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Letter "W" » waking
«Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.»
«Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.»
«A lost but happy dream may shed its light upon our waking hours, and the whole day may be infected with the gloom of a dreary or sorrowful one; yet of neither may we be able to recover a trace»
Author: Walter de La Mare
, happy hour
, light upon
, shed light on
«At last awake / From life, that insane dream we take / For waking now.»
«Each morning the day lies like a fresh shirt on our bed; this incomparably fine, incomparably tightly woven tissue of pure prediction fits us perfectly. The happiness of the next twenty-four hours depends on our ability, on waking, to pick it up.»
Author: Walter Benjamin
, twenty-four hours
«For the one who is moderate in eating, recreation, working, sleeping, and waking, this yoga [of meditation] destroys [all] sorrow.»
Author: Bhagavad Gita
«During the majority of his waking hours he is in close association with his pupils, who are admittedly his inferiors, and so he rapidly acquires the familiar, self-satisfied professorial attitude of mind»
Author: Henry Louis Mencken
«And now good morrow to our waking souls, which watch not one another out of fear; for love, all love of other sights controls, and makes one little room, an everywhere»
«Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
, moment of truth
«Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts, let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile.»