Quotations About / On: SUNDAY

  • 1.
    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 (1785-1859), British author. "The Pleasures of Opium," Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1822). Recalling the day in 1804 when he first took opium.)
  • 2.
    The most 'UNGODLY' moment in America, perhaps, 'tis Sunday mornings.
    (Christianity's ineptitude in following Christ's teachings.)
  • 3.
    It's 10 am Sunday and the Preacher's bench isn't even being monopolized by any self-righteous pricks.
    (At the gym)
  • 4.
    Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
    (Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 1, no. 76 (1886).)
  • 5.
    The life of the wealthy is one long Sunday.
    (Georg B├╝chner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1994). The Hessian Messenger (1834).)
  • 6.
    Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
    (Joseph Addison (1672-1719), British essayist. Spectator (London, July 9, 1711), no. 112.)
  • 7.
    Every day is not Sunday nor everyday a Monday, so why expect all days to be alike?
  • 8.
    Sunday is not the Christian Sabbath; it is simply the day for believers to celebrate the Risen and Ever-living Messiah.
    (My humble answer to Dr. Michael Brown's topical question, ' Is Sunday the Christian sabbath? ')
  • 9.
    People react to fear, not love—they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.
    (Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994), U.S. Republican politician, president. Quoted in William Safire, Before The Fall, prologue (1975).)
  • 10.
    I thought to myself that it was still another Sunday gone by, that Mother was now buried, that I was going to return to work and that, after all, nothing had changed.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. The Stranger, p. 39, Gallimard (1942).)
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