Aurora hail, and all the thousand dies, Which deck thy progress through the vaulted skies: The morn awakes, and wide extends her rays, On ev'ry leaf the gentle zephyr plays; Harmonious lays the feather'd race resume, Dart the bright eye, and shake the painted plume.— Phillis Wheatley
Unique Wide Awake quotations
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true.
My soul is not asleep. It is awake, wide awake. It neither sleeps nor dreams, but watches, its eyes wide open far-off things, and listens at the shores of the great silence.
Wide awake I can make my most fantastic dreams come true.
Better try to stay wide awake, or you might end up found dead by the lake.
Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.
Time takes it all, time bears it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.
Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised.
We've become a nation of wolves, ruled by sheep.
Owned by swine, overfed, and put to sleep. While the media elite declare what to think, I'll be wide awake, on the edge, and on the brink.
Modern man likes to pretend that his thinking is wide-awake.
But this wide-awake thinking has led us into the mazes of a nightmare in which the torture chambers are endlessly repeated in the mirrors of reason.
Has my heart gone to sleep? Have the beehives of my dreams stopped working, the waterwheel of the mind run dry, scoops turning empty, only shadow inside? No, my heart is not asleep. It is awake, wide awake. Not asleep, not dreaming— its eyes are opened wide watching distant signals, listening on the rim of vast silence
Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.
Wide awake to the presence of God, I realized I had been so focused on asking why a good God allowed bad things to happen that I was missing out on the nearness of God all along. In becoming preoccupied with the why, I was missing the who.
When you're wide awake say it for goodness sake, it's gonna be a great day.
Now it's clear to me/ that everything you see/ ain't always what it seems.
Success is somebody else's failure. Success is the American Dream we can keep dreaming because most people in most places, including thirty million of ourselves, live wide awake in the terrible reality of poverty.
A man goes to knowledge as he goes to war, wide awake, with fear, with respect, and with absolute assurance.
Why, he wondered, did people who had been asleep always want to make out that they were extremely wide-awake?
Fog rolled in like a form of sorrow. To live exiled from a place you have known intimately is to experience sensory deprivation. A wide-awake coma. ... The sea was a memory bank into which everything fell and was lost. I dove in but came out empty-handed.
Better to get up late and be wide awake then, than to get up early and be asleep all day.
As we gradually learn to harness the optimal computing capacity of matter, our intelligence will spread through the universe at (or exceeding) the speed of light, eventually leading to a sublime, universe wide awakening.
A man goes to knowledge as he goes to war: wide-awake, with fear, with respect, and with absolute assurance. Going to knowledge or going to war in any other manner is a mistake, and whoever makes it might never live to regret it
Dear young people, Christ asks you to be wide awake and alert, to see the things in life that really matter.
That a man can change himself…and master his own destiny is the conclusion of every mind who is wide-awake to the power of right thought.”(Christian D. Larson)
Tomorrow we shall meet, Death and I -.And he shall thrust his swordInto one who is wide awake.
Society is composed of slow Christians and wide-awake sinners.
travel never made a bore interesting;
it only makes for a well-traveled bore, in the same way coffee makes for a wide-awake drunk. In fact, the more a bore travels, the worse he gets. The only advantage in it for his friends and family is that he isn't home as much.
Faith I have, in myself, in humanity, in the worthwhileness of the pursuits in entertainment for the masses. But wide awake, not blind faith, moves me. My operations are based on experience, thoughtful observation and warm fellowship with my neighbors at home and around the world.
I'm all out o faith, this is how I feel.
I'm cold and I am shamed lying naked on the floor. Illusions never change into something real. I'm wide awake and I can see the perfect sky is torn. You're a little late, I'm already torn.
Ah, pray no mistake, We are not shy; We're very wide awake The Moon and I.
I don't sleep. All night long I'm wide awake, thinking, Secrets, secrets, secrets. There are secrets in my past no one needs to know. Secrets in my present that might kill Kim and Chip. I don't want to take my secrets with me when I go. When I pass through the light, i want to be free of everything and everyone.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men; they act out their dreams to make them reality.
When you dream alone, with your eyes shut, asleep, that dream is an illusion.
But when we dream together, sharing the same dream, awake and with our eyes wide open, then that dream becomes reality!
This is the year 2019. This is not the time and place for dreams. This is the time to wake up. This is a moment in history where we need to be wide awake.