quote by Michael Ian Black

I don't think I was awake for much of my childhood. I did a lot of napping. This might have been a defensive measure against encroaching depression. Until about the age of eleven or twelve, I had zero interests other than trying to steal gumballs from supermarket gumball machines.

— Michael Ian Black

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Nap quote Let's start by taking a smallish nap or two...

Let's start by taking a smallish nap or two...

Humans can't live in the present, like animals do.

Humans are always thinking about the future or the past. So it's a veil of tears, man. I don't know anything that's going to benefit me now, except love. I just need an overwhelming amount of love. And a nap. Mostly a nap.

Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught.

I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.

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.

People who work hard often work too hard.

... May we learn to honor the hammock, the siesta, the nap and the pause in all its forms.

This is the dream of all the world. The dream is to live in Granada. You know, work in the morning, have a one-hour in the afternoon, at night go out and have that life. You know. Go out and see your friends and eat tapa and drink red wine and be in a beautiful place.

I've got magic. I've got poetry at my fingertips.

I always see these landscapes in my dreams, and feel happy.

I desperately try to transform these dreams into artwork, so that even while napping, I construct and reconstruct various images.

I like to do 'Garfield Mondays': lasagna and napping in a box.

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.

Hockey is the only job I know where you get paid to have a nap on the day of the game.

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.

You know what Sunday is, it's a day with a lot of potential for naps.

If, on the other hand, happiness depends on a good breakfast, flowers in the yard, a drink or a nap, then we are more likely to live with quite a bit of happiness.

With Great power comes great need to take a nap

Naps are nature's way of reminding you that life is nice, like a beautiful swinging hammock strung between birth and infinity.

Take a nap in a fireplace and you'll sleep like a log.

When the going gets tough, the tough take a coffee break.

The idea is that one's temperament improves with age;

that you learn to deal better with people and become more benevolent and loving. That's not necessarily true. I try to stay loose but sometimes the best thing to do is get yourself away and take a good nap.

My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping.

I wouldn't say I was grumpy. It's more pathological - I have seismic tantrums. I get red in the face and cry at least three times a week, and I have to lie down and have a nap afterwards.

Consciousness: That annoying time between naps

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore--While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As if some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. "'Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door--Only this and nothing more.

With great power... comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.

My very first kiss happened when I was 6, underneath some desks during 'nap time', but my first real kiss happened when I was 15 in the parking lot at a Mexican food restaurant.

Ladies bathed before noon, after their three o'clock naps, and by nightfall were like soft teacakes with frostings of sweat and sweet talcum.

If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.

No matter what happens, the U.S. Navy is not going to be caught napping.

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

But the important thing is to lie down and fall asleep.

That little nap means you wake up fresh again and can continue.

The Sunflow'r, thinking 'twas for him foul shame To nap by daylight, strove t' excuse the blame; It was not sleep that made him nod, he said, But too great weight and largeness of his head.

I count it as a certainty that in paradise, everyone naps.

Researchers at Harvard say that taking a power nap for an hour in the afternoon can totally refresh you. They say that by the time you wake up you'll feel so good, you'll be able to start looking for a new job.

If you find a reluctancy to go into the presence of God, there may be unconfessed, unrepented sin in your life. Part of your quiet time is to get your heart clean and pure. Each of us needs to take ourselves by the nap of our necks and confess and repent before we come into God's holy presence to fellowship.

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