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Quotations about Weekends
Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless. ~Bill Watterson
Sunday. The poor man's rich day. ~Christian Nestell Bovee (1820–1904), in The Atlantic Monthly, December 1858
Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them. ~John Shirley
Better days are coming. They are called Saturday and Sunday. ~Author unknown
I believe that it is a mandatory Law of the Universe that on Fridays, you have to do something a little fun. ~Hanna Rhoades, 2006, www.thisgardenisillegal.com
The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend. ~Chuck Palahniuk
There aren't enough days in the weekend. ~Rod Schmidt
The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
Why wait for the weekend to have fun ~Loesje, loesje.org
When do we journey down to town?
If rough or fine, if rain or shine,
When do we smooth our wrinkles out?
When do we nurse our corns and gout?
When do we heal our wounds and smarts?
When do we make our pies and tarts?
When do the children loudest shout?
When bring the choicest playthings out?
When do we take our trips and jaunts?
When do we gather fruits and flower,
And spend our happy half-day hours,
In shady lanes and mossy bowers?
~Jane Moore, "Saturday," Wild Flowers of Song, 1880 [A little altered. "With love to all my fellow-creatures, yours sincerely, Jane Moore, Bolton-le-Moors." —tεᖇᖇ¡·g]
Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday. ~Author unknown
Your hair may be brushed, but your mind's untidy.
You've had about seven hours of sleep since Friday.
No wonder you feel that lost sensation.
You're sunk from a riot of relaxation.
Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath. ~Lyndon B. Johnson
Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through. ~Anthony Burgess
Of all the days that's in the week
I dearly love but one day
And that's the day that comes betwixt
A Saturday and Monday.
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week. ~Joseph Addison
Most people are in a factory from nine till five. Their job may be to turn out 263 little circles. At the end of the week they're three short and somebody has a go at them. On Saturday afternoons they deserve something to go and shout about. ~Rodney Marsh, 1969
Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend. ~Zenna Scha
There is little chance that meteorologists can solve the mysteries of weather until they gain an understanding of the mutual attraction of rain and weekends. ~Arnot Sheppard
Weekends don't pay as well as weekdays but at least there's football. ~S.A. Sachs
How pleasant is Saturday night,
When I've tried all the week to be good,
And not spoke a word that was bad,
And obliged everyone that I could.
On the Sixth Day, God created man, the sort of result you often get when you go in to work on a Saturday. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
The feeling of Sunday is the same everywhere, heavy, melancholy, standing still. ~Jean Rhys
Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. ~Ogden Nash
Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on. ~Ed Howe
Last modified 2017 Feb 21 Tue 10:53 PST