Quotes with morning
The regular early morning yell of horror was the sound of Arthur Dent waking up and suddenly remembering where he was.
Life, the Universe and Everything (1982)
The story is told (by Kierkegaard) of the absent-minded man so abstracted from his own life that he hardly knows he exists until, one fine morning, he wakes up to find himself dead.
Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958)
There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
It turns out that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony -- which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value. I can’t imagine anything worse than that. Okay, maybe I can, but imagine reading the morning newspaper and believing it all to be true on some level.
What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
We think our civilization near its meridian, but we are yet only at the cock-crowing and the morning star. In our barbarous society the influence of character is in its infancy.
Essays: Second Series (1844)
The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
We have all these new channels and tools to understand the world as it happens, but there’s no reliable algorithm for sorting through the morass. It used to be to read the morning paper on the way to work and read the evening paper on the way home. Now we have to invent a new personal methodology every day. And if we’re waiting for things to settle down and become simple, that’s never going to happen.
Discussing the new and old media in an interview with Maureen Dowd in New York Times article published on April 24, 2013.
You hear stories about me beating my brains out practicing, but... I was enjoying myself. I couldn't wait to get up in the morning, so I could hit balls. When I'm hitting the ball where I want, hard and crisply, it's a joy that very few people experience.
When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: "If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right." It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs at Stanford University on June 12, 2005
Receiving the Nobel Prize in Physics was a completely unexpected, yet very pleasant surprise. I had to start my pot of coffee very early the morning I received the news that I had been chosen.
Autobiography from Les Prix Nobel. The Nobel Prizes 2000, Editor Tore Frängsmyr, [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 2001
The kind who would just nod their heads, pack their bags, and be early if I told 'em we had a game in some shopping-center parking lot, for no money, at 6 A.M. some Wednesday morning.
Explaining 'shopping lot' player
I wake up every morning feeling lucky - which is driven by fear, no doubt, since I know it could all go away.
The man with the best job in the country is the Vice President. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, "How's the President?"
Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day.
Even Hitler didn't wake up going, "let me do the most evil thing I can do today." I think he woke up in the morning and using a twisted, backwards logic, he set out to do what he thought was "good." Stuff like that just needs reprogramming. ... I wake up every day full of hope, positive that every day is going to be better than yesterday. And I'm looking to infect people with my positivity. I think I can start an epidemic.
Quoted in Daily Record (December 22, 2007). This statement was often misquoted.
I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. So when I go to sleep I turn everything over to the Lord and forget it.
I don't have to assert my virility. I think my career has shown that I'm not exactly a pantywaist. But I do take pride in my work, even to the point of being the first one on the set in the morning. I'm a professional.