Yawn quotes:

  • Sleep is perverse as human nature, Sleep is perverse as legislature.... So people who go to bed to sleep Must count French premiers or sheep, And people who ought to arise from bed Yawn and go back to sleep instead. -- Ogden Nash
  • A yawn is a silent shout. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Never yawn in front of a lady. -- Frank Sinatra
  • Grief is as contagious as a yawn. -- Sue Grafton
  • It is always dullest before the yawn. -- Bob Phillips
  • Never start a conversation with a yawn -- Lee Clow
  • A yawn is more disconcerting than a contradiction. -- Mason Cooley
  • It's quite exciting," said Sherlock Holmes, with a yawn. -- Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Cats yawn because they realize that there's nothing to do. -- Jack Kerouac
  • Persevere even though Hell and destruction should yawn beneath your feet. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The yawn of the void. A siren call for the unimaginative -- Dean Cavanagh
  • When the silent majority opens its mouth, it is usually to yawn. -- Gerd de Ley
  • When my beloved arrives, I yawn. When my beloved departs, I weep. -- Mason Cooley
  • If you play an audiotape of a yawn to blind people, they'll yawn too. -- Malcolm Gladwell
  • Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're really a yawn if it goes. -- Bette Midler
  • Punctilious abyss, the yawn of space Come once a day to suffocate the sight. -- Allen Tate
  • A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion. -- Voltaire
  • I love it when dogs yawn. Especially when it's in the middle of another dog's speech. -- Dana Gould
  • What's interesting about writing is the invention, the creative thing. Writing about myself is a yawn. -- Toni Morrison
  • There seems to be a lot of excitement around something that, to me, is a yawn, frankly, -- James Cameron
  • If you don't feel drowsy after lunch and don't yawn in the office, you're not a perfect employee! -- Himmilicious
  • The trouble with having a wired jaw is that you can never tell when you're sleepy. You can't yawn. -- Rocky Bridges
  • You must swear never to go on the dole. Never be bored. Find something to do. And don't yawn. -- Joanna Lumley
  • Haiku is not a shriek, a howl, a sigh, or a yawn; rather, it is the deep breath of life. -- Santoka Taneda
  • Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world. -- William Shakespeare
  • She tried to insult me in front of the whole party. So what could I do but yawn and walk away? -- Jarod Kintz
  • It is my opinion that this day will never come to an end," said Prince, with a yawn that nearly rent him assunder. -- Louisa May Alcott
  • Hollywood no longer offers entertainment. Instead, activism has replaced acting, and sermons have supplanted stories. Instead of a good yarn, you get a yawn. -- Ilana Mercer
  • Jump out of bed and I stumble to the kitchen, pour myself a cup of ambition and yawn and stretch and try to come alive. -- Dolly Parton
  • Dr. Manton taught my youth to yawn, and prepared me to be a High-Churchman, that I might never hear him read nor read him more. -- Henry Bolingbroke
  • Distaste sounds more emphatic when expressed as moral disapproval. With most of us the moral counterblast is nothing more than the angry rendering of a yawn. -- Frank Moore Colby
  • If you've led a rather bohemian and rackety life, as I have, it's precisely the cancer that you'd expect to get. That's a bit of a yawn. -- Christopher Hitchens
  • I have no idea what that is, but yawn, anyway, just on principle. Eat up. Pancakes is brain food. Apparently not grammar food. Wow.You college girls are mean. -- Rachel Caine
  • There are some dreams that get stuck between your teeth when you sleep, so that when you open your mouth to yawn awake they fly right out of you. -- Jodi Picoult
  • If the devil walks in and starts pointing out all kinds of things about you, you yawn. And you go, 'You don't even know the half of it.' -- Paul Washer
  • Lips half-willing in a doorway. Lips half-singing at a window. Eyes half-dreaming in the walls. Feet half-dancing in a kitchen. Even the clocks half-yawn the hours And the farmers make half-answers. -- Carl Sandburg
  • The hitter can never be the judge. Only the receiver of the blow can tell you how hard it was, whether it would kill a man or make a baby just yawn. -- Edward P. Jones
  • The new rebels might be artists willing to risk the yawn, the rolled eyes, the cool smile, the nudged ribs, the parody of gifted ironists, the ??Oh how banal.?? -- David Foster Wallace
  • All present life is but an interjection, An'Oh!'or 'Ah!'of joy or misery, Or a 'Ha! ha!'or 'Bah!'a yawn or 'Pooh!' Of which perhaps the latter is most true. -- Robert Byron
  • Content in a way he'd rarely been before Mercy, he simply stroked her until she purred. It delighted him as it always did. "I made you purr." A lazy yawn. "I'm faking it. -- Nalini Singh