I didn't want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that's really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you're so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.
Then the world seemed none so bad, And I myself a sterling lad; And down in lovely muck I've lain, Happy till I woke again.
"In the same way that the Soviets' Sputnik satellite woke up the country to the need for math and science education, the outsourcing conversation cries out for a constructive, long-term solution that ensures Americans have world-class education, a world-class workforce and the ability to remain a competitive global leader." (2004)
Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose.Randall Jarrell
Oh these deceits are strong almost as life. Last night I dreamt I was in the labyrinth, And woke far on. I did not know the place.Edwin Muir
I consider myself a pretty rounded guy. I've done pretty elite things in business, sport and academics and all of a sudden I woke up one morning and I'm a 'big, black, British, gay guy'. That was frustrating at timesjohn amaechi
We dream our dream alone with no resistance / Fading like the stars we wish to beTrue perfection has to be imperfectMy God woke up on the wrong side of his bedLittle by little / We gave you everything you ever dreamed of / And little by little / the wheels of your life have slowly fallen off" **Noel Gallagher
I slept, and dreamed that life was Beauty;I woke, and found that life was Duty.Was thy dream then a shadowy lie?Toil on, poor heart, unceasingly;And thou shalt find thy dream to beA truth and noonday light to thee.
It was a tiny sound but it woke me up because it was a human sound.miranda july
If I woke up tomorrow morning and it was just a dream, it would be the best dream I've ever had, and I would be ? I would not be happy to be waking up! [laughter]leona lewis
Heart-hidden from the outer things I rose;The spirit woke anew in nightly birthUnto the vastness where forever glowsThe star-soul of the earth.There all alone in primal ecstasy,Within her depths where revels never tire,The Olden Beauty shines: each thought of meIs veined through with its fire.george william russell
I'm a little embarrassed about how long it took me to see the folly of most government intervention. It was probably 15 years before I really woke up to the fact that almost everything government attempts to do, it makes worse.john stossel
Well I woke up this mornin' it was Christmas Day And the birds were singing the night away I saw my stocking lying on the chair Looked right to the bottom but you weren't thereadrian henri
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters. When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose.Randall Jarrell
But one only woke people if one knew what one wanted to say to them. And she wanted to say not one thing, but everything. Little words that broke up the thought and dismembered it said nothing. 'About life, about death; about Mrs Ramsay' – no, she thought, one could say nothing to nobody.virginia woolf
I slept, and dreamed that life was Beauty; I woke, and found that life was Duty. Was thy dream then a shadowy lie? Toil on, poor heart, unceasingly; And thou shalt find thy dream to be A truth and noonday light to thee.
Last night the nightingale woke me, Last night, when all was still. It sang in the golden moonlight, From out the woodland hill.
I slept and dreamed that life was Beauty; I woke, and found that life was Duty: Was thy dream then a shadowy lie?
If I woke up tomorrow with my head sewn to the carpet, I wouldn't be more surprised than I am now.Clark Griswold