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  • 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.
    * Walter Benjamin

  • Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
    * Bible -- Psalms 30:5

  • It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.
    * John Cheever

  • Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety.
    * René Daumal

  • So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o'clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience.
    * Moss Hart

  • 'Tis always morning somewhere in the world.
    * Richard Henry Horne

  • The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
    * Jean Kerr

  • Oft when the white, still dawn
    Lifted the skies and pushed the hills apart,
    I have felt it like a glory in my heart.
    * Edwin Markham

  • At first a small line of inconceivable splendour emerged on the horizon, which, quickly expanding, the sun appeared in all of his glory, unveiling the whole face of nature, vivifying every colour of the landscape, and sprinkling the dewy earth with glittering light.
    * Ann Radcliffe

  • For what human ill does not dawn seem to be an alleviation?
    * Thornton Wilder