said "woman" in the same way I'd say "Mmmmm, yummy chocolate" after waking up from hunger pains and finding a Hershey bar in an empty refrigerator." - Ilona Andrews

"Flickering lights anonymous doors my heart escaping in drips i'm still waking up but she's still sleeping this ICU is hotel for the dead" - Maggie Stiefvater

"I can't imagine any greater fear Than waking up without you here And though the sun would still shine on My whole world would all be gone" - Sara Evans

"There's one thing that's really great about waking up early, and it's not jogging or greeting the day - it's just that that's when they make doughnuts." - Kathy Griffin

"Hell was waking up alone, the sheets wet with your tears and your seed, knowing the woman you had dreamed of would never come back to you." - Lisa Kleypas

"What starts love is your ability to stupefy and blind yourself to the point of being able to fall in love. What stops it is waking up." - Fran Lebowitz

"Choices after waking up: To be true or to lie? To take action or be brainwashed? To be free or be jailed?" - Ai Weiwei

"We are not just humans learning to become buddhas, but also buddhas waking up in human form, learning to become fully human." - John Welwood

"I once Experimented with marijuna, next thing I know I'm waking up with blood on my hands.......and not my own blood." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Any happiness, no matter how brief, seemed better than the long, simmering torture of waking up day after day, knowing I could never have him." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Still, waking up this early was just wrong. "Why can't people be reasonable and only die after eleven A.M.?" I whined." - Diana Rowland

"There is nothing like waking up at six in the morning and changing a baby's nappy to bring you face to face with life's reality." - Tony Blair

"I feel like music does have a role to play in waking people up; it can be an alarm clock or it can be a lullaby." - Debby Ryan

"Waking up is seeing yourself just as you are, not as you would like to be nor as you are afraid you might be." - Paul Lowe

"For me, success to me is waking up and doing what you're doing every day, whatever that looks like to me." - Chuck Harmony

"When we experience stress, the nervous system tries to control things. Part of waking up is discovering what we are beyond that controlling organism." - Tara Brach

"I remember having my tonsils out when I was fifteen and waking up crying historically but not being able to stop. That was quite strange." - Rae Morris

"I can very much relate to waking up inside of your life and saying to yourself, "How did I get here?"" - Sara Bareilles

"Light takes the Tree; but who can tell us how? The lowly worm climbs up a winding stair; I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow." - Theodore Roethke

"I enjoy waking up and not having to go to work. So I do it three or four times a day." - Gene Perret

"Being a human means waking up in this world, where we all have to work and slog to put food on the table." - Jason Mraz

"One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in his bed he had been changed into a monstrous bug..." - Franz Kafka

"Waking your kids up for school the first day after a break is almost as much fun as birthing them was." - Jenny Mccarthy

"Each of our lives is a part of the lengthy process of the universe gradually waking up and becoming aware of itself." - Thomas Nagel

"Your home should be your home. People shouldn't be allowed to use whatever crazy lenses they use to catch you waking up in the morning." - Sarah Chalke

"It's not easy waking up every single morning knowing what you're going to put your body through and having to do it. We don't have days off." - Bryan Clay

"The Beltway is waking up to the realities of Prsident Obam's budget plan, which taxes, spends, and borrows as far as the eye can see." - Matthew Continetti

"Scientists are slowly waking up to an inconvenient truth - the universe looks suspiciously like a fix. The issue concerns the very laws of nature themselves." - Paul Davies

"I'm always swimming forward like a shark. You just keep going and you don't rest. I love waking up knowing that I have a problem to solve." - Nile Rodgers

"I don't have maids or servants, and my husband and I love waking up early and going to the 24-hour supermarket when there is nobody else there." - Dolly Parton

"There are things around, and I know where they can be got quite easily, but I quite like waking up to the sunshine." - Terry Pratchett

"I'm tired. I'm tired of feeling rejected by the American people. I'm tired of waking up in the middle of the night worrying about the war." - Lyndon B Johnson

"After waking up, I take my vitamins and eat fruit or, sometimes, bread with garlic, which is good for your health." - Jordi Molla

"I'll quit coffee. It won't be easy drinking my Bailey's straight, but I'll get used to it. It'll still be the best part of waking up." - Megan Mullally

"If everything appears meaningless then congratulations to you! You have started on the path. This is the first sign of intelligence, of waking up." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"I want a schedule-keeping, waking-up-early, wallet-carrying, picture-hanging man. I don't care if he takes prescription drugs for cholesterol or hair loss." - Mindy Kaling

"I find I'm waking up really early now, just to read. Waking up at ungodly hours. But I try to keep up, religiously. When I was a kid, it used to be a book a day. Then a book a week. Now it's like a book every two weeks. But I read every day." - Guillermo Del Toro

"Out of sleeping a waking, Out of waking a sleep." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity." - Elise M. Boulding

"Hope is a waking dream." - Aristotle

"Spirituality means waking up. Most people, even though they don't know it, are asleep. They're born asleep, they live asleep, they marry in their sleep, they breed children in their sleep, they die in their sleep without ever waking up. They never understand the loveliness and the beauty of this thing that we call human existence." - Anthony De Mello



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