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Afternoon Quotes

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We should live our lives as though
Christ were coming this afternoon.
- Jimmy Carter

Related topics: Christian Religion

In my afternoon walk I would fain forget
all my morning occupations and my obligations to society.
- Henry David Thoreau

Think what a better world it would be if we all,
the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock
every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
- Barbara Jordan

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

Millions long for immortality
who don't know what to do on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- Susan Ertz

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to
do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- Susan Ertz

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If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River,
the headline that afternoon would read:
"President Can't Swim."
- Lyndon B. Johnson

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

Under certain circumstances there are few hours in
life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the
ceremony known as afternoon tea.
- Henry James

I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday.
I don't believe in glory days or anything like that,
so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!
- Edie Brickell

We entered Gettysburg in the afternoon,
just in time to meet the enemy entering the town,
and in good season to drive him back before his getting a foothold.
- John Buford

As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one
fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in
a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon.
- Rudolf Arnheim

I like to take afternoon naps in the nude.
- Cleo Moore

And in the afternoon they entered a land -
but such a land!
A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses,
submerged; a land of reptiles, silence,
shadow, decay.
- George Washington Cable

On gym days, I don't get to my desk until 4 in the afternoon,
and everything except bedtime and the appointment with
the liquid narcotic is pushed back a bit.
- Peter Straub

The worst part was waiting around.
Sometimes you are ready at 9 a.m.
and you don't start until the afternoon.
Occupying your time while you wait is the hardest part of the movie.
- Colleen Haskell

The soldiers' last meal is generally served out about
five o'clock in the afternoon,
sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours
intervenes between then and breakfast.
- Patrick MacGill

Man, you don't know how I felt that afternoon when
I heard that voice and it was my own voice.
- Muddy Waters

A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself.
It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening;
it gives a change from the surroundings of home,
however pleasant.
- Ivor Novello

Elton wanted a garden.
They were building all afternoon while we were rehearsing.
And then they built a fountain for Elton.
And he said, I was only joking!
- Maurice Gibb

There are a lot more TV sets in use on Monday night
than on Sunday afternoon.
- Pete Rozelle

My aunt had a season ticket for the Friday afternoon concerts,
and I would go down for lessons.
My lessons were Saturday morning.
- Robert Ripley

Spend the afternoon.
You can't take it with you.
- Annie Dillard

There are few hours in life more agreeable than the
hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
- Henry James

The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny
afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting
belief in the moment and its power to satisfy.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

I have the life of Riley.
I take my kids to school, do a bit of work in the afternoon,
pick my kids up, microwave a meal, hang out with my kids,
and work for a couple of hours.
- Sheena Easton

I think golf is a waste of time and a waste of a sunny afternoon.
I also stink at it.
I have never found anything, including divorce and
a sexual harassment suit,
more frustrating.
- Jay Mohr

In Europe the parents are included as with children.
All three generations are together.
I'm thinking of Italy.
You go out on a Sunday afternoon and the whole family is there.
- Dana Delany

My father was invited to play on a television show
when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television,
a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show.
- John Sebastian

The unconscious mind has a habit of asserting itself in the afternoon.
- Anthony Burgess

If I'm just at the White House, I have meetings in my office,
I sign letters, I plan different things.
Late in the afternoon, I'll quit working and wait for my husband to get home.
- Laura Bush

What happens when the guy who runs the reactor gets
out of bed wrong or decides,
for some reason, that he wants to override his instruction sheet some afternoon?
- David R. Brower

I worried she might spend an afternoon chatting with
me about the sights and then wish me best of luck.
- Arthur Golden

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation,
which are as necessary as reading.
I will rather say more necessary
because health is worth more than learning.
- Thomas Jefferson

My agent and I put out my proposal one Thursday afternoon in August,
1998.
Publishers started bidding immediately,
and that process progressed for a few days.
- Laura Hillenbrand

I never married because there was no need.
I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband.
I have a dog which growls every morning,
a parrot which swears all afternoon,
and a cat that comes home late at night.
- Marie Corelli

What'll we do with ourselves this afternoon? And the day after that,
and the next thirty years?
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I don't like it, but this afternoon I've told myself
I am going to go and get a dress.
- Antonia Fraser

It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball.
I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
- Hank Aaron

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon.
December is here before its June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?
- Dr. Seuss

I wake up early in the morning and walk for an hour.
If I have something to write, I prefer to write in
the morning until midday,
and in the afternoon, I eat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon.
- Jilly Cooper

It was around 4 p.m.
in the afternoon.
I was just taking a nap.
Luckily, my sister was home.
- Sherman Austin

I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film,
or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.
- Sydney Pollack

I get satisfaction of three kinds.
One is creating something, one is being paid for it
and one is the feeling that I haven't just been sitting on my ass all afternoon.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Harvard was a kind of luxurious afternoon.
- Lincoln Kirstein

I don't feel badly about that.
There's a lot of energy on the golf course.
The guys are playing great.
I like the pairings in the afternoon.
I'm going to take what we've got.
- Hal Sutton

Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have
always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
- Henry James

Any film I see at two o'clock in afternoon with my
mother seems to cast a strange spell that means we both come out sobbing.
- Jane Birkin

France is the only place where you can make love in
the afternoon without people hammering on your door.
- Barbara Cartland

I grew up on the tennis court with lots of other kids.
There were like 40 kids all afternoon and I was one of the youngest ones,
so I always had to chase everybody to keep up.
- Martina Hingis

After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage,
in about the middle of the afternoon,
we came upon a second sealed doorway,
which was almost the exact replica of the first.
- Howard Carter

And it sort of jogged a memory of something that I
read at school and I read it,
and I thought God this is it.
So you never can tell.
I could find something this afternoon.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber

It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless;
and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to
show than a rainy Sunday in London.
- Thomas de Quincey

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a
perfectly useless manner,
you have learned how to live.
- Lin Yutang

I loved it, but social reality impeded.
Now I wander in here at 9 in the morning or so,
and come back for a while in the afternoon.
I am a very lenient boss.
- Donald E. Westlake

I take my son to school and then I drive 45 minutes
to practice with my ABA team,
the Florida Pit Bulls, from 10 to 1.
In the afternoon, I have meetings.
- Tim Hardaway

You know, I was a regular on the Friday afternoon drill squad.
Um, which...
The year after I left school, I went back and thanked
the sergeant major because I was so fit.
- John Newcombe

Sometimes, an afternoon spent in bed with someone can
be the most important thing in the universe.
- Malcolm Wilson

To whom it may concern: It is springtime.
It is late afternoon.
- Kurt Vonnegut

There was just no way I could leave this little Martin
guitar in my apartment overnight or even in the afternoon,
and expect to find it there when I got back.
- Steve Forbert

I write in the morning, I walk in the afternoon and I read in the evening.
It's a very easy, lovely life.
- Margaret Forster

Afternoon classes - that evil invention!
- John Gresham Machen

We recorded the record on a Saturday afternoon March
30th and I heard the record for the first time on April 6th.
I was driving to school, literally seven days later.
- Lesley Gore

I spent most of this afternoon writing a new introduction for my autobiography.
- June Foray

I never drink coffee at lunch.
I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.
- Ronald Reagan

I write in the afternoon, from about 12 until 6 or 7.
I use an upstairs room as my office.
Once I get going I keep at it, and it usually takes
about six months from the first blank screen until 'The End.'
- Lee Child

It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that
pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at
the curb for her father to come forth from his office
in one of Chicago's tallest buildings.
- George Barr McCutcheon

The dance commonly begins about the middle of the afternoon or later,
after sundown.
When it begins in the afternoon, there is always an
intermission of an hour or two for supper.
The preliminary painting and dressing is usually the work of about two hours.
- James Mooney

Field of Dreams is the only movie - and I saw it in the theater -
on an afternoon when I was on location somewhere,
and there were like 12 people in the theater.
I was just so devastated; I couldn't get out of my seat.
And I sat and watched it a second time.
- Paul Reiser


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